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 2021-09-02 13:00 

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Goldberg: The intolerable wait for a vaccine for children...

The FDA can minimize risk to itself by taking its time. Families don't have that luxury....

 2021-09-02 12:00 

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Vista Ridge-Leander highlights Thursday's Austin area high school football slate...

Here is a look at the best games in Central Texas for Thursday night. A position by position breakdown....

 2021-09-02 11:30 

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Texas lawmakers OK funding for virtual learning, but not for all students...

Senate Bill 15 would fund virtual learning programs for schools and students that meet certain academic standards....

 2021-09-01 23:49 

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Texas Supreme Court rules Austin must change ballot language on measure to hire more police...

The Texas Supreme Court does allow language added by the Austin City Council on the the financial impact of the police staffing measure to remain....

 2021-09-01 23:16 

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Moore about Bastrop: City to remember Bastrop County Complex Fire on 10th anniversary Saturday...

The 10 years after the Complex Fire, or "The Road to Recovery," will be remembered Saturday on the 10th anniversary of the state's largest wildfire....

 2021-09-01 22:36 

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'Kill me': Video shows man pleading with Austin police to take his life after being shot...

The shooting was captured on multiple officers' body camera video, which was released to the public Wednesday....

 2021-09-01 22:11 

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$1.8B border security bill heads to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk...

A massive spending proposal to more than double the state's current investment in border security initiatives is heading to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk....

 2021-09-01 21:57 

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Williamson County offers employees COVID-19 resources to help keep offices open...

Williamson County is offering free coronavirus testing kits to employees and helping to pay for infusion therapy....

 2021-09-01 21:21 

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Chamber Chatter: Eco/Photo Fest, bird parade a hit in Smithville...

This year's Eco/Photo Fest was a fun-filled morning that included a bird parade with lots of great bird costumes and an owl-themed golf cart....

 2021-09-01 19:56 

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Patrick Reed's roadie to Tour Championship started in Texas...

The 2018 Masters champion packed up a van to make the 15-hour trip from his home outside Houston to Atlanta for this week's Tour Championship....

 2021-09-01 19:17 

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Senate Democrats Sarah Eckhardt and Roland Gutierrez sue to block Texas redistricting special session...

Two Democrats in the state Senate sue Gov. Greg Abbott in at attempt to block his plan to redraw political districts in an upcoming special session....

 2021-09-01 19:12 

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Police ID man killed in South Austin shooting last week; 2 more homicides reported Wednesday...

This year's more than 50 homicides are the most recorded in three decades, according to the American-Statesman....

 2021-09-01 18:55 

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Josh Jung starting to heat up for Express; Round Rock alum A.J. Alexy shines in MLB debut...

Jung snapped a 0-for-13 slide Tuesday with three doubles, a home run and 10 total bases in a 4-for-5 outing....

 2021-09-01 18:51 

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Free COVID-19 vaccine clinics offered Thursday, Friday in Travis County...

Travis County will offer free vaccine clinics on Thursday and Friday....

 2021-09-01 18:41 

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Texas abortion providers halt most abortions as six-week ban takes effect...

Planned Parenthood and Whole Woman's Health clinics in the state have stopped performing abortions in cases where a fetal heartbeat can be detected....

 2021-09-01 18:14 

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Financial services giant Charles Schwab to add 450 jobs in Austin...

In 2018, Schwab opened a 50-acre campus in North Austin. It currently has about 2,750 employees in the Austin area....

 2021-09-01 18:01 

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Lake Travis wins 5-set thriller against private school power Cornerstone Christian...

'This prepares us for those long nights in district,' says Cavs hitter Arden Besecker...

 2021-09-01 17:37 

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Hundreds of new laws go into effect today in Texas. Here's what you need to know....

More than 600 new laws take effect today in Texas: permitless carry, abortion restrictions and limits on...

 2021-09-01 17:33 

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Westwood volleyball rallies late, wins 5-setter against Westlake...

Warriors fend off two match points in nondistrict contest...

 2021-09-01 17:06 

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'No wider, no higher:' Opposition heats up to TxDOT's Austin I-35 expansion plan...

Several Austin City Council members, community leaders and residents rallied Wednesday against plans to widen Interstate 35 in Austin....

 2021-09-01 16:48 

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In marquee nondistrict volleyball match, Round Rock holds off Rouse...

Dragons make plays down stretch in each set to secure sweep...

 2021-09-01 16:06 

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Travis County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 61% of people fully vaccinated...

Here's how many Travis County residents have received the COVID-19 vaccine as of Aug. 31, according to data....

 2021-09-01 15:50 

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Round Rock police asking for public's help locating bank robber...

The Round Rock Police Department is asking the public for help identifying a bank robber. Police said the man robbed the Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union on Monday....

 2021-09-01 15:42 

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Fact-check: Did Trump free 5,000 Taliban prisoners during his term?...

Mitt Romney said that Trump worked to free 5,000 Taliban. That's true. Part of a 2020 agreement called for the release of up to 5,000 prisoners....

 2021-09-01 15:40 

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Even if Texas' six-week abortion ban is overturned, clinics will close...

Though Senate Bill 8 may be blocked or even overturned, it will almost certainly be too late for Texas abortion providers, many of which...

 2021-09-01 14:41 

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Bodies by Design: Fast food can be part of your healthy lifestyle...

