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Rising water costs could make service unaffordable for low-income residents in Austin, new report finds

Rising water costs could make service unaffordable for low-income residents in Austin, new report finds

New analysis from “The Guardian” found that Austin had the highest price increase of water and sewer costs during a nine-year span of time.

Read full article: Rising water costs could make service un...→
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UT Austin Changes SAT and ACT Requirements for Incoming Students

UT Austin Changes SAT and ACT Requirements for Incoming Students

High school students who apply to The University of Texas at Austin for undergraduate admission in the fall of 2021 will not be required to submit ACT or SAT t [...]

Read full article: UT Austin Changes SAT and ACT Requiremen...→
Bless Austin has to make Jets forget about sulking incident

Bless Austin has to make Jets forget about sulking incident

As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, le [...]

Read full article: Bless Austin has to make Jets forget abo...→
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Faith Leaders to Offer Reward for Information Leading to 3-Year-Old's Killer

Faith leaders in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood will announce a reward for anyone who finds the killer of the 3-year-old boy shot and killed while riding in a v [...]

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3-year-old fatally shot while riding in car with father in Austin

3-year-old fatally shot while riding in car with father in Austin

Mekay James was struck by a bullet Saturday while riding in a car driven by a 27-year old man, who was also wounded in the shooting, authorities said.

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$68 million tax breaks may go to put Tesla plant to Austin

$68 million tax breaks may go to put Tesla plant to Austin

An Austin-area school district is considering offering more than $60 million in tax incentives to attract a proposed Tesla 'œgigafactory' to Central Texas

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Austin extends 'Stay Home, Work Safe' order through mid-August

Austin extends 'Stay Home, Work Safe' order through mid-August

After seeing an increase in hospitalizations, the City of Austin is doubling down on COVID-19 precautions.

Read full article: Austin extends 'Stay Home, Work Safe' or...→
  • #Austin
LA Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner to Give Weekly Update, Discuss School Police

LA Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner to Give Weekly Update, Discuss School Police

Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner was scheduled Monday to give an update to the school community that will include efforts to support families, [...]

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Best filmmaker

Best filmmaker

Austin Vesely vimeo.com/austinvesely @AustinVesely Runner-Up The BMP Film Co....

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Yankees draft pick Austin Wells all in despite no minor league season

Yankees draft pick Austin Wells all in despite no minor league season

Being drafted for a second time by the Yankees and a lot higher than the first stab flushed any thought of returning to college out of Austin Wells’ head. The [...]

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What the Yankees are getting with 1st-round pick Austin Wells - amNewYork

The New York Yankees have been enamored with Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber in recent years. While they've been unable to acquire him on the trade

Read full article: What the Yankees are getting with 1st-ro...→
Santa Ana Police Exercise Search Warrants Related to 1996 Killing

Santa Ana Police Exercise Search Warrants Related to 1996 Killing

Santa Ana police Tuesday executed search warrants in Austin, Texas, regarding the stabbing death of a 22-year-old man who was killed 24 years ago. A cold case [...]

Read full article: Santa Ana Police Exercise Search Warrant...→
Austin Police Chief Says No More Beanbag Rounds in Crowds

Austin Police Chief Says No More Beanbag Rounds in Crowds

Austin’s police chief said Thursday his department will no longer fire beanbag rounds into crowds after a teenage boy was critically hurt during a weekend prot [...]

Read full article: Austin Police Chief Says No More Beanbag...→
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13 Philadelphia Police officers injured in protests

13 Philadelphia Police officers injured in protests

Austin Mullen... Philadelphia Police said 13 of its officers have been injured as the result of violence that broke out during protests sparked by George Floyd [...]

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Best of Houston® 2020 | Houston Press | The Leading Independent News Source in Houston, Texas

Best Chef: Austin Simmons It’s been ten years since Austin Simmons first commanded the title of executive chef at Hubbell & Hudson Bistro in The Woodlands, but [...]

Read full article: Best of Houston® 2020 | Houston Press | ...→
Paige VanZant and husband have bath time after ‘drowning’ experiment

Paige VanZant and husband have bath time after ‘drowning’ experiment

Wednesday nights are all about the love in Paige VanZant’s bathroom. Days after VanZant attempted to “drown” husband Austin Vanderford in a quarantine experime [...]

Read full article: Paige VanZant and husband have bath time...→
Paige VanZant tried and failed to ‘drown’ her UFC husband in quarantine

Paige VanZant tried and failed to ‘drown’ her UFC husband in quarantine

It seems the naked escapades in Paige VanZant’s household have been replaced — for now. Over the holiday weekend, Austin Vanderford pondered whether or not wif [...]

Read full article: Paige VanZant tried and failed to ‘drown...→
Children’s apps are violating their privacy and federal law

Children’s apps are violating their privacy and federal law

AUSTIN (KXAN) – A new study out of the University of Texas at Dallas found 72 out of 100 Android apps aimed at children are gathering and sharing their data, a [...]

Read full article: Children’s apps are violating their priv...→
Austin Police Delay Release of Footage in Fatal Shooting

Austin Police Delay Release of Footage in Fatal Shooting

The city of Austin has delayed the expected Monday release of police body camera footage showing an officer fatally shooting a man as he drove away, citing a n [...]

