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The move represents an abrupt political shift for Tovo, who, until recently, was among those who questioned the idea of an expansion atxne.ws/2HELtWv
RT @SebasAHerrera: ~ Life Update ~ Friday was my last day @statesman. I’m joining The Wall Street Journal soon to cover technology, with a…
House Joint Resolution 38 proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax #txlege atxne.ws/2WnK6oB
Among the teams trying to unseat Westlake as state champion is a group of golfers the Chaps see daily in practice: Westlake’s No. 2 team atxne.ws/2WQFKDc
The bill would have stiffened penalties for certain state election law violations #txlege atxne.ws/2EnFcxk
TONIGHT: Central Health to hold forum on Brackenridge redevelopment plans statesman.com/news/20190520/…
RT @PhilJankowski: Here’s what City of Austin would like to see built on @statesman and surroundings properties. https://t.co/x0ESGO7d1x
RT @madlinbmek: During the debate on this bill, Sen. Brandon Creighton said Texas leads in the number of Confederate monuments that have be…
BREAKING: Confederate monuments bill fails to get House vote #txlege atxne.ws/2wjjYwt
Leaders celebrate 30 years of UT’s Austin Technology Incubator statesman.com/news/20190520/…
5 Navy sailors charged in Hays County sexual assault atxne.ws/2w9MIHA
Social media controversy revived in PEC board elections atxne.ws/2VFmwiu
RT @nicolecobler: The @statesman is hiring!🤩🥳 Come cover business and technology with me: bit.ly/2VEnqMj
Tuesday 🌧, but Central Texas 🌞 through Memorial Day, forecasters say atxne.ws/30vZbU7
JUST IN: The bill would ban local governments from taking “adverse action” against people or businesses based on membership in, or support for, a religious organization #txlege atxne.ws/2w9dfVF
Man faces drug charges after shooting at Southeast Austin home, police say atxne.ws/2w9twtR
Austin alcohol sales up 10 percent in March atxne.ws/2w85QG5
Williamson sheriff’s office joins Ring surveillance app atxne.ws/2HBhlLy
Eiffel Tower closed down after intruder tries to climb up atxne.ws/2QfckvX
5th migrant child dies after detention by Border Patrol atxne.ws/2VCeaIC
Driver struck scooter rider, left woman bleeding in street, police say atxne.ws/2QfYxoX
JUST IN: Six arrested in teen prostitution sting. atxne.ws/30zPF28
Lawmakers working to address the opioid crisis have let more controversial bills die in the House and Senate, opting to focus on education initiatives and prescription regulation atxne.ws/2Wn1iup
‘An Austin treasure’: $2.1M gift gets Barton Springs Bathhouse to goal for rehab atxne.ws/2VBUCUr
The Texas Senate approved a bill designed to protect the 2015 "revenge porn" law from a court challenge atxne.ws/2HFbtRz
“I can’t think of a case where that is adequate time,” Austin Police Chief Brian Manley told the @statesman atxne.ws/2HLCYsP
PHOTOS: @txst students jump into post-grad life (and the San Marcos River) atxne.ws/2QeOXms https://t.co/6wYXWzacfn
🚨🚨 FRIZZ ALERT 🚨🚨 atxne.ws/2VR203e
ICYMI: The Texas chain could be valued at more than $6 billion atxne.ws/2wbeuUq
PHOTOS: U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar speaks at Texas Young Democrats Convention atxne.ws/2Qb24oJ https://t.co/kp6fXnU6jy
How Austin’s tiny-home village for homeless people is becoming a national model atxne.ws/2HBMqyJ
PHOTOS: Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. joined Austin Mayor Steve Adler during the fourth annual Citywide Iftar Dinner on Saturday atxne.ws/2VOKIDV https://t.co/3QfLYZN0tq
Sutherland Springs church opens new sanctuary 18 months after massacre atxne.ws/2waYpxG https://t.co/e4IfhCbQTw
