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  1. AT T Outage in Austin Caused by Cut Fiber Optic LineRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KUT-FM Austin

    ... downdetector.com that their service is back up, though the outage continues to affect many in the area. Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services said via Twitter that 911 services are still operational, but they're encouraging people to use a ...

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  2. Fiber optic line to blame for statewide AT&T outageRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... is due to a fiber optic line cut. We will share an estimated repair time as soon as it is available. Austin-Travis County EMS is urging any AT&T customers that may need to call 911 to do so from a landline. KXAN.com provides commenting to allow for ...

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  3. One dead in East Austin crash involving multiple motorcyclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... believed to be a man in his 40s, to University Medical Center Brackenridge with CPR in progress. Austin-Travis County EMS also transported two women to Brackenridge with non-life-threatening injuries. This is a developing story and we have a crew on ...

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  4. Crash in Central East Austin, EMS performing CPRRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCEN

    Austin Travis County EMS responded to a traffic accident in Central East Austin on Highway 183 at 51st Street around 6:15 p.m. on Saturday.

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  5. Prevention best remedy for sedge an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Advocate, P.O. Box 1518, Victoria, TX 77901; or vcmga@vicad.com . a "Going Nuts Over Nutsedge," Skip Richter, Travis County Extension Director, Daphne Richards, Travis County extension agent, Texas AgriLife Extension Service

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  6. Executive Commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Dr. Kyle JanekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Texas Tribune

    ... both looking into the commission's procurement practices. The state's public integrity unit, based out of the Travis County district attorney's office, is also conducting an investigation that is ongoing and could result in criminal charges. ...

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  7. Anti-Gay Marriage Bill Scrutinized in CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Texas Tribune

    ... state Rep. Cecil Bell , R-Magnolia after a lesbian couple from Austin in February. At a judge's direction, the Travis County clerk issued a license to Sarah Goodfriend and Suzanne Bryant, who have been together for 30 years. "This would have been ...

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  8. Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick selling mansion for $6.9 million in Austin, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | MySanAntonio.com

    Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick is selling his Austin mansion for $6.9 million, almost twice the value it was appraised at in 2014, according to Travis County Appraisal District records. Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick is selling his Austin mansion for $6.9 million, almost twice the value it was appraised at in 2014, according to Travis County Appraisal District records.

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  9. Texas Bill Would Ensure that Only Secretary of State Can Issue Marriage LicensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KUT-FM Austin

    ... issued in Texas, giving that power to one appointed official: the Secretary of State. The bill comes after the Travis County clerk issued a marriage license to a same-sex couple last month, after being ordered to do so by a judge. State Rep. Cecil ...

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  10. Hopdoddy Sues Oklahoma's HopBunz For Trademark InfringementRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Eater

    The owners of the Austin-based, long-lined craft burger spot Hopdoddy are suing the owners of HopBunz Craft Burgers & Beer in Tulsa, OK for allegedly copying their restaurant, reports KXAN . In a lawsuit filed in Travis County for "unfair competition" and "trademark infringement" the Hopdoddy owners claim that the owners of HopBunz took pictures and notes of Hopdoddy to recreate a similar restaurant.

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  11. FBI interviewed state health officials about no-bid contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Chron

    ... for weeks, and the Austin American-Statesman reported them as fact in January, citing unnamed sources. The Travis County District Attorney's office has been investigating since shortly after the contract was canceled amid media questions in ...

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  12. Tour Dixie Chicks singer's Austin homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | News Times

    Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines has sold her house in a comfortable Austin neighborhood for $1.82 million, according to media reports. Variety reports that Maines and husband Adrian Pasdar, actor on ABC's "Agents of SHIELD," sold the house - last valued at $1.5 million by the Travis County Appraisal District - sold the house in January, but reported the sale in its March 17 issue.

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  13. Backlash anti-gay marriage bill heard in committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Off the Kuff

    ... for the association and Guadalupe County clerk. See here for the background. Bell filed his bill after the Travis County Clerk issued a marriage license to two women in response to a district judge's order. That matter is still being litigated, not ...

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  14. 57 bridge projects under construction in Austin areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... and widening the bridge. Work is also being done to bridges at FM150, FM 2001 and Robert S Light Boulevard. In Travis County, TxDOT has crews working on the FM 973 bridge at the Colorado River. Workers are replacing the bridge and widening it to ...

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  15. Attorney General Paxton: Marriage Has Been Clearly Defined by Texas VotersRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Family Badge

    ... General Paxton continues to actively uphold Texas law in the face of unconstitutional actions taken by Travis County judges. Additionally, in January, the Attorney General's Office defended the institution of marriage before the U.S. Court of ...

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  16. House leaders say fix troubled school finance system now, not laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Dallas Morning News

    ... the Texas school finance system in a ruling handed down last year by state District Judge John Dietz of Travis County. The court's findings: EFFICIENCY: The finance system distributes money to school districts inequitably, giving some districts ...

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  17. Report: Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines sells Austin homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Houston Chronicle

    Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines has sold her house in a comfortable Austin neighborhood for $1.82 million, according to media reports. Variety reports that Maines and husband Adrian Pasdar, actor on ABC's "Agents of SHIELD," sold the house - last valued at $1.5 million by the Travis County Appraisal District - sold the house in January, but reported the sale in its March 17 issue.

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  18. House proposal would boost Texas spending on public educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Business Journal

    ... but any new legislation passed by Texas lawmakers could require remanding it back to the District Court level. Travis County District Judge John Dietz , who heard the initial case, retired at the end of last year. In his findings of fact and ...

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  19. Texas House Will Tackle School Finance This SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... school finance system after lawmakers slashed more than $5 billion from the public education budget in 2011. A Travis County district judge ruled in the districts' favor in August - saying the way the state distributes money to districts is ...

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  20. Ford recalls nearly 213,000 police vehiclesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... know Wednesday how many or how the recall will affect daily operations. Roger Wade, a spokesman for the Travis County sheriff's office, said that the agency doesn't have any of the vehicles. Deputy Tom Ormsby, a spokesman for the Hays County ...

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