Matthew McConaughey's hair for this role has its own origin story.

Going for ‘Gold’: McConaughey talks shady deals, stringy hair
The measure, approved 8-2, also called on the council to boycott Trump-related products and services.

Austin human rights board votes to condemn Trump, Pence
WATCH: President Donald Trump’s first executive order blocked a mortgage insurance premium cut that would have reduced the cost of mortgages for millions of middle-class home buyers. More: [ Link ]
Were you among the thousands of runners to brave the wind for the 3M Half Marathon on Sunday?

PHOTOS: 3M Half Marathon 2017
Will AISD's 2017-2018 school year start earlier than normal?

AISD weighs school year start a week early under 2017-18 calendar
The custom job comes with a hefty price tag - $100,000 for the truck that will turn heads.

Custom wraps bring rainbow of colors to new cars at Houston dealership
If you want to go to the Texas Water Development Board' "Water for Texas" conference in Austin this week, it'll set you back a few bucks.

State water conference fee generates open meeting violation claim | All Ablog Austin
ICYMI: Ricky Williams to Tyler, Texas: “I hope that after this situation, they realize that black lives do matter. I’ve never wanted to say that, but this was a time where it fits.”

Ricky Williams speaks about incident with police in Tyler |
With National Signing Day eight days away, Tom Herman’s staff isn’t done yet and several players with Austin ties are now targets.

Texas' final recruiting wish list for 2017: Guidry, Zabie offer local flavor |
ICYMI: If you were a fan of Barack Obama’s 140 characters, you can still find him on the social media platform.

Barack Obama sends first tweet as former president
ICYMI: Demonstrators numbering in the tens of thousands showed up to make their voices heard after Donald Trump's inauguration.

Photos: Austin Women’s March draws eye-popping crowds
Contrary to one of Sean Spicer's claims, floor coverings were also used at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, in 2013.

PolitiFact: Largest inaugural crowd ever? Pants on Fire!
Tim Beck leaving for Texas influenced Buckeye quarterback J.T. Barrett's decision to return for senior year.

'Change is not always bad': Texas' hiring of Beck contributed to Ohio State QB's return |
In honor of "Will & Grace" coming back to your TV screen ...

Webb Report: 7 LGBT TV shows worth streaming
Central Texas is experiencing a sharp uptick in cases of influenza A.

5 things to know about uptick in Central Texas flu cases
Manziel, because of his off-field issues, has been out of the NFL for nearly a year.

'Let them hate' Johnny Manziel tells Trump on Twitter
The throngs of white birds splashed down in a 50 billion-gallon toxic stew in a former copper mine.

Thousands of bird deaths draw focus on brimming toxic pit in Montana
The appointments likely signal a more collegial era for a governing board that has often been fractious in recent years.

Gov. Gregg Abbott names 3 regents to UT board