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April 23, 2019 - 9:08 am
WILLIAMSON COUNTY (Talk1370.com) -- Among all the hoopla in the 2020 Presidential race, a prominent Texas Democrat has jumped in the race for one of the Lone Star State's Senate seats. Mary Jennings "MJ" Hegar says she's running for U.S. Senate in 2020, in what would likely be a challenge to...
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April 22, 2019 - 9:15 am
AUSTN (Talk1370.com) -- Early voting is underway for May 4 municipal and school elections across the area. The City of Austin isn't holding an election, but a number of school bonds are being put before voters: Hutto ISD: $194 million for a new middle school and district-wide campus improvements...
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Dreamstime
April 21, 2019 - 4:35 pm
KINGSLAND, Texas (Talk1370.com) -- Two people are dead following a small plane crash in Kingsland Sunday afternoon. Officials were called to the Shirley Williams Airport in Kingsland just before 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon, where the experimental Rans S-7 Courier - a single-engine light sport...
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April 19, 2019 - 8:32 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Gas prices across the Austin area continue their upward trend, according to the latest numbers from AAA Texas. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel is $2.49 this week, up three cents from last week and a cent higher than this time last year. Across Texas...
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April 18, 2019 - 8:51 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) — If you’re looking for options for lunch this Good Friday, your choice could benefit the families of first responders across Central Texas - just by eating at area McDonald’s restaurants. The South Central Texas McDonald’s Co-op will host its 18th annual Good Friday...
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Southern Power
April 18, 2019 - 8:15 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Energy announced Thursday it will spend $460 million to acquire a biomass power plant in East Texas. Southern Company, which owns the renewable Nacogdoches Generating Facility in east Texas, accepted the city's offer late Wednesday. Austin Energy is in the middle of...
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April 18, 2019 - 2:52 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Police are investigating a second fatality wreck Thursday, this time in southeast Austin. Police were called to the 4800 block of South FM 973 around 10:15 a.m. Thursday morning. When officers arrived, they found a two-car crash involving a sedan and a truck. The...
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April 18, 2019 - 9:29 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- The Austin area, and the state of Texas in general, continues to be one of the fastest-growing areas in the country, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau. The bureau released its 2018 population estimates Thursday, ranking the Austin-Round Rock metro...
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April 18, 2019 - 9:14 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- A man is dead and two others are recovering after a deadly wreck in southwest Austin early Thursday. Austin-Travis County EMS says the wreck happened near U.S. 290 and FM 1826 just before 7 a.m. Austin Police say three vehicles were involved in the crash; an SUV was leaving...
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April 17, 2019 - 3:59 pm
ROUND ROCK, Texas (Talk1370.com) -- Round Rock Police are asking for the public's help in a fatal auto-pedestrian crash that happened Wednesday morning. Police say 24-year old Cleveland Deshon Elliott was walking near Gattis School Road just west of Surrey Drive sometime between 12:30 a.m. and 1:45...
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