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 2021-12-07 23:08 

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Obituary: Ollene Katherine Bartsch, 1948-2021...

Ollene Katherine Bartsch went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 2, 2021, at the age of 73....

 2021-12-07 22:33 

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Bastrop County redraws precincts as population soars by 31% in last decade...

Bastrop County grew by more than 23,100 residents in 10 years, to a total of 95,822, representing a 31% hike in population, according to the Census....

 2021-12-07 21:31 

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Madeline Eden announces Democratic bid for Texas House District 17...

Madeline Eden has announced her bid for House District 17, which includes Bastrop County, as a Democratic candidate....

 2021-12-07 20:50 

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Family plans to challenge plea deal for driver responsible for son's death in Lakeway crash...

The family of Michael Babineaux plans to urge a Travis County state district judge to reject a plea deal for Cameron O'Connell on a charge of manslaughter....

 2021-12-07 20:14 

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Matthew Dowd suspends campaign for Texas lieutenant governor...

Dowd entered the race as a Democrat earlier this year, but said he will no longer pursue his campaign as...

 2021-12-07 20:06 

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Builder buys more than 900 lots in 422-acre subdivision underway in Kyle south of Austin...

Prices have not yet been set for the homes. Once built out, Anthem will have about 1,500 homes, along with an elementary school, an amenity center and commercial space...

 2021-12-07 19:28 

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Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape decides against reelection, announces run for state House District 17...

Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape has decided not to seek reelection and instead has announced his Republican candidacy for Texas House District 17....

 2021-12-07 19:17 

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Editorial cartoon: Never forgotten...

Austin American-Statesman editorial cartoon, Dec. 7, 2021: Never forgotten...

 2021-12-07 19:01 

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South by Southwest is back, and Nintendo's former president will be a keynote speaker...

Reggie Fils-Aim, former president and chief operating officer of Nintendo of America, is the second keynote speaker announced for the festival....

 2021-12-07 18:43 

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Light rail design workshops for the Drag set for Wednesday...

A design workshop for the Drag, the section of Guadalupe Street that runs along the west boundary of the University of Texas campus, will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the William C. Powers Student Activity Center, 2201 Speedway....

 2021-12-07 13:00 

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Texas literary list-o-mania has been more than 90 years in the making...

Going back at least to the 1920s, Texans have been making literary lists of books about Texas. Here is a look at titles on some of those lists....

 2021-12-07 12:00 

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'Overwhelmed with the blessing.' Austin church helps Family Eldercare senior get warm home for winter...

Cheryl Selby was facing homelessness before moving into an RV. Now, thanks to Hillcrest Baptist Church, Selby is getting a an upgraded travel trailer....

 2021-12-07 11:02 

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Austin Area High School Sports Awards to have live show in 2022...

Austin high school athletes will be honored in a live show in 2022, during the Austin Area High School Sports Awards....

 2021-12-06 20:40 

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Feds investigating Tesla over claims related to solar panel fire risks...

The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into allegations that Tesla failed to notify the public and shareholders about the issue....

 2021-12-06 18:43 

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Police: Man charged with intoxication manslaughter after 2 people killed in Taylor crash...

Dylan Wade Weise, 27, was charged with intoxication manslaughter after 2 people killed in crash in Taylor, police said. Mark and Nancy Becker died....

 2021-12-06 18:38 

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Hays school district appoints new board member after longtime member Willie Tenorio quits...

Willie Tenorio resigned his position after he recently moved out of the area he represented. State law requires board members to live in the district they represent....

 2021-12-06 18:19 

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Kyle hosting sale of retired street signs through Friday...

The city of Kyle is hosting an online sale of retired street signs through 5 p.m. Friday....

 2021-12-06 17:49 

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Fantasy football: Some players to target on the waiver wire heading into Week 14...

The fantasy playoffs are approaching and it will be important to add anyone off the waiver wire that can be helpful heading into Week 14 and beyond....

 2021-12-06 17:21 

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Everything you need to know about watching Mexico and Chile face-off at Q2 Stadium...

The Mexican men's national soccer team is playing in Austin for the first time ever....

 2021-12-06 16:00 

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Fact-check: Did the U.S. import oil from Saudi Arabia during Trump's presidency?...

Sean Hannity falsely claims U.S. 'didn't import a single barrel' of Saudi oil pre-pandemic under Trump...

 2021-12-06 15:00 

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Facing water challenges, Dripping Springs pauses new development to plan for growth...

With thousands of homes expected to be built over the next several years, city leaders say they are seeking a sustainable path forward....

 2021-12-06 14:56 

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Austin gas prices down 4 cents as omicron COVID variant lessens global fuel demand...

The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline was $2.86 in Austin on Monday, down from $2.90 last week....

 2021-12-06 14:24 

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Letters to the Editor: One way to reduce the burden on the military...

Austin American-Statesman Letters to the Editor: Dec. 6, 2021...

 2021-12-06 14:05 

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Stephens: Let's end the COVID blame games...

The partisan COVID blame games are pointless, divisive and dumb....

 2021-12-06 14:05 

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Collins: Chris Cuomo has a funny idea about what doing his job means...

