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1 hr ago | Eater

Friday Open Threads: Where is Your Go-To Burger Pit Stop in Austin?

Austin burgers run the gamut from gargantuan to gourmet to classic, and that doesn't even include the endless veggie options.

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2 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Fit City: Free-solo climber Alex Honnold to speak in Austin

He hangs hundreds of feet off the ground, rapidly scaling bluffs that make my legs quiver just standing on the ground.

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3 hrs ago | CultureMap

The 16 Austin bloggers guaranteed to make your life stylish, fit, drunk and full

Let's face it, Austin is growing and there's no sign of stopping. But with the city's tremendous growth, niche interests have become abundant and the city limits are teeming with experts.

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5 hrs ago | Eater

Switcheroos: Chef Favorte A+A Sichuan Takes Over Tien Jin Chinese

One of Austin's best Sichuan restaurants will open a second branch in South Austin.

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9 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

Former Texas geologist sentenced for child porn

A Texas judge has sentenced a former state geologist to 60 years in prison for promotion and possession of child pornography.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Thousands of birds nest near abandoned Austin mall

Outside an abandoned Austin shopping mall is a little-known visual phenomenon to rival the bat flights from the downtown Congress Avenue bridge.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Lawsuits target ridesharing and cab companies operating in Austin

The Texas Civil Rights Project filed more than 30 lawsuits across the state, including ones against Uber, Lyft and Yellow Cab.

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KUT-FM Austin

What's Next for Austin's Creative Economy?

According to Forbes.com , since 2001 tech firms like Apple, Google, and Facebook have expanded employment by 41 percent.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Austin woman remembers friend and victim on MH 17

Thursday marks one week since 298 people died when a Malaysia Airlines jet crashed after a missile shot it down over Eastern Ukraine.

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CultureMap

Austin loses title of best U.S. city for job growth

Austin is no longer the top U.S. city for job growth , but the future still looks bright.

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The Austin Chronicle

Twin Liquors Settles With TABC

Austin-based Twin Liquors has reached a settlement with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission that will allow the liquor giant to keep open all of its retail operations.

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Oak Hill Gazette

APD Commander points out Southwest Austin crime trouble spots

"Citizen involvement is key to what we do," said APD Commander Nick Wright. "The work of APD's District Representatives is the root of all we do, and without that combination, we don't function."

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes

This July 21, 2014, file photo shows Gov. Rick Perry as he speaks during a news conference in the Governor's press room, in Austin, Texas.

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The Austin Chronicle

Satellite TransmissionsAustin's expanding club scene proves Downtown isn't the only beacon of sound

On Fourth, two blocks east of the highway, I encountered "no parking" signs lining the chain-link fence as I trolled for parking two Saturday nights ago.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Austin Arts: Seeing Things: Print Austin to return in 2015

After a successful initial launch, Print Austin -- a city-wide round-up celebration of fine-art printmaking -- will be back in 2015, organizers have announced.

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Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Thursday's Pick: Zilker Zumbathon Zelebration

Though it may be your favorite TV show, you may not know that July is Parks & Recreation Month.

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Austin American Statesman

The Feed: Austin Restaurants: Italian

Each week in Austin360, we offer a rotating list of places to eat right now. This week: Italian restaurants.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Group sought in crime spree targeting Austin businesses

Police are looking for a group of men believed to be connected to at least eight aggravated robberies of businesses dating back to early June.

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CultureMap

Austin health officials spending Batman Day looking for man who picked up bat

Health officials are requesting information on a local man who may have picked up a bat near Austin's Bat Bridge.

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KXAN-TV Austin

The Main Building on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.

University of Texas Police say there was no threat to safety Wednesday after briefly searching for a woman seen carrying a knife at Main Building.

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