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Austin TX Mashup

Police seeking suspects in Bastrop Co. a 2/25/2017 4:54 am UTC
The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying and locating three suspects connected to recent carjackings and an armed robbery.        
African-American newspapers thriving amid industry slump 2/25/2017 4:48 am UTC
For 44 years, East Austin's "The Villager" newspaper has been free of charge.
Man searching for Good Samaritans after rollover 2/25/2017 4:15 am UTC
Austin man in rollover accident on I-35 near Wells Branch Parkway Wednesday night wants to find Good Samaritans that helped save his life to say thank you.
Gun rights and marijuana laws 2/25/2017 4:14 am UTC
As more states expand their marijuana use laws, a new issue is beginning to pop up that impacts gun owners.       
Old Crestview Pharmacy closing its doors for good 2/25/2017 4:12 am UTC
Nestled in the Crestview neighborhood, Crestview Pharmacy has been winning and healing hearts for more than 50 years. Jerry Harper owns it with his brother, and says the big box stores, haven't hur
Fifth grade student dies on Round Rock school bus 2/25/2017 4:10 am UTC
A fifth-grade student has died following an emergency on a Round Rock school bus on Thursday. The student from Laurel Mountain Elementary School died from a "non-traffic related emergency".
Customers enduring hours-long lines for passports 2/25/2017 4:08 am UTC
Travis County officials are seeing an unprecedented surge in the number of people seeking passports.
Travis County owed $83.5 million in unpaid taxes 2/25/2017 4:05 am UTC
Travis County needs to collect $83.5 million from more than 27,000 property owners with unpaid taxes, Tax Assessor-Collector Bruce Elfant says .               
Williamson County Jail all-clear after bomb threat 2/25/2017 4:05 am UTC
UPDATE: Williamson County Jail is all clear and back to normal activities.
Animal control officers attend training 2/25/2017 4:04 am UTC
Experts with the humane society met with animal control officers from 14 different Central Texas agencies. The group, which gathered at the Del Valle Corrections Center, looked at documented cases
Top 5 videos on KXAN.com this week 2/25/2017 3:52 am UTC
Severe weather ripped through the Austin area earlier this week, leading to dangerous tornadoes and straight-line winds.
Parents believe missing Kyle teenager may be with man she met online 2/25/2017 3:50 am UTC
Police say they are concerned about the teen's safety.
Blue Bell's new Ice Cream Cone flavor unveiled 2/25/2017 3:37 am UTC
Do you like your ice cream in a cone or a bowl? Now, you can skip the bowl and eat your ice cream cone straight from the carton. The newest flavor from Blue Bell, Ice Cream Cone, makes it that easy.
Churro Co. featured on Cooking Channel 2/25/2017 3:33 am UTC
The Austin food truck Churro Co. is being featured on the Cooking Channel's show 'Unique Sweets.'       
Army vet faces trial for posting flags at VA site 2/25/2017 3:28 am UTC
A 74-year-old U.S. Army veteran is set to go on trial next month for the ‘crime' of posting two American flags on the fence of a Los Angeles VA facility -- and the Justice Department is facing call
Funeral held for Richard Moya 2/25/2017 3:07 am UTC
Friends and family said goodbye to former Travis County Commissioner Richard Moya on Friday.       
Oversized and on the road: Texas doesn’t track mobile home crashes 2/25/2017 2:30 am UTC
Investigation // While it's not just the aspect of oversized loads being an issue, some are concerned about the chassis the homes are being hauled on.
Surveillance photos show woman accused of using stolen credit cards 2/25/2017 2:27 am UTC
At around 5:38 p.m., officers were called to Clayton Lane in east Austin for a robbery. No injuries or weapons were reported.
Obsessed with #GiraffeWatch? Get GiraffeMoji 2/25/2017 2:25 am UTC
Can't get enough of watching April the Giraffe prepare to give birth to her soon-to-be adorable little calf? 
Three suspects wanted for armed carjackings in Bastrop County, Austin 2/25/2017 2:10 am UTC
One of the suspects was wearing a dark-colored jacket with "Disneyland" on the back.
Sen. John Cornyn to file bill helping... 2/25/2017 1:20 am UTC
Senator John Cornyn toured SAFEPlace in Austin Friday as he announced plans to file legislation to prioritize Housing and Urban Development funding for victims of domestic violence.        
UIL transgender policy playing out in the state wrestling tournament 2/25/2017 1:00 am UTC
Mack Beggs, a transgender teenager from Euless, defeated his female opponent in the first round of match on Friday.
Boy creates food pantry using Amazon 2/25/2017 12:54 am UTC
There's something special about how a child sees the world. The same applies to food pantries and how to go about making a difference. 
APD searching for woman suspected of... 2/25/2017 12:48 am UTC
Austin police are searching for the suspect in an aggravated robbery.       
