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The amount places him in the company of 16 other Democratic presidential hopefuls who raised less than $5 million atxne.ws/2k4diQl
Family of San Juana Macias, slain mom of 6, seeking online donations atxne.ws/2leHdVR
BREAKING: Federal prosecutors won’t bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner atxne.ws/2k3eS4Y
Breaking: Federal prosecutors won’t bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner atxne.ws/2kcNuRP
While it will be a measly 96 degrees outside, it may feel like Central Texas is actually on the sun and not Earth, because the heat index could be as high as 105 🔥 atxne.ws/2lts1V0
Man sues Austin police officers who were fired after violent 2017 arrest atxne.ws/30z11Tf
Data: Former UT chancellor Bill McRaven was highest paid public university leader of 2018 atxne.ws/2Lo6WHj
The creek supports private wells in the area that, in some cases, are the only source of water for nearby residents atxne.ws/2NY5v4G
In an interview on CNN, Rep. Will Hurd called the tweets “racist,” “xenophobic” and “unbecoming of the leader of the free world” atxne.ws/2NZ2bGj
RT @bevobeat: Golden: Now in Lawrence, Kansas, how many coaching Miles does Les have left? bit.ly/2Sl4n9J https://t.co/e3qpa5KhoL
“The program allows people of little means to fix problems that would otherwise force them out of their homes,” Leak said atxne.ws/2lBupt2
In an email, Harper-Madison called the contributions she received this year an “innocent error” atxne.ws/2jY6AeF
For the year to date, Austin-area auto sales also remain behind 2018′s sales pace atxne.ws/2k3Y0L6
UPDATE: Arrested corrections officer said he ‘didn’t care’ about checking on inmates, affidavit says atxne.ws/2XQHqwm
Prosecutors seek Nov. 20 execution for Rodney Reed; defense objects atxne.ws/2XUjng5
Man faces charges after Cedar Creek shooting over lost hat atxne.ws/2NYNR0v
WEATHER UPDATE: Scattered storms hovering in the Austin area, radar shows atxne.ws/2LUbBQY https://t.co/BfJAB4JDuH
RT @MDWilsonSA: PHOTOS: Person critically injured in crash on Texas 71, medics say. statesman.com/news/20190715/…
Secret deodorant gives US women’s soccer $529K to help end gender pay gap atxne.ws/2JB88Fl
JUST IN: 62 border employees under internal investigation for Facebook posts atxne.ws/2k5oEn1
The owner of Austin’s Fairmont Hotel will try to buy the Travis County property next to it, alongside the historic Palm School, for a new development atxne.ws/32sAmcx
Almost $1.1 million of which flowed in after Castro’s breakout performance during the first Democratic presidential debate atxne.ws/2Sg7pMp
John Cornyn outraises MJ Hegar by $1.5 million in second quarter atxne.ws/2lnGzp8
Drinks? Dinner? Washing cabbage? Austin dating app lets users do volunteer work together on a first date atxne.ws/2k4O4Rz
UPDATE: Police clear scene of reported suspicious package in Northeast Austin atxne.ws/2lxCZci
Two restaurants in Williamson County fail health inspections atxne.ws/2Y6b7NV
JUST IN: Bomb squad responding to suspicious package in Northeast Austin, police say atxne.ws/2lxCZci
GALLERY 📷: Today in history, July 15 atxne.ws/2XMTmyZ
JUST IN: STAR Flight helicopter responding to crash on Texas 71, medics say atxne.ws/2lbPvOy
15-year-old Coco Gauff soared from No. 313 to No. 141 in the ATP rankings after a magical run at #Wimbledon. atxne.ws/2lbzp7y
We made it as one of the Top 5 salons in Austin again by the @statesman! 🥳 Please take a moment to vote for us under Beauty & Health under the category Hair Salon. Thank you for your support! statesman.gatehousecontests.com/2019-Best-of-t…
Charles Glenn Koss, 52, has been charged with three counts of possession of child pornography, officials said. atxne.ws/32vHV2b
The Austin Sanctuary Network calls the fine a “retaliation” for the mother and son seeking refuge at a church to protect themselves from deportation and the violence they faced in Guatemala. atxne.ws/2jZ9Fef
Diverging from other prominent Republicans and echoing many Democrats, U.S. Rep. Chip Roy admonished President Donald Trump for a series of Sunday tweets in which the president implied that certain congresswomen were not born in America. atxne.ws/2JxY1Ro
State Sen. Donna Campbell successfully argued against including post-traumatic stress disorder in Texas' medical marijuana program. But does the study she cited actually exist? atxne.ws/2XSzESo
