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  1. Twins claim outfielder Reed off waiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Minnesota Twins

    ... to be removed from the 40-man roster this offseason. Reed was born locally in Maplewood, Minn., but attended Leander High School in Leander, Texas. He was drafted by the Brewers in the fifth round of the 2011 MLB Draft. He's not eligible for ...

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  2. After first federal hearing, Cesar Sayoc's attorney talks to the mediaRead the original story

    Monday Oct 29 | The Olympian

    ... on one of the bombs sent to Rep. Maxine Waters and DNA evidence led the arrest of bombing suspect Cesar Sayoc. A Leander, Texas, school bus driver ignored a flooding road closure barricade and then drove into a water-covered stretch of road, but the ...

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  3. 11 killed and multiple people injured during Pittsburgh synagogue shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | The Olympian

    ... on one of the bombs sent to Rep. Maxine Waters and DNA evidence led the arrest of bombing suspect Cesar Sayoc. A Leander, Texas, school bus driver ignored a flooding road closure barricade and then drove into a water-covered stretch of road, but the ...

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  4. Driver tells Texas mother to - learn English and get out'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Bellingham Herald

    FBI Director Christopher Wray said that a fingerprint found on one of the bombs sent to Rep. Maxine Waters and DNA evidence led the arrest of bombing suspect Cesar Sayoc. A Leander, Texas, school bus driver ignored a flooding road closure barricade and then drove into a water-covered stretch of road, but the deep waters swept away the bus with him and a child inside, police say.

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  5. VIDEO: Austin school bus swept way in floodwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | WKRN

    Dashcam footage shows the moment a Leander ISD school bus was swept away in fast-moving Brushy Creek floodwaters last Tuesday, Oct. 16. The 4-minute video shows the school bus enter the flooded crossing, and then float down the flooded creek for two minutes - hitting trees and debris along the way - before becoming stuck in the water. According to Leander's assistant chief of police Jeff Hayes, "The Leander Police Department has elected to release a portion of the forward-facing video from the bus in an effort to illustrate the dangers of attempting to drive across a low-water crossing during flood conditions."

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  6. Watch: Texas school bus swept away by floodwaters, driver arrested on child endangerment chargeRead the original story

    Monday Oct 29 | Dallas Morning News

    The driver of a Texas school bus that was swept away by floodwaters with a 12-year-old student aboard was arrested after dashcam video showed the bus driving around a barricade blocking the flooded road. Leander police charged Nathan Scott Deyoung, 57, with endangerment of a child and failure to obey warning signs.

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  7. Texas bus driver arrested after attempting to drive through...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Fox News

    A school bus driver in Texas was arrested this month after dash cam video released Friday showed the moment he drove past a barricade and into floodwaters -- with a student on board. The Leander Police Department said Nathan Deyoung, 57, was arrested and charged with endangerment of a child and failure to obey warning signs as a result of the Oct. 16 incident.

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  8. Video shows school bus swept away by floodwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Thank you for Reading! On your next view you will be asked to log in or create an account to continue reading. LEANDER, Texas (AP) - Dash cam video shows what happened when a school bus driver ignored a barricade and drove into a flooded road in ...

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  9. Terrifying moment a school bus with a student on board is swept away in floodwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Daily Mail

    ... DeYoung entered the river-like water, showing the bus rocking back and forth as it got caught in branches. The Leander Police department said they released a portion of the video 'in an effort to illustrate the dangers of attempting to drive across ...

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  10. Video: Texas school bus dash cam captures harrowing ordealRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 27 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Newly obtained video taken from a Leander school bus shows the bus entering a low-water crossing as floodwaters deluged Central Texas last week. The bus is washed off the road, bobbing backwards down swollen Brushy Creek for several minutes until rescuers got the driver and a 12-year-old boy to safety.

