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3 hrs ago | Washington Times

Austin music advocate has enjoyed a colorful life

A brassy bundle of compressed energy, Coplin married a worldly Dallas music promoter at age 19; started freshman orientation at the University of Texas on the day of the Tower shootings; later booked movies in New Orleans; sold industrial chemicals for years in the oil patches of Louisiana and Texas; wrote and sang "not terribly wonderful songs" in ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

Missing girl found dead in Northeast Dallas

When all other Seminole students were headed to their first day of school on Monday, one little boy was sent home because his hair was too long.

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10 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Monday's Pick: ABGB First Anniversary Party & Labor Day Cookout

The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co. has been the latest reason for Austinites to travel south when looking for a night out.

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13 hrs ago | Newsday

Money Fix: Investing in collectibles

Everything old is new again -- at least that's what collectors hope. And the collectibles market is likely to grow as a graying America craves nostalgia.

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17 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Cultura en Austin: "Austin Gente" Video & Story Series Launches Sunday

We're launching a new video and story series called "Austin Gente," which features Austinites sharing stories about their Latino experience.

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20 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

George P. Bush, the Republican candidate for Texas Land Commissioner, in Austin on Aug. 27, 2014.

On the campaign trail in Texas for a little-known statewide office, George P. Bush is generally toeing the Republican Party line: He is But it is environmental policy that will be under his purview in November if he wins his race to be Texas' next land commissioner, a very likely outcome.

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Yesterday | The Austin Chronicle

Facebook - Threat' Case Returns to Court [UPDATE]

Late Friday, state District Judge Jack Robison rejected defense motions to dismiss "terroristic threat" charges against Justin Carter , based on a 2013 Facebook post that defense counsel argued was joking "hyperbole."

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Texas governor turns a mug shot into a moneymaker

The photo taken of him at the Austin Police Department, where he went in to be booked on felony charges, first went viral on social media, being displayed on websites worldwide.

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Examiner.com

Jester King to release aS ae

Austin, Texas based Jester King Craft Brewery is set to release their latest offer aS ae f - a barrel-aged wild beer refermented with peaches from the Texas Hill Country.

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KXAN-TV Austin

U.S. 290E shut down in both directions due to deadly crash

Both directions of U.S. 290 East are blocked while authorities investigate a crash that killed on man early Saturday morning.

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KABC-AM Los Angeles

Human Skull Donated to Texas Goodwill Store

Police in Austin, Texas, are investigating an unusual donation to a local Goodwill store: a human skull.

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Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Saturday music picks: United We Jam, Passenger, Riders Against the Storm

United We Jam at the Mohawk. The benefit for Austin Music People continues and the Saturday highlight is a fantastic showcase featuring a broad selection of top Austin talent.

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CultureMap

Plans for high speed train from Austin to Fort Worth underway

KVUE - As Texas' population continues to grow, transportation across the state is becoming more of an issue.

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Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Saturday's Pick: Riders Against the Storm Day Celebration

It's been an important year for local husband and wife hip-hop duo Riders Against the Storm .

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Journal

Is it legal? AG opinion may spark challenge to Austin's bag ban

It's been a year-and-a-half since an Austin retailer has been able to pack up products in a bag such as this.

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Austin American Statesman

Cultura en Austin: Day of the Dead calaveras that honor your loved ones

I can't wait for bright marigolds, pan de muerto and sugar skulls. Day of the Dead remains one of my favorite holidays, which honors the lives of our dearly departed.

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KYTX-TV News

Former employee of an East Texas hospital pleads guilty to criminal HIPAA charges

When all other Seminole students were headed to their first day of school on Monday, one little boy was sent home because his hair was too long.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Bragging about fire lands woman in jail on arson charges

A tip to the Texas Arson Hotline in May said 23-year-old Ashlee King intentionally set fire to her North Austin apartment on Nov. 16, 2010, in order to receive an insurance payment.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

North Korea says no cheerleaders for Asian Games

North Korea says it has scrapped an earlier decision to send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea though it still plans to dispatch athletes to the games.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Actor arrested with Jackie Chan's son released

A Taiwanese actor arrested along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan on drug charges has been released after two weeks in detention.

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