Read full article: Austin Police Delay Release of Footage i...→
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Teen killed, another wounded in Austin shooting

Teen killed, another wounded in Austin shooting

A 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg, chest and abdomen and died at Stroger Hospital, police said. The other boy, 16, was hit in the ankle and taken to Stroge [...]

Read full article: Teen killed, another wounded in Austin s...→
5 Wounded in Downtown Austin Shooting: Officials

5 Wounded in Downtown Austin Shooting: Officials

AUSTIN — At least five people were wounded in an early morning shooting in Texas’ capital, officials said Sunday. Five adults with “serious, potentially life t [...]

Read full article: 5 Wounded in Downtown Austin Shooting: O...→
How coronavirus has forever changed sex and dating in America

How coronavirus has forever changed sex and dating in America

“It’s like we’re going back to the days of Jane Austin. Sex is gone. Sex is off the table. Circumstances are forcing us to know somebody before we kiss and hug [...]

Read full article: How coronavirus has forever changed sex ...→
Miami Police Trying to ID Man in Connection With Attempted Sex Assault

Miami Police Trying to ID Man in Connection With Attempted Sex Assault

Miami Police are searching for a man in connection with an attempted sexual assault. Police on Thursday released a sketch of the man, who officials say is conn [...]

Read full article: Miami Police Trying to ID Man in Connect...→
Tesla reportedly angling for Texas auto assembly facility

Tesla reportedly angling for Texas auto assembly facility

The paper said it was unclear whether negotiations with Travis County show that Tesla has picked the Austin region as the site for the plant, which would build [...]

Read full article: Tesla reportedly angling for Texas auto ...→
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Austin Bans Use of Choke-Holds, Limits Police Budget

Austin Bans Use of Choke-Holds, Limits Police Budget

The Austin City Council and Mayor Steve Adler unanimously approved five items to reform the city’s police department following weeks of protests against police [...]

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Yankees select catcher Austin Wells in first round of 2020 MLB Draft

Yankees select catcher Austin Wells in first round of 2020 MLB Draft

The Yankees took left-handed hitting catcher Austin Wells out of Arizona with the 28th-overall pick in Wednesday’s 2020 MLB Draft. The 2019 Pac-12 Freshman of [...]

Read full article: Yankees select catcher Austin Wells in f...→
‘Save Me’: Austin Man’s In-Custody Death Raises Key Questions

‘Save Me’: Austin Man’s In-Custody Death Raises Key Questions

Police video and documents released more than a year after the in-custody death of a black man in Texas show that sheriff’s deputies repeatedly used a stun gun [...]

Read full article: ‘Save Me’: Austin Man’s In-Custody Death...→

Michelle Raji

Michelle Raji is a medical student at the University of Texas at Austin and a former intern at the Texas Observer.

Read full article: Michelle Raji...→
Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 2021 recruiting class

Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 2021 recruiting class

The Gophers football program received a commitment Saturday from Indiana defensive end Austin Booker for its 2021 recruiting class. Booker, a three-star prospe [...]

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SIU president makes choice of chancellor known to trustees

SIU president makes choice of chancellor known to trustees

The head of Southern Illinois University says he wants former Texas Southern University president Austin Lane as the school's next chancellor

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Man dies after Austin hit-and-run

Man dies after Austin hit-and-run

Patrick Young was struck by a car over the weekend at Cicero Avenue and Lexington Street.

Read full article: Man dies after Austin hit-and-run...→
Asteroid That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Hit At 'Deadliest Possible' Angle

Asteroid That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Hit At 'Deadliest Possible' Angle

A team of researchers from The University of Texas at Austin examined the shape and structure of the crater and rocks extracted by drilling down into the crate [...]

Read full article: Asteroid That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Hi...→
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Austin music scene creatives transform education program for ‘virtual summer’

Austin music scene creatives transform education program for ‘virtual summer’

The music lab, a multimedia education program focusing on songwriting, performance and art, had to move its education program online. COVID-19 concerns were th [...]

Read full article: Austin music scene creatives transform e...→
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Missing: Austin Klopstein, 23-Year-Old Man With Autism, Believed To Have Biked Away From Group Home

Missing: Austin Klopstein, 23-Year-Old Man With Autism, Believed To Have Biked Away From Group Home

The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office and the Elk Mound Police Department are asking for the public's help locating a 23-year-old man with autism who went missing i [...]

Read full article: Missing: Austin Klopstein, 23-Year-Old M...→

Girl, 13, killed by stray bullet in Austin ‘loved to dance,’ was looking for summer job

Amaria Jones had just finished seventh grade at John Hay Community Academy and was looking forward to finding a summer job when a stray bullet tore through her [...]

Read full article: Girl, 13, killed by stray bullet in Aust...→
Austin shootings: At least five wounded, police say

Austin shootings: At least five wounded, police say

At least five people were wounded in an early morning shooting in Texas' capital, officials said Sunday.

Read full article: Austin shootings: At least five wounded,...→
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Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ordered the review following a Sun-Times report on an insider deal involving Ald. Carrie Austin’s chief of staff C [...]

