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3 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

High-speed chase ends in crash in North Austin

APD says it started at 3:40 a.m. on IH-35 northbound and Woodward Street. The stolen Toyota led police towards North Austin for 20 minutes.

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5 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Serial bank robber sentenced to 15 years in federal prison

A Dripping Springs man will spend 15 years in federal prison for robbing five banks and one grocery store in 2013.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Austin American Statesman

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In the news: Chinatown owner's new outlook on life, cooking; Ramen Tatsu-Ya, In-N-Out eye South Lamar; Clinton loves Maudies After surviving a few recent medical scares, Chinatown owner Ronald Cheng was inspired by his mother, Linda, to open another Chinatown at the original location with a menu influenced by Linda's cooking.

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MySanAntonio.com

Texas candidate faces thorny death penalty choice

In this March 4, 2014, file photo, Texas Republican gubernatorial candidate General Greg Abbott, left, talks to supporters in San Antonio.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Texas candidate faces thorny death penalty choice

In this March 4, 2014, file photo, Texas Republican gubernatorial candidate General Greg Abbott, left, talks to supporters in San Antonio.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Austin Animal Center takes in scared animals

The bolts of lightning and claps of thunder didn't just scare people in Austin on Monday.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Westlake grad killed in Maryland hit-and-run

A 19-year-old college student from Austin was died after being struck by an accused drunken driver while trying to cross the road.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Convicted pedophile with long history of sex crimes sentenced

A convicted pedophile whose sex crimes date back at least 30 years has been sentenced to prison for failing to register as a sex offender.

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Jaunted

Austin: Where to Go with Your Tax Refund: Austin, the Lone Star State's Capital of Cool

Tax day is here, and you're probably excited...but not because you love sifting through receipts and credit card statements.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

Police: Goucher student hit, killed by drunken driver

A Goucher College student was struck and killed by a drunken driver in Baltimore County over the weekend, according to police.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Legislative report referred to district attorney

A special legislative report that accuses University of Texas System regent Wallace Hall of possibly criminal misconduct has been forwarded to the Travis County District Attorney's Office.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Austinist Shuts Down

Damn near every young writer in Austin saw some semblance of their reportorial upbringing end Monday as the Austinist, an arm of the extensive, locally focused Gothamist network, announced shortly at 4pm that it was shutting its interactive doors.

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CultureMap

Perry hires high-profile Austin lawyer for Public Integrity Unit veto investigation

KVUE -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has hired a high-profile Austin defense lawyer to represent him in an investigation into whether he illegally withheld money from the Travis County District Attorney's office.

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CultureMap

Before heading to Coachella, Arcade Fire brings the bobble to Austin360 Amphitheater

Arcade Fire returned to Austin on April 10, playing the Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of the Americas .

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CultureMap

Project Connect wants public input on future of Austin transit

KVUE -- One way to reduce traffic in Austin is to get cars off the road, but how would you get around if you didn't drive? Just ask Emily Schwartz.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Mana s body found in ditch along W. Parmer Lane

Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a ditch in north Austin on Monday afternoon.

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KVUE.com

Police search for South Austin bank robbery suspect

Police are looking for a suspect in a bank robbery at the First Lockhart National Bank at 319 West Slaughter Lane in South Austin.

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The Austinist

Have You Heard? Austin Is the New Brooklyn

I mean, we all kind of already knew this . But with the recent outpouring of U.S. Census data in March, the trend pieces cometh.

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Texas Tribune

Criticism of Water Policy Flows From Conservatives

Granbury resident Joe Williams stands with City Council Member Rose Myers and Hood County Commissioner Steve Berry under a Lake Granbury resident's dock in the Waters Edge neighborhood on Lake Granbury's north shore.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Fight, gunshot prompt SWAT operation in NE Austin

Police got calls about the incident at about 9:35 p.m. They found an assault victim outside a home in the 7400 block of Bethune Avenue.

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