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  1. Public Notice: A Groving Consensus?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... components than anyone in the public sector was willing or able to insist on. Citizen activists take a lot of crap in Austin for their strident insistence on public process, for holding public officials to task, and seeming to make every decision or ...

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  2. Point Austin: Vote Your BrainRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Austin Chronicle

    We can all breathe a little easier this week after presidential pretender Donald Trump stayed in character Monday night and made a fool of himself before an international audience.

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  3. Gondolas to the Rescue?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... about its basic integrity: Gondolas. Specifically, the nine-week, $15,750 study (split three ways with the city of Austin and Capital Metro) will examine Wire One , the latest iteration of a so-called "urban cable" system cooked up by designer Jared ...

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  4. PlaybackRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... coma on Monday to see Jackie Venson playing guitar on a special live episode on Late Show With Stephen Colbert . The Austin guitarist and songwriter was all smiles standing behind fanciful, melodica-blowing bandleader Jon Batiste as they performed ...

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  5. Locals Los Coast Break Out at ACL FestSinger Trey Privott on the band's origins and influencesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... Megan Hartman, drummer Damien Llanes, and keyboardist Natalie Wright with no catalog to speak of become a trending Austin buzz band? On the surface, the tale begins with an on-again/off-again residency on South Congress at C-Boy's Heart & Soul, ...

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  6. Where to Eat Near ACL FestRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Austin Chronicle

    With hubcaps, colored lights, and a velvet Elvis, this is Austin-style Tex-Mex at its tacky, funky best.

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  7. FollowRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | The Austin Chronicle

    Austin's film festivals are often a prime launching pad for local talents. 2015's Fantastic Fest was no different, with author and Master Pancake host Owen Egerton unveiling his directorial debut, Follow .

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  8. Katherine Catmull at the Texas Teen Book FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The Austin Chronicle

    She's always creating at least three things at once. Katherine Catmull has just returned to Austin from a West Coast sojourn to immediately jump into rehearsals for the next play on Capital T Theatre's season , get cracking on a new collaboration with Physical Plant Theater, and sink her teeth into drafting what will be her third book.

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  9. East Austin apartment complex gets notice to move outRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    South Korea's military says a North Korean soldier has crossed the border between rivals to defect to the South. S

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  10. Reports: Man tries to two-step his way out of DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chron

    According to news station KEYE , Manuel Luna-Camacho, 51, was pulled over by Austin police on Monday after a 2015 white Chevy pickup truck was seen driving recklessly. Police stopped Luna-Camacho at about 12:30 a.m. Officers said he was swaying as they spoke, according to KVUE .

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  11. U.S. Aluminum Producers Step Up Calls for China Policy ProbeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... in the U.S. faces the possibility of having to shutter if prices fall below $1,528 a metric ton, according to Austin, Texas-based researcher Harbor Intelligence. Aluminum for delivery in three months settled at $1,665 on Wednesday, down about 50 ...

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  12. Funding approved to study gondola cable car system in AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority approved $5,250 Wednesday to study a gondola cable car system in Austin. The money is CTRMA's share of the study's $15,750 price tag, with the rest coming from the city of Austin and Capital Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.

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  13. Playground equipment closed at Ellen Higgins Pocket Park. Sept. 28, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    Right now, many parks in the city of Austin are in need of repairs. KXAN learned the number of complaints concerning Austin's greenbelts, trails and parks are growing.

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  14. UT Regent Hall Appeals to Texas Supreme Court in Fight With ChancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    Regent Wallace Hall, Jr. at a regular meeting of the University of Texas Board of Regents in Ashbell Smith Hall in Austin. University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall's public fight with the chancellor of the system he oversees isn't over yet.

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  15. California Law Strengthens Background Checks for Uber and LyftRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... regulators' claim that its background-check process was inferior to others. Both Uber and Lyft halted operations in Austin, Texas, in May after voters upheld regulations requiring fingerprint-based background checks, among other things. The two ...

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  16. International Book Award Winning Finalist 'CyberChrist' Is Coming Out In SpanishRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... It was also adapted into a full-length stage and sky show, co-written with Agent Red and performed by Sky Candy, an Austin Texas aerial group. The making of the show was the subject of a PBS series, Arts in Context episode, which garnered an EMMY ...

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  17. The Weeknd's 'Starboy' Lyrics & Video a Love Letter to Luxury CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Billboard

    ... will be performing live in late October as the headlining act following America's only sanctioned Formula One race in Austin, Texas. We hope he drives down.

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  18. Officials: Suspect in Texas slayings was in US illegallyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ... pair of Dallas-area killings was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at an apartment about 150 miles to the south near Austin, police said. He had been sought in the shooting deaths late Sunday of Ruben Moreno in his car in southeastern Dallas and of ...

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  19. This genius iPhone 7 case would give you back the headphone...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Apple may have killed the headphone jack in the iPhone 7, but a new, sleek case is trying to bring it back. "What people put into their own ear holes is a very personal choice, and it's a choice we should all get the chance to make - not one that should be made for us," Diego Prince, a hardware developer from Austin, Texas, said in a video announcing the cases, which would be made for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.

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  20. What You're Reading: Top Special Events Articles for September 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Special Events

    ... a silver celebration for 25 years to platinum parties for the Damon Holditch, founder of Marquee Event Group in Austin, Texas, shared this letter, which he just wrote to a departing employee who is going out on her own as an event planner. We liked ...

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