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City and Artists Work Together to Preserve Artistic Murals

Austin’s graffiti problem is getting worse, but that isn’t stopping local artists from trying to preserve and protect iconic murals around Austin, KVUE reports, as the problem has escalated the past six months. “People have loved these murals,” said artist Kerry Awn. “I’ve been here three years doing the graffiti …

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Austin Free Week Continues Through Through 12th

What started as a tradition of Red River clubs during the normally slow period after the New Year has become almost a booming mini-festival showcasing local acts for almost a dozen days at clubs from Mohawk, Hotel Vegas, and many more. “It really is a great way to go out …

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$9 Million in Marijuana Found by Deer Hunters in Field

Deer Hunters near College Station stumbled upon $9 million field of marijuana while putting up new blinds, totaling 18,000 marijuana plants. According to The Eagle Madison County Sheriff Travis Neeley said the plants — which ranged from 2 to 6 feet tall — were discovered “way back in the woods” …

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Austin Soldier Dies in Afghanistan

A soldier from Austin has died, the Department of Defense has announced Tuesday, while battling in Afghanistan. The DOD stats that Staff Sgt. Job M. Reigoux, 30, died June 1 in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan in support of Operationg Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Reigoux died from injuries from wounds after insurgents attacked …

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Austin is Now the 11th Largest City in the Country

Austin grew 6.6% in two years, leapfrogging Jacksonville, Indianapolis and San Francisco to become the USA’s 11th-largest city. In 2000, it was No. 17. The Census Beauru has released a new report that may not be very appealing to rush hour traffic situations, but shows the popularity of the city as …

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Hike & Bike Trails Go 24/7 In Austin

Just had a long night out at bars and at Kerbey Lane and looking to run off some of the pounds from Kerbey Queso? Well you can do so now at many of our favorite parks as Lady Bird Lake Hike & Bike Trailer, Shoal Creek greenbelt trail, and Johnson …

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The 90’s Strike Back: Soundgarden Rocks the Austin Music Hall

Show Date: 5/25/2013 In the banals of grunge and rock music of the last 25 years, Soundgarden are definitely one of the most important and one of the last bands of the nineties era to reunite after the disappointing flop of Chris Cornell’s solo hip-hop and R&B influenced album, Scream. …

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In-N-Out to Austin: Burger Chain Begins Development Near Hancock Center

“Those are good burgers, Walter.” The infamous In-N-Out will at long last be making it’s way to Central Texas and the Austin area after it’s debut in Dallas area a few years back as In-N-Out has applied for permits to build a central Austin location at 4508 N. I-35 near …

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City of Austin Wants Your Old Drugs

The City of Austin is hosting a free drug take-back day this upcoming saturday at locations around the city from 10 a.m. to 2PM. According to KUT the locations are Cornerstone Church, City of Austin Household Hazardous Waste Facility and Barton Creek Square Mall. “The bottom line is don’t put …

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Barton Springs Pool Re-Opens Saturday

The city has stated that repairs have been completed on Barton Springs Pool and that it will reopen at 5 a.m. Saturday. A $2.8 million consturction job was done to patch holes in the flood control tunnel and other work wihch was causing water to seep out of the pool. …

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