Young girl fights cancer, wins friendship with NHL 2/25/2017 12:47 am UTC
Nobody expected Arianna Dougan to have an 11th birthday. At 3 years old, she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, but after 8 years of treatment and 4 remissions, she is now close to being cancer free
St. David’s HealthCare serving patients with fixed-wing ambulance service 2/25/2017 12:40 am UTC
Compared to a helicopter, it's faster and can travel greater distances.
Text-to-911 option to rollout in phases in Central Texas 2/25/2017 12:25 am UTC
Smaller cities like San Marcos will begin first, Austin will begin as soon as April.
Sport Clips CEO plans to stay local 2/24/2017 11:51 pm UTC
70-year-old Gordon Logan grew up in a small town. That’s one of the reasons he likes Georgetown, and doesn’t have any plans to move the headquarters even though the company is quickly growing. 
WH accused of blocking certain press from event 2/24/2017 11:30 pm UTC
President Trump's war with the press intensified Friday when several journalists perceived as critical of the administration charged they were barred from a press briefing with White House spokesma
State backs blood work from shuttered... 2/24/2017 10:53 pm UTC
After the lab was closed in June 2016, a whistleblower claimed employees were using flawed methods to determine intoxication levels in blood from DWI suspects.       
Drivers say new signal light installed on RM 2222 to make area safer 2/24/2017 10:37 pm UTC
Before the signal light was installed, making a left-hand turn could be treacherous as it was a blind turn into oncoming westbound traffic.
DPS graduates largest trooper class in more than 16 years 2/24/2017 10:25 pm UTC
On Friday, 134 troopers graduated after completing a 24-week course.
CARY Fest helping put troubled teens... 2/24/2017 10:20 pm UTC
The Council on At Risk Youth (CARY) has been in Austin since 1999 and has grown to 12 schools. CARY Fest 2017 will be held Sunday to raise money for the nonprofit.       
Civil rights activist recounts childhood spared from racism 2/24/2017 10:10 pm UTC
Ada Anderson's hidden history is one that's almost unscathed by the ills of segregation and racism, all because of a simple lesson.
Facts about giraffe births 2/24/2017 9:57 pm UTC
The world has their eyes on New York giraffe April as she's due to give birth to her fourth calf any time now.       
Judge denies request to delay lawsuit against Texas voter ID 2/24/2017 9:31 pm UTC
A federal judge on Friday denied a request from the U.S. Justice Department and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to delay the case.
Fifth grade Round Rock student dies after emergency on school bus 2/24/2017 9:17 pm UTC
Austin-Travis County EMS was called to assist and took the child to Dell Children's Medical Center in critical, life-threatening condition.
Mother and baby daughter found dead in Killeen home 2/24/2017 9:17 pm UTC
Killeen police say someone who lives in the home walked inside and found the two not breathing.
Soldiers getting credentials for specialties to.. 2/24/2017 9:09 pm UTC
The U.S. Army is boosting efforts to help soldiers succeed in civilian life by giving them more tools and qualifications to find work after military service.
Investigation into death of Killeen woman, baby 2/24/2017 9:03 pm UTC
The Killeen Police Department is investigating the death of a woman and her infant. Officers found 36-year-old Holley Shavahn Newkirk and her baby, Teegan, unresponsive after responding to a 911 ca
How to score tickets to Hamilton 2/24/2017 7:53 pm UTC
When the tickets do go on sale, season subscribers get first dibs.
Alamo Drafthouse Mueller opens March 9th 2/24/2017 6:51 pm UTC
Located right next to the Thinkery, the popular movie theater will also include a state of the art bar and event space, the Barrel O' Fun.
Bastrop bank robbery suspect arrested at his home 15 minutes later 2/24/2017 6:41 pm UTC
Police say the suspect demanded money and threatened the bank employees with a gun.
FBI warning UT Austin about phone scam 2/24/2017 6:17 pm UTC
The FBI says they have recently received an increasing number of reports of someone calling telling seeking payment for unpaid taxes.
Free fun in Austin from from cash bash, to school fairs 2/24/2017 5:45 pm UTC
From honoring a music legend, to getting your kids ready for summer, there is a lot of free fun planned in Austin this weekend.
American Homebrewers Association holds rally in Austin 2/24/2017 5:28 pm UTC
The AHA rally will take place from 1-3 p.m. at the Oskar Blues Brewery in Austin.
Broadway hit Hamilton coming to Austin 2/24/2017 4:59 pm UTC
On Friday, the Lexus Broadway in Austin presented by Texas Performing Arts also announced its full lineup for the 2017-18 season.
Williamson County Jail back to normal after bomb threat 2/24/2017 3:05 pm UTC
The jail was placed on lock-down at 8 a.m. after a bomb threat was called in to the jail's reception desk.
Blue Bell launches Ice Cream Cone flavor 2/24/2017 2:43 pm UTC
The Ice Cream Cone flavor is vanilla ice cream mixed with dark chocolate-coated cone pieces, chopped peanuts and a chocolate sundae sauce sw…
Domestic violence bill would help survivors get back on their feet 2/24/2017 2:02 pm UTC
The Helping End Abusive Living Situations Act would provide money to increase the amount of time victims could stay at the SAFE housing faci…

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