Read full article: Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to...→
Machine Gun Kelly seemingly calls Megan Fox his 'girlfriend' in tweet

Machine Gun Kelly seemingly calls Megan Fox his 'girlfriend' in tweet

Megan Fox is seemingly off the market again following her split from Brian Austin Green and by the looks of it, rapper Machine Gun Kelly recently spilled the b [...]

Read full article: Machine Gun Kelly seemingly calls Megan ...→
LAUSD Superintendent To Recommend Ending Use Of Pepper Spray, Carotid Hold In Los Angeles Schools

LAUSD Superintendent To Recommend Ending Use Of Pepper Spray, Carotid Hold In Los Angeles Schools

Superintendent Austin Beutner says he will recommend LAUSD’s Board of Education eliminate the use of pepper spray and carotid holds in Los Angeles schools.

Read full article: LAUSD Superintendent To Recommend Ending...→
Woke Texas Football Players Demand School Rename Stadium, Eliminate 'Eyes of Texas'

Woke Texas Football Players Demand School Rename Stadium, Eliminate 'Eyes of Texas'

Football players at the University of Texas at Austin have released a lengthy list of demands, urging the university to change the name of

Read full article: Woke Texas Football Players Demand Schoo...→
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Austin Bans Chokehold Use, Reallocates Some Funds For Public Health And Safety Initiatives

Austin Bans Chokehold Use, Reallocates Some Funds For Public Health And Safety Initiatives

After weeks of protests against police brutality and racial injustice, the Austin City Council and Mayor Steve Adler unanimously approved five items to reform [...]

Read full article: Austin Bans Chokehold Use, Reallocates S...→
Austin Wells: Passing on Yankees in 2018 was ‘best decision I ever made’

Austin Wells: Passing on Yankees in 2018 was ‘best decision I ever made’

History repeated itself on Wednesday night when the Yankees drafted Austin Wells 28th overall in the 2020 MLB Draft. But for Wells, who the Yankees originally [...]

Read full article: Austin Wells: Passing on Yankees in 2018...→
Body Camera: Dying Austin Man Pleads ‘Save Me’ During Taser Arrest

Body Camera: Dying Austin Man Pleads ‘Save Me’ During Taser Arrest

A black man died in custody last year after sheriff’s deputies in Texas repeatedly used stun guns on him, despite his pleas that he was sick and couldn’t breat [...]

Read full article: Body Camera: Dying Austin Man Pleads ‘Sa...→
Man charged with stealing ambulance in Austin

Man charged with stealing ambulance in Austin

Levar Beecham allegedly jumped into the ambulance while Chicago Fire Department paramedics were loading a patient into the back, authorities said.

Read full article: Man charged with stealing ambulance in A...→
Texas Official: Austin Looting 'Organized by an Antifa Web Page'

Texas Official: Austin Looting 'Organized by an Antifa Web Page'

A top Texas law enforcement official said evidence shows the far-left extremist group Antifa was involved in the looting of an Austin store.

Read full article: Texas Official: Austin Looting 'Organize...→
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Protesters at Texas Capitol Turn Violent, Overturn/Vandalize Police Vehicles

Protesters at Texas Capitol Turn Violent, Overturn/Vandalize Police Vehicles

Protesters at the Texas Capitol in Austin turned violent on Saturday, overturning one Department of Public Safety vehicle and vandalizing another. The | Border [...]

Read full article: Protesters at Texas Capitol Turn Violent...→
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Minneapolis man loses job, has office lease terminated after threatening to call police on black entrepreneurs

Minneapolis man loses job, has office lease terminated after threatening to call police on black entrepreneurs

Tom Austin told Newsweek he is no longer CEO of the F2 Group after a video went viral accusing him of racially profiling a group of black men inside an office [...]

Read full article: Minneapolis man loses job, has office le...→
Minneapolis man accused of racially profiling black entrepreneurs inside office gym in viral video

Minneapolis man accused of racially profiling black entrepreneurs inside office gym in viral video

Tom Austin, the managing partner of F2 Group, told Newsweek that he "should have handled it differently," but insisted the incident had nothing to do with race [...]

Read full article: Minneapolis man accused of racially prof...→
Rising water costs could make service unaffordable for low-income residents in Austin, new report finds

Rising water costs could make service unaffordable for low-income residents in Austin, new report finds

New analysis from “The Guardian” found that Austin had the highest price increase of water and sewer costs during a nine-year span of time.

Read full article: Rising water costs could make service un...→
  • #Austin
Austin music scene creatives transform education program for ‘virtual summer’

Austin music scene creatives transform education program for ‘virtual summer’

The music lab, a multimedia education program focusing on songwriting, performance and art, had to move its education program online. COVID-19 concerns were th [...]

Read full article: Austin music scene creatives transform e...→
  • #Austin
Austin Police Delay Release of Footage in Fatal Shooting

Austin Police Delay Release of Footage in Fatal Shooting

The city of Austin has delayed the expected Monday release of police body camera footage showing an officer fatally shooting a man as he drove away, citing a n [...]

Read full article: Austin Police Delay Release of Footage i...→
  • #Austin
Bless Austin has to make Jets forget about sulking incident

Bless Austin has to make Jets forget about sulking incident

As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, le [...]