The past few years have seen many fast-food restaurants make a concerted effort to improve their menus. Choose wisely and you no longer have to sacrifice a healthy meal for the sake of convenience....

 2021-09-01 14:23 

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Suburban Waco school district closes campuses after two junior high teachers die of COVID...

Connally ISD Superintendent Wesley Holt said the closure aims to let the sick and those exposed to the virus time to isolate and recover....

 2021-09-01 14:17 

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Austin City Council pushes back on I-35 plans that could raze dozens of properties...

The Texas Department of Transportation estimates that between 142 and 147 properties could be disrupted by Interstate 35's proposed expansion....

 2021-09-01 13:59 

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Law banning most abortions in Texas goes into effect, absent Supreme Court intervention...

The law bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, typically before most women are aware they are pregnant....

 2021-09-01 13:25 

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Statewide homeless camping ban now in effect; could lead to stronger enforcement in Austin...

Texas DPS could now enforce the state ban within Austin's city limits. No citations have been given under Austin's local ban in the past six weeks....

 2021-09-01 13:19 

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Editorial: Texas abortion ban uses harassment to bypass the rule of law...

Unable to outlaw abortion outright, Texas lawmakers have instead blocked access by encouraging people to sue each other into oblivion....

 2021-09-01 13:00 

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A veteran's view of Afghanistan: Abandoning our friends, paying with American lives....

By withdrawing, we have made a historic strategic mistake that will resonate for decades....

 2021-09-01 13:00 

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Letters to the editor: Freedom's just another word for selfishness...

Austin American-Statesman Letters to the editor: Sept. 1, 2021...

 2021-09-01 12:00 

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'Begging you to help': Hays school officials plead for masking as COVID cases double, 5 classrooms close...

This comes as Hays Consolidated schools recorded its highest rate of positive cases since January. The district does not have a mask mandate in place....

 2021-09-01 11:00 

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Sandy Hook parents ask Texas judge to sanction InfoWars founder Alex Jones in defamation suits...

The parents of two children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012 have asked a judge to issue a default judgment against Alex Jones and InfoWars....

 2021-09-01 10:01 

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Austin American-Statesman shares its diversity efforts to better serve our community...

As part of its commitment to an inclusive culture, the American-Statesman annually publishes the demographics of its newsroom staff....

 2021-09-01 01:46 

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'Shelter at the end of the world.' Inside the last refuge against Ida in Thibodaux...

Hundreds of people took refuge in sparsely supplied evacuation centers in Lafourche Parish like Thibodaux High School during Hurricane Ida....

 2021-08-31 22:26 

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Average homeowner will pay $14 less in Williamson County property taxes...

The average homeowner in Williamson County will pay $14 less in taxes. The homeowner will pay $1,353 this year as compared to $1,367 last year....

 2021-08-31 22:17 

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Texas State opens 2021 season with a new outlook, 10 new starters...

Sophomore quarterback Brady McBride, a former transfer from Memphis, will start the opener against Baylor. He started eight games last season....

 2021-08-31 21:43 

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Divisive Texas elections bill heads to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk...

Republicans say the bill would improve election integrity, while Democrats argue that it makes it harder for certain people to vote....

 2021-08-31 21:10 

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Funeral for Austin police officer who died from COVID-19 complications set for Friday in Killeen...

Randolph...

 2021-08-31 21:04 

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Proposed budget: Average Smithville homeowner may see $82 property tax increase next year...

The average Smithville homeowner may see an $82 increase on their annual city property tax bill next year if the council approves 54.90 cent tax rate....

 2021-08-31 20:50 

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With Bee Cave police culture, Chief Brian Jones is looking to keep 'small-town feel'...

Bee Cave Police Chief Brian Jones spent almost 25 years working for the Austin Police Department, most recently as a patrol commander....

 2021-08-31 20:39 

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Travis County reports first child to die from COVID-19 complications amid rise in pediatric cases...

Austin Public Health data show 108 admissions to the hospital for pediatric cases from July 1 until Sunday. Of those, 33 were admitted to ICUs....

 2021-08-31 20:19 

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Factory activity is up, but Texas' service sector slows in August...

COVID-19 and a shortage of workers continues to create challenges for Texas businesses....

 2021-08-31 20:11 

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50-acre industrial center in the works in Williamson County...

Stonelake Capital Partners is developing the project. It said Georgetown Logistics Park will have 625,000 square feet of industrial space across three buildings....

 2021-08-31 19:51 

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Visit Bastrop's new fiscal year goals: attract visitors, market city's hospitable charm...

Visit Bastrop has two main goals for the upcoming fiscal year: attract more visitors and boost marketing of the city's hospitable charm....

 2021-08-31 19:28 

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Who should be the American-Statesman High School Athlete of the Week for week of Aug. 28?...

Round Rock, Lake Travis...

 2021-08-31 19:20 

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Austin FC midfielder Daniel Pereira is growing up on the pitch...

Austin FC took a risk picking midfielder Daniel Pereira with the first pick in the 2021 SuperDraft. So far, he's rewarding that decision....

 2021-08-31 18:44 

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High school students design commemorative coin for Bastrop County Complex Fire's 10th anniversary...

The Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Team is honoring the community's growth and resilience after the Complex Fire with a challenge coin....

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