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No, I don't mean Alec Baldwin although the guy certainly needs more friends. I'm speaking of the American Legislative Exchange Council, the conservative, corporate bill mill that has recruited hundreds of state legislators to join in its "nonprofit" exercises in promoting right-wing legislation.
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An investigation into nearly a dozen attempted burglaries in Central Texas has led to the arrest of three youths, including a 10-year-old suspect.
File this one under "killing two birds with one stone." Or more accurately, "killing tiny parasitic insects and their eggs with one stone, and also there's Zinfandel."
Two people accused of robbing a convenience store at gunpoint were arrested by an Austin police officer as they were making their way towards another store, an arrest affidavit said.
Austin police are investigating a "smack cam" case in which a teenage boy hit a 16-year-old girl in the face - all in the name of a YouTube video.
The discussion, at the Austin Neighborhoods Council meeting, is the latest effort as council looks into apartment units that are typically less then 500 square feet.
In a city where festivals seem to pop up almost every weekend, Art City Austin remains one of the most diverse and unique.
Well this isn't very funny. Researchers at the University of Colorado's Humor Research Lab analyzed the 50 biggest cities in the United States to determine where the funniest - and least funny - people live.
Kat Ramzinski is set to perform at the Moontower Comedy Festival this week, but just a few days ago, three or four people attacked and robbed her as she walked home.
Wednesday will be Austin School Superintendent Meria Carstarphen's last day with the district before she leaves for the same position in Atlanta .
Hard to find and difficult to observe within their natural habitats, the independent bookstore has become a rare breed.
As far as I know, there aren't currently any Cuban restaurant concepts in downtown Austin proper.
The good folks at Music to Your Mouth have generously given Eater a pair of tickets to give away for the festival's sold-out Austin stop .
The Austin Police Department plans to release dashboard camera video of two officers shooting and killing a 4-year-old Pit Bull named Roscoe on Prock Lane in East Austin on April 18. The case is still under investigation, so the video is under Administrative Review.
From the Austin Police Department: Case: 14-1090350 Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014 Time: 3:26 a.m. Location: 9000 US HWY 290 East Deceased: Joel Kitchens, White Male, D.O.B. 08-27-84 The preliminary investigation shows that 2012 Hyundai 4-door was traveling westbound in the 9000 block of US HWY 290 E frontage road.
The rap acts will perform at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in October in Austin, Texas.