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 2021-07-23 14:23 

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Round Rock school district to offer virtual option in fall for younger students...

The Round Rock school district announced that a virtual learning option for the fall semester will be available to students in kindergarten through sixth grade....

 2021-07-23 14:01 

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Austin shops, restaurants poised for rebound as they shake off COVID slump...

After getting hit hard by COVID, Austin retailers are starting to rebound. Local and national brands, like Tso Chinese Delivery, are looking to expand....

 2021-07-23 13:25 

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Letters to the editor: Republicans serving a narrow base...

Austin American-Statesman Letters to the editor: July 23, 2021...

 2021-07-23 13:11 

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Editorial cartoon: I got this...

Austin American-Statesman editorial cartoon, July 23, 2021: I got this...

 2021-07-23 13:00 

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Austin school district releases updated COVID-19 protocols for fall in-person classes...

The Austin school district is emphasizing mask wearing for fall 2021 students. With the delta variant rising, it's also exploring a limited virtual learning option....

 2021-07-23 12:00 

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'I'm just pissed off at this point': Frustration mounts as Texas Democrats fail to secure Biden meeting...

Beto O'Rourke encouraged Texas Democrats to keep up the pressure on securing a meeting with Joe Biden....

 2021-07-23 03:42 

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At the whistle: Austin FC drop home match to Seattle Sounders...

Austin FC hosted MLS leading Seattle Sounders at Q2 Stadium on Thursday night. An injured Sounders squad left with a 1-0 victory....

 2021-07-23 00:51 

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U.S. Men's National Team to play World Cup qualifier in Austin at Q2 Stadium...

Austin will host the USMNT on Oct. 7 in a World Cup qualifying match against Jamaica at Q2 Stadium. It's the first time the U.S. men will play a World Cup qualifier in Texas....

 2021-07-22 22:18 

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Lake Travis school board discusses how to spend $3 million in COVID-19 relief funding...

he Lake Travis school district is expected to receive just over $3 million from the most recent round of funding from the federal government....

 2021-07-22 21:16 

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Texas AG Ken Paxton loses bid to raise $9,000 gun fine against Austin to $5.76 million...

A Texas appeals court ruled AG Ken Paxton can't raise a fine against Austin from $9,000 to $5.76 million for improperly blocking guns from City Hall....

 2021-07-22 19:06 

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Austin-based package service Fetch lands $60 million to continue swift growth...

Fetch, an Austin-based apartment delivery management company, hopes to triple its business over the next 18 months. It has now raised more than $92 million since 2016....

 2021-07-22 18:42 

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Austin Public Health reopening 2 COVID-19 testing sites...

Austin Public Health is reopening two neighborhood COVID-19 testing sites as cases and hospitalizations for COVID-19 rise in the Austin area....

 2021-07-22 18:42 

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Bastrop district lays out COVID-19 protocol for return to school...

Bastrop school district lays out plan for students' return to school as well as how to handle positive cases of COVID-19 in its campuses....

 2021-07-22 18:16 

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Bastrop City Council approves development agreement for mixed-use, 400-acre subdivision west of FM 969...

The proposed Viridian development (west of FM 969 and north of Texas 71) will include parks, open spaces, single-family homes and commercial space....

 2021-07-22 17:58 

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As ERCOT braces for record power demand, utility chief vows 'lights are going to stay on'...

However, ERCOT says Texans could again be called on to conserve electricity during height of summer....

 2021-07-22 17:08 

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Westlake football coach Todd Dodge announces upcoming retirement...

Six-time state champion will step down after 2021 season; no successor yet named...

 2021-07-22 17:00 

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Blow: As the press weakens, so does our democracy...

Democracies cannot survive without a common set of facts and a vibrant press to ferret them out....

 2021-07-22 16:42 

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Jimmy Fennell testifies that all witnesses who said Stacey Stites knew Rodney Reed were lying...

Jimmy Fennell said all witnesses who testified that Stacey Stites knew Rodney Reed or was having an affair with him were lying....

 2021-07-22 14:00 

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This might just be the best chicken fried steak in Central Texas...

A recent visit to Commerce Cafe in Lockhart has recharged my passions and given me a new favorite chicken fried steak in this part of Texas....

 2021-07-22 13:34 

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'More can be done': Hispanic, Black communities lag in vaccine coverage; experts attribute to mistrust, accessibility...

While there has been an increase in the share of population of those vaccinated across the board, inequality has persisted....

 2021-07-22 13:30 

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Douthat: How conservatives can directly reshape education...

What if conservatives used the power of the purse to build instead and prove that their vision of academia is possible?...

 2021-07-22 13:15 

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Letters to the editor: Pondering Trump, COVID and the what ifs...

Austin American-Statesman Letters to the editor: July 22, 2021...

 2021-07-22 13:05 

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Editorial cartoon: What crop failures?...

Austin American Statesman editorial cartoon, July 22, 2021: What crop failures?...

 2021-07-22 12:01 

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Texas Democratic senators return from Washington, D.C., deep divisions remain...

Dueling news conferences between Democrats and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick at the Capitol underscore the partisan divide over Texas voting bills....

 2021-07-22 12:00 

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Round Rock Express continue road-warrior status, upping winning percentage away from Dell Diamond...

The Express just flattened Sacramento, going 5-1 in a six-game series to improve to 18-12, the second-highest road winning percentage in the league....

 2021-07-22 11:02 

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Two new office towers planned near Austin Convention Center...