As a journalist, Chris Cuomo had a terrible conflict of interest when Andrew Cuomo fell into headline-making disgrace....

 2021-12-06 14:01 

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Editorial cartoon: Boebert...

Austin American-Statesman editorial cartoon, Dec. 6, 2021: Boebert...

 2021-12-06 14:00 

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University of Texas plans to comply with vaccine mandate for federal contractors...

President Joe Biden signed an order mandating that employees working in connection with a federal contract must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-12-06 13:00 

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With rental assistance funds largely spent, Austin-area advocates say more help needed...

Nonprofits say they are concerned about a potential rise in evictions in the coming months....

 2021-12-06 12:00 

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Allergy treatment takes girl from fear of cashews to no-worry birthday cake...

Oral immunotherapy is controlled introduction of food someone is allergic to with gradual increases in amount until the body learns to tolerate it....

 2021-12-06 03:54 

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In Westlake and Lake Travis area, many parents of young kids jump on vaccine appointments...

Organizations that recommend young children get vaccinated include the American Academy of Pediatrics and Texas Children's Pediatrics....

 2021-12-05 18:53 

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Officials: Round Rock meeting or exceeding pre-pandemic revenue levels for fiscal year...

Round Rock anticipates continued economic growth in 2022 after revenues exceeded the city's conservative budget estimates for fiscal year 2021...

 2021-12-05 16:00 

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Fact-check: Are there more small businesses now compared to before the pandemic?...

Joe Biden incorrectly describes statistic on small-business growth...

 2021-12-05 15:00 

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Runoff election for at-large City Council seat in Buda between Horne-Williams, Jones...

Voters for a second time will head to the polls, and decide between LaVonia Horne-Williams and Emily Jones....

 2021-12-05 14:05 

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Letters to the Editor: Thanks for a good Samaritan...

Austin American-Statesman Letters to the Editor: Dec. 5, 2021...

 2021-12-05 14:01 

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Opinion: Leaders who are silent toward hate tacitly condone it...

Our civil society in this country is endangered not only by those who commit such violence, but also by those who fail to condemn it....

 2021-12-05 14:00 

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Kyle runoff: Incumbent Rick Koch, Daniela Parsley to battle for District 5 council seat...

Because a single candidate did not secure 50% plus one vote, voters will head to the polls again....

 2021-12-05 13:00 

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Austin Season for Caring families seek help with medical bills, supplies...

Statesman Season for Caring families need help with medical bills, supplies, eye care and orthodontia....

 2021-12-05 01:14 

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Water main break downtown leaves 2 hotels without water, portion on E. Cesar Chavez closed...

A water main break in downtown Austin has closed a portion of E. Cesar Chavez Street and has left at least two nearby hotels without water....

 2021-12-04 20:34 

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Daddy Days: Pioneer for a day...

Part of the education of visiting Pioneer Farms was learning about how settlers from the 1800s lived in Texas, and part of it was learning that taking a 3-year-old through historical buildings is a terrible idea....

 2021-12-04 16:32 

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Two pedestrians killed overnight in separate incidents in South Austin...

Austin traffic deaths have reached a record high this year with 112 traffic deaths following two deaths early Saturday in South Austin....

 2021-12-04 16:00 

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Fact-check: Do China and India's per capita carbon dioxide emissions outpace the U.S.?...

China and India's carbon dioxide emissions, in context....

 2021-12-04 13:58 

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Editorial cartoon: One, please...

Austin American-Statesman editorial cartoon, Dec. 4, 2021: One, please...

 2021-12-04 12:03 

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Grumet: Show your Texas pride by supporting this UT museum...

Austin's natural history museum, the Texas Memorial Museum on the UT campus, faces an uncertain future after the latest round of state budget cuts....

 2021-12-04 03:50 

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See which Austin-area high school football teams won in fourth round of playoffs...

These Austin-area high school football teams won in the fourth round of the playoffs...

 2021-12-03 23:41 

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Cedar Park police: Suspect sought after woman run over during purse-snatching incident...

Cedar Park police are searching for Clifton Gadison, who is a suspect in an incident in which a woman's purse was snatched and she was then run over....

 2021-12-03 23:17 

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Former Capitol staffer found not guilty by reason of insanity in fatal shooting of neighbor...

Charles Curry was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2018 murder of Christian Meroney. He is now headed to a maximum security mental health facility....

 2021-12-03 22:55 

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Turnover in Rollingwood brings new faces as the city bids farewell to mayor, administrator...

Rollingwood City Hall has seen the turnover of several key positions and the addition of new faces in the last month....

 2021-12-03 22:13 

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Georgetown asking public for parking garage feedback...

The city of Georgetown is asking the public for feedback on options for a downtown parking garage, including location, levels and costs....

 2021-12-03 21:47 

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Lakeway man gets 60 years for sex crimes against children...

Luann Fabric Campos Leao Hida was arrested three years ago and indicted by the Department of Justice....

 2021-12-03 20:48 

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Fantasy football: Players to start, and others to sit, heading into Week 13 of NFL action...

Here's a look at some more players that should start, and others that should sit, heading into Week 13 of NFL action....

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