Austin largely greets Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) with unity, 'Southern hospitality' atxne.ws/2VUFFlK https://t.co/9DzOp5ni9B
BREAKING: Texas ends dramatic season by winning first NCAA men’s tennis title bit.ly/2HJtSMS https://t.co/Do3grlFs3E
Apple is leasing more space in Austin, even before breaking ground on its future $1 billion campus atxne.ws/2HyXZ9X
UPDATE: Man dies following crash on South Congress atxne.ws/2VLk2Ea
Police said the man was taken to the hospital with possibly life-threatening injuries following a shooting atxne.ws/2Qeokhb
Man critically injured in crash on South Congress atxne.ws/2VLk2Ea
Authorities searching for missing cyclist at Austin park atxne.ws/2VPxC9G
Pflugerville police searching for shooting suspect atxne.ws/2HBgfiW
Man injured in single-vehicle crash in South Austin atxne.ws/2HAJ5jh
Mayor Adler, Rep. Omar call for unity at annual Citywide Iftar atxne.ws/2w5yPdD https://t.co/BONjfODmr9
RT @Rickyprep: This two-page ad in today’s @statesman lists the 400 or so HS athletes who will be honored at our Best of Preps ceremony Jun…
OVERNIGHT: Man killed after being hit by a car on I-35 in North Austin atxne.ws/2Wepsaa
San Marcos police officer hit by drunk driver, critically injured atxne.ws/2VO4CPH
Sunday forecast: Sunny, with a possible heat index of *checks notes* 100 atxne.ws/2HDrPtW https://t.co/5rOD2nxdgR
The Final Pitch: Oklahoma 13, Texas 0 – Longhorns officially eliminated from postseason contention bit.ly/2Vw0Ntr
ICYMI: After eight months, Austin Zoo’s animal care manager to depart atxne.ws/2VE8DpR
ICYMI: Austin council member calls for Alabama boycott atxne.ws/30xZfTx
ICYMI: Austin jobless rate near 20-year low amid booming local economy atxne.ws/2Vw5ByT
Remember Jonathan from ‘Who’s the Boss’? Check out his heartwarming new job in Austin atxne.ws/2VNNwkT
It’s a record list price for a downtown Austin condominium atxne.ws/2W2HNHf
UPDATE: Thunderstorms will likely reach Austin area by 6 p.m. atxne.ws/30w5qXS
JUST IN: Nearly 400 without power near Manor after outage atxne.ws/2VMRkmy
Parents soon will get their first glimpses at drafts of the Austin school district's revised sex education lessons atxne.ws/2WaFMZG
RT @statesman: Astros GM Luhnow offers in-depth opinions on Express prospects, being back in Round Rock atxne.ws/2VwmLfL
UPDATE: Central Texas under tornado watch until 8 p.m. Saturday atxne.ws/30w5qXS
RT @Katie_Statesman: The front page of today's @statesman is gorgeous today thanks to this @AustinPublicLib photo from @jayjanner https://t…
Austin gets $100,000 in payback for 2017 water billing debacle atxne.ws/2HAcaeY
UPDATE: Storm system headed to Austin area spawned at least two tornadoes atxne.ws/30w5qXS
PHOTOS: At Wonder Bar in Austin, unicorns and Instagram-worthy disco ball drinks atxne.ws/2VBtsgs https://t.co/tdiAN9L4kN
Police say a woman shot her husband, whom she is divorcing, as he was fixing her car atxne.ws/2LS7l68
OVERNIGHT: Man killed early Saturday in crash in East Austin atxne.ws/30tCEXZ
FORECAST: Showers likely Saturday in Austin, with chance of severe storms atxne.ws/30w5qXS
Austin traffic deaths up; 1/3 of victims were pedestrians, police say atxne.ws/2w7azb7
‘A void in your life’: How Mack Brown rediscovered himself and his purpose bit.ly/2W6rGZh
Of her administration, Hartson said: “We balanced the budget and cleaned up the town. Then when everything was under control, I retired.” atxne.ws/2VOe4Cs
The Austin Record Convention will start selling more than one million records today atxne.ws/2VOyStJ
Cole leads Nashville to 9-3 win over Round Rock atxne.ws/2VLdu8J
The speech issue comes at a time when some conservatives contend that their voices in particular have been stifled at campuses in Texas and across the nation #txlege atxne.ws/2VyGN9s
