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Texas Tribune/Spencer Selvidge
July 22, 2019 - 7:43 am
WASHINGTON (Texas Tribune) -- Former Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis is running for Congress.
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July 22, 2019 - 7:30 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- After a relatively mild summer so far, Austin's recent streak of 100-degree days is coming to an end. After likely topping the 100-degree mark for a seventh straight day at Camp Mabry on Monday, a rare mid-summer cold front will push through the area early Tuesday, dropping...
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July 21, 2019 - 10:46 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Police are investigating two separate shootings overnight that sent two people to the hospital. The first shooting happened in south Austin late Saturday night. Police responded to the 700 block of Turtle Creek Boulevard just after 10:30 p.m. Saturday. One person was...
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courtesy Austin Fire Department
July 20, 2019 - 8:46 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Fire crews are investigating after a northeast side house fire turned deadly early Saturday. Austin Fire was called to the 8300 block of Loralinda Drive, near Interstate 35 and US 183 just before midnight. First crews on the scene reported heavy fire as they were beginning...
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July 20, 2019 - 8:39 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Police are investigating after a man was found dead from gunshot wounds early Saturday. Police say the incident happened around 2:45 a.m. in the 4500 block of Turnstone Drive, near South Pleasant Valley and William Cannon. Austin-Travis County EMS says one adult male...
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Dreamstime
July 18, 2019 - 8:13 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Prices at the pump are on the rise this week, according to the latest numbers from AAA Texas. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel in Austin this week is $2.50. That's six cents higher than last week, and 10 cents cheaper than a year ago. Drivers across...
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Capital Metro
July 17, 2019 - 8:54 am
LEANDER, Texas (Talk1370.com) -- Could Leander be on its way out of Capital Metro? Leander's City Council will debate an agenda item during Thursday night's meeting that, if approved, would authorize the city to hire an outside attorney to advise the city on its options regarding a "possible...
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Dreamstime
July 16, 2019 - 12:11 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Charges won't be purused against officers involved in a deady shooting on the city's east side in 2018, Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore announced Tuesday. The case involves the officer-involved shooting of 46-year old Victor Ancira on March 7, 2018, in the...
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July 16, 2019 - 7:32 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- A new study ranks Austin as the second best big city to live in for 2019. Personal finance site Wallethub released the study Tuesday morning. The study looked at 62 cities based on 56 key metrics of "attractiveness", including data such as quality of schools, life...
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Austin Fire Department
July 15, 2019 - 9:58 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Two people are dead after an early morning apartment blaze in south Austin Monday morning. Fire officials say the fire broke out just before 4:30 a.m. in the 2900 block of Barton Skyway, at The Woods on Barton Skyway. According to AFD, the fire started on the balcony of a...
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