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6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Home values escalate rapidly in Williamson County

Williamson County and areas like the one pictured here in Leander are experiencing rapid growth, which is translating to higher home values and by extension, the potential for increased taxes.

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Related Topix: Leander, TX, Cedar Park, TX, Georgetown, TX, Round Rock, TX

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Mass Transit

TX: Project Connect Reveals Plans for North Corridora s Transit Future

The Project Connect: North Corridor study team has unveiled plans for the future of transit in the rapidly growing north corridor.

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Related Topix: Travis County, TX, Round Rock, TX, Cedar Park, TX, Manor, TX

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Williamson County trying to solve future traffic snags

Pflugerville, Round Rock, Austin, Hutto and Georgetown city leaders have joined forces to try and find a solution to fight future traffic problems.

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Related Topix: Pflugerville, TX, Round Rock, TX, Hutto, TX, Georgetown, TX

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KVUE.com

Suspect arrested in Kyle homicide

A man wanted for murder in Kyle is already in jail in Williamson County. Officers arrested 18-year-old Michael Trejo in an unrelated traffic accident.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Student tased by Round Rock officer during school fight

Detectives at the Round Rock Police Department are waiting to review surveillance footage of a fight between students Monday.

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Related Topix: Round Rock, TX

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Critics invited to submit ideas to reform Texas traffic violators surcharge program

Lawmakers are unlikely to abolish the state program that imposes surcharges on Texas drivers on top of the fines and legal fees attached to traffic violations, the chairman of the House committee that oversees the program said Monday.

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Related Topix: Texas, Prison, Round Rock, TX

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Former Williamson County Sheriff's spokesman Lt. John Foster

Former Williamson County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. John Foster has been found guilty of driving while intoxicated, according to his attorney.

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Related Topix: Jarrell, TX, Travis County, TX

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Slackerwood

Lone Star Cinema: An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story

Michael Morton isn't. Which is surprising, given that he was wrongly convicted of murdering his wife, spent almost 25 years behind bars and would remain there today if not for the tenacious attorneys who won his release.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Austin.com

10 Things You Will Miss the Most After Leaving Austin

We all know Austin is one of the most fun, trendy, tasty and innovative cities in the world, but for some who've lived here long enough, it can be easy to take the city's unique traits for granted.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Travis County, TX

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Lafarge et Holcim estiment que, compte ... )--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Williamson County, TX.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Georgetown mayor candidates share views at forum [Austin American-Statesman :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 02--GEORGETOWN -- The two candidates vying to become Georgetown's next mayor agree the City Council made the right decision last year to rejoin the Lone Star Rail District, the proposed commuter rail that would run from San Antonio through Austin and into Williamson County.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, TX, Southwestern University

The Austin Chronicle

Third Mayoral Candidate - and Jackie Goodman

The campaign treasurer filings - the first official indication of an intention to run for City Council - have begun to accumulate, and this week former CM Jackie Goodman filed her papers, as did a newcomer mayoral candidate, web designer and AdBirds CEO Randall Stephens .

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Related Topix: Web Design, Arts, Austin, TX, Travis County, TX

Tue Apr 01, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

As drought worsens in region, Bastrop eyes future water options

People living in Bastrop will get a chance to hear the city's options Wednesday on how they'll get water in the future.

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Related Topix: Bastrop, TX, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Austin, TX

Austin American Statesman

Out & About: Kerry O'Connor, Micro-Apartments, Toll Roads and more

TECH: What is a chief innovation officer anyway? I'm still not sure after meeting's Austin's newly appointed chief.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Travis County, TX

Business Journal

Austin rent returns skimpy for single family homes, RealtyTrac data shows

The Austin market is not yielding strong returns on rental properties, based on new information crunched by RealtyTrac , the real estate information company based in Southern California.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Travis County, TX, Hays County, TX

The University Star

Officials discuss sources for central Texas water supply

The Hays County Commissioners Court called a special meeting Monday to discuss water issues and future plans for using groundwater to supplement the needs of Central Texas.

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Related Topix: Hays County, TX, Texas, Travis County, TX, Pflugerville, TX, Dripping Springs, TX

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Austin American-Statesman

Leander child safety inspection set for April 24

The Leander Fire Department and Williamson County Emergency Medical Services will be conducting a car safety seat and booster event for area residents on Thursday, April 24, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The safety seat check, sponsored by Texans In Motion at Scott & White Healthcare, will take place at the Leander Central Fire Station, 201 Brushy ... (more)

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Related Topix: Leander, TX

Thu Mar 27, 2014

ABC News

PHOTO: Terry Mace, who collapsed March 6., is at the center of a...

Terry Mace, who collapsed March 6, is at the center of a legal battle between his parents, who want him on life support, and his estranged wife, who is seeking to end it.

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Related Topix: Killeen, TX

KUT-FM Austin

No Surprise: Austin Ranks Among Fastest Growing Metros

Realtor Yoni Levin tries to rustle up some business on Sixth Street during South by Southwest 2014.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Travis County, TX, Bastrop, TX

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Estranged Wife May Lose Power Over Life Support

A 43-year-old man will remain on life support as his adoptive parents and estranged wife vie for guardianship Thursday, a judge ruled.

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Related Topix: Round Rock, TX

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