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4 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Kat Fight

The most trying week of Kat Ramzinski 's life began Sunday night, shortly after 9:30pm, when the local comedian stepped out of her northeast Austin home to walk to the HEB on the corner of 183 and Manor Road so that she could buy some ibuprofen for a toothache.

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8 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Point Austin: ALEC by Another Name

No, I don't mean Alec Baldwin although the guy certainly needs more friends. I'm speaking of the American Legislative Exchange Council, the conservative, corporate bill mill that has recruited hundreds of state legislators to join in its "nonprofit" exercises in promoting right-wing legislation.

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12 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Child, 10, among 3 Austin burglary suspects

An investigation into nearly a dozen attempted burglaries in Central Texas has led to the arrest of three youths, including a 10-year-old suspect.

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16 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Food-o-FileNational and local talent converge at the Austin Food and Wine Festival

The third annual Austin Food & Wine Festival comes to town this weekend, showcasing national culinary celebrities alongside the best and brightest homegrown talent Austin and other Texas cities have to offer.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Texas Tribune

Analysis: Perry and the Threat That Boomeranged

Gov. Rick Perry is shown on Nov. 15, 2013, at an Austin kickoff rally for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn's re-election campaign.

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Austin American-Statesman

Have a glass of wine while your child gets checked for lice at Austin's weirdest happy hour

File this one under "killing two birds with one stone." Or more accurately, "killing tiny parasitic insects and their eggs with one stone, and also there's Zinfandel."

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KXAN-TV Austin

Officer catches armed robbery suspects as they approach store

Two people accused of robbing a convenience store at gunpoint were arrested by an Austin police officer as they were making their way towards another store, an arrest affidavit said.

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KXAN-TV Austin

a Smack cama prank at local Wendya s could lead to assault charges

Austin police are investigating a "smack cam" case in which a teenage boy hit a 16-year-old girl in the face - all in the name of a YouTube video.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Forrest McCoy shared this photo of the Austin skyline with us via ReportIt@kxan.com

The discussion, at the Austin Neighborhoods Council meeting, is the latest effort as council looks into apartment units that are typically less then 500 square feet.

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Austin.com

Art City Austin 2014 Gets Creative

In a city where festivals seem to pop up almost every weekend, Art City Austin remains one of the most diverse and unique.

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CultureMap

Is Texas the unfunniest place in America?

Well this isn't very funny. Researchers at the University of Colorado's Humor Research Lab analyzed the 50 biggest cities in the United States to determine where the funniest - and least funny - people live.

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KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Officer Busted Tripping and Pushing Students Celebrating Huge Soccer Victory [VIDEO]

Yet that's exactly what seems to have happened in Austin, Texas at the end of a high school soccer game last weekend.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KVUE.com

Austin comedian attacked, robbed ahead of show

Kat Ramzinski is set to perform at the Moontower Comedy Festival this week, but just a few days ago, three or four people attacked and robbed her as she walked home.

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KUT-FM Austin

Superintendent Meria Carstarphen Says Goodbye to Austin

Wednesday will be Austin School Superintendent Meria Carstarphen's last day with the district before she leaves for the same position in Atlanta .

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The Austin Chronicle

Nice to Meet You, Bookwoman

Hard to find and difficult to observe within their natural habitats, the independent bookstore has become a rare breed.

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Downtown Austin

Cuban Restaurant in Downtown Austin - Pleasant Storage Room

As far as I know, there aren't currently any Cuban restaurant concepts in downtown Austin proper.

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Eater

Contests: Win Two Tickets to Music to Your Mouth's Austin Dinner

The good folks at Music to Your Mouth have generously given Eater a pair of tickets to give away for the festival's sold-out Austin stop .

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KHOU-TV Houston

Austin police to release dash cam video of dog shooting

The Austin Police Department plans to release dashboard camera video of two officers shooting and killing a 4-year-old Pit Bull named Roscoe on Prock Lane in East Austin on April 18. The case is still under investigation, so the video is under Administrative Review.

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Austin American-Statesman

Austin police identify man killed in Saturday crash

From the Austin Police Department: Case: 14-1090350 Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014 Time: 3:26 a.m. Location: 9000 US HWY 290 East Deceased: Joel Kitchens, White Male, D.O.B. 08-27-84 The preliminary investigation shows that 2012 Hyundai 4-door was traveling westbound in the 9000 block of US HWY 290 E frontage road.

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CBS Local

Eminem, Outkast To Headline Austin City Limits

The rap acts will perform at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in October in Austin, Texas.

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