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Authorities reported six more fatalities from the Northern California blaze, bringing the total number of dead so far to 48
RT @JulieChang1: The @txsboe is back and will be taking up these two major issues, possibly more. #txlege #txed…
More than 70 photos from the Austin Mac and Cheese Fest
TODAY: Austin Energy unveils electric vehicle charging stations at schools
You might be able to guess which one
UPDATE: Cap Metro route returns to normal service after West Austin water main break
ICYMI: 15 photos of Hillary Clinton speaking at LBJ School
Water line break causing Capital Metro detour in West Austin…
In case you're not about cooking this year:
RT @gardnerselby: By @JulieChang1 @statesman Board of Education reverses course:…
Think the Trail of Lights is the best holiday display in the country? Here’s your chance to vote
FORECAST: Freeze warning until 9 a.m., then sunny with high of 54…
Austin district parents weigh in on proposed sex ed changes:
Activists who opposed police contract last year give thumbs up to new draft:
Baylor, TCU revive a rivalry and it’s the Bears who have the most to celebrate:
Austin Spurs win big over Rio Grande Valley Vipers:
PHOTOS: LBJ School honors Clinton with ‘In the Arena’ award ...
Travis County plans for $22M increase to 2017 bond projects due to climate warnings:
Medics treat gunshot victim on Manor Road:
In Austin, Hillary Clinton honored for lifetime of public service:
A solution for the clogged sidewalks has been more than five years in the making
Business owners sue city to stop renaming of Manchaca Road:
Austin’s long-term water plan calls for underground reservoirs, local sources
Austin reported nearly 20 hate crimes last year, FBI records show:
Melania Trump is publicly calling for the dismissal of a top White House National Security Council official
How to help California firefighters, wildfire victims
“Luby’s can work very hard to provide a good, hot, fresh meal at an affordable price, but they’re just not what millennials are thinking about. There’s nothing really Instagrammable about going down the cafeteria line and getting a meal.”
A woman said Bowman touched her 13-year-old daughter inappropriately
TRAFFIC ALERT: Medics responding to crash on Texas 130 in eastern Travis County
“It is a well-oiled machine. Everyone working together to bring our neighbors inside.”
UPDATE: Onyeri associates get prison terms for roles in Judge Kocurek’s shooting
More than 54 million people will hit the roads and skies this Thanksgiving
RT @JulieChang1: The @TXSBOE also approves an amendment to reinstate Helen Keller in the social studies curriculum. The board will vote lat…
A man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a reported shooting in North Austin on Tuesday afternoon
Its developer says the six-story project offers the advantages of high-rise Austin living — but at a lower price
RT @JulieChang1: The board has approved an amendment reinstating the World War II Women Airforce Service Pilots & Navajo Code Talkers into…
Juul Labs to pull sweet e-cig flavors to curb youth use
Packaging company to open plant in Austin
UPDATE: Drivers killed in 2 separate crashes into trees on RM 620, RM 2769
Search teams intensify effort to find, identify victims of the deadliest wildfire in California history, in which at least 42 people have died
Several tell board to reinstate Helen Keller, Hillary Clinton, female pilots in Texas curriculum
Law over daily Bible readings in public schools was settled in the 1963 landmark Supreme Court case Abington School District vs. Schempp
Amazon: Not you, Austin. Austin: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
JUST IN: The challenge argues that Trump sidestepped the Constitution and the Justice Department’s own succession plan by elevating Whitaker to the top job
Sheriff: One killed when car hits tree on RM 620 in Williamson County
RT @MrAndySevilla: #Bastrop is launching "BIG" initiative to help visitors feel welcome, spur economic activity.… ht…
UPDATE: Most avoid prison in criminal scheme linked to Judge Kocurek’s shooting
Associates of Houston man who shot Travis County judge to be sentenced
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RT @AutulloAAS: Two others, Marcellus Burgin and Rasul Scott, will be sentenced after lunch. They were with Onyeri in Austin when he shot J…
RT @AutulloAAS: Live from federal court: 10 people who pleaded guilty to crimes associated with Chimene Onyeri's criminal enterprise were s…
Lake Marble Falls reopens; Lake LBJ closed until at least Friday
LIVE: Austin Water officials are giving an update after emergency water restrictions were lifted this morning…
Will antibiotics work on your sinus infection? Austin’s ENTvantage Dx developing quick Sinu-Test
2 students detained after threat against East View High in Georgetown
Austin lifts emergency restrictions on outdoor water use…
FORECAST: Tiny chance of snow, flurries spotted; Austin temps to reach only 45 on Tuesday…
Board poised to strike Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller from Texas curriculum:
RT @Rickyprep: Final: Texas 64, North Texas 54 @TexasWBB @statesman #OneMore
BREAKING: Amazon chooses New York, Virginia for headquarters, reports say ...
Austin considers new pedestrian bridge across Lady Bird Lake:
Texas A&M’s next opponent is red-hot UAB Blazers:
HAPPENING NOW: Freeze warning in effect until 10 a.m. Tuesday ...
First day of bill filing brings deluge as 2019 Legislature looms:
Resolution urges additional voting opportunity at Texas State
Advocacy group: ICE tried to deceive detained woman trying to protect child
Bill filed Monday would scrap Austin’s paid sick leave ordinance:
Doctors Without Borders seeks diversity of skills in Austin applicants
Did you buy a crock pot or a printer at the State Surplus Store? There might be a fake bomb in it :
RT @MrAndySevilla: UPDATE: Power outages in parts of #Bastrop expected to be resolved in 30 minutes, officials say.…
Group will sue in effort to stop renaming of Manchaca Road
Cold hard facts about this week’s freeze in Central Texas
BREAKING: Dennis Bonnen claims votes to become next Texas House speaker
Lake Travis Fire Rescue staffers join deployment to fight California wildfires
UPDATE: Decker Elementary to resume classes after fumes send 19 to hospital
The insurance bill to repair homes and other structures damaged during the flooding is on track to hit nearly $24 million
Lawsuit targets Texas law allowing only judges, clergy to do weddings
“I looked at those results and I was, ‘Wilco and Hays (counties) are blue.’ It’s like crazy."
Today is the first day of bill filing for the 2019 Texas legislative session. Follow the American-Statesman's @chucklindell to keep up with the growing number of proposed laws.…
RT @MrAndySevilla: HAPPENING NOW: Firefighters battling blaze at #Bastrop home.…
UPDATE: Paint thinner fumes send 14 from Austin elementary school to hospital
LIVE: Austin fire department discusses deployment of firefighters to help with California fires…
Bill filed Monday would undo Austin’s paid sick leave ordinance
HAPPENING NOW: Paint thinner fumes send 14 from Austin elementary school to hospital
Chasing rumors of Austin fires, floods and boil-water notices
Austin firefighters among 200 from Texas headed to California
JUST IN: The two teams have not met on the football field since the 1984 Cotton Bowl
Cultural Landscape Foundation lists Muny among significant sites facing threats
“While there is loss, I also feel intense gratitude, waves of it everyday. How was I so lucky to be part of something so amazing?”
Commentary: Over there, 100 years ago
From our editorial board: "Getting half the state’s voters to show up shouldn’t be the high water mark for a midterm election. And it shouldn’t take electrifying candidates to make such a thing happen."
Monday forecast for Austin: Miserably wet, windy, high of 50; freeze warning in effect at 8 p.m. tonight…
ICYMI PHOTOS: Austin Dems ride highs and lows of O’Rourke’s Senate bid
Tom Herman’s former Bellaire mansion on the market for $2 million
Here are the Austin-area teams heading to the playoffs
The seven-goal winning margin tied a franchise record
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