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(Credit: Travis County Tax Assessor-Collector) The Travis County Tax Office’s McKinney Falls Parkway branch will not open Tuesday, Sept. 18, due to a broken air conditioning unit. “Our staff is ready, the office supervisor is ready, but the office air conditioning decided take a...
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(Credit: KLBJ Staff) The Texas Department of Transportation will host a workshop to discuss the proposed improvements to Loop 360 at Westlake Drive on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 from 4 to 7 p.m. The workshop will be held at Riverbend Church, located at 4214 N. Capital of Texas...
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(Credit: City of Cedar Park) The Cedar Park City Council adopted ad valorem property tax rate of 44.9 cents for every $100 of property valuation – representing a more than 4/5 cent decrease from last year’s 45.750 cents – at its September 13, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting...
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Austin police say a man has been killed this morning after being hit by a train on West St. Elmo Circle and Mount Vernon Drive. Not much is known about the victim but APD Corporal Kimberly Jansky said it's not uncommon to see people getting too close to the tracks in that area...
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Over the past 24 years, more than 125 tons of trash has been hauled out of Lake Travis, but this year's annual cleanup brought with it something new: loads of zebra mussels attached to virtually everything taken from the water. Travis County Conservation Coordinator Shaun...
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The City of Austin says proponents of an efficiency audit of the city are breaking the law by using so-called 'dark money' to fund their campaign before the petition was city-certified. Attorney Fred Lewis helped draft the dark money ordinance and said that's not the intention...
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(Credit: KLBJ Staff) Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.57/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.5 cents per gallon versus last...
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With HAAM Day behind them, officials with Health Alliance for Austin Musicians are tallying up the donations received from this week's fundraiser. The hope is they will hit their $500 thousand goal, or maybe take in a little more. However, HAAM's Reenie Collins says their annual...
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The Justice Department has expressed a growing concern that social media giants may be intentionally stifling free speech and expression. On September 25, DOJ officials will meet with state attorneys general to discuss the issue. Marc Rylander with Texas Attorney General Ken...