Read full article: Bless Austin has to make Jets forget abo...→
  • #Austin

Girl, 13, killed by stray bullet in Austin ‘loved to dance,’ was looking for summer job

Amaria Jones had just finished seventh grade at John Hay Community Academy and was looking forward to finding a summer job when a stray bullet tore through her [...]

Read full article: Girl, 13, killed by stray bullet in Aust...→
5 Wounded in Downtown Austin Shooting: Officials

5 Wounded in Downtown Austin Shooting: Officials

AUSTIN — At least five people were wounded in an early morning shooting in Texas’ capital, officials said Sunday. Five adults with “serious, potentially life t [...]

Read full article: 5 Wounded in Downtown Austin Shooting: O...→
3-year-old fatally shot while riding in car with father in Austin

3-year-old fatally shot while riding in car with father in Austin

Mekay James was struck by a bullet Saturday while riding in a car driven by a 27-year old man, who was also wounded in the shooting, authorities said.

Read full article: 3-year-old fatally shot while riding in ...→
Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ordered the review following a Sun-Times report on an insider deal involving Ald. Carrie Austin’s chief of staff C [...]

Read full article: Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to...→
Miami Police Trying to ID Man in Connection With Attempted Sex Assault

Miami Police Trying to ID Man in Connection With Attempted Sex Assault

Miami Police are searching for a man in connection with an attempted sexual assault. Police on Thursday released a sketch of the man, who officials say is conn [...]

Read full article: Miami Police Trying to ID Man in Connect...→
Austin extends 'Stay Home, Work Safe' order through mid-August

Austin extends 'Stay Home, Work Safe' order through mid-August

After seeing an increase in hospitalizations, the City of Austin is doubling down on COVID-19 precautions.

Read full article: Austin extends 'Stay Home, Work Safe' or...→
  • #Austin
LAUSD Superintendent To Recommend Ending Use Of Pepper Spray, Carotid Hold In Los Angeles Schools

LAUSD Superintendent To Recommend Ending Use Of Pepper Spray, Carotid Hold In Los Angeles Schools

Superintendent Austin Beutner says he will recommend LAUSD’s Board of Education eliminate the use of pepper spray and carotid holds in Los Angeles schools.

Read full article: LAUSD Superintendent To Recommend Ending...→
Best filmmaker

Best filmmaker

Austin Vesely vimeo.com/austinvesely @AustinVesely Runner-Up The BMP Film Co....

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Austin Bans Chokehold Use, Reallocates Some Funds For Public Health And Safety Initiatives

Austin Bans Chokehold Use, Reallocates Some Funds For Public Health And Safety Initiatives

After weeks of protests against police brutality and racial injustice, the Austin City Council and Mayor Steve Adler unanimously approved five items to reform [...]

Read full article: Austin Bans Chokehold Use, Reallocates S...→

What the Yankees are getting with 1st-round pick Austin Wells - amNewYork

The New York Yankees have been enamored with Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber in recent years. While they've been unable to acquire him on the trade

Read full article: What the Yankees are getting with 1st-ro...→
Body Camera: Dying Austin Man Pleads ‘Save Me’ During Taser Arrest

Body Camera: Dying Austin Man Pleads ‘Save Me’ During Taser Arrest

A black man died in custody last year after sheriff’s deputies in Texas repeatedly used stun guns on him, despite his pleas that he was sick and couldn’t breat [...]

Read full article: Body Camera: Dying Austin Man Pleads ‘Sa...→
‘Save Me’: Austin Man’s In-Custody Death Raises Key Questions

‘Save Me’: Austin Man’s In-Custody Death Raises Key Questions

Police video and documents released more than a year after the in-custody death of a black man in Texas show that sheriff’s deputies repeatedly used a stun gun [...]

Read full article: ‘Save Me’: Austin Man’s In-Custody Death...→
Austin Police Chief Says No More Beanbag Rounds in Crowds

Austin Police Chief Says No More Beanbag Rounds in Crowds

Austin’s police chief said Thursday his department will no longer fire beanbag rounds into crowds after a teenage boy was critically hurt during a weekend prot [...]

Read full article: Austin Police Chief Says No More Beanbag...→
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Texas Official: Austin Looting 'Organized by an Antifa Web Page'

Texas Official: Austin Looting 'Organized by an Antifa Web Page'

A top Texas law enforcement official said evidence shows the far-left extremist group Antifa was involved in the looting of an Austin store.

Read full article: Texas Official: Austin Looting 'Organize...→
  • #Austin
Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 2021 recruiting class

Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 2021 recruiting class

The Gophers football program received a commitment Saturday from Indiana defensive end Austin Booker for its 2021 recruiting class. Booker, a three-star prospe [...]

Read full article: Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 202...→

Best of Houston® 2020 | Houston Press | The Leading Independent News Source in Houston, Texas

Best Chef: Austin Simmons It’s been ten years since Austin Simmons first commanded the title of executive chef at Hubbell & Hudson Bistro in The Woodlands, but [...]

Read full article: Best of Houston® 2020 | Houston Press | ...→
Minneapolis man loses job, has office lease terminated after threatening to call police on black entrepreneurs

Minneapolis man loses job, has office lease terminated after threatening to call police on black entrepreneurs

Tom Austin told Newsweek he is no longer CEO of the F2 Group after a video went viral accusing him of racially profiling a group of black men inside an office [...]