Miss the epic match? Read the full #Wimbledon men's final recap here ⤵ statesman.com/news/20190715/…
Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in one of the most historic Wimbledon finals of all time 🏆 #Wimbledon atxne.ws/2Ge3wTc
Expect muggy air and sticky weather Monday, including a 30 percent chance of rain this afternoon. Peak daytime temperatures of around 95 degrees could feel more like 107 because of the increased humidity. 💦 atxne.ws/2LUbBQY
President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from, ignoring the fact that all of the women are American citizens and three were born in the U.S. atxne.ws/2JxE8Kd
UPDATE: Two dead in South Austin apartment fire, officials say twitter.com/statesman/stat…
A person was found dead after a fire broke out at an apartment complex in South Austin early Monday, Austin fire officials said. atxne.ws/2SiqqOi
Statesman reporter @kbrad5 is live at the scene with AFD where an apartment fire broke out this morning. bit.ly/2JAqhmA https://t.co/qCyFrqzjdt
Statesman reporter @kbrad5 is live at the scene with AFD where an apartment fire broke out this morning. bit.ly/2JAqhmA
RT @kbrad5: I’m here where the fire broke out. Here’s what it looks like now. twitter.com/austinfireinfo… https://t.co/8OoCeNAgJt
In an email to supporters Sunday night, Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke revealed that he and his wife Amy are descended from slave owners. atxne.ws/2YSdrFy
JUST IN: Police arrest woman who brought BB gun into East Sixth Street bar, officials say atxne.ws/2lkRboM
Drunk woman arrested for kicking Baby A's security guard in groin, police say atxne.ws/2lokIOz
Body of missing boat operator recovered on Lake LBJ atxne.ws/2jT2zrG
JUST IN: Man dead, 2 children injured in crash near Circuit of the Americas, EMS says atxne.ws/2jSQh2w
RT @DrMaryJHetrick: Thank you @statesman @JulieChang1 @melissataboada for your Education coverage! statesman.com/news/20190712/…
Blood banks across the country are ramping up efforts to woo younger generations to donate regularly. atxne.ws/2lqqRKd
Many of the Central Texas schools we surveyed said they will spend more of the new state money than is required on employee pay raises. atxne.ws/2JzUcvh
The proposed plan is already receiving mixed reviews by local transportation officials. atxne.ws/2liNjVi
Man arrested for setting vehicle on fire in South Austin, police say atxne.ws/2lpPkzj
UT police searching for man involved in indecent exposure incident on campus atxne.ws/2NUQ1hS
His dad was deported. Byron remained, locked away with the thousands of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border by the Trump administration. atxne.ws/2Y3q9nv
Add another distinction to Austin’s resume. atxne.ws/2XLGtKz
FORECAST: Warm with a heat index of 103, slight chance of rain atxne.ws/32lZ4LT
The president tweeted that four liberal congresswomen who have been critical of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” atxne.ws/2lkDshT
Pedestrian killed in I-35 crash near downtown Austin atxne.ws/2lhvwxK
Is Julián Castro right when he says the policy was enacted by a segregationist in 1929? atxne.ws/2XITt3p
Herman: Despite the best efforts by some of us, at least one person has died on Texas roads every day since Nov. 7, 2000 atxne.ws/2lfUayV
JUST IN: Travis County corrections officer arrested for falsfiying government documents atxne.ws/2GbXjHD
For all classes of space, both new and old, rents in the Austin area averaged $38.50 a square foot — a record high atxne.ws/2JFnUxK
This two-generation approach is being led across the region by United Way for Greater Austin atxne.ws/2jJ3QkU
Though expected to be a weak hurricane, Barry threatened disastrous flooding across a swath of the Gulf Coast atxne.ws/2lhxf6t
The event is billed as a way to promote healing from “racialized trauma” and begins at 10:30 a.m. at Huston-Tillotson University atxne.ws/2jIONHW
FORECAST: Mostly sunny Saturday in Austin with heat index of 107 atxne.ws/32p8q9E
Looking out their office window ‘felt like prison.’ UT students and a little paint changed that atxne.ws/2xNFuKd https://t.co/UYiP5HNPFT
PHOTOS: 'Lights for Liberty' vigil calls attention to migrant detention centers .... atxne.ws/2XF1x5j https://t.co/KCtmlBDqvs
