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  1. EMS rescue 21 from houseboat in AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KODA-FM Houston

    Austin-Travis County EMS say the 21 occupants of the boat were not injured and were being evacuated with rescue boats. Responders say the houseboat broke free from Sandy Creek Marina earlier in the day.

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  2. Become a Volunteer Deputy Registrar at Travis County Tax OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    Attend any of these three hour-long training sessions at 10:30am, 12:30pm, or 6:30pm to become a volunteer deputy registrar for the Nov. 3 general election. Must be 18 or older.

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  3. Girl critically hurt after being hit by car in Southeast AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    A young girl was critically injured after being hit by a car Friday evening in Southeast Austin. Austin-Travis County EMS said the girl, who was younger than 10, was hit while crossing the street with an adult about 6:15 p.m. in the 7600 block of Bluff Springs Road .

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  4. New Prosecution System for Politicians AdvancingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    ... The proposal is being pushed by Republican legislators who fear they can't get a fair trial in liberal Travis County, where Democrats control all of the county-wide posts, including the office of district attorney. Both chambers have already passed ...

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  5. Anthrax samples at North Austin lab might be connected to live anthrax shipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... treated." The research agency has contacted the Centers for Disease Control and with the help of the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department, the samples were removed from the office on Tuesday, May 26. Signature Science, LLC. is a ...

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  6. Police officer airlifted from Texas floodwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... of the affected region. Teams worked overnight to rescue people affected by the flood waters. Officials said Travis County firefighters saved 21 people from a drifting houseboat while Johnson County emergency workers rescued 14 drivers and ...

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  7. Dramatic flood rescues in Texas, OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... emergency personnel rescued the occupants of a houseboat that was adrift in Lake Travis in Austin. Austin-Travis County EMS said the 21 occupants of the boat rescued Friday were not injured. Responders said the houseboat broke free from Sandy Creek ...

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  8. Urban Roots' Emergency HarvestRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... over 2,700 pound of produce and 2,000 pounds of that has been donated to Serafina , Caritas of Austin , and Travis County Health & Human Services , all hunger relief organizations," Elliott said with pride. In addition to harvesting produce for the ...

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  9. Storms continue in Texas as severe weather kills 18Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    ... were damaged by floods since Monday that hit the fourth-biggest U.S. city. In central Texas overnight, Travis County firefighters rescued 21 people from a drifting houseboat while Johnson County emergency workers rescued 14 drivers and residents. No ...

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  10. Heavy rains pound North Texas, severe weather kills 18 in the stateRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... were damaged by floods since Monday that hit the fourth-biggest U.S. city. In central Texas overnight, Travis County firefighters rescued 21 people from a drifting houseboat while Johnson County emergency workers rescued 14 drivers and residents. No ...

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  11. Heavy rains pound North Texas, severe weather kills 20 in the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... the emergency management director for Johnson County, southwest of Fort Worth. In Central Texas overnight, Travis County firefighters rescued 21 people from a drifting houseboat while Johnson County emergency workers rescued 14 drivers and ...

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  12. Body Of Houston Man Recovered From Flood Water In Travis CountyRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    ... tified as; Jonathan Walker, Date of Birth 8-18-1991, of Houston. Roger Wade, Senior Public Information Officer TRAVIS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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  13. Bachelor party rescued after Lake Travis dock breaks freeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... to ferry the men back to the dock. The men on the houseboat were visiting from Louisiana for a bachelor party. Travis County and the houseboat owners were working to find them another place to stay temporarily.

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  14. .com | Hundreds seek safety from Texas floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | News24

    ... of the affected region. Teams worked overnight to rescue people affected by the flood waters. Officials said Travis County firefighters saved 21 people from a drifting houseboat while Johnson County emergency workers rescued 14 drivers and ...

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  15. Texans rescued from extreme floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... of the affected region. Teams worked overnight to rescue people affected by the flood waters. Officials said Travis County firefighters saved 21 people from a drifting houseboat while Johnson County emergency workers rescued 14 drivers and ...

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  16. Latest on flooding: 12 rescued in community south of DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    ... Emergency personnel have rescued the occupants of a houseboat that was adrift in Lake Travis in Austin. Austin-Travis County EMS says the 21 occupants of the boat rescued Friday were not injured. Responders say the houseboat broke free from Sandy ...

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  17. Hundreds seek safety from Texas floods, severe weather kills 17Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... of the affected region. Teams worked overnight to rescue people affected by the flood waters. Officials said Travis County firefighters saved 21 people from a drifting houseboat while Johnson County emergency workers rescued 14 drivers and ...

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  18. UPDATE 5-Hundreds seek safety from Texas floods, severe weather kills 17Read the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... of the affected region. Teams worked overnight to rescue people affected by the flood waters. Officials said Travis County firefighters saved 21 people from a drifting houseboat while Johnson County emergency workers rescued 14 drivers and ...

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  19. 20 people rescued after dock breaks free with boat attachedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXAN-TV Austin

    Multiple rescue boats were called in to ferry approximately 21 people back to shore early Friday after a dock broke free, with a houseboat still attached. Travis County Fire Department rescue boats launched from Sandy Creek Marina about 1:30 a.m. to retrieve the people who were adrift.

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  20. Disaster declaration declared in Travis County after floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXAN-TV Austin

    A disaster declaration signed Thursday asks for assistance for those in Travis County affected by flooding over the Memorial Day weekend. The declaration covers all incorporated cities within the county.

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