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2 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Honduran teens struggle to find new life in Austin

Local nonprofits say they have started to feel the effect of the many children showing up at the Texas border.

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6 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

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World War I, originally refered to as the Great War, officially began 100 years ago on July 28, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Movie Blog: "Boyhood" grosses $1.2 million over the weekend

The exceptionally well-reviewed movie by Austin filmmaker Richard Linklater took in nearly $1.2 million over the weekend of July 18 to 20 in just 34 theaters.

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7 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

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Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.

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7 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Motel security guard charged with murder in North Austin shooting

A security guard at a North Austin motel has been charged with murder in the death of a 27-year-old man on Friday.

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7 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Who is Austin's Big Cheese?

Chile con queso is right up there with well-stuffed breakfast tacos and slow-smoked brisket on the list of Austin's signature dishes; everyone's got an opinion about who makes the best version.

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11 hrs ago | Eater

Open Threads: Austin's 33 Favorite Vegetarian Dishes, According to Eater Readers

Austin is a barbecue city, but there's still plenty of vegetarian enthusiasm to go around.

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13 hrs ago | CultureMap

Austin's highest paid firefighter arrested for DWI after strip club visit

Police say on May 10, Travis County deputies responded to reports of a disabled vehicle blocking traffic in the 1700 block of Grand Avenue Parkway.

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15 hrs ago | CultureMap

Where to drink in Austin right now: The best places to sip tequila this summer

Mexico is a land graced with amazing treasures including thousands of miles of stunning coastline, majestic mountains and abundant agricultural products.

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19 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Southwest jet to Dallas safely returns to Austin

No injuries were reported as Southwest Flight 4625 returned to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport just minutes after takeoff Sunday night.

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Yesterday | Daily Texan

Zach Braff on Kickstarter, writing what you know, and advice for aspiring filmmakers

With his 2004 feature debut, "Garden State," Zach Braff established himself as an intriguing voice in indie cinema - sensitive, quirky and with a great ear for music.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Thieves target East Austin bagel shop twice

Rockstar Bagels has been in business for several years, selling bagels to grocery stores, food trailers, cafes and coffee shops.

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St.Petersburg Times

"We spoke Russian in our family," Kurochkin says. "But mother studied ...

"We spoke Russian in our family," Kurochkin says. "But mother studied Ukrainian fine arts.

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Philly.com

Changing food's appearance, adding herbs can slow loss of smell

There's more to food than taste. Many residential facilities for older people are putting more emphasis on the experience of eating.

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Austin American Statesman

The Feed: Video: Quesoff IV at Mohawk

Contestants brought their best queso out to Mohawk to compete in the fourth annual Quesoff on Saturday.

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Alice24-7.com

Incoming City Manager has work history with Naismith Engineering

Determination of a quorum and proof of notice of the meeting - Mayor Clouse, Councilors Rangra, Raun, and Asgeirsson were present.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Anthony J. "Tony" Ricotta Sr.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Force for four years from the beginning until the end of World War II, serving in the European Theatre, North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Germany and Austria.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Reel to Reel recorder museum takes off in Austin

About a year ago we brought you the story of a Bastrop man with quite the unique collection under his roof.

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Daily Texan

UT School of Nursing receives $703,000 grant from St. David's Foundation

The School of Nursing received a two-year $703,000 grant from St. David's Foundation, the University announced Tuesday.

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Austin American-Statesman

Twin Liquors facing potential $500,000 fine

The Austin-based Twin Liquors chain faces a potential $500,000 fine following an investigation by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, according to records obtained Friday.

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