Department of Homeland Security, ICE and White House officials did not immediately respond to requests to clarify the president’s statements atxne.ws/2LiWQHO
Protest at Texas Capitol joins others across U.S. to condemn migrant detentions atxne.ws/2NRBzqM
The new state law limiting how much a city can raise its tax rate does not go into effect until Jan. 1 atxne.ws/2YRiK85
“We’re not going to wait for the federal government to do its job,” Anchia told the crowded room atxne.ws/2l6okV3
Dressed in a uniform covered with police badges and pins, she smiled and said her lemonade was made with “lots of love” atxne.ws/2Gcg7GA
Local law enforcement agencies are adjusting to a new normal after state lawmakers this year legalized hemp throughout the state atxne.ws/2l70bOm
Cesar Carlos, a key witness in Veliz’s trial, told jurors that he was the one who set up the robbery that led to the shooting atxne.ws/32p5PfN
"They should’ve said, 'This man keeps falling. Let’s check his blood levels, let’s see what’s going on. Let’s take him off these meds, let’s do something.' Instead, they just said, 'Oh, he's fine.'" bit.ly/2GbNtFF
RT @PhilJankowski: Well that was quick. A PAC has already been formed to challenge Unconventional Austin's petition ordinance. Head appears…
Austin FC doesn't have a field to speak of. But they do have a groundskeeper atxne.ws/30szymn
PAC submits petition to put convention center expansion to public vote atxne.ws/2jF4FeC
“You see this person on the street, and most people don’t give him a second thought. But it just goes to show you that every person you talk to has a story, and they have hopes and dreams just like all of us.” atxne.ws/2jDlS88
Texas-based retailer Charming Charlie to close all 261 stores atxne.ws/2XDS4LA
Outlook for the PC market is cloudy due to U.S.-China trade tensions, experts say atxne.ws/2LiLTWE
RT @PhilJankowski: Unconventional Austin PAC submits petition to put convention center expansion to public vote #ATXcouncil https://t.co/iw…
UPDATE: Texas 71 has reopened after morning crash in Southwest Austin, police say atxne.ws/2JCHPgQ
RT @ChrisBils: What's a groundskeeper do when there won't be a field to take care of for two more years? It turns out, quite a lot. Meet @…
Here are some unexpected but delightful ways to add color to your home. Check out this article for some tips! atxne.ws/2LPcKJt #ad https://t.co/UVxEg0SlAF
UPDATE: Texas 130 in East Austin partially reopened after 18-wheeler crash, police say atxne.ws/2XKGzgr
UPDATE: Juvenile arrested after shots fired on South Austin trail, police say atxne.ws/2SfvJxZ
NOW: Police monitoring possible shooting in South Austin atxne.ws/2SfvJxZ
The man has been charged with tampering with a corpse and aggravated assault in connection with the woman’s death atxne.ws/2Scjz90
The walk-in pregnancy testing is intended to remove barriers to pregnancy testing and prenatal care atxne.ws/2LiLvHQ
RT @marymhuber: Back at Jalen Veliz's capital murder trial today. Cesar Carlos, Veliz's co-defendant, is about to testify. Defense says Car…
Starbucks chain will quit selling The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Gannett papers like USA Today in more than 8,600 U.S. stores in September atxne.ws/2xVxYNL
Is Julián Castro right when he says the policy was enacted by a segregationist in 1929? atxne.ws/2XITt3p
Austin-area office rents hit record highs as strong job growth continues atxne.ws/2JFnUxK
Austin fire deploying squad to Beaumont to help during Tropical Storm Barry atxne.ws/2YKUhkR
Tropical Storm Barry is moving closer to the Gulf Coast and is expected to be near hurricane-strength when it makes landfall Friday night atxne.ws/2ScoruU
A look at how immigration authorities make arrests atxne.ws/2LfF9c5
President Donald Trump says Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is stepping down following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with a wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. atxne.ws/32kZSR4
RT @AP_Politics: BREAKING: Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta stepping down. The move comes after criticism of his handling of Jeffrey Epste…
TRAFFIC ALERT: Northbound SH 130 closed due to collision, fire involving 18-wheeler atxne.ws/2XKGzgr
Both directions of Texas 71, northwest of William Cannon Drive, have been shut down because of a crash, Austin police said. atxne.ws/2JCHPgQ
 
 
 
 
 
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