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 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....

 2021-09-07 13:00 

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Editorial cartoon: Big government...

Austin American-Statesman editorial cartoon, Sept. 7, 2021: Big government...

 2021-09-07 13:00 

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Letters to the editor: Article highlighted opportunities, not deficits, in East Austin...

Austin American-Statesman Letters to the editor: Sept. 7, 2021...

 2021-09-07 11:00 

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Rollingwood's Flo Macklin, 93, was nationally honored for her volunteerism...

The Westbank area lost one of its most effective philanthropic and visionary pioneers on Sunday with the death of 93-year-old Flo Macklin....

 2021-09-07 11:00 

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Texas History: Notable Texans recall growing up in the Lone Star State...

Two journalists spent 40 years getting down the stories of famous Texans and their younger days....

 2021-09-07 01:31 

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Burnet school district closes all schools for two days because of COVID-19...

Other districts have closed classrooms, but the Burnet school district has closed schools on Tuesday and Wednesday because of a rise in COVID cases....

 2021-09-06 23:37 

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Rescuers searching for 10th person missing from Lake Travis this year...

Rescue operation has turned into body recovery mission as a person...

 2021-09-06 18:31 

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Pflugerville volleyball update: Hendrickson, Weiss both stumble against 6A powers...

Teams start District 18-5A play Friday...

 2021-09-06 18:19 

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Tiger running back Preston Alford runs over Hays, earns weekly honor...

The American-Statesman names the Player of the Week and game balls for the second week of the season....

 2021-09-06 18:10 

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District 25-6A football update: Westwood bounces back; Rock keeps rolling...

Teams readying to wrap up nondistrict slate...

 2021-09-06 17:12 

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District 11-5A DI football update: Weiss rolling into high-powered showdown with Rouse...

Pflugerville, Manor also impress as teams enter final week of nondistict play...

 2021-09-06 17:07 

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Central Texas runs out of ICU beds for first time since COVID-19 pandemic began...

During the Labor Day weekend: There were no ICU beds available for adults Sunday, and none for children Saturday....

 2021-09-06 14:57 

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COVID-19 surge continues in Williamson County schools; Liberty Hill 8th grade sent home...

Liberty Hill ISD had to send about 300 students home from the eighth grade at a middle school because of coronavirus cases....

 2021-09-06 14:00 

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Austin-area combat vets reflect on Afghan war, encourage Texans to open hearts to refugees...

Refugee Services of Texas, a resettlement agency, expects to relocate 574 Afghans to Austin, Fort Worth, Houston and Dallas by the end of the month....

 2021-09-06 13:00 

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Editorial: Ida drives home hellish battle with climate change...

Americans this summer have suffered through a preview of the horror show that climate change is set to inflict on the planet....

 2021-09-06 13:00 

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Letters to the editor: Austin, you're great but lose the aggressive driving...

Austin American-Statesman Letters to the editor: Sept. 6, 2021...

 2021-09-06 12:00 

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Opinion: A Labor Day looking for solidarity...

I also lament the lack of solidarity with each other and the rampant individualism that is corrupting our social compact....

 2021-09-06 10:01 

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Pflugerville resident envisions, creates monarch butterfly sanctuary for city...

Pflugerville resident Sonia Koschoreck brought her vision to life, creating a monarch butterfly sanctuary for the city in Keumpel Park....

 2021-09-05 23:21 

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One killed, one injured in rollover crash on North MoPac, EMS medics say...

Austin-Travis County EMS medics pronounced the person dead at the scene of the crash on the northbound lanes of North MoPac near Merrilltown Drive....

 2021-09-05 21:06 

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Baylor takes advantage of Texas State miscues, holds off Bobcats 29-20 in opener...

Texas State quarterback Brady McBride threw three interceptions, including a first-quarter pick-six touchdown. Still, the Bobcats had a chance late....

 2021-09-05 18:09 

Statesman

Faces off the Field: Ryleigh Garis, junior setter, Vista Ridge...

Our Face off the Field for the weekly Q and I is Ryleigh Garis, a junior setter from Vista Ridge....

 2021-09-05 17:00 

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Opinion: New law is an important step toward curbing sexual harassment...

The new protections highlight how individuals experiencing sexual harassment at work don't have to solve the problem on their own....

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