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  1. Banning shock weapons in schoolsRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2014 | District Administration

    Federal investigators have opened an inquiry into the tragic case of a high school student in Bastrop County, Tex., who suffered severe brain damage and nearly died last fall after a deputy sheriff shocked him with a Taser, a high voltage electronic weapon.

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  2. 4/13/2014Read the original story

    Apr 13, 2014 | Digby

    ... this editorial: Federal investigators have opened an inquiry into the tragic case of a high school student in Bastrop County, Tex., who suffered severe brain damage and nearly died last fall after a deputy sheriff shocked him with a Taser, a high ...

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  3. One dead in Bastrop County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Texas Department of Public Safety officials said a person was killed in the collision at the intersection of Highway 71 and Cottletown Road, about 5-miles east of Bastrop. DPS received the call at 4:38 p.m.

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  4. Police chase leads to a shelter in placea at elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Students at Widen Elementary School in Southeast Austin were asked to 'shelter in place' while police searched for a man who fled from authorities during a traffic stop in Bastrop County.

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  5. Bastrop/Travis County chase lands two in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    At about 11:30 p.m., Bastrop County deputies noticed a car speeding at 90 miles-per-hour on FM 812, near the Travis County line.

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  6. Negligence Suits Settled in Source of 2011 Bastrop FiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    ... saying "Bluebonnet's insurance carrier has settled the lawsuits with nearly all of the plaintiffs in the Bastrop County complex wildfire... This settlement is a positive outcome for Bluebonnet and will have no negative financial impact on co-op ...

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  7. Settlement Reached in Suits Following 2011 Bastrop FiresRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | KCEN

    ... said. "Bluebonnet's insurance carrier has settled the lawsuits with nearly all of the plaintiffs in the Bastrop County complex wildfire," Mark Rose, Bluebonnet's general manager, said in a statement. "This settlement is a positive outcome for ...

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  8. Strong storms packing hail and high winds push quickly through metro areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Severe thunderstorms packing golf ball-sized hail and gusty winds pushed southeast out of Lampasas County on Friday afternoon and raced across parts of the Austin metro area.

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  9. Security changes coming after Travis County inmate escapeRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2014 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... the worker out of his truck and stole the vehicle, leaving the jail in it. A few minutes later, an off-duty Bastrop County Sheriff's Office corporal on his way home from work says he witnessed a white truck going in the wrong direction on Highway 71 ...

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  10. Security changes coming after inmate escapeRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | KVUE.com

    ... the worker out of his truck and stole the vehicle, leaving the jail in it. A few minutes later, an off-duty Bastrop County Sheriff's Office corporal on his way home from work says he witnessed a white truck going in the wrong direction on Highway 71 ...

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  11. Inmate captured after escaping, leading police on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... from the complex shortly after 7 a.m. on Farm to Market 973 and was seen running a red light by an off-duty Bastrop County Sheriff's deputy at State Highway 71. Henry led the officer on a chase through a neighborhood before crashing the truck into a ...

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  12. Rats! Rodent population exploding in Bastrop CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The wildfires that decimated parts of Bastrop County more than two years ago are now fueling an explosive increase in the rat and mouse population.

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  13. Tracking donations given to SXSW crash victimsRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | KVUE.com

    ... 00 to Spicewood Volunteer Fire Department, $5,000 to Heart of Pines Volunteer Fire Department and $5,000 to Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry and Support. In total, they gave $33,400 to help people affected the wildfires, according to tax records.

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  14. Austen Plumbing Company in Austin TX Provides Emergency Services to LocalsRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | SBWire

    ... ompany Address: Austin, TX Contact Telephone Number (Travis County): (512) 732-2000 Contact Telephone Number (Bastrop County): (512) 303-9000 Email: info@austenplumbing.com Website: http://austenplumbing.com

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  15. Bastrop recovery team reaches milestone in rebuilding effort after firesRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... (KXAN) - Renae Reed and her husband Harold are now the proud new owners of a two-bedroom, two-bath home in Bastrop County. Their fire was destroyed during the 2011 wildfires. Since then, life has been a struggle for the family. They had been living ...

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  16. Homes and hope being rebuilt in Bastrop CountyRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | KVUE.com

    In September 2011, a wildfire tore through Bastrop County, destroying 1,704 homes and burning 34,000 acres.

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  17. Houston man running from troopers caught in Bell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... Lewis is being charged with felony evading arrest with a motor vehicle. He will eventually be taken to Bastrop County. DPS spokesman DL Wilson says the incident started about 10:45 a.m. Friday morning when a DPS trooper tried to stop Lewis for ...

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  18. Cartel associates plead guilty to bribery chargeRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... The FBI and Austin police set up a sting after recording conversations between Cessa, 53, and his son at the Bastrop County Jail in which they discussed how to bribe Sparks. A confidential source made contact with Segura and introduced him to two ...

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  19. Mexican cartel associates plead guilty to bribery chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... The FBI and Austin police set up a sting after recording conversations between Cessa, 53, and his son at the Bastrop County Jail in which they discussed how to bribe Sparks. A confidential source made contact with Segura and introduced him to two ...

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  20. Cartel associates plead guilty to bribery chargeRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | KTMF

    ... The FBI and Austin police set up a sting after recording conversations between Cessa, 53, and his son at the Bastrop County Jail in which they discussed how to bribe Sparks. A confidential source made contact with Segura and introduced him to two ...

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