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  1. Babies found in Fort Worth mortuary identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... two youngest bodies found decomposing in a Fort Worth funeral home have been released. Through a DNA test, the Travis County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the fetal remains found in the Johnson Family Mortuary on July 15 as Malaysia S. ...

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  2. Council: Welcome Back a " to Budget SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    City Council gets back to public business this week and next, in temporary venues: Today's budget work session is at Town Lake Center Assembly Room, 721 Barton Springs Rd., and regular meetings resume next week, Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Travis County Commissioners Court, 700 Lavaca.

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  3. News ListingsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... TRAINING Help citizens register to vote! Attend any of three one-hour sessions: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 6:30pm . Travis County Tax Office, 5501 Airport, 512/854-9473. Free. www.traviscountytax.org . AUDITORIUM SHORES EAST LAWN RENAMING CALL FOR ...

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  4. Boards & Commissions Mix-and-MatchRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... of a humanitarian or health threat." Jones recommends if the CCAC must go anywhere folding it into the Austin/Travis County Health & Human Services Department . Meanwhile, PSC chairman Kim Rossmo , a retired police officer and criminology expert who ...

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  5. Contractor Conundrum: licensing not required in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... well as annual continuing education hours. Seguin is said to be considering similar rules. That reality leaves Travis County homeowners like Jeff Voorhis stuck. He hired an independent contractor for a 'quick job' and now he says he is facing a ...

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  6. Preliminary hearing set for Sanders, MeanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KETK

    Texas football players Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander are scheduled to appear in Travis County court for a preliminary hearing on Aug. 7, two weeks after they were each charged with sexual assault, a second-degree felony.

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  7. Austin Doesn't Need Perry-Schwab DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Austin Chronicle

    ... of 70 jobs a day for 10 years straight. This year, the Austin MSA has been averaging 120 new jobs a day. The Travis County Commissioners Court doesn't need to give $8.5 million (over 10 years) that includes a straight $3.6 million county grant to ...

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  8. Supporters Jam Hearing on SH45 SW Environmental Impact StatementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KUT-FM Austin

    ... congestion from Brodie Lane and eliminate the traffic bottleneck created by a growing population in southern Travis County and northern Hays County. TxDOT expects the population of that area to increase nearly 85 percent by 2035. "Today we're ...

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  9. Photos: Officer involved in North Austin crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXAN-TV Austin

    A crash involving a Travis County Sheriff's deputy at the intersection of Wells Branch Parkway has some roads in that area closed Wednesday morning.

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  10. Texas county to create private defender's officeRead the original story

    Yesterday | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... have accepted more than $715,000 in state funds to create a private defender's office to help poor people. Travis County commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to accept the money. The Austin American-Statesman reports ( http://bit.ly/1nHWqrl ) the ...

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  11. Laden raid commander's new gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Times

    ... Rick Perry, is under increased scrutiny as a House transparency panel drafts articles of impeachment and the Travis County District Attorney's Office mulls a possible criminal investigation. McRaven would push the restart button after years of ...

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  12. New jobs will also mean more traffic; Brush control has plenty of pros, consRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Austin American-Statesman

    Has Travis County forgotten that 823 additional jobs would place more than 1,600 vehicles on the city's already impassible, impossible traffic system? Thank you for highlighting one of the questionable purposes for publicly funded brush control on private lands.

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  13. Credit card skimming ring stretched from Sunset Valley to Round RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... more than 500 customers, according to an arrest affidavit. Catalina Jaimes-Ferrara, 23, was arrested Friday in Travis County on new charges of fraudulently using and possessing identifying information. The man she was allegedly selling the ...

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  14. Criminal Complaint Filed Against Sen. Ken PaxtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Burnt Orange Report

    ... Public Integrity Unit. It is rare for Texas' Public Integrity Unit, led by the incumbent District Attorney of Travis County, to open an investigation on their own. Often, formal criminal complaints must be filed for an investigation to begin. ...

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  15. The Nearest Detox Facility for Austin's Uninsured Indigent is Now in WacoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KUT-FM Austin

    ... or indigent, the nearest facility is now in Waco. One of the groups still providing service locally is Austin/Travis County Integral Care . But the group doesn't offer inpatient care - and even at that level, Chief Strategy Officer Ellen Richards ...

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  16. Hearing date set for two Texas football playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Austin American-Statesman

    Texas football players Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander will be in Travis County court Aug. 7, two weeks after they were charged with felony sexual assault.

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  17. Weigh in on SH 45 SW public hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... hopes to have that finding before 2015, a few months before determining if the project will move forward. Travis County Commissioners approved the project back in March. Bunch believes there's a push to get the project finished because the current ...

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  18. Despite a Property Tax Cut, Travis County Could Still See a Tax Increase Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KUT-FM Austin

    The Travis County Commissioners Court will debate the proposed budget and hear public comments up until a final Sept.

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  19. A jury indicted Wade Atwood for Driving While Intoxicated.Read the original story

    Monday | KXAN-TV Austin

    The Travis County District Attorney's Office confirms the grand jury considered an intoxication manslaughter charge against 40-year-old Wade Atwood.

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  20. Schwab incentives a losing deal for us; Lone Star Rail plan best choice for cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Austin American-Statesman

    Would you, as an individual investor, find this a good deal? According to the numbers in the article, the State of Texas is offering $4.5 million and Travis County $8.5 million in unspecified "incentives."

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