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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:32:34 GMT

Police Use Social Media To ID Suspects In East Austin Robbery  -  Patch.com
Police got a 911 call on Oct. 23 shortly after midnight from witnesses who said they had seen via FaceTime a robbery go down in the 2300 block of Wickersham Lane, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Police said the victim was on the live chat app ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:04:29 GMT

Heartland senior Austin Stuhr breaks state's 8-Man single-season rushing record  -  York News-Times
Heartland senior running back Austin Stuhr broke Nebraska's 8-Man single-season rushing record with 2,996 yards Wednesday night in his team's 70-42 win at home in Henderson over the East Butler Tigers in the second round of the Class D1 playoffs.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:07:04 GMT
Some Austin small businesses oppose anti-Transgender bathroom bill  -  UT The Daily Texan
Two popular Austin small businesses were among 200 others across Texas to sign a letter last Tuesday opposing any upcoming state legislation prohibiting transgender individuals from using public bathrooms that align with their gender identity. The two ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:00:51 GMT

Austin Asian American Film Festival brings new perspective to Austin film scene  -  UT The Daily Texan
Every year since 2008, the Austin Asian American Film Festival attracts film buffs with their exclusively Asian and Asian-American-directed or performed screening bill. This year, the event will run at the Blanton Museum of Art Nov. 3-6. Though the ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:19:47 GMT

Lessons beyond football: Sport helped form bond between Austin senior, his late father  -  The Decatur Daily
Kirkes, a senior whose link to the Austin High School football program started when he was a seventh-grader at Cedar Ridge Middle, will appear in the playoffs as a Black Bear for the second time tonight, but the circumstances are significantly ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:09:39 GMT

Austin Oaks PUD wins ZAP recommendation  -  Austin Monitor
1 meeting recommending the Austin Oaks planned unit development rezoning request with conditions. The project has been in the works since mid-2014, although the application submitted for review Tuesday night bears little resemblance to the original ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:09:39 GMT

Austin Police Department looks to Dallas County to ease DNA backlog  -  Austin Monitor
City Council members today will consider contracting with a Dallas County forensic lab to process evidence in at least 600 sexual assault cases. The contract, funded with money out of the Austin Police Department budget, totals $1.6 million for a 12 ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:09:39 GMT

In Connections 2025 briefing, Council detours  -  Austin Monitor
Hemingson assured Council that Connections 2025 aligns with Imagine Austin, the city's 30-year planning document, as well as other city housing and mobility initiatives. Furthermore, one of the elements of the plan involves coordinating land use ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:09:39 GMT

West Line bungalow to be demolished  -  Austin Monitor
After almost half-a-dozen trips to the Historic Landmark Commission, an Old West Austin house is officially beyond repair. The 1915 bungalow, which is located at 812 Theresa Ave., was known as the Anderson-Wattinger-Sucke-Naishtat House at the most ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:05:03 GMT
The Vortex's Ballot Eats the Bullet: This timely production's extraordinary performers speak truth as black women in ...  -  Austin Chronicle
For over 20 years, this formidable poet and artist has consistently brought unforgettable, challenging, powerful, and thought-provoking performances to Austin stages. But this theatrical experience will also leave you a more compassionate and ...