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Austin ISD pushing for new funding legislation

The Association of Texas Professional Educators expects the judge in the school financing trial to issue his 'Phase 2' ruling on Friday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Business Journal

Southern charm oozes at new upscale Austin restaurant Olamaie

Southern hospitality is teamed with sophisticated Southern cuisine at Olamaie, which opens Aug. 26 north of downtown Austin.

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Texas Tribune

Senator Wendy Davis addresses the Texas Democratic Women's Convention in Austin, TX.

Saying she wants to expand Texas high schoolers' access to technical job training programs, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis announced a plan to create a Career-Technical Coordinating Board.

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CultureMap

Watching porn in public: Dan Savage is bringing his dirty movie festival to Austin

HUMP! will screen at the Marchesa Theater on September 5 at 7:30 and 9:30 pm, and September 6 at 7, 9, and 11 pm.

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Austin American Statesman

Out & About: More Austin History, Emmy Awards, 'Intergalactic Nemesis' and more

HISTORY: You might have missed the more than 100 Austin history stories on this page.

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College nightmare: Austin fire leaves University of Texas students homeless and sleeping in a bus

It happened in the 3200 block of Helms Street near Speedway. Just before 2:30 a.m. Monday, firefighters received a call about heavy fire coming out of the doors and windows at Walnut Run, a three-story apartment complex.

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Eater

One Year In: East 6th Cocktail Bar Whislers Bridges Old & New Austin

One of the biggest recent successes on East 6th is Whislers , an atmospheric and approachable cocktail bar in the former Rabbit's space.

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KUT-FM Austin

Paul Cruz on Back-To-School, Budgets the Future of Austin Schools

Interim Superintendent Paul Cruz says the district's decision to redraw school boundaries will be controversial among some parents, but they will have an input in the process.

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KYTX-TV News

Perry attorneys file motion to dismiss charges

Borrowing from the popularity of food trucks, some entrepreneurs are finding a way to put fashion on four wheels.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Stephen King book tour to stop in Austin

The six-city tour that was announced Monday kicks off in New York City on Nov. 11, the date the book goes on sale.

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Austin American-Statesman

Austin police arrest suspect in 2011 assault case

Austin police captured the suspect in a 2011 sexual assault during a routine traffic stop Friday in North Austin police said.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Austin man killed in rollover crash Sunday in Taylor

An Austin man was killed in an early morning crash Sunday in Taylor. Police say 27-year-old Daniel Dakota Franzetti was driving east along Second Street near Debus Drive when he lost control of his Jeep Cherokee.

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Oak Hill Gazette

Austin Resource Recovery customers can now recycle hard plastic

Austin Resource Recovery curbside customers are now able to recycle all hard plastics in their blue recycling carts along with other accepted materials at no extra cost.

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Business Journal

The Studium creative hub heading to East Austin's 501 Studios

The Studium, an art space that will be a home to local publishers and makers of handmade goods, will open in a 2,500-square-foot space at the 501 Studios property in East Austin .

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Eater

Stunts: Austin Beerworks Makes Drunk Craft Dreams Come True With 99-Beer Multi-Pack

Austin Beerworks rechristened their Peacemaker beer as " Anytime Ale ," and by "Anytime" they mean "All The Time, Like Every Hour, For Days."

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Austin American-Statesman

Raising Austin: Happy first day, kids

This morning was the first day of fifth grade for Ava and the first day of eighth grade for Ben.

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CultureMap

Austin tops most kissable cities in America according to silly new survey

Three of the top 10 most kissable cities in America are in Texas, making the Lone Star State a prime location for lip locking.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Power restored to 2,500+ following South Austin crash

Austin police say a car hit a power pole on the I-35 service road north of Onion Creek Parkway, splitting it in half Sunday afternoon.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Festival brings the heat to East Austin

Sunday was a scorcher in Central Texas, but not hot enough for some. The Austin Chronicle hosted the 24th annual Hot Sauce Festival at Fiesta Gardens.

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Free admission at 35 museums and galleries for Austin Museum Day

Something that often - and unfairly - gets overlooked about Austin is our plethora of museums and galleries.

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