Officers say they found that the driver of a recreational house boat had run over a man and his daughter.
Officers say they found that the driver of a recreational house boat

BREAKING: Temple boating accident leaves man w/amputated legs, daughter badly injured

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Trump administration lawyers announced Friday that they will defend Texas’ Senate Bill 4, a state ban on “ sanctuary cities,” from myriad legal challenges when it heads to a federal courtroom next week.
Trump administration lawyers announced Friday that they will defend Texas Senate Bill

Trump administration to defend ‘sanctuary cities’ ban in Texas lawsuit

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Homer Villalon
LeAnn Tinch
9:55 p.m. update: Search crews have found the body of the swimmer who went missing at McKinney Falls Park, confirming the man has died.
955 pm update Search crews have found the body of the swimmer

UPDATE: Search crews find body of swimmer in McKinney Falls Park

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A grand jury has recommended an aggravated assault charge against a Dallas police officer who shot and killed a pregnant woman in a January confrontation involving a stolen car.
A grand jury has recommended an aggravated assault charge against a Dallas

Dallas officer charged with assault in shooting death of woman

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The heat index hovered around 107 degrees throughout the day.
The heat index hovered around 107 degrees throughout the day

Photos: Fans brave extreme heat at Round Rock Express game, June 23, 2017

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Mickey Warnock
Pepe Rivera-Acuna
At 58 stories, the Independent high-rise — nicknamed the “Jenga tower” — will be Austin’s tallest building when completed.
At 58 stories the Independent highrise nicknamed the Jenga tower will be

‘Jenga tower’ starting to make mark on Austin’s skyline

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Weston Kuenstler
Chris Foster
According to one Texas poll, black millennials tend to be the most optimistic members of their generation. But among black millennials interviewed by the American-Statesman, the polling drew mixed opinions.
According to one Texas poll black millennials tend to be the most

Poll’s depiction of optimistic black millennials tempered by reality

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A statement from Austin police did not include an estimated time for re-opening .
A statement from Austin police did not include an estimated time for reopening

I-35 northbound frontage road closed between 11th and 12th streets

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California’s decision to ban its state employees from traveling to Texas on their taxpayers’ dime set off a new round of recriminations Friday between the nation’s two largest states.
Californias decision to ban its state employees from traveling to Texas on

Businesses fear more fallout may follow California travel ban to Texas

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Jessica Creech
Joey Spytek
Those who live in the 78753, 78758, 78745 and 78748 ZIP codes will see new charter schools in the next two years.
Those who live in the 78753 78758 78745 and 78748 ZIP codes

New Austin charter school gets state approval to open three campuses

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A study undertaken by Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas trauma experts found that the rates of motor vehicle deaths weren’t statistically different in states that have legalized marijuana compared with those that haven’t.
A study undertaken by Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of

Legalized pot has no effect on states’ traffic death rates, study finds

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Kent Berry
Daniel Polston
Simple assault does not involve physical contact, but does involve “an individual to be in or apprehension of immediate battery."
Simple assault does not involve physical contact but does involve an individual

UT police say no physical contact happened in “simple assault” earlier today

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Work continues on the Independent, nicknamed the “Jenga Tower,” in downtown Austin. Read more: [ Atxne.ws Link ]
Work continues on the Independent nicknamed the Jenga Tower in downtown Austin

Check out the progress on Austin’s ‘Jenga Tower’

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"The Austin school district would benefit greatly from an independent bond commission made up of both supporters and skeptics to hash out the complex and often contentious priorities of a large urban district."
The Austin school district would benefit greatly from an independent bond commission

Flaws in AISD’s bond decisions show need for an independent committee | Viewpoints

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According to the FBI, the Hairy Man seen gallivanting around the Round Rock trails is a “most wanted fugitive.”
According to the FBI the Hairy Man seen gallivanting around the Round

FBI to Round Rock police: Bigfoot is ‘most wanted fugitive’

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Gary Oldham
Rene Castro
Numerous Texas cities, including Austin, have sued the state in an attempt to block the implementation of SB 4, which is set to take effect on Sept. 1.
Numerous Texas cities including Austin have sued the state in an attempt

Justice Department seeks to argue in favor of Texas’ ‘sanctuary cities’ ban

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Tommy Tucker
Tommy Tucker
A Texas Rangers report looking into new allegations in the case involving Greg Kelley is soon to be finalized and hints at a finding of newly discovered criminal activity.
A Texas Rangers report looking into new allegations in the case involving

GREG KELLEY CASE: Rangers’ report finds ‘previously undetected’ crimes

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The “You’re my butter half” mural in East Austin is the latest iconic local mural to be hit by vandals.
The Youre my butter half mural in East Austin is the latest

‘You’re my butter half’ mural in East Austin vandalized

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PHOTOS: Beating the heat is the norm for a hot summer day in Austin as the heat index hovering near 107. [ Atxne.ws Link ]
PHOTOS Beating the heat is the norm for a hot summer day

PHOTOS: Beating the heat around Austin on June 23

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