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    Yesterday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... an Austin based-attorney, said on the issue of venue that the commission believes the case should be heard in Travis County, maintaining that Sullivan resides there with his family and where key witnesses live. On the more general issue of the case, ...

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  2. EMS: 7 patients evaluated for carbon monoxide poisoning in SW AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KXAN-TV Austin

    According to Austin-Travis County EMS, a total of seven patients are currently being evaluated for carbon monoxide poisoning that occurred at a private residence in Southwest Austin. Early Saturday morning, a member of a family living on Wagon Crossing Path transported two children to a nearby emergency room for a check-up after the kids reported feeling ill According to EMS Captain Darren Noak, emergency services responded to the home and discovered the residents had suffered exposure to carbon monoxide.

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  3. Woman dead after South East Austin crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KXAN-TV Austin

    Austin police said a woman died early Saturday morning when the car she was driving was t-boned by a pickup truck. Austin-Travis County EMS estimated the woman was in her 30's.

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  4. Police: Men Linked to Deaths of Austin Woman, Elderly CoupleRead the original story

    Saturday | KRGV

    ... ed driving Gant-Benalcazar to both homes. Gant-Benalcazar is charged with capital murder and being held at the Travis County jail. Parlin is incarcerated there on burglary and other charges.

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  5. Corrupt South Texas politician turns out to be worst FBI informant everRead the original story

    Friday | MySanAntonio.com

    Governor Rick Perry: A grand jury indicted Perry on Aug. 15, 2014, on one count of abuse of official capacity, a first-degree felony, and coercion of a public servant, a third-degree felony. Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, April 19, 2013, in court in Austin, Texas.

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  6. Man gets 32 years for fatal 2013 shooting in North AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Austin American-Statesman

    Derek Lee Wright, 23, had been facing up to life in prison in the death of Marcus Vanverlin Johnson in what police have said might have been an attempted robbery. He was charged with capital murder but pleaded guilty to the lesser offense of murder last week, according to records filed in Travis County district court.

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  7. Texas Supreme Court set to tackle school funding caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    The state high court agreed to hear an appeal made by now-Gov. Greg Abbott while he served as Texas Attorney General. The appeal comes after a Travis County District Court Judge sided with more than 600 school districts that sued the state in 2011 after the legislature made a massive, $5 billion cut to public education funding.

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  8. The Texas Supreme Court convenes in the House chamber for a special ceremony on November 11, 2013.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Texas Tribune

    ... both sides 40 days more to respond to each other's points. Only then will oral arguments will be scheduled. A Travis County district judge ruled in favor of the more than 600 school districts that sued the state over its school finance system last ...

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  9. Travis Co. sex offender back in US custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... by the Texas Department of Public Safety in 2013, was required by his parole to register as a sex offender in Travis County and to maintain the registration annually. The effort to track down Carr became a transnational effort from Mexican and US ...

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  10. High Court May Not Decide School Case Until 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... both sides 40 days more to respond to each other's points. Only then will oral arguments will be scheduled. A Travis County district judge ruled in favor of the more than 600 school districts that sued the state over its school finance system last ...

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  11. Acevedo: Man killed by Austin police was armed, possibly suicidal [WATCH]Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The Family Badge

    ... The man was pronounced dead at about 3:55 a.m. after medics responded to the scene, a spokesman with Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services said. 5 a.m.: Slaughter Lane is closed from Congress Avenue to Cullen Lane after an officer-involved ... 1 comment

  12. Helicopter used to rescue woman from flooded field near AustinRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Central Texas authorities say a helicopter was used to rescue a 39-year-old woman clinging to a tree branch in a flooded field. According to the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Service, the woman suffered minor injuries and refused transport to a hospital.

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  13. Officer-involved shooting followed wifea s call about suicidal husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... parking lot. That's also near a Valero gas station in the area. A police officer shot the man, who Austin-Travis County EMS estimates was in his 60s, around 3:45 a.m., and he was pronounced dead at the scene. A KXAN News team is on the scene and ...

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  14. Helicopter used to rescue woman from flooded field in TexasRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | KSWO

    Central Texas authorities say a helicopter was used to rescue a 39-year-old woman clinging to a tree branch in a flooded field. According to the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Service, the woman suffered minor injuries and refused transport to a hospital.

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  15. Woman pulled from flooded creek in NE Travis CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Rescuers pulled a woman from a flooded creek in Northeast Travis County late Thursday night, according to Austin-Travis County EMS officials. The woman was pulled to safety by members of a STARFlight rescue team.

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  16. Keller High graduate died from Ecstasy overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Star-Telegram.com

    The official cause of death for a Keller High School graduate who died after taking Ecstasy with her friends at the Austin City Limits Music Festival this past fall was MDMA toxicity, according to the Travis County medical examiner report. Jessica Mary Hunter, 21, died on Oct. 8, three days after she took the drug with her friends at the music festival.

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  17. The Fittest Games set for Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at Expo CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Austin American Statesman

    The area's fittest athletes will compete at The Fittest Games at the Travis County Expo Center. Photo by Mike Bing Need a little inspiration? Make plans to watch supremely fit athletes hoist weights, sling giant ropes, jump, hurl kettlebells, climb and do pullups at the 2015 Fittest Games.

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  18. Lon Morris College endowment awarded to Texas WesleyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KLTV Tyler

    Travis County Associate Probate Judge Dan Prashner awarded Texas Wesleyan the former endowment funds of Lon Morris College, and ordered that the funds are used to provide need-based scholarships to first-generation college students from northeast Texas. "Texas Wesleyan takes great pride in our support of first-generation college students," President Frederick G. Slabach said.

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  19. Police: Home Depot cashier gave away $7,000 in merchandiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... to leave with the merchandise and told police he already started paying back the store, the affidavit says. Travis County Jail records show Cuellar has not been arrested Thursday but his bail has been set at $7,000. We have sent you a verification ...

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  20. Tele-Doc Firm Sues Texas Medical BoardRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Courthouse News Service

    The Texas Medical Board declared a bogus "emergency" to require doctors to meet patients "face-to-face" before prescribing them a controlled drug, a telephone consultation firm claims in court. Teladoc sued the Texas Medical Board on Jan. 20 in Travis County Court, alleging violations of the Texas Administrative Procedure Act.

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