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23 min ago | 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.

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1 hr ago | 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.

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5 hrs ago | 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.

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6 hrs ago | 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.

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10 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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KSWO

Solar car race to end at University of Minnesota

About 10 solar cars from colleges around the world are competing in the eight-day, 1,700-mile American Solar Challenge.

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Daily Texan

Palestine solidarity protest can help channel grief into action

On Wednesday at 5 p.m., over 300 UT students and Austin residents gathered before the Texas Capitol building.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Friends remembered John Fusselman with a ghost bike Saturday

Family members and the Austin cycling community gathered Saturday morning to remember a man killed while riding his bike earlier this year.

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Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Sunday's Pick: Concerts in the Park

For the 12th summer in a row, the Long Center has been hosting its Concerts in the Park , presented by the Austin Symphony Hartman Foundation and taking place in the Harman Concert Park in front of the Center.

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The Austin Chronicle

Lager or Leave It

Occasionally snarky, sometimes drunk, and always amusing, the guys behind Austin Beer Guide want you to drink good beer.

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The Austin Chronicle

What the Hell Is that Tentacle Fence on Koenig Lane?

There, along the part of East Koenig Lane that runs between Link Avenue and Avenue F: Giant tentacles of all colors and sizes, caught in twisted mid-writhe on a tall wooden fence stretching from one end of the block and halfway to the other.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Oldest female veteran loved serving her country

When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Lucy Coffey had left the farm in Martinsville, Indiana, spent time in Chicago and finally settled in Dallas, where she worked at an A&P supermarket.

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KUT-FM Austin

UT System Expected to Name New Chancellor on Tuesday

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, when they are expected to name the sole finalist to be the system's next chancellor.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Austin parents worry for daughtera s safety in Israel

Palestinians walk through the rubble of damaged houses minutes after they were hit in an Israeli strike, in Gaza City, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Austin American Statesman

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There is a day allocated for everthing it seems these days, and dancing has not escaped this fad.

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KUT-FM Austin

How Austin Can Help Unaccompanied Minors at the Border

President Obama is expected to meet with the presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras today to discuss the humanitarian crisis along the border.

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