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1 hr ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Arts: Seeing Things: Print Austin to return in 2015

After a successful initial launch, Print Austin -- a city-wide round-up celebration of fine-art printmaking -- will be back in 2015, organizers have announced.

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5 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Thursday's Pick: Zilker Zumbathon Zelebration

Though it may be your favorite TV show, you may not know that July is Parks & Recreation Month.

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5 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

The Feed: Austin Restaurants: Italian

Each week in Austin360, we offer a rotating list of places to eat right now. This week: Italian restaurants.

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7 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Group sought in crime spree targeting Austin businesses

Police are looking for a group of men believed to be connected to at least eight aggravated robberies of businesses dating back to early June.

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8 hrs ago | CultureMap

Austin health officials spending Batman Day looking for man who picked up bat

Health officials are requesting information on a local man who may have picked up a bat near Austin's Bat Bridge.

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9 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

The Main Building on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.

University of Texas Police say there was no threat to safety Wednesday after briefly searching for a woman seen carrying a knife at Main Building.

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11 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

Media Consortium Plans More Exit Polling in Texas

Paul Beckham and Gary Giffen leave Zilker Elementary School in Austin after casting ballots for the primary election on March 4. Two years ago, a consortium of news outlets that conducts nationwide exit polls during every November election announced it was scaling back efforts in Texas and 18 other states.

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16 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

Gunter Man Admits To Perjury After Pleading Guilty And Then Not Guilty

A Gunter man who prosecutors describe as a career criminal tells the court he's guilty, then changes to not guilty.

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20 hrs ago | CIO

Zero-day flaws in Tails aren't for sale, vulnerability broker says

A company that specializes in selling information on software vulnerabilities has reignited a debate over the handling of such information, especially when it pertains to privacy-focused tools.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Austin PD: Project to clean up Rundberg area showing progress

A deadly shooting last Friday outside a North Austin motel happened in an area that is no stranger to crime.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Two men wanted after armed robbery near UT campus

Police are looking for two black men wearing black do-rags and black clothing. One of the men was wearing grey and white Air Jordan tennis shoes and the other was carrying a gun.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Excessive force cited in lawsuit against Austin police officer

The suit filed in federal court Monday shows Officer Jason Cummins arrived at a domestic dispute call Aug. 11, 2013.

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Austin American Statesman

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The King of Pop is coming to Austin. Don't fret - it's not a zombie apocalypse or a hologram performance; it's the Cirque du Soleil production, Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour.

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Eater

Coming Attractions: New York Pizza By The Inch Mini-Chain Hits Austin

A New York import offering thin-crust Neapolita-style pizzas is headed for 2nd Street.

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Austin American-Statesman

Arson suspect nabbed

Mario Hester, 27, of the 7200 block of Salt Springs Road in Austin was arrested early this morning in the 4300 block of Janelle in Killeen, Texas this morning by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force without incident.

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Austin American Statesman

Austin Movie Blog: Green's 'Manglehorn' to premiere in Toronto

"Manglehorn," the latest movie from Austin director David Gordon Green, will have its North American premiere at the Toronto Internatinal Film Festival, organizers announced Tuesday.

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Austin American Statesman

Relish Austin: Austin food lovers: Share cooking pics, tips with #Austin360Cooks

Marie Saba posted this Austin360Cooks photo of pulled pork, pickled red onions and a kale salad on her Instagram account, @mariesaba.

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Eater

Maps: Where to Drink Frozen Booze This Summer, Mapped

Austin summer is still hovering below the triple digits, but ninety-seven degrees is damn hot, and it's high time to unleash the frozen alcohol.

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The Austin Chronicle

Austin and the 7-10 Split

When people first started talking about shifting Austin to single-member City Council districts, the logic was simple.

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Townhall

Greg Abbott: Many Crossing the Border Are Here to Commit Crimes, Including Rape and Murder

Yesterday Texas Governor Rick Perry announced the deployment of 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border with Mexico.

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