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July 25, 2019 - 7:44 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- A chill in the air has shattered records at both of Austin's climate reporting stations, thanks to a rare July cold front that pushed through earlier this week. The low at Camp Mabry Thursday morning fell to 63 degrees in the 7 a.m. hour; the old record of 65 degrees was...
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July 25, 2019 - 7:28 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Get ready to go even faster in MoPac's Express Lanes. The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority voted Wednesday to approve a speed limit increase to 70 miles per hour. The current speed limit is 65mph. A speed limit study performed by the authority showed drivers felt...
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July 24, 2019 - 2:05 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- An Ozone Action Day will be in effect Thursday for the Austin area. Officials with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issued the alert early Wednesday afternoon. The combination of light to moderate winds and lots of sunshine could be enough for ozone levels to...
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July 24, 2019 - 6:31 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Police are investigating after a man and his dog were hit and killed by multiple vehicles while trying to cross Interstate 35 early Wednesday. First responders were called to the northbound lanes of the 1100 block of south Interstate 35, near Riverside Drive around 1...
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Texas Department of Agriculture
July 23, 2019 - 5:38 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Credit card thieves have struck another gas station, this time on the city's west side. The Texas Department of Agriculture says it responded to a consumer complaint at the 7-Eleven at 2620 Lake Austin Boulevard on Monday. Three skimmers were found in pumps at the station...
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courtesy Austin FC
July 23, 2019 - 1:55 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin's first major league soccer team has its first-ever head coach. Austin FC officials announced Tuesday that 42-year old Josh Wolff, currently an assistant coach for the U.S. Men's National Team, will join the team later this year after the end of the 2019 FIFA window...
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July 23, 2019 - 8:20 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Community leaders and downtown business owners will come together Tuesday night in a public forum set to discuss recent changes to city ordinances meant to decriminalize homelessness. The Downtown Austin Alliance is hosting the forum, which is set to begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday...
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July 23, 2019 - 8:09 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- MoPac's Express Lanes could soon become a little more "express". The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority on Wednesday will consider an agenda item increasing the speed limit for the 11-mile segment of the express lanes between Parmer Lane and Cesar Chavez, from 65mph...
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July 23, 2019 - 7:17 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Police are investigating after a deadly crash late Monday. Police were called to FM 2222 just east of RM 620 just after 11 p.m. Monday night. A motorcycle reportedly left the road and crashed, killing a man in his 40s. #ATXTraffic Fatality: FINAL: Motorcycle...
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July 22, 2019 - 8:16 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin is among the country's most educated metro areas, according to a new study. The study, released by WalletHub , compared 11 key metrics for 150 metro areas across the country. The data set ranges from share of adults aged 25 and older with a bachelor’s degree or...
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