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The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) gave the Kingsland chamber a $25,000 grant to go towards fixing their community park that got swept entirely away during devastating flooding more than a year ago. Since that destructive event, the community has been rebuilding...
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The Austin Board of Realtors sent a letter to its members stating it had reached a settlement with its vendor for selling market and home sales data to the Travis Central Appraisal District. CoreLogic, LLC runs the Board of Realtors’ multiple listing service for buying and...
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The Austin Board of Realtors sent a letter to its members stating it had reached a settlement with its vendor for selling market and home sales data to the Travis Central Appraisal District. CoreLogic, LLC runs the Board of Realtors’ multiple listing service for buying and...
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Police are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery in Dripping Springs on Christmas morning. The incident happened at the Corner Store of Dripping Springs around 2 a.m., at the intersection of Sawyer Ranch Road and U.S. 290, the Hays County Sheriff said on Wednesday. A...
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Two men have been arrested and accused of kidnapping a woman Tuesday and taking her to an abandoned house on Springdale Road, according to authorities. Freddie Maxwell and Devon Booker were both charged with first-degree aggravated kidnapping after authorities saw the woman...
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Statement from the City of Austin Public Health: A person residing in Travis County has been diagnosed with measles. Out of an abundance of caution, Health Departments in Central Texas are informing people who were at various locations listed below during the specified time...
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Two years after Texas launched an ambitious law aimed at curbing jailhouse suicides, they remain a stubborn problem. Experts say that's because the law failed to address a key factor: lack of guards to watch over troubled inmates. Texas became a flashpoint in the debate over...
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Austin's Watershed Department spent more than 30-thousand dollars on testing for toxic algae in Ladybird lake and other waterways. The Department's Brent Bellinger says they could need a similar amount for next year as well as they are preparing for the worst. Bellinger says...
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Two more Central Texas lakes have been hit by invasive zebra mussels Monica McGarrity says they're in Lake Marble Falls, and the reason, she believes, is because they were transported upstream to Lake LBJ, allowing their larvae to float freely in the water. Zebra mussels are now...