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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
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
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
The bill would have stiffened penalties for certain state election law violations #txlege
TONIGHT: Central Health to hold forum on Brackenridge redevelopment plans…
RT @PhilJankowski: Here’s what City of Austin would like to see built on @statesman and surroundings properties.
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
Leaders celebrate 30 years of UT’s Austin Technology Incubator…
5 Navy sailors charged in Hays County sexual assault
Social media controversy revived in PEC board elections
RT @nicolecobler: The @statesman is hiring!🤩🥳 Come cover business and technology with me:
Tuesday 🌧, but Central Texas 🌞 through Memorial Day, forecasters say
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
Man faces drug charges after shooting at Southeast Austin home, police say
Austin alcohol sales up 10 percent in March
Williamson sheriff’s office joins Ring surveillance app
Eiffel Tower closed down after intruder tries to climb up
5th migrant child dies after detention by Border Patrol
Driver struck scooter rider, left woman bleeding in street, police say
JUST IN: Six arrested in teen prostitution sting.
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
‘An Austin treasure’: $2.1M gift gets Barton Springs Bathhouse to goal for rehab
The Texas Senate approved a bill designed to protect the 2015 "revenge porn" law from a court challenge
“I can’t think of a case where that is adequate time,” Austin Police Chief Brian Manley told the @statesman
PHOTOS: @txst students jump into post-grad life (and the San Marcos River)
ICYMI: The Texas chain could be valued at more than $6 billion
PHOTOS: U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar speaks at Texas Young Democrats Convention
How Austin’s tiny-home village for homeless people is becoming a national model
PHOTOS: Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. joined Austin Mayor Steve Adler during the fourth annual Citywide Iftar Dinner on Saturday
Sutherland Springs church opens new sanctuary 18 months after massacre
Austin largely greets Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) with unity, 'Southern hospitality'
BREAKING: Texas ends dramatic season by winning first NCAA men’s tennis title
Apple is leasing more space in Austin, even before breaking ground on its future $1 billion campus
UPDATE: Man dies following crash on South Congress
Police said the man was taken to the hospital with possibly life-threatening injuries following a shooting
Man critically injured in crash on South Congress
Authorities searching for missing cyclist at Austin park
Pflugerville police searching for shooting suspect
Man injured in single-vehicle crash in South Austin
Mayor Adler, Rep. Omar call for unity at annual Citywide Iftar
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
San Marcos police officer hit by drunk driver, critically injured
Sunday forecast: Sunny, with a possible heat index of *checks notes* 100
The Final Pitch: Oklahoma 13, Texas 0 – Longhorns officially eliminated from postseason contention
ICYMI: After eight months, Austin Zoo’s animal care manager to depart
ICYMI: Austin council member calls for Alabama boycott
ICYMI: Austin jobless rate near 20-year low amid booming local economy
Remember Jonathan from ‘Who’s the Boss’? Check out his heartwarming new job in Austin
It’s a record list price for a downtown Austin condominium
UPDATE: Thunderstorms will likely reach Austin area by 6 p.m.
JUST IN: Nearly 400 without power near Manor after outage
Parents soon will get their first glimpses at drafts of the Austin school district's revised sex education lessons
RT @statesman: Astros GM Luhnow offers in-depth opinions on Express prospects, being back in Round Rock
UPDATE: Central Texas under tornado watch until 8 p.m. Saturday
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
UPDATE: Storm system headed to Austin area spawned at least two tornadoes
PHOTOS: At Wonder Bar in Austin, unicorns and Instagram-worthy disco ball drinks
Police say a woman shot her husband, whom she is divorcing, as he was fixing her car
OVERNIGHT: Man killed early Saturday in crash in East Austin
FORECAST: Showers likely Saturday in Austin, with chance of severe storms
Austin traffic deaths up; 1/3 of victims were pedestrians, police say
‘A void in your life’: How Mack Brown rediscovered himself and his purpose
Of her administration, Hartson said: “We balanced the budget and cleaned up the town. Then when everything was under control, I retired.”
The Austin Record Convention will start selling more than one million records today
Cole leads Nashville to 9-3 win over Round Rock
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
House backs abortion bill after heated debate bogs down Legislature #txlege
“SB 943 restores transparency ... by closing a loophole so big an airline can fly through it" #txlege
Senate Bill 708 is one of five major child care safety measures nearing the legislative finish line this session #txlege
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
Texas softball stumbles to 2-1 loss in NCAA regional; #Longhorns face A&M in do-or-die game ...
PHOTOS: Sam Houston defeats Texas ...
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
BREAKING: Tractor trailer crash shuts down northbound I-35 near Parmer Lane #atxtraffic
Senate joins House with vote to abolish red-light cameras #txlege
Thirty people have been killed on Austin roads so far this year, an increase from 23 traffic fatalities by the same time last year
SB 9 includes several provisions the bill author, Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, says are intended to protect election integrity #txlege
WATCH: U.S. Rep Chip Roy goes off at committee hearing on drug prices
Bartlett police: Man, 66, shot his girlfriend’s former boyfriend
Just in time for a weekend dip 🏊
NOW: Man on scooter injured in crash on MoPac, Bee Cave Road
Man swept away by floodwaters was bathing in Shoal Creek, police say
RT @PhilJankowski: Inbox: Barton Springs Pool and Red Bud Isle to reopen after heavy rains forced them closed.
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
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
“I can’t think of a case where that is adequate time,” Austin Police Chief Brian Manley told the @statesman
Astros GM Luhnow offers in-depth opinions on Express prospects, being back in Round Rock
PHOTOS: @txst students jump into post-grad life (and the San Marcos River)
More luxury apartments are coming to a rapidly transforming part of far South Austin
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?
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
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
Part of Lake Austin to remain closed until 5 p.m. Friday, AFD says
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