Downtown Austin could get two new high-rise buildings, with one up to 50 stories. Cielo Property Group's plans call for 1.6 million square feet of office space....

 2021-07-22 07:19 

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Commentary: GOP falsely claims to be 'working class party.' Democrats prove they're for the people...

Republicans are great at branding, but lousy at helping people. Now, the GOP is trying to rebrand itself as the "blue-collar"; party....

 2021-07-22 00:35 

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Rep. Philip Cortez becomes second Texas Democrat to return to Austin, surprising colleagues...

Rep. Philip Cortez said he returned to Austin to negotiate with Republicans over Texas voting legislation. Other Democrats say they were surprised by his announcement....

 2021-07-21 23:14 

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Lakeway City Council approves increase in waste collection fees, development...

The Lakeway City Council on Monday approved an increase to the monthly waste collection fee from $17.61 to $17.80....

 2021-07-21 23:13 

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Witness says Stacey Stites called Rodney Reed her 'very good friend' before 1996 murder...

Stacey Stites was friends with Rodney Reed, a witness said at Wednesday's hearing. Reed was convicted of Stites' murder, but defense attorneys say her' fianc, Jimmy Fennell, killed her....

 2021-07-21 20:51 

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Austin to reopen 2 COVID-19 testing sites as coronavirus cases rise, delta variant spreads...

Austin will reopen two neighborhood COVID-19 testing sites this month as cases of the disease have begun to rise again as the delta variant spreads....

 2021-07-21 20:42 

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Chamber Chatter: Workforce training center coming to Smithville...

The Smithville Workforce Training Center is a partnership between Smithville Chamber of Commerce, city of Smithville and Smithville Community Clinic....

 2021-07-21 18:03 

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Tech firm Disco becomes latest Austin company to go public, makes Wall Street debut...

Company's shares surge on its first day of trading on Wall Street....

 2021-07-21 17:30 

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San Marcos utility disconnections, late fees to resume Aug. 31...

Disconnections and late fees for city of San Marcos utility customers are proposed to resume Aug. 31....

 2021-07-21 17:24 

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Bastrop quarterback Seth Mouser learning from future Hall of Famers...

Bastrop starting quarterback Seth Mouser participated at camps at UTSA, Kansas State, and the Manning Passing Academy at Nicholls State...

 2021-07-21 16:51 

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Man charged with murder in Cedar Park stabbing...

Cedar Park police say a man has been charged with murder following a stabbing on Tuesday at an apartment complex....

 2021-07-21 15:01 

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Rosemont families demand say as they are relocated to housing funded by Travis County...

And while the notice to vacate by the end of the month has been rescinded, residents are still being required to leave, but temporary housing and moving expenses are taken care of....

 2021-07-21 15:00 

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Editorial: Let Texas schools set their own COVID-19 mask rules...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott should lift his ban on school districts imposing mask mandates and let officials set the rules that make sense for their communities....

 2021-07-21 14:41 

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Austin FC players used break to heal physically, improve mentally...

Austin FC last played an MLS match on July 7. On July 22, a refreshed club hosts Seattle in an important match....

 2021-07-21 14:00 

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Downtown Austin's One American Center goes on the market...

Built in the 1980s, the high-rise One American Center has been a fixture on Austin's skyline for nearly 40 years....

 2021-07-21 14:00 

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Young: Comparing whom to Nazis? Republicans, this is on you....

People are dying and suffering at an accelerated pace in states with low vaccination rates....

 2021-07-21 13:35 

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Letters to the editor: Lawmakers losing vision of democracy...

Austin American-Statesman Letters to the editor: July 21, 2021...

 2021-07-21 13:30 

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Opinion: Violence prevention too important for parents to simply opt out...

Lawmakers should consider who benefits when parents pull their kids out of lessons on preventing child abuse, family violence and dating violence....

 2021-07-21 13:15 

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Editorial cartoon: Herd immunity?...

Austin American-Statesman editorial cartoon, July 21, 2021: Herd immunity?...

 2021-07-21 12:49 

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Williamson County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 57% of people fully vaccinated...

Here's how many Williamson County residents have received the COVID-19 vaccine as of July 20, according to data....

 2021-07-21 12:00 

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Texas Democrats find renewed hope after virtual meeting with key U.S. House member...

The quorum-breaking Texas Democrats met with House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn Tuesday and reported progress in their effort to push federal voting rights legislation....

 2021-07-21 00:14 

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Witnesses share new testimony in Rodney Reed evidence hearing...

Defense attorneys for Rodney Reed continued to bring witnesses Monday and Tuesday to bolster their theory that it was not Reed who killed 19-year-old Stacey Stites over two decades ago, but rather her fianc, Jimmy Fennell....

 2021-07-20 20:34 

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Did Texas lawmakers remove classroom requirement to teach KKK as 'morally wrong'? Here's what we know....

Senate Bill 3 is currently unable to be brought up for discussion in the House after Texas Democrats broke quorum during the special session....

 2021-07-20 20:30 

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'We just needed a school to see the potential': Founders Classical Academy to open campus in Bastrop this fall...

A classical education charter school will open in Bastrop this fall and offer instruction for grades 3-8. The school hopes to expand next school year....

 2021-07-20 18:19 

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'You can make whatever you want': Bastrop children's business fair to showcase kids' entrepreneurship...

The fair will feature 50 kids with their own business creations in the First National Bank parking lot from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday....

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