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A Travis County judge says there wont be a ruling on a case where petitioners and the City of Austin argue over a possible public say on the land use rules rewrite, CodeNEXT. Council members have cited legal experts saying residents can't vote on the rewrite because its a zoning...
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A judge rules the man accused of sexually assaulting and killing UT freshman Haruka Weiser, will not have a trial longer than two weeks. Meechaiel Criner is being charged with her murder. Jury selection will be begin July 9th with the trial wrapping up by the 20th. Two weeks ago...
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As part of a $21.7 billion agreement announced Monday, the PC and data storage company is offering to exchange tracking stock for a new class of common shares. The investment firm Silver Lake took Dell Technologies Inc. private in 2013. Founder and majority shareholder Michael...
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Georgetown is now officially being powered with 100 percent renewable solar- and wind-generated energy. As of, Sunday, July 1, began receiving electricity from the Buckthorn solar plant in West Texas. The 154 megawatt solar farm, owned by NRG Yield and operated by NRG Renewables...
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Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.60/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the national average that is unchanged versus last week to $2.84/g, according to GasBuddy...
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(Photo:Shutterstock/Jorge Salcedo) An overhaul of Congress Avenue moves a bit closer to reality. Public surveys have shown the most support for reducing vehicle lanes of traffic from six down to five, and including what are being called flex-lanes at the curbsides in which...
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(Photo:KLBJAM 590am/99.7fm/ Jon Cooley) A 911 call in Rural Williamson County leads to the arrest of suspected Gasoline thief. Sheriff Robert Chody explained when Deputies rolled into the City of Thrall, they noticed a white panel van near a gas station with its windows painted...
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(Photo: Shutterstock by Chris UK Photo) Protestors at the State Capitol join protests across the country against the separation of families at the border and the President's zero-tolerance immigration policy. Austin immigration attorney Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch said the courts...
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(Photo: Shutterstock by Stock Photo World) President Trump told Republicans to 'do whatever you want' on immigration after the latest compromise bill was defeated in the House. Texas US Senator John Cornyn said Democrats now just want the abolition of Immigration and Customs...