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 2021-09-09 11:00 

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Not contenders, Round Rock Express will have a say in who wins the Triple-A West crown...

The Round Rock Express are not contenders to win the Triple-A West championship. But the Express can help determine who does secure the title....

 2021-09-09 06:01 

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New mobile clinic offers free COVID-19 testing in Bastrop County...

A new COVID-19 mobile testing clinic will travel around Bastrop County to offer free virus testing. It will be in Smithville daily through Sept. 18....

 2021-09-08 23:57 

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Round Rock triathlete Melissa Wheeler raising awareness of pulmonary fibrosis...

Round Rock resident Melissa Wheeler raises, celebrates awareness of pulmonary fibrosis this September after her diagnosis three years ago....

 2021-09-08 23:52 

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New Georgetown billboard urges removal of Confederate statue at Williamson County courthouse...

The Southern Poverty Law Center has paid for a billboard urging for the removal of the Confederate statue outside the Williamson County courthouse....

 2021-09-08 23:45 

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Here's what Austin City Council districts could look like after redistricting...

Austin is reworking City Council districts to account for 2020 population growth since the last redistricting effort in 2013....

 2021-09-08 22:12 

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Williamson County jail official says most inmates refuse to be tested for COVID-19...

More than 90% of the people booked into the Williamson County Jail are refusing to get tested for coronavirus, an official said....

 2021-09-08 21:26 

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Chamber Chatter: Wings, beer, live music: Smithville Wingfest & Chili Cook-A-Roo on Sept. 25...

The Smithville Wingfest & Chili Cook-A-Roo on Sept. 25 includes a cornhole tournament this year as well as our first annual street dance....

 2021-09-08 20:49 

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Bohls, Golden: It's going to be a long NFL season for Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans fans...

The NFL season kicks off Thursday night when the Dallas Cowboys travel to the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers....

 2021-09-08 20:40 

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Despite fewer patients, Travis County sets record in daily COVID deaths, tallies 1,000 dead over pandemic...

Austin Public Health saw a second day of decreases in the seven-day average of hospitalizations as total COVID deaths surpassed 1,000 in Travis County....

 2021-09-08 18:57 

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Gov. Greg Abbott wants to eliminate rape. More than 90% of sexual assault cases in Texas are never reported....
 2021-09-08 18:45 

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Without Watson and Watt, little hope for Texans to improve...

Last season was a terrible one for the Houston Texans as they started 0-4 to cost coach Bill O'Brien his job and finished 4-12....

 2021-09-08 17:57 

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Westlake volleyball 'hitting its stride,' tops Cedar Ridge in 5 sets...

Chaps topple state-ranked Raiders in final nondistrict contest...

 2021-09-08 17:56 

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Funeral for second Austin police officer to die of COVID-19 scheduled for Thursday...

Sgt. Steve Urias died on Aug. 26, the Police Department said. He had worked for Austin police 32 years....

 2021-09-08 17:48 

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Wimberley implements mass notification system...

The city of Wimberley has partnered with CivicReady to implement its mass notification system....

 2021-09-08 17:39 

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Smithville senior outside hitter Kiyanna Sampson leads Tigers past Jarrell...

Sampson, a 5-foot-5 senior, displayed her vertical leap and lethal right arm in a non-district victory against Jarrell 25-16, 25-20, 25-22...

 2021-09-08 17:21 

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Austin High volleyball sweeps Round Rock in final district tuneup...

Maroons, other District 26-6A teams all top 25-6A counterparts...

 2021-09-08 16:01 

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'Magical thinking': Greg Abbott, defending Texas abortion law, said he will 'eliminate all rapists'...

Gov. Greg Abbott was responding to a question about why the state's new abortion ban does not include exceptions for cases of rape or incest....

 2021-09-08 15:32 

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Georgetown volleyball stretches win streak to 3 against Weiss...

Slow start hampers Wolves in final nondistrict action...

 2021-09-08 14:54 

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Here's what you need to know about buying beer and wine in Texas on Sundays...

Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill in June allowing Texans to buy beer and wine beginning at 10 a.m. on Sundays....

 2021-09-08 14:48 

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Lake Travis volleyball 'comes out with attitude,' edges Vandegrift in 5...

Cavs, Vipers each start district play Friday...

 2021-09-08 14:47 

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Daddy Days: A September day to remember...

To a freshman in high school, the details of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on American soil was generally understood by the student body. But the importance and magnitude of this was not. It would be soon enough....

 2021-09-08 14:09 

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Williamson County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 62% of people fully vaccinated...

Here's how many Williamson County residents have received the COVID-19 vaccine as of Sept. 7, according to data....

 2021-09-08 14:04 

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Travis County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 62% of people fully vaccinated...

Here's how many Travis County residents have received the COVID-19 vaccine as of Sept. 7, according to data....

 2021-09-08 14:00 

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Fact-check: Is a person dangling from a helicopter, as shown in a viral video, being executed by the Taliban?...

A video shared by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, among others, of a person hanging from a helicopter is not a Taliban execution....

 2021-09-08 14:00 

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Douthat: The American empire is in retreat, but it can't be toppled by the Taliban...

There are very few paths back from empire, back to just being an ordinary nation, that don't involve a truly wrenching fall....

