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  1. Austin TX pound shuts down rescue Facebook accountRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago |

    Austin , Texas : Just as the daily news filled with top stories about the weather, biker wars and Austin Animal Services refusing to walk the impound dogs , Austin pound 'managers' have lashed at at world-renouned pit bull rescue group Reunion Rescue . LuLu and bonded friend Nolan:Slideshow story of Nolan, LuLu, Reunion and Austin Animal Control placing LuLu and other animals in harm's way Last Thursday, May 21, a Reunion Rescue dog, LuLu , a Great Pyrenees jumped out of the yard at the boarding facility where she has been lovingly cared for the past 2.5 years.


  2. 10 coolest images from the buzzworthy Nirvana exhibit opening in AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CultureMap

    ... iconic Nevermind had been released, and the trio was poised to change the music business forever. In late October, Austin photographer Kirk Weddle was commissioned to shoot the band as its momentum picked up. He convinced Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and ...


  3. Olsbergs MSE Ford leads teams in FIA World Rallycross ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... end in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, followed by a high-profile event a week later at the X Games action sport festival in Austin, Texas.


  4. The best and worst cities for commuting in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    ... proportion of people who don't need any transport because they work from home, 7.1%, are in Portland, Oregon and Austin, Texas. The fewest are in Memphis, Tennessee, at just 2.1%. Portland also reigns in those who bicycle to work, at 5.9%. However ...


  5. Three Dead, Hundreds Of Homes Swept Away In FloodsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ThinkProgress

    Jake Navarro looks out over a flooded Onion Creek on Thursday Oct. 31, 2013 in Austin, Texas. The National Weather Service said more than a foot of rain fell in Central Texas, including up to 14 inches in Wimberley, since rainstorms began Wednesday.


  6. Thor + Monofonus = Dear God The Austin indie media company gets all epistolary with Thor HarrisRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... what we've teamed up with Thor Harris to bring into this world." And now here I am, amplifying that message via the Austin Chronicle blogs. Because it's something that will reward your attention. Dear God is a collection of brief letters written by ...


  7. Windsor couple makes safer germ-resistant blanketsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

    ... So far they are in The Grey House in Estes Park and in the Tree House Gift Shop at Dell Children's Medical Center in Austin, Texas. "I learned early I would rather work 60 hours a week for myself than 40 hours for someone else," he said. "It's not ...


  8. One dead in crash on W. Parmer Lane and N. Lamar BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    Austin police said the crash happened at 9 a.m. at West Parmer Lane and North Lamar Boulevard. One driver died at the scene and a child was transported to Dell Children's Medical Center.


  9. Woman shot dead after five-hour standoff with Apd Swat officersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    A woman is dead after a five-hour standoff with the Austin Police Department's SWAT team early Monday morning. Police said they were called to the Chelsea Park Apartments in the 6500 block of Shirley Avenue around 1:30 a.m. for a suicidal woman.


  10. Deadly storms swamp Plains, Midwest, force Texans from homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    Jerni Self sweeps mud from the Easter family home after the West Cache Creek overflowed and flooded the area in Cache, Okla., Sunday, May 24, 2015. Edgar Mascorro, left, and Emir Nevarez check out the damage on the rooftop at the Silver Springs Apartments in North Austin, Texas, Sunday, May 24, 2015.


  11. The Texas Capitol, May 15, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    ... more federal Medicaid funding. Critics of the arrangement say it shields negligent nursing homes from lawsuits. An Austin assisted living facility for people with disabilities - originally targeted for closure in 2017 - won't be shuttered until 2019 ...


  12. Diana Furchtgott-Roth: A crucial service lacking for veterans: investment managementRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... last year. What can ordinary Americans do to help veterans? Ask CEO Kirsten Tollefson , who has offices here in Austin, Texas, and in Washington, D.C. She manages funds for millionaires at her investment-management company. In her spare time, she ...


  13. Storms, flooding in Midwest kill 3: 'whole streets with maybe one or two houses left'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Iron wood group workers clear debris from the Silver Springs Apartments in North Austin, Texas, Sunday, May 24, 2015. Record rainfall was wreaking havoc across a swath of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.


  14. Urban Assault Ride returns to Austin this NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

    Alina Slavik, left, and Steph Cosmas ride adult-sized Big Wheels at the 2011 Urban Assault Ride. Kelly West AMERICAN-STATESMAN Participants climb out of a raft made of inner tubes during the 2011 Urban Assault Ride.


  15. Texas, Oklahoma flooding continues MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    ... just a small amount of new rain could still have devastating consequences. In Hays County, Texas, just outside of Austin, up to 400 homes have washed away. "We do have whole streets that have maybe one or two houses left on them, and the rest are ...


  16. House Signs Off on Body Camera BillRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    Austin police Chief Art Acevedo and Austin Police Association President Kenneth Casaday speak with Sen. Royce West D-Dallas on Feb. 12th, 2015 inside Texas Capitol as the Senate Committee on State Affairs listens testimony on SB 11 & SB 17. The Texas House on Sunday tentatively approved legislation that could increase the use of cameras worn by police officers across Texas, an effort to smooth relations between law enforcement and the public by making their interactions more transparent. If finally passed, Sen. Royce West 's Senate Bill 158 would allow law enforcement agencies to apply for grants to equip their officers with body cameras and draw up guidelines for their use.


  17. Pitts: Reader asks, 'What can I do?'Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    I received an email from her on April 12. She wanted me to know she is a 55-year-old white lady from Austin, Texas, who is tired unto tears by incident after incident of police violence against unarmed African-American men - including a 2013 shooting in her own hometown. "What can be done?" she asked.


  18. Samsung rolls out 10nm FinFETRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Electronic Engineering Times Asia

    ... parts. The company provided additional details for its 14nm FinFET process, noting two fabs in South Korea; one in Austin, Texas, and a Globalfoundries fab in New York state are all running the 14nm process. In April , TSMC, the world's largest ...


  19. No time to eat in Silicon Valley, so techies chug their proteinRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... Horowitz served Soylent-inis and Soylent Whites at a cocktail event at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. Some members of the firm, which has invested in Soylent, have even gone on a Soylent cleanse, drinking only the liquid for ...


  20. Soylent: the protein powder Silicon Valley's techies just can't get enough ofRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Horowitz served Soylent-inis and Soylent Whites at a cocktail event at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. Some members of the firm, which has invested in Soylent, have even gone on a Soylent cleanse, drinking only the liquid for ...


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