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  11. Swept Away: School bus dash cam captures harrowing ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Austin American-Statesman

    Newly obtained video taken from a Leander school bus shows the bus entering a low-water crossing as floodwaters deluged Central Texas last week. The bus is washed off the road, bobbing backwards down swollen Brushy Creek for several minutes until rescuers got the driver and a 12-year-old boy to safety.

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  12. Dashcam footage shows moments Leander school bus enters floodwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    On Thursday, KVUE's and the Austin American-Statesman's Tony Plohetski obtained exclusive dashcam footage showing the moments a Leander school bus entered a low water crossing, then floated down a swollen creek until rescuers saved the driver and a student. In the morning of Oct. 16, a bus driver with Leander Independent School District attempted to drive over a low-water crossing by driving around a barricade, resulting in his firing and arrest, the school district said.

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  13. Floodwaters sweep away Texas school bus after driver ignores warning, video showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Star-Telegram.com

    A Leander, Texas, school bus driver ignored a flooding road closure barricade and then drove into a water-covered stretch of road, but the deep waters swept away the bus with him and a child inside, police say. A school bus driver ignored a road closure sign the morning of Oct. 16, as record rains flooded the area around Austin, Texas - and dash camera footage captured the terrifying scene that unfolded because of that decision.

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  14. VIDEO: Leander ISD school bus swept way in floodwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Dashcam footage shows the moment a Leander ISD school bus was swept away in fast-moving Brushy Creek floodwaters last Tuesday, Oct. 16. The 4-minute video shows the school bus enter the flooded crossing, and then float down the flooded creek for two minutes - hitting trees and debris along the way - before becoming stuck in the water.

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  15. One person killed in three-car wreck near LeanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Austin American-Statesman

    One person has been killed Wednesday afternoon in a three-car wreck on Leander Road  between Ronald Reagan Boulevard and Garey Park Ranch Road near Leander, said Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody. The identity of the person has not been released.

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  16. Williamson County issues disaster declaration for Austin water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... of Austin that are under a boil water notice. County emergency management are also working with the Round Rock and Leander school districts in obtaining clean water for 25 schools affected by the boil water notice. All other cities in Williamson ...

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  17. School Bus Driver Arrested After Driving into Flood WatersRead the original story

    Monday Oct 22 | School Bus Fleet

    A school bus driver here was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly driving through a flooded low-water crossing while a middle school student was on board, KVUE reports. Leander Independent School District told KVUE that at around 8:30 a.m. the driver, Nathan Deyoung, attempted to drive over a low-water crossing on County Road 177 while heading east from Ronald Reagan Boulevard toward County Road 175, when the school bus got caught in the water and Deyoung and the 12-year-old student had to be rescued.

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  18. Glenn's stunning comeback against East View pushes first-year program to brink of postseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Austin American-Statesman

    LEANDER – Moments after Glenn retained its perfect district record with a rousing 35-32 comeback win over East View at Bible Stadium, Glenn coach Rob Schoenfeld took a moment to address his program's looming historical achievement. Glenn is on pace to become the first program in the Austin area to qualify for the playoffs in its first varsity season.

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  19. SFA's theatre, music, dance programs pool talents for - Oklahoma!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Gilmer Mirror

    SFA senior Sarah Loveday of Leander and graduate student Jessica Tinker of Nacogdoches apply lace to the wedding dress for the upcoming presentation of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!" The musical, presented by the School of Theatre, School of Music and SFA Dance Program, runs Nov. 6 through 10 in W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus. NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Collaboration among theatre, music and dance programs at Stephen F. Austin State University will bring the beloved musical "Oklahoma!" to life Nov. 6 though 10 in SFA's W.M. Turner Auditorium.

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  20. Child rescued after school bus was swept away; driver arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A school bus driver and a 12-year-old middle school student had to be rescued Tuesday morning after the driver went around a barricade and tried to go through a flooded low-water crossing. The Leander Independent School District says the driver, 57-year-old Nathan Deyoung, was arrested by Leander police after he was rescued and is no longer employed by the district.

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