Read full article: Minneapolis man loses job, has office le...→
Man dies after Austin hit-and-run

Man dies after Austin hit-and-run

Patrick Young was struck by a car over the weekend at Cicero Avenue and Lexington Street.

Read full article: Man dies after Austin hit-and-run...→
Paige VanZant tried and failed to ‘drown’ her UFC husband in quarantine

Paige VanZant tried and failed to ‘drown’ her UFC husband in quarantine

It seems the naked escapades in Paige VanZant’s household have been replaced — for now. Over the holiday weekend, Austin Vanderford pondered whether or not wif [...]

Read full article: Paige VanZant tried and failed to ‘drown...→
Children’s apps are violating their privacy and federal law

Children’s apps are violating their privacy and federal law

AUSTIN (KXAN) – A new study out of the University of Texas at Dallas found 72 out of 100 Android apps aimed at children are gathering and sharing their data, a [...]

Read full article: Children’s apps are violating their priv...→
UT Austin Changes SAT and ACT Requirements for Incoming Students

UT Austin Changes SAT and ACT Requirements for Incoming Students

High school students who apply to The University of Texas at Austin for undergraduate admission in the fall of 2021 will not be required to submit ACT or SAT t [...]

Read full article: UT Austin Changes SAT and ACT Requiremen...→
Missing: Austin Klopstein, 23-Year-Old Man With Autism, Believed To Have Biked Away From Group Home

Missing: Austin Klopstein, 23-Year-Old Man With Autism, Believed To Have Biked Away From Group Home

The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office and the Elk Mound Police Department are asking for the public's help locating a 23-year-old man with autism who went missing i [...]

Read full article: Missing: Austin Klopstein, 23-Year-Old M...→
Teen killed, another wounded in Austin shooting

Teen killed, another wounded in Austin shooting

A 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg, chest and abdomen and died at Stroger Hospital, police said. The other boy, 16, was hit in the ankle and taken to Stroge [...]

Read full article: Teen killed, another wounded in Austin s...→

Faith Leaders to Offer Reward for Information Leading to 3-Year-Old's Killer

Faith leaders in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood will announce a reward for anyone who finds the killer of the 3-year-old boy shot and killed while riding in a v [...]

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Austin shootings: At least five wounded, police say

Austin shootings: At least five wounded, police say

At least five people were wounded in an early morning shooting in Texas' capital, officials said Sunday.

Read full article: Austin shootings: At least five wounded,...→
  • #Austin
How coronavirus has forever changed sex and dating in America

How coronavirus has forever changed sex and dating in America

“It’s like we’re going back to the days of Jane Austin. Sex is gone. Sex is off the table. Circumstances are forcing us to know somebody before we kiss and hug [...]

Read full article: How coronavirus has forever changed sex ...→
$68 million tax breaks may go to put Tesla plant to Austin

$68 million tax breaks may go to put Tesla plant to Austin

An Austin-area school district is considering offering more than $60 million in tax incentives to attract a proposed Tesla 'œgigafactory' to Central Texas

Read full article: $68 million tax breaks may go to put Tes...→
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Machine Gun Kelly seemingly calls Megan Fox his 'girlfriend' in tweet

Machine Gun Kelly seemingly calls Megan Fox his 'girlfriend' in tweet

Megan Fox is seemingly off the market again following her split from Brian Austin Green and by the looks of it, rapper Machine Gun Kelly recently spilled the b [...]

Read full article: Machine Gun Kelly seemingly calls Megan ...→
Tesla reportedly angling for Texas auto assembly facility

Tesla reportedly angling for Texas auto assembly facility

The paper said it was unclear whether negotiations with Travis County show that Tesla has picked the Austin region as the site for the plant, which would build [...]

Read full article: Tesla reportedly angling for Texas auto ...→
  • #Austin
LA Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner to Give Weekly Update, Discuss School Police

LA Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner to Give Weekly Update, Discuss School Police

Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner was scheduled Monday to give an update to the school community that will include efforts to support families, [...]

Read full article: LA Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner...→
Woke Texas Football Players Demand School Rename Stadium, Eliminate 'Eyes of Texas'

Woke Texas Football Players Demand School Rename Stadium, Eliminate 'Eyes of Texas'

Football players at the University of Texas at Austin have released a lengthy list of demands, urging the university to change the name of

Read full article: Woke Texas Football Players Demand Schoo...→
  • #Austin
Austin Bans Use of Choke-Holds, Limits Police Budget

Austin Bans Use of Choke-Holds, Limits Police Budget

The Austin City Council and Mayor Steve Adler unanimously approved five items to reform the city’s police department following weeks of protests against police [...]

Read full article: Austin Bans Use of Choke-Holds, Limits P...→
Yankees draft pick Austin Wells all in despite no minor league season

Yankees draft pick Austin Wells all in despite no minor league season

Being drafted for a second time by the Yankees and a lot higher than the first stab flushed any thought of returning to college out of Austin Wells’ head. The [...]

Read full article: Yankees draft pick Austin Wells all in d...→
Austin Wells: Passing on Yankees in 2018 was ‘best decision I ever made’

Austin Wells: Passing on Yankees in 2018 was ‘best decision I ever made’

History repeated itself on Wednesday night when the Yankees drafted Austin Wells 28th overall in the 2020 MLB Draft. But for Wells, who the Yankees originally [...]

