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  1. Assistant DA uses curse word to describe defense lawyer, withdraws from trialRead the original story

    58 min ago | ABA Journal

    An assistant district attorney in Travis County, Texas, has agreed to remove himself from the aggravated assault trial of a Marine veteran because he used a curse word-in front of jurors-to describe the defense lawyer. The story by the Austin American-Statesmen does not identify the word used by Assistant District Attorney Jim Young, but does indicate in a quotation that it began with an "M."

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  2. The Early Word: So are we going to have school tomorrow or what?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Austin American-Statesman

    ... Are you guys going to be open Thursday? We'll always keep you posted on the latest news at Statesman.com . A Travis County judge issued an order Tuesday that prohibits any construction or alterations to the site where an East Austin piA ata store ...

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  3. Travis County short dozens of deputies, impacting response timeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... long." He and other deputies take an oath to protect and defend those who can't defend themselves. However, as Travis County grows, fulfilling that oath gets harder. "We get comments all the time, 'Why's it taking so long to get there to the scene? ...

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  4. Genealogy Query - Bert Viviano : Bert VivianoRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Cousinconnect.com

    ... e of neglect. The main reason I am on here is to find my brother who I have never known. I was adopted through Travis county court in Auguest of 1962.

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  5. Travis Co. short dozens of deputies, impacting response timeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... long." He and other deputies take an oath to protect and defend those who can't defend themselves. However, as Travis County grows, fulfilling that oath gets harder. "We get comments all the time, why's it taking so long to get there to the scene? ...

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  6. Public's Help Needed to Find Child Possibly Exposed to Rabies in AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Wilson County News

    ... the public to help identify a child who may have been exposed to a rabid dog at a park in Austin. The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department is looking for an elementary school-aged boy with pale skin who visited Zilker Park's off ...

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  7. Western WaterRead the original story

    Yesterday | Courthouse News Service

    AUSTIN, Texas - Twenty landowners sued the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, claiming it has no right to put 406 square miles of Briscoe County into a water conservation district, in Travis County Court.

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  8. Democrats call on Public Integrity Unit to reopen DPS contract probeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Chron

    ... on an "emergency" basis and then saw its work grow rapidly. The Public Integrity Unit, which is run out of the Travis County District Attorney's office, was investigating the contracts until being forced to end the inquiry due to a lack of money ...

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  9. Children hurt in bus wreck released from hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... may not have been paying attention at the time. Police say the utility truck he was driving slammed into the Travis County Elementary School bus Monday afternoon on State Highway 21 near the San Marcos Regional Airport. There were 11 students on the ...

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  10. Phony car titles stinging car buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Click2Houston

    ... in this operation because they've seen phony car titles associated with Craigslist car sales showing up in Travis county. Woods warns anyone conducting a person-to-person car purchase to use caution. Woods advises potential buyers to ask for the ...

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  11. New Sheriff Arrives at Troubled Health AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Texas Tribune

    ... Arnold as his chief of staff. Austin lawyer Frank Bryan, who served briefly as a state district judge in Travis County in 2002-2003, will be Bowen's deputy, the job once held by Stick before he was promoted to HHSC chief counsel less than a year ...

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  12. Texas' First Same-Sex Marriage: Product of Creative LawyeringRead the original story

    Yesterday | Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

    ... local judge declared the state's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional in a probate case, the women sued the Travis County clerk, whereby a judge then issued a temporary restraining order forcing the clerk to issue the women a marriage license. ...

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  13. City Blog thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Austin American-Statesman

    ... who is enrolled in one of those social service programs, the account holder could ask to be added to CAP. Use Travis County Appraisal District data as a screen for households outside the target population; conduct follow-up with each identified ...

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  14. Out of service cell phone GPS helps find boys missing for 12 hours in coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WWLP

    ... helicopter in Houston, Texas Parks & Wildlife, local volunteer fire departments, Texas Search & Rescue and the Travis County K-9 unit. Around 3 a.m. Saturday, one of the boys called 911 from a cell phone no longer in service. Search teams tracked ...

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  15. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Monday | Lucianne.com

    Texas Republicans are moving to stamp out Democratic challenges to their policies, particularly in the legal realm. Some GOP leaders want to strip heavily Democratic Travis County of an anti-corruption unit that has pursued high-profile Republicans such as Tom DeLay and Kay Bailey Hutchison.

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  16. Texas GOP Aims to Stamp Out 'Nanny State' Democratic RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News Max

    Texas Republicans are planning to prevent judges from heavily Democratic Travis County from influencing policies in the Lone Star State, according to The Dallas Morning News. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, together with freshman state Sen. Don Huffines of Dallas, want to bring in new regulations to stop big-city local governments, such as Austin, from imposing "nanny state" rules, the newspaper noted.

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  17. Texas lawmaker on his fifth marriage filed complaint against judge over same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Kos

    Texas Rep. Tony Tinderholt, who is currently on his fifth marriage, is doing everything in his power to the protect the sanctity of marriage. When a Texas probate judged ruled the same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional, Suzanne Bryant and Sarah Goodfriend didn't waste one minute: Suzanne Bryant and Sarah Goodfriend, who have been together for more than 30 years, wed Thursday morning at the Travis County Clerk's Office after State District Judge David Wahlberg ordered Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir to issue a license to the couple.

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  18. Texas GOP looks to cut influence of heavilyDemocratic Travis County s judgesRead the original story

    Monday | Lucianne.com

    Texas GOP looks to cut influence of heavily Democratic Travis CountyA s judges Dallas Morning News, by Robert T. Garrett AUSTIN - Texas Republicans are moving to stamp out Democratic challenges to their policies, particularly in the legal realm. Some GOP leaders want to strip heavily Democratic Travis County of an anti-corruption unit that has pursued high-profile Republicans such as Tom DeLay and Kay Bailey Hutchison.

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  19. Perry Takes Another Swing at ChargesRead the original story

    Monday | Courthouse News Service

    ... challenges, including the ones based on separation of powers, on procedural grounds," the appeal states. A Travis County grand jury last summer indicted Perry on two felony counts: abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant. The ...

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  20. Austin unveils 10 new faces for African American Portraits ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CultureMap

    ... Linder, Sheriff Gregory Hamilton, John Phillip Crawford Sr., Evers Lee Anderson, Constable Donald Nesby, and Travis County Commissioner Ron Davis. "We have everything from educators to persons who served in the military to civic leaders," said Daryl ...

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