House backs abortion bill after heated debate bogs down Legislature #txlege atxne.ws/2VLqHhG
“SB 943 restores transparency ... by closing a loophole so big an airline can fly through it" #txlege atxne.ws/2HzpOPg
Senate Bill 708 is one of five major child care safety measures nearing the legislative finish line this session #txlege atxne.ws/2WdBYXt
As proposed amendments and time-consuming points of order piled up, the tensions spilled over into the Senate, which was voting out House bills #txlege atxne.ws/2M2ajES
Texas softball stumbles to 2-1 loss in NCAA regional; #Longhorns face A&M in do-or-die game ... bit.ly/2w4Nplx https://t.co/rSSuBCzjAq
 
PHOTOS: Sam Houston defeats Texas ... atxne.ws/2VIaDgC
Bermudez said he expects about ½ to 2 inches of rain will fall, with the Austin metro area under the gun for some of the higher rainfall totals atxne.ws/2HzcJpj
BREAKING: Tractor trailer crash shuts down northbound I-35 near Parmer Lane #atxtraffic atxne.ws/2w8ECyU
Senate joins House with vote to abolish red-light cameras #txlege atxne.ws/2Q9nDpp
Thirty people have been killed on Austin roads so far this year, an increase from 23 traffic fatalities by the same time last year atxne.ws/2w7azb7
SB 9 includes several provisions the bill author, Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, says are intended to protect election integrity #txlege atxne.ws/2HDMFsT
WATCH: U.S. Rep Chip Roy goes off at committee hearing on drug prices atxne.ws/2VQoGB3
Bartlett police: Man, 66, shot his girlfriend’s former boyfriend atxne.ws/2VuubQx
Just in time for a weekend dip 🏊 atxne.ws/2QbY87e
NOW: Man on scooter injured in crash on MoPac, Bee Cave Road atxne.ws/2w46eoT
Man swept away by floodwaters was bathing in Shoal Creek, police say atxne.ws/2w7KgBq
RT @PhilJankowski: Inbox: Barton Springs Pool and Red Bud Isle to reopen after heavy rains forced them closed. https://t.co/7J7CwORnIr
RT @nicolecobler: Apple announced in December that it will open a new campus in North Austin. That facility could eventually accommodate up…
Apple expands ahead of new $1 billion Austin campus atxne.ws/2HyXZ9X
RT @Rickyprep: Fresh off their team state championship, @Bmcotton4 Bentley Cotton and @SadieEnglemann Sadie Englemann from @WHSChaps Westla…
Austin jobless rate near 20-year low amid booming local economy atxne.ws/2Vw5ByT
“I can’t think of a case where that is adequate time,” Austin Police Chief Brian Manley told the @statesman atxne.ws/2HLCYsP
Astros GM Luhnow offers in-depth opinions on Express prospects, being back in Round Rock atxne.ws/2VwmLfL
PHOTOS: @txst students jump into post-grad life (and the San Marcos River) atxne.ws/2QeOXms https://t.co/D2ObDWIkok
More luxury apartments are coming to a rapidly transforming part of far South Austin atxne.ws/2VIQE1j
RT @sbcmw: The #txlege Senate has unanimously approved HB 2730, which reduces the reach of the anti-SLAPP statute. The original law aimed t…
For the first time, more Americans are paying for internet video services than are paying for cable and satellite. So what is to come of good old-fashioned television? atxne.ws/2HEwKKW https://t.co/TJMxJjGrlb
The lawyer for the family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Houston cop says the officer knew she suffered from mental illness atxne.ws/2Vwf753
Texas lawmakers are on the brink of going home without passing any new gun restrictions, or even tougher firearm storage laws backed by Gov. Greg Abbott atxne.ws/2LNVmX2
Part of Lake Austin to remain closed until 5 p.m. Friday, AFD says atxne.ws/30sxJqr
 
 
 
 
 
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