Read full article: Austin Wells: Passing on Yankees in 2018...→
Yankees select catcher Austin Wells in first round of 2020 MLB Draft

Yankees select catcher Austin Wells in first round of 2020 MLB Draft

The Yankees took left-handed hitting catcher Austin Wells out of Arizona with the 28th-overall pick in Wednesday’s 2020 MLB Draft. The 2019 Pac-12 Freshman of [...]

Read full article: Yankees select catcher Austin Wells in f...→
Santa Ana Police Exercise Search Warrants Related to 1996 Killing

Santa Ana Police Exercise Search Warrants Related to 1996 Killing

Santa Ana police Tuesday executed search warrants in Austin, Texas, regarding the stabbing death of a 22-year-old man who was killed 24 years ago. A cold case [...]

Read full article: Santa Ana Police Exercise Search Warrant...→
Man charged with stealing ambulance in Austin

Man charged with stealing ambulance in Austin

Levar Beecham allegedly jumped into the ambulance while Chicago Fire Department paramedics were loading a patient into the back, authorities said.

Read full article: Man charged with stealing ambulance in A...→

Michelle Raji

Michelle Raji is a medical student at the University of Texas at Austin and a former intern at the Texas Observer.

Read full article: Michelle Raji...→
13 Philadelphia Police officers injured in protests

13 Philadelphia Police officers injured in protests

Austin Mullen... Philadelphia Police said 13 of its officers have been injured as the result of violence that broke out during protests sparked by George Floyd [...]

Read full article: 13 Philadelphia Police officers injured ...→
Protesters at Texas Capitol Turn Violent, Overturn/Vandalize Police Vehicles

Protesters at Texas Capitol Turn Violent, Overturn/Vandalize Police Vehicles

Protesters at the Texas Capitol in Austin turned violent on Saturday, overturning one Department of Public Safety vehicle and vandalizing another. The | Border [...]

Read full article: Protesters at Texas Capitol Turn Violent...→
  • #Austin
SIU president makes choice of chancellor known to trustees

SIU president makes choice of chancellor known to trustees

The head of Southern Illinois University says he wants former Texas Southern University president Austin Lane as the school's next chancellor

Read full article: SIU president makes choice of chancellor...→
Paige VanZant and husband have bath time after ‘drowning’ experiment

Paige VanZant and husband have bath time after ‘drowning’ experiment

Wednesday nights are all about the love in Paige VanZant’s bathroom. Days after VanZant attempted to “drown” husband Austin Vanderford in a quarantine experime [...]

Read full article: Paige VanZant and husband have bath time...→
Minneapolis man accused of racially profiling black entrepreneurs inside office gym in viral video

Minneapolis man accused of racially profiling black entrepreneurs inside office gym in viral video

Tom Austin, the managing partner of F2 Group, told Newsweek that he "should have handled it differently," but insisted the incident had nothing to do with race [...]

Read full article: Minneapolis man accused of racially prof...→
Asteroid That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Hit At 'Deadliest Possible' Angle

Asteroid That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Hit At 'Deadliest Possible' Angle

A team of researchers from The University of Texas at Austin examined the shape and structure of the crater and rocks extracted by drilling down into the crate [...]

Read full article: Asteroid That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Hi...→
  • #Austin
Rising water costs could make service unaffordable for low-income residents in Austin, new report finds

Rising water costs could make service unaffordable for low-income residents in Austin, new report finds

New analysis from “The Guardian” found that Austin had the highest price increase of water and sewer costs during a nine-year span of time.

Read full article: Rising water costs could make service un...→
  • #Austin
Children’s apps are violating their privacy and federal law

Children’s apps are violating their privacy and federal law

AUSTIN (KXAN) – A new study out of the University of Texas at Dallas found 72 out of 100 Android apps aimed at children are gathering and sharing their data, a [...]

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Austin music scene creatives transform education program for ‘virtual summer’

Austin music scene creatives transform education program for ‘virtual summer’

The music lab, a multimedia education program focusing on songwriting, performance and art, had to move its education program online. COVID-19 concerns were th [...]

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UT Austin Changes SAT and ACT Requirements for Incoming Students

UT Austin Changes SAT and ACT Requirements for Incoming Students

High school students who apply to The University of Texas at Austin for undergraduate admission in the fall of 2021 will not be required to submit ACT or SAT t [...]

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Austin Police Delay Release of Footage in Fatal Shooting

Austin Police Delay Release of Footage in Fatal Shooting

The city of Austin has delayed the expected Monday release of police body camera footage showing an officer fatally shooting a man as he drove away, citing a n [...]

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Missing: Austin Klopstein, 23-Year-Old Man With Autism, Believed To Have Biked Away From Group Home

Missing: Austin Klopstein, 23-Year-Old Man With Autism, Believed To Have Biked Away From Group Home

The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office and the Elk Mound Police Department are asking for the public's help locating a 23-year-old man with autism who went missing i [...]

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Bless Austin has to make Jets forget about sulking incident

Bless Austin has to make Jets forget about sulking incident

As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, le [...]

