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May 30, 2017 - 4:51 pm
(Austin/KJCE) An Austinite who appeared on the 8th season of ABC's "The Bachelorette" was found dead early Monday morning, according to Austin Police and an initial report by TMZ . 31-year old Michael Nance was found unresponsive in the 300 block of West Mary Street around 2:10 a.m. Monday morning...
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May 30, 2017 - 10:13 am
(Austin/KJCE) The Austin City Council is holding several meetings over the next month on its CodeNEXT project. CodeNEXT is the City of Austin initative to modernize Austin’s outdated Land Development Code with a simpler, user-friendly code that creates and preserves people-friendly places. The Land...
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May 30, 2017 - 6:13 am
(Wimberley/KJCE) Crews have knocked down a fire on the square in Wimberley overnight. Officials say a fire at the Cypress Creek Cafe broke out around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. The building was built in 1937; investigators said preliminary damages were set at $750,000. The building suffered...
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May 30, 2017 - 6:07 am
(Austin/KJCE) With the unofficial start to summer past us, it's Graduation Week for Austin ISD high schools. The district will hold 14 separate high school graduation ceremonies between May 30 and June 3. All but one will take place at the Frank Erwin Center on the University of Texas campus; the...
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Dreamstime
May 29, 2017 - 9:15 pm
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- The final day of Texas' legislative session sparked a brief moment of chaos when a protest in the public gallery of the state Capitol by opponents of the state's new anti-sanctuary cities law spilled into the House chamber. Activists wearing red T-shirts interrupted lawmakers on...
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May 29, 2017 - 9:08 pm
(Austin/KJCE) Seton Healthcare is "monitoring" its computer network after detecting what it calls "suspicious activity". Reports started coming in Sunday evening of computer issues at area Seton facilities. Ascension Health, which owns Seton, released the following statement: “We recently...
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May 29, 2017 - 3:58 pm
(Austin/KJCE) Protestors, a fight between elected lawmakers, and anything but lawmaking made up the last hours of the 85th Legislature's regular session at the Capitol on Monday. Proceedings in the House were disrupted by hundreds of protestors against Senate Bill 4, the already-passed "sanctuary...
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May 29, 2017 - 11:04 am
(Austin/KJCE) The regular session of the 85th Legislature may come to an end today, but the suspense over whether a special session will be called will apparently continue. At a bill-signing ceremony for House Bill 100 this morning, Governor Greg Abbott was asked about the possibility of a special...
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May 29, 2017 - 10:34 am
(Austin/KJCE) The two largest ride-hailing apps in the country, Uber and Lyft, are on their way back to Austin. Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 100 into law just after 10:00 a.m. Monday morning, ending a "patchwork quilt" of local regulations and establishing a statewide framework for...
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Dreamstime
May 29, 2017 - 8:13 am
(Austin/KJCE) A man is in police custody following a three hour SWAT standoff. Police were called to the Verandah at Grandview Apartments, in the 8600 block of North FM 620 just after 9:15 p.m. Sunday night. Police say the man was threatening family members in the apartment with a knife. Officials...
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