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Local news for Austin, TX continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 min ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Drone, ham radio destroyed amid headbutting assault

An Austin man is facing charges after police say he tossed a drone and a ham radio over the fence because he was tired of his neighbor "getting in his head."

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1 min ago | KUT-FM Austin

The Dark Corners of the Web That Hacked Nude Celebrity Photos

Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst and Lea Michele are among the female entertainers targeted.

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1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

In this Feb. 26, 2014 file photo, an election official checks a voter's photo identification at an early voting polling site in Austin, Texas.

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2 hrs ago | KUT-FM Austin

Why Closing a Power Plant Could Be Part of Austin's Water Solution

The lake, tucked into a rural-feeling part of Northeast Austin is big, by Austin standards.

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3 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: On The Record: Johnny Winter, Justin Furstenfeld

Johnny Winter , "Step Back." Posthumous release by the legendary Beaumont-born guitarist whose late-'60s rise included regular gigs at Austin nightclubs.

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3 hrs ago | Eater

Maps: Where to Order The Whole Enchilada in Austin, Mapped

Enchiladas are endlessly versatile, ranging from chili-and-cheese covered hangover busters to light and refreshing vegetarian entrees.

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4 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman

Austin police: Brothers arrested for theft

In early August, the Austin Police Department received several reports of suspicious activity in South Austin neighborhoods.

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4 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Movie Blog: AFS names grant recipients

The Austin Film Society has announced this year's grant recipients, with $10,000 awards to two narrative features and two documentaries.

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4 hrs ago | Austin Monthly

The Face of AIDS in Austin

More than 30 years after the AIDS epidemic, the disease is making a resurgence in the capital city.

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7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Austin airport breaks a traffic - and local public art - record

For the first time in airport history, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport served more than 1 million passengers, a milestone it achieved this past July.

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7 hrs ago | Medical News

Mexico Bariatric Center to offer free informative seminar on weight loss surgery in Austin, TX

Obesity crisis prompts Mexico Bariatric Center, a leader in affordable weight loss surgeries, to offer a free informative seminar in Austin, TX.

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10 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Out & About: Clint Black Benefit, Inventor Chip Thomson, Austin History and more

CHARITY: This his how networking unfolds at a charity event. The table, cluttered with food and drink, sat in the middle of the room, not far from the stage.

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14 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

UT-Austin: Mission Accomplished for $3 Billion Campaign

University of Texas at Austin officials are claiming victory after an eight-year capital campaign, which ended Aug. 31, exceeded its $3 billion goal.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily Texan

Increase in UT System funds allows for tuition offset plan

Recent increases in oil production in West Texas have also increased the amount of money available to the UT System, according to Scott Kelley, the System's executive vice chancellor for business affairs.

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Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Tuesday's Pick: Juicy J at Mohawk

Jordan Michael Houston, better known as the rapper Juicy J, was a founding member of the hip hop group Three 6 Mafia in 1991.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Austin mother of two wins second TriRock Austin Triathlon

While many people were still in bed Labor Day morning, nearly 2,000 athletes from Texas and across the country competed in the 8th annual TriRock Austin Triathlon.

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KUT-FM Austin

How Will Austin Police Enforce the Hand-Held Device Ban?

Starting in January, you won't be able to have your phone in your hands while driving your car, or while riding your bike.

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KXAN-TV Austin

New vein disease treatment arrives in Austin

If you have vein disease, you may not have a leg to stand on. Literally. Vein disease is twice as common as heart disease.

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CultureMap

Where are Austin's food trucks headed next?

The Cedar Park City Council held a meeting Thursday to hear from people who want to open up food trucks in the city.

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Texas Tribune

A voting precinct at the Parker Lane United Methodist Church in Austin is shown in November 2013.

The elections are coming, but voters in most regions can go back to sleep - at least when it comes to down-ballot contests: Only a handful of legislative and congressional races are competitive.

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