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Teen killed, another wounded in Austin shooting

Teen killed, another wounded in Austin shooting

A 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg, chest and abdomen and died at Stroger Hospital, police said. The other boy, 16, was hit in the ankle and taken to Stroge [...]

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Girl, 13, killed by stray bullet in Austin ‘loved to dance,’ was looking for summer job

Amaria Jones had just finished seventh grade at John Hay Community Academy and was looking forward to finding a summer job when a stray bullet tore through her [...]

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Faith Leaders to Offer Reward for Information Leading to 3-Year-Old's Killer

Faith leaders in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood will announce a reward for anyone who finds the killer of the 3-year-old boy shot and killed while riding in a v [...]

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5 Wounded in Downtown Austin Shooting: Officials

5 Wounded in Downtown Austin Shooting: Officials

AUSTIN — At least five people were wounded in an early morning shooting in Texas’ capital, officials said Sunday. Five adults with “serious, potentially life t [...]

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Austin shootings: At least five wounded, police say

Austin shootings: At least five wounded, police say

At least five people were wounded in an early morning shooting in Texas' capital, officials said Sunday.

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3-year-old fatally shot while riding in car with father in Austin

3-year-old fatally shot while riding in car with father in Austin

Mekay James was struck by a bullet Saturday while riding in a car driven by a 27-year old man, who was also wounded in the shooting, authorities said.

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How coronavirus has forever changed sex and dating in America

How coronavirus has forever changed sex and dating in America

“It’s like we’re going back to the days of Jane Austin. Sex is gone. Sex is off the table. Circumstances are forcing us to know somebody before we kiss and hug [...]

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Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ordered the review following a Sun-Times report on an insider deal involving Ald. Carrie Austin’s chief of staff C [...]

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$68 million tax breaks may go to put Tesla plant to Austin

$68 million tax breaks may go to put Tesla plant to Austin

An Austin-area school district is considering offering more than $60 million in tax incentives to attract a proposed Tesla 'œgigafactory' to Central Texas

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Miami Police Trying to ID Man in Connection With Attempted Sex Assault

Miami Police Trying to ID Man in Connection With Attempted Sex Assault

Miami Police are searching for a man in connection with an attempted sexual assault. Police on Thursday released a sketch of the man, who officials say is conn [...]

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Machine Gun Kelly seemingly calls Megan Fox his 'girlfriend' in tweet

Machine Gun Kelly seemingly calls Megan Fox his 'girlfriend' in tweet

Megan Fox is seemingly off the market again following her split from Brian Austin Green and by the looks of it, rapper Machine Gun Kelly recently spilled the b [...]

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Austin extends 'Stay Home, Work Safe' order through mid-August

Austin extends 'Stay Home, Work Safe' order through mid-August

After seeing an increase in hospitalizations, the City of Austin is doubling down on COVID-19 precautions.

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Tesla reportedly angling for Texas auto assembly facility

Tesla reportedly angling for Texas auto assembly facility

The paper said it was unclear whether negotiations with Travis County show that Tesla has picked the Austin region as the site for the plant, which would build [...]

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LAUSD Superintendent To Recommend Ending Use Of Pepper Spray, Carotid Hold In Los Angeles Schools

LAUSD Superintendent To Recommend Ending Use Of Pepper Spray, Carotid Hold In Los Angeles Schools

Superintendent Austin Beutner says he will recommend LAUSD’s Board of Education eliminate the use of pepper spray and carotid holds in Los Angeles schools.

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LA Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner to Give Weekly Update, Discuss School Police

LA Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner to Give Weekly Update, Discuss School Police

Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner was scheduled Monday to give an update to the school community that will include efforts to support families, [...]

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Woke Texas Football Players Demand School Rename Stadium, Eliminate 'Eyes of Texas'

Woke Texas Football Players Demand School Rename Stadium, Eliminate 'Eyes of Texas'

Football players at the University of Texas at Austin have released a lengthy list of demands, urging the university to change the name of

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Best filmmaker

Best filmmaker

Austin Vesely vimeo.com/austinvesely @AustinVesely Runner-Up The BMP Film Co....

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Austin Bans Use of Choke-Holds, Limits Police Budget

Austin Bans Use of Choke-Holds, Limits Police Budget

The Austin City Council and Mayor Steve Adler unanimously approved five items to reform the city’s police department following weeks of protests against police [...]

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Austin Bans Chokehold Use, Reallocates Some Funds For Public Health And Safety Initiatives

Austin Bans Chokehold Use, Reallocates Some Funds For Public Health And Safety Initiatives

After weeks of protests against police brutality and racial injustice, the Austin City Council and Mayor Steve Adler unanimously approved five items to reform [...]

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Yankees draft pick Austin Wells all in despite no minor league season

Yankees draft pick Austin Wells all in despite no minor league season

Being drafted for a second time by the Yankees and a lot higher than the first stab flushed any thought of returning to college out of Austin Wells’ head. The [...]

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Austin Wells: Passing on Yankees in 2018 was ‘best decision I ever made’

Austin Wells: Passing on Yankees in 2018 was ‘best decision I ever made’

History repeated itself on Wednesday night when the Yankees drafted Austin Wells 28th overall in the 2020 MLB Draft. But for Wells, who the Yankees originally [...]