 2021-09-08 13:05 

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Letters to the editor: How are you, Texas? It'll get better....

Austin American-Statesman Letters to the editor: Sept. 8, 2021...

 2021-09-08 13:00 

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Cedar Ridge setter Faith Cox, McCallum nab Statesman's weekly volleyball honors...

Cedar Ridge setter Faith Cox has 805 assists on the season, averaging nearly 10 assists a set and led the Raiders to two wins last week....

 2021-09-08 12:00 

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Williamson County officials swing for the fence in bid to land Samsung plant...

The potential incentives Williamson County could offer Samsung are likely to easily surpass $1 billion over the multidecade life of the project....

 2021-09-08 11:00 

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UT students, Texas NAACP file federal civil rights complaint over 'The Eyes of Texas'...

University of Texas students and the Texas NAACP claim UT is discriminating against Black students by its use of the "The Eyes of Texas."...

 2021-09-07 23:37 

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Pflugerville offers walk-up COVID-19 vaccination site at Public Library...

The city of Pflugerville will administer a walk-up COVID-19 vaccination site in partnership with Austin Public Health....

 2021-09-07 23:01 

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Gov. Greg Abbott orders third special session to address redistricting, vaccine mandates...

The agenda includes redistricting, limiting transgender student athlete participation in school sports and prohibiting vaccine mandates....

 2021-09-07 22:02 

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Texas State's Spavital was impressed with Baylor's defense, wants more from his offense...

Against Baylor, Texas State was 5-of-14 on third-down conversions, including a 3-of-10 mark when facing third-and-6 or longer....

 2021-09-07 21:14 

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Stratus Properties plans to build a 34-story apartment tower near Texas Capitol...

Stratus Properties plans to develop a 34-story high-rise with 300 apartments in downtown Austin. Construction is expected to start in early 2023....

 2021-09-07 20:46 

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Austin-area COVID-19 hospital data improve over holiday, but critical care remains strained...

Austin and Travis County over the holiday saw significant improvements in hospitalizations, with the lowest total needing care in more than a month....

 2021-09-07 19:25 

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'Survivors of this fire': Bastrop commemorates Complex Fire's 10th anniversary, community resilience...

The tears shed at the 10th anniversary of the Bastrop County Complex Fire event prove that burn scars still run deep among survivors, but so does love...

 2021-09-07 18:37 

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Cold case update: What we know about infant found dead in Southeast Travis County last month...

Crime scene specialists who took care of the body of an infant found dead last month in Southeast Travis County chose a name for her....

 2021-09-07 18:35 

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Round Rock volleyball teams rolling into district play...

McNeil, Stony Point, Cedar Ridge all pick up key wins...

 2021-09-07 17:36 

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Bastrop senior Anayeli Galvan leads the way at Austin ISD Meet...

Bastrop senior leads the way at Austin ISD Meet...

 2021-09-07 17:30 

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Rouse impresses as many district teams dip in week two...

Rouse impresses as many district teams dip in week two...

 2021-09-07 17:27 

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Cedar Creek struggling with early-season injuries...

Missing from last Friday's non-district loss to Akins 39-0 were running back Davin Winston cornerback Micah Roberts and wide receiver Kade Masters....

 2021-09-07 17:24 

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Bastrop football preps for high-powered Johnson...

The Bears (0-2) visit Johnson, which has annihilated Crockett 69-6 and Lockhart 56-8 in its first two games....

 2021-09-07 17:24 

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Portland, Oregon could boycott Texas over new six-week abortion ban...

Portland's City Council is scheduled to vote on a boycott on Wednesday....

 2021-09-07 17:12 

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Self-guided tour on Saturday looks at downtown Austin's history, art, environment...

As part of Shoal Creek Conservancy's Shoal Creek Social on Saturday, the Downtown Austin Alliance Foundation will offer a self-guided tour around downtown Austin....

 2021-09-07 16:51 

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District 26-6A volleyball update: Teams close out nondistrict play...

Lake Travis, Austin High continue to impress...

 2021-09-07 16:48 

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Gov. Greg Abbott signs SB 1, the GOP voting bill, into law...

Gov. Greg Abbott signed the Republican-backed voting bill into law Tuesday, overcoming quorum-busting delays Democrats....

 2021-09-07 16:47 

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District 26-6A football update: Akins, Bowie join Westlake, Lake Travis as unbeaten squads...

Lake Travis, Westlake solidify spots in top 10 after big wins...

 2021-09-07 16:33 

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Commentary: King Lyon and the pandemic of the unvaccinated...

I have an idea for a book. It's part fantasy, fable, and the novel 1984, featuring Big Brother. Or in this case, a cuckoo king....

 2021-09-07 15:32 

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Lake Travis football to face third straight ranked opponent...

High-powered Rockwall led by Mississippi State QB pledge Braedyn Locke...

 2021-09-07 15:24 

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Watch live Tuesday: Greg Abbott to sign Texas voting bill into law...

SB 1 passed in the House and Senate after Texas Democrats returned to the state after leaving in protest of the GOP effort to rewrite election laws....

 2021-09-07 13:30 

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Collins: Texas is trying to end Roe v. Wade all by itself...

The legislators passing these laws don't seem nearly as interested in medicine as they are in making it to the Supreme Court....

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