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  • Famnily Violence
    Austin police are investigating the family violence murders of two women. They were killed in separate incidents in South Austin Sunday. Article by Noelle Newton Early Sunday morning police were called to a home on Walton Heath Circle in Southeast Austin for a report of a shooting. “Upon arrival on scene officers located a woman […]
  • White Lives Matter
    AUSTIN, Texas — A large group of protesters marched through the streets of Austin after gathering to rally Saturday against a White Lives Matter event outside the Capitol in Austin. Article by Marjorie Owens At the height of the protests, riot police, state troopers and other law enforcement lined the streets to monitor the clashing […]
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    AUSTIN – Austin police data from 2015 reveals which areas in Austin have the most crimes in town. Article by Brandon Jones The Riverside zip code 78741, which borders Town Lake and runs from Congress Avenue to Ben White Boulevard, was the most crime-ridden area out of all the Austin zip codes. Investigators say several […]
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    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Seven people die each day due to home fires and 36 are injured, which the Red Cross says is preventable. Aritcle by Claire Ricke As a part of National Preparedness Month, the Red Cross is offering the Austin community a chance to potentially save a life by having a free smoke alarm installed […]
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    AUSTIN, Texas — The OnRamps program at The University of Texas at Austin honored five outstanding educators from across the state with the OnRamps Instructor of the Year Award on July 22, 2016. OnRamps’ dedication to cultivating teacher excellence, best-in-class instructional materials and extending teacher quality throughout the public school system in Texas is echoed […]
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    Calling all creatives: Austin Design Week is seeking participants for its inaugural event, taking place November 7-11 at various venues around town. (Article by Nicole Raney) The new endeavor is the brainchild of founders Danielle Barnes (General Assembly), Candice Digby (General Assembly), and Amber Atkins (IBM Design), who see a need to bring together local designers […]
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    East Austin residents and city leaders agree: there’s a disparity that can no longer be ignored. (Article by Carlos Garcia) “There are so many wonderful things that are happening in this community where we’re number one on so many lists, but that wonderfulness is not being shared by everyone in our community,” said Mayor Steve […]
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    The Central Texas community is coming together in response to the death of a Travis County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Sgt. Craig Hutchinson was killed in the early morning on July 25 while confronting suspects in the backyard of his home in Round Rock. (Article by Elizabeth Saab) Friends and family gathered in Sgt. Hutchinson’s neighborhood […]
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    Two build options for Oak Hill Parkway, the long term project to relieve traffic congestion at the intersection of Hwy. 290 and Hwy. 71, may remove up to 264 trees from the area, according to an environmental workshop for the project held June 23. (Article by Joseph Basco) If the Texas Department of Transportation and other […]
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    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Five STEM students at Austin Community College had the chance to experience a unique opportunity, one that helped pave the next step in their educational route. This was made possible thanks to a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program (NCAS). It is a project designed for students interested in STEM-based careers. STEM refers […]