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2 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Comics come to life in Downtown Austin

The Capital City Comic Con is going on at the Palmer Events Center. It features artists and publishers of comics from around the world.

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6 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Mass celebrates nuns service in Austin as they get set to move on

With a dwindling number of new sisters, the group is moving on to other area where their services are needed.

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10 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

It's Always Funny In Austin: Out of Bounds Comedy announces full schedule, single ticket sales

Organizers of the 13th annual Out of Bounds Comedy Festival have released the full schedule for the event, which takes place from Aug. 26-Sept.

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14 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Saturday's Pick: KISS & Def Leppard

Austin360 Ampitheater has had a busy weekend, and it's not even close to being over.

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19 hrs ago | Business Journal

'From Dusk Till Dawn' series returns to Austin for filming in October

Director Robert Rodriguez's El Rey Network will begin local production of a second season of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" in October.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Austin kayakers rescued after hours adrift on Green Bay

A Coast Guard Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Traverse City, Mich., prepares to rescue three kayakers from Whaleback Shoal in Green Bay, July 11, 2014.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Four Austin-area people killed in South Texas crash

Four Austin-area people were killed Monday when a truck crossed into oncoming traffic and crashed into their car along a rural road in South Texas.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Lawmaker appears before grand jury in Perry probe

Rep. Phil King is appearing before the grand jury investigating whether Texas Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by making good on a veto threat.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Austin food makes presidential waves

The city of Austin has received worldwide attention for its cuisine whether it comes from a food truck or a 5-star restaurant.

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Daily Texan

Greg Abbott criticizes President Obama's economic policy in Austin

"The problem is the president does little more than just talk," Abbott said. "It reminds us Texans of an old saying we have, 'He's all hat and no cattle.'

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WLS-AM Chicago

Obama Uses "The Departed" Reference to Explain DC Dysfunction

For months President Obama has been slamming Republicans for obstructing his efforts to boost the economy.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

AmmoLand

Kirsten Joy Weiss is inviting you to Austin, Texas

Got your calendar cleared for November 8 and 9, 2014? Performance shooter and adventurer Kirsten Joy Weiss wants you to join her in Austin, Texas .

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Daily Reporter

Dave Grohl brings rock n' roll touch to TV tour

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl brought a rock n' roll sensibility to the usually buttoned-down atmosphere of the summer TV critics' tour.

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GPB.org

Dress Codes Are Open To Interpretation And A Lot Of Contention

When restaurants and night spots adopt dress codes, they are often vague in their wording but specific in their enforcement.

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CultureMap

President Obama makes one last pit stop in Austin: Franklin Barbecue

News of our famed East Austin barbecue joint Franklin Barbecue has officially made it all the way to the White House.

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The Austin Chronicle

Food-o-FileFilmmaker Robert Rodriguez eyes Jovita's and makes pies for President Obama

Director Robert Rodriguez 's bid to purchase the Jovita's restaurant property may still come to fruition.

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Star-Telegram.com

Obama chides GOP for opposing his agenda

Obama says that contention is "not a partisan statement - it's a statement of fact."

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CultureMap

Eureka burger rewards Texas with restaurants in Austin and Dallas

California beer-and-burger chain Eureka is headed for Texas. With 12 locations on the West Coast, stretching from San Diego to Seattle, Eureka has set its sights on Dallas and Austin.

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The Island Packet

Whole Foods to open July 30 on Hilton Head

The 30,000-square-foot store is located at the Plaza at Shelter Cove off William Hilton Parkway, in a building formerly occupied by Piggly Wiggly.

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The Austin Chronicle

AISD Election = Turning Point?

With filing for the November election imminent, AISD's board of trustees has vacancies, and it has candidates.

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