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Kristen Gillman leads Junior PGA

"I hit the ball really well all day and when I hit it close, I made the putts I needed to make," Gillman said.


2 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman

Austin father, daughter's video will make you cry

Jeff Knight, formerly of Austin Poetry Slam, and his daughter Cassidy, who graduated from Anderson High School and is headed to University of North Texas-Denton to study film, made a pretty cool video about embracing life now before it changes.


6 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

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A handful of Austin musicians will play Beatles songs as part of the Sunday services at the Center for Spiritual Living throughout the month of August in the Center's 13th annual Beatles Month event.


10 hrs ago | CultureMap

Outrage ensues after news that driver accused in death of ATXhipsters won't face felony charges

Wade Atwood, a 40-year-old Austin man accused of hitting and killing Kelly Noel, aka ATXhipsters , was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.


10 hrs ago | KUT-FM Austin

Austin Calls on TxDOT to Expand Public Comment, Revise Study on SH-45

A rendering of the State Highway 45 extension. Some say the route of a proposed extension to SH 45 could negatively impact the Edwards Aquifer.


14 hrs ago | WILX-TV Lansing

U of M Wins American Solar Challenge

The Ann Arbor News reports the university's car named Quantum won the eight-day solar vehicle competition on Saturday.


18 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Relish Austin: Recipe of the week: Lentil, Goat Cheese, Roasted Squash and Zucchini Salad

We usually think of lentils as warming comfort food for the cold weather months, but they add body and substance to salads perfect for a summer potluck.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Forrest McCoy shared this photo of the Austin skyline with us via

The report published by Zip Realty said the median number of days a house stays on the market in Austin is just 10 days.


KXAN-TV Austin

East Austin tenants forced to pay rent online

Some people in Southeast Austin say their landlords are making it a lot harder to drop off the rent check.


Business Journal

TeVido CEO: Austin biotech scene needs help to catch up to Boston

Laura Bosworth-Bucher, CEO and founder of TeVido BioDevices LLC, says Austin health care startups will have to network aggressively to create a thriving biotech scene in Austin.


The Austin Chronicle

Video Premiere: Wild Bill & the Lost Knobs

Wild Bill just can't catch a break. The mustachioed Austin singer-songwriter goes for the girl at every turn in the new video for the Lost Knobs' forthcoming single, "She Don't Say No," only to see his advances thwarted by a muscleman, pizza guy, and cop.


Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Tuesday music picks: Steve Poltz, Peter Murphy

Steve Poltz at Strange Brew. Like Todd Snider, San Diego songwriter Steve Poltz has made a name for himself as much with humor as with music.


Evening Sun

Fashion industry, retailers and the gender binary

This Jan. 10, 2014 file photo shows Laura Jane Grace, formerly known as Tom Gabel, of the band Against Me!, in New York.


The Republic

Should the condemned suffer? Victim families torn

Randy Browning watched from behind the glass as Kimberly McCarthy slipped quietly into unconsciousness, snored briefly, then finally stopped breathing.


Texas Tribune

Think It's Hot in Austin Now? Get Used To 110

The Onion Creek substation was badly flooded with heavy storms last fall. It is one of the many "critical infrastructure assets" whose vulnerability to climate change will be studied by Austin.


KXAN-TV Austin

The Aztex hosted the Usl PDL Southern Conference Finals Sunday at House Park.

The Aztex's defense of their USL PDL national championship came to an end Sunday at the hands of the Ocala Stampede with a 2-0 loss at House Park.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Texan

Sander, Meander need to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law

In April, the White House announced an ambitious plan to combat sexual assault on college campuses.


KXAN-TV Austin

Blake Garrett, founder of Aceable, shows how his mobile app for drivers education works.

Startup Weekend Education was a three day event at Capital Factory Austin, providing an opportunity for anyone with an idea to build a startup with advice from coaches and mentors.


Automotive News

Millennials drawn to car-sharing services, but eventually, they buy

Car- and ride-sharing services make it easy for consumers with mobile devices to get a set of wheels.


Austin American-Statesman

It's a wrap: Editorials for July 20-26

When Austin City Council members approved $35.5 million in bonds to buy out 142 homes in the Onion Creek floodplain a few weeks ago, they planned to use drainage fees to finance the deal instead of putting it on the ballot.


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