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Pflugerville City Council approves an agreement to bring a wine and spirits distributor to town. Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Executive Director Amy Madison says Republic National Distributing Company will relocate operations from South Austin. Pflugerville...
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When it comes to lung cancer screenings, Texas ranks 45th in the nation, according to the American Lung Association's latest "State of Lung Cancer" report. The state is ranked 45th out of all 50 states. Joanna Strother with the American Lung Association says part of the problem...
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The family of Rodney Reed and his supports are celebrating a legal win. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has ordered an indefinite stay of execution for Reed. Reed Supporter Lily Hughes says the court wants new evidence to be considered. Hughes says those in the Reed camp are...
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Austin City Council Approves an 8-million dollar deal for a South Austin Motel. $2-million would be spent on the I-35 Rodeway Inn, the rest dedicated to turning it into a homeless shelter, and running it for two years. Austin activist Chris Harris is pleased with the decision,...
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The Cedar Park City Council held a special called meeting on Thursday to address the latest developments in the Greg Kelley case. Kelley was convicted in 2014 for child sexual assault, spending three years in prison before being bonded out to Williamson County in 2017. Last week...
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(Credit: Shutterstock) Flu activity is starting to increase across Austin/Travis County, with Influenza B being the most common type of flu circulating. It's not too late to get your flu shot and fight flu. "It is not just about you," said Interim Health Authority Dr. Mark...
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The Pflugerville City Council approved a performance agreement Tuesday night between the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Board of Directors and Republic National Distributing Company, a wine and spirits distributor. The agreement was previously approved by the...
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Austin City Councilmember Delia Garza said she will not run for another term on Austin City Council. It's believed that Garza will enter the Travis County Attorney's race. Garza says she's been leaning towards this decision for some time now. She cannot file for the race until...
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Red River businesses report a greater sense of safety following a summer of gun violence. Despite numbers from the Austin Police Department showing a 15% increase in violent crime in downtown through October, Red River businesses say they're seeing changes trending toward the...