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1 hr ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Farmer Starter program with Farmshare Austin

Taylor Cook, Executive Director of Farmshare Austin , joined us in the studio Wednesday to share more about the Farmer Starter program.


Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

1 hr ago | Austin American-Statesman

Watch: See Austin like you've never seen it before

Now you can know what it's like to be a grackle. Vimeo user Charlie Kaye, using a drone-mounted camera, posted a fly-through view of Austin a few weeks ago with the caption " Keeping Austin Weird by showing a few of my favorite places from the air."


1 hr ago | Business Journal

Inc. 5000: Check out Austin's roster of the fastest-growing U.S. companies

Andrew Allison, left, and Matt Stuart, right, are the co-founders of Main Street Hub, which is one of the fastest growing private companies in the country, according to Inc. magazine.


5 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

'Poisoned waters' billboard sparks Ohio well fight

An eastern Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" on billboards opposing a deep-injection well is facing a legal threat from the well's Texas operator.


6 hrs ago |

Ferguson protest ends in mayhem as SWAT teams charge into crowds of protesters and journalists

A resolutely peaceful rally against the shooting of a black teenager ended in more mayhem Tuesday, as SWAT teams repeatedly charged into crowds of protesters and journalists to arrest suspected trouble makers, and both groups were herded forcefully off the streets.


9 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Austin city council candidates to find out ballot order

On Wednesday, 78 Austinites running for city council will find out where their names will be on the upcoming November ballot.


11 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Color-coded fire hydrant in Westlake Hills

Several West Austin neighborhoods are considering a putting a proposal to better protect against wildfires on the November ballot.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Rick Perry's mug shot

Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, telling dozens of cheering supporters outside a Texas courthouse that he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being."


NewsTalk 1230

Rick Perry Booked on Felony Charges

Texas Gov. Rick Perry smiled for his police mugshot and promised to be vindicated on abuse-of-power charges today.


The Austin Chronicle

KUTX Shuffles Programming

KUTX announced the shake-up of its music snow globe Monday, shuffling the schedule of programming beginning Sept.


Austin American-Statesman

Pug Rescue of Austin hosts Garage Sale

The Pug Rescue of Austin is hosting a fundraising garage sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23 and 24, at 11401 Maidenstone Drive.


Austin American Statesman

Now open: Jacoby's, Beirut Austin, more

Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile opened this week at 3235 E. Cesar Chavez St. The rustic restaurant that looks like it could have been updated and pulled from the 19th century serves ranch-style food like Texas Salisbury steak, shrimp and grits, charcuterie, and chicken-fried steak.


Austin American Statesman

Liquid: New Belgium brings sour beer workshop to Austin

Sour beers are clearly on the rise. Jester King specializes in them, Blue Owl is about to as well through a particular brewing process called sour mashing and New Belgium, in Colorado, is bringing a sour beer workshop to Austin after doubling its sour beer production late last year.


KUT-FM Austin

Here's Who's Running for Austin Mayor and City Council

Nearly two years after Austinites passed the 10-1 plan - which allows voters to elect city council members from their respective geographic district while the mayor is still elected by all voters - the plan has arrived at its penultimate step: The ballot is set.



20 hot Austin designers sign on for DIFFA's Urban Picnic By Design

Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, more commonly referred to as DIFFA, makes its grand debut in Austin this fall with Urban Picnic By Design in support of AIDS Services of Austin .


Austin American Statesman

Bon App tit names Austin food truck one of country's Top 10 best new 'restaurants'

Bon AppA©tit has named East Side King's Thai-Kun trailer as one of the 10 Best New Restaurants in the country .


News Observer

Prukop to open season as Montana State QB

Redshirt sophomore Dakota Prukop has been named Montana State's starting quarterback for their season opener at Arkansas State on Aug. 30. "We have great choices," he added, "it was a tremendous battle, all the guys performed superbly, and I thought Saturday was a tour de force.


Texas Tribune

Livestrong Gives $50 Million to UT-Austin Medical School

After a period of soul-searching, the Livestrong Foundation announced Tuesday that it is making a major strategic move - giving a $50 million gift to the University of Texas at Austin's new Dell Medical School to create the Livestrong Cancer Institutes.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Journal

Forbes ranking: Cost of living hampers Austin's appeal to young professionals

The Austin skyline, seen from the eastern portions of the boardwalk, takes on a different dimension from just above Lady Bird Lake.


Dallas Morning News

No arrest for Gov. Rick Perry, but a mug shot will be taken

Pedestrians enter and exit the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center on Monday in Austin.



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