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What the Yankees are getting with 1st-round pick Austin Wells - amNewYork

The New York Yankees have been enamored with Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber in recent years. While they've been unable to acquire him on the trade

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Yankees select catcher Austin Wells in first round of 2020 MLB Draft

Yankees select catcher Austin Wells in first round of 2020 MLB Draft

The Yankees took left-handed hitting catcher Austin Wells out of Arizona with the 28th-overall pick in Wednesday’s 2020 MLB Draft. The 2019 Pac-12 Freshman of [...]

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Body Camera: Dying Austin Man Pleads ‘Save Me’ During Taser Arrest

Body Camera: Dying Austin Man Pleads ‘Save Me’ During Taser Arrest

A black man died in custody last year after sheriff’s deputies in Texas repeatedly used stun guns on him, despite his pleas that he was sick and couldn’t breat [...]

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Santa Ana Police Exercise Search Warrants Related to 1996 Killing

Santa Ana Police Exercise Search Warrants Related to 1996 Killing

Santa Ana police Tuesday executed search warrants in Austin, Texas, regarding the stabbing death of a 22-year-old man who was killed 24 years ago. A cold case [...]

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‘Save Me’: Austin Man’s In-Custody Death Raises Key Questions

‘Save Me’: Austin Man’s In-Custody Death Raises Key Questions

Police video and documents released more than a year after the in-custody death of a black man in Texas show that sheriff’s deputies repeatedly used a stun gun [...]

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Man charged with stealing ambulance in Austin

Man charged with stealing ambulance in Austin

Levar Beecham allegedly jumped into the ambulance while Chicago Fire Department paramedics were loading a patient into the back, authorities said.

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Austin Police Chief Says No More Beanbag Rounds in Crowds

Austin Police Chief Says No More Beanbag Rounds in Crowds

Austin’s police chief said Thursday his department will no longer fire beanbag rounds into crowds after a teenage boy was critically hurt during a weekend prot [...]

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Michelle Raji

Michelle Raji is a medical student at the University of Texas at Austin and a former intern at the Texas Observer.

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Texas Official: Austin Looting 'Organized by an Antifa Web Page'

Texas Official: Austin Looting 'Organized by an Antifa Web Page'

A top Texas law enforcement official said evidence shows the far-left extremist group Antifa was involved in the looting of an Austin store.

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13 Philadelphia Police officers injured in protests

13 Philadelphia Police officers injured in protests

Austin Mullen... Philadelphia Police said 13 of its officers have been injured as the result of violence that broke out during protests sparked by George Floyd [...]

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Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 2021 recruiting class

Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 2021 recruiting class

The Gophers football program received a commitment Saturday from Indiana defensive end Austin Booker for its 2021 recruiting class. Booker, a three-star prospe [...]

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Protesters at Texas Capitol Turn Violent, Overturn/Vandalize Police Vehicles

Protesters at Texas Capitol Turn Violent, Overturn/Vandalize Police Vehicles

Protesters at the Texas Capitol in Austin turned violent on Saturday, overturning one Department of Public Safety vehicle and vandalizing another. The | Border [...]

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Best of Houston® 2020 | Houston Press | The Leading Independent News Source in Houston, Texas

Best Chef: Austin Simmons It’s been ten years since Austin Simmons first commanded the title of executive chef at Hubbell & Hudson Bistro in The Woodlands, but [...]

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SIU president makes choice of chancellor known to trustees

SIU president makes choice of chancellor known to trustees

The head of Southern Illinois University says he wants former Texas Southern University president Austin Lane as the school's next chancellor

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Minneapolis man loses job, has office lease terminated after threatening to call police on black entrepreneurs

Minneapolis man loses job, has office lease terminated after threatening to call police on black entrepreneurs

Tom Austin told Newsweek he is no longer CEO of the F2 Group after a video went viral accusing him of racially profiling a group of black men inside an office [...]

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Paige VanZant and husband have bath time after ‘drowning’ experiment

Paige VanZant and husband have bath time after ‘drowning’ experiment

Wednesday nights are all about the love in Paige VanZant’s bathroom. Days after VanZant attempted to “drown” husband Austin Vanderford in a quarantine experime [...]

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Man dies after Austin hit-and-run

Man dies after Austin hit-and-run

Patrick Young was struck by a car over the weekend at Cicero Avenue and Lexington Street.

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Minneapolis man accused of racially profiling black entrepreneurs inside office gym in viral video

Minneapolis man accused of racially profiling black entrepreneurs inside office gym in viral video

Tom Austin, the managing partner of F2 Group, told Newsweek that he "should have handled it differently," but insisted the incident had nothing to do with race [...]

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Paige VanZant tried and failed to ‘drown’ her UFC husband in quarantine

Paige VanZant tried and failed to ‘drown’ her UFC husband in quarantine

It seems the naked escapades in Paige VanZant’s household have been replaced — for now. Over the holiday weekend, Austin Vanderford pondered whether or not wif [...]

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Asteroid That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Hit At 'Deadliest Possible' Angle

Asteroid That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Hit At 'Deadliest Possible' Angle

A team of researchers from The University of Texas at Austin examined the shape and structure of the crater and rocks extracted by drilling down into the crate [...]

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