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Man Accused of Threatening Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
A Houston man is accused of threatening to kidnap, murder and burn U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and his father and also to "blow up" the sun if he wasn't paid $3 million.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
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Council considers burying Interstate 35 through Downtown
Talks that would put Interstate 35 out of sight through Downtown Austin resurfaced at a City Council work session Tuesday.
Alleged racist sued on behalf of Austin woman
The Texas Civil Rights Project is helping an Austin woman who claims a neighbor is racially harassing her.
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Felicia Day Is Coming to Austin
The Alamo Drafthouse is bringing the Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog star, The Guild producer, and University of Texas alumna back to town to do a Q&A after a screening of Rock Jocks , a film from Day's production company, Geek & Sundry .
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James Franco becomes the latest star to turn to crowdsourcing
James Franco arrives at the U.S. premiere of "Spring Breakers" at the SXSW Film Festival, on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Austin, Texas.
Official: Motorcyclist killed in early morning crash
The man, who was the driver of the motorcycle, was involved in a two-vehicle crash shortly after 6 a.m. in the 3900 block of Guadalupe Street near the Natural Grocers store, the official said.
Travaasa Austin unveils its farm at BBQ Bash supporting Foodways Texas
Travaasa Austin , the spa and resort on the edge of the Balcones Canyonland Preserve, unveiled its 10-acre farm on Saturday at a BBQ Bash hosted by Executive Chef Ben Baker that featured several of the best barbecue restaurants from around the state.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Chairman Barry Smitherman of the Railroad Commission of Texas in his office, May 31, 2013.
Amid great fanfare two years ago, Barry Smitherman, then the Public Utility Commission chairman, bought a plug-in Chevrolet Volt .
A Band Called Death: A close encounter with punk rock history
Vinyl record collecting is a vibrant scene in the Live Music Capital of the World, partly because music fans love the thrill of making new discoveries.
Celebrate the Women of the Year with YWCA Austin: Eliminating racism, empowering women
From top left, Martha Cotera, Racial Justice Award, Kathryn Krastin, Woman's Economic Empowerment Award and Geraldine Tucker, JD, Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Dave Chappelle to headline monthlong comedy tour
In this June 13, 2006 file photo, comedian Dave Chappelle promotes the release of his new DVD "Dave Chappelle's Block Party," at the Virgin Megastore in Los Angeles.
Austin house fire kills dog, displaces 8 people
Flames broke out at the home on Ladera Norte near Bull Creek Park just before 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Four Hands Home hosts fundraiser for victims of West, Texas
Four Hands Home in Austin will host a book signing luncheon next Thursday followed by an evening fundraiser benefiting the victims of the explosion in West, Texas.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
UT researchers may get cancer grants soon
UT faculty who have struggled to continue their cancer research projects because of an ongoing moratorium on the state's cancer research institute may get their promised money in the next few weeks.
Floating on Austin's 'secret stretch' of the Colorado River
This free flowing water is the Colorado River in Southeast Austin, tucked between the city's Roy Guerrero Park on the north and a small business district and the Colorado Wildlife Sanctuary on the south.
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Trash fire damages home in South Austin
It took Austin firefighters just minutes to put out a fire at a home near Fair Oaks Drive and Manchaca Road at about 11 a.m. Sunday.
Republic of Texas photos as ROT Rally takes over Austin
Larry Singleton Friday night on South Congress. Singleton brought out his flag and stood in place at several locations downtown.
PETA names Austin its top vegan-friendly city of 2013: Move over barbecue
It is a rare week when there is no mention of Austin's barbecue scene; outsiders seem to think that the city's only food groups are brisket, pork ribs and some beans on the side.
Body found at Southeast Austin apartment complex
Police are investigating the death of a person whose body was found at a Southeast Austin apartment complex Sunday morning.
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It's a fresh day for the historic Elisabet Ney Museum
It's one of the oldest art studios in Texas and it once belonged to an internationally celebrated sculptor.