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August 07, 2019 - 8:00 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- A Heat Advisory will be in effect Wednesday afternoon as our latest heat wave builds in across Central Texas. The National Weather Service says the advisory will be in effect from 12 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Air temperatures are forecast to reach 103 degrees...
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Cedar Park Police Department
August 06, 2019 - 4:46 pm
CEDAR PARK, Texas (Talk1370.com) -- A man is facing murder charges after a fatal drive-by shooting in Cedar Park this past weekend. Cedar Park Police say 26-year old Jose Ivan Aviles Loza was arrested Monday night in the Houston area. He's been charged with murder in the death of 22-year old...
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August 06, 2019 - 4:40 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Dry conditions across the area have prompted officials in both Travis and Williamson Counties to enact a ban on outdoor burning. Travis County's burn ban will be in effect until at least September 11; Williamson County's ban will last for "a period not to exceed 90 days"...
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courtesy Austin Police Department
August 06, 2019 - 4:36 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- As the investigation into a weekend homicide in southeast Austin continues, police are now searching for a suspect they believe was involved. Police were called to 2500 block of Chaparral Trail in southeast Austin just before 10 p.m. Sunday night. When officers arrived,...
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Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
August 06, 2019 - 8:33 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin's airport continues to smash passenger records, setting a new mark for the fourth month in a row. Just over 1.6 million passengers traveled through ABIA in the month of June, according to numbers released Monday by the City of Austin. City officials say it's an 8.1%...
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August 06, 2019 - 8:04 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin is one of America's pet friendliest cities, according to a new study from personal finance website WalletHub. Ranking fourth in the survey, Austin joins cities such as Scottsdale, Orlando, Tampa, and Phoenix in the top five. The study examined three key dimensions...
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courtesy Austin Fire Department
August 06, 2019 - 7:51 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- A man is recovering in the hospital Tuesday after an overnight fire on the city's east side. Crews were called to the 2000 block of Hamilton Avenue around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday morning. On their arrival, firefighters found a single family home with fire showing. Medics pulled...
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Texas Department of Agriculture
August 05, 2019 - 4:05 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- More credit card skimmers have been found across Austin, according to the Texas Department of Agriculture. The first skimmer was found Friday at a 7-Eleven at 408 West 15th Street, when crews responded to a consumer complaint from the location. Then, on Monday, crews found...
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August 05, 2019 - 3:42 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- With property tax revenue caps looming beginning in 2020, City of Austin officials Monday unveiled a proposed budget that sets the tax rate at the maximum allowed by current law. Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk unveiled the proposed budget to City Council members and the...
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August 05, 2019 - 2:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the country's largest newspaper companies have agreed to combine in the latest media deal driven by the industry's struggles with a decline of printed editions. GateHouse Media, a chain backed by an investment firm, is buying USA Today owner Gannett Co. for $12.06 a share in...
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