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Austin retail slowly reopens, but virtual, touchless innovations likely to stay
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Austin retail slowly reopens, but virtual, touchless innovations likely to stay

In North Austin, a place exists where children once were endlessly entertained and parents enjoyed moments of peace without hearing their little...

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Pedaling a new business: Westlake grade, partner open kayak rental on Lake Travis
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Pedaling a new business: Westlake grade, partner open kayak rental on Lake Travis

Living across the street from Lake Travis, Graveyard Point residents Louis and Wendy Shaheen said they love getting out on the water in their...

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Pedaling a new business: Westlake grad, partner open kayak rental on Lake Travis
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Pedaling a new business: Westlake grad, partner open kayak rental on Lake Travis

Living across the street from Lake Travis, Graveyard Point residents Louis and Wendy Shaheen said they love getting out on the water in their...

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CORONAVIRUS IN AUSTIN: Council finds consensus in coronavirus spending plan, but finer points remain unclear
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CORONAVIRUS IN AUSTIN: Council finds consensus in coronavirus spending plan, but finer points remain unclear

Austin City Council members have reached a loose consensus on a broad framework for how roughly $270 million in coronavirus relief funding will be...

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CORONAVIRUS IN AUSTIN: Questions remain over how city will spend $270 million in virus aid
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CORONAVIRUS IN AUSTIN: Questions remain over how city will spend $270 million in virus aid

Austin City Council members have reached a loose consensus on a broad framework for how roughly $270 million in coronavirus relief funding will be...

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Preliminary report: Williamson County has $6.2 billion increase in taxable property in 2020
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Preliminary report: Williamson County has $6.2 billion increase in taxable property in 2020

Williamson County has a $6.21 billion increase in taxable property value in 2020, according to a preliminary report by County Appraiser Alvin...

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Austin moves forward on Colony Park project
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Austin moves forward on Colony Park project

The city of Austin's Economic Development Department is moving forward with plans to develop a 208-acre site near Colony Loop Drive and Loyola Lane...

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Coronavirus in Lake Travis: the local politics of wearing a mask
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Coronavirus in Lake Travis: the local politics of wearing a mask

Although local hospital technician Max Little is required to wear a face mask for his shift, the Bee Cave resident said he also dons the covering...

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Round Rock Cares wraps up after giving $420,000 to small businesses
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Round Rock Cares wraps up after giving $420,000 to small businesses

The Round Rock Cares charitable fund has officially closed after raising and distributing nearly $420,000 in coronavirus relief to 240 small...

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Bee Cave encouraging grace period on evictions
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Bee Cave encouraging grace period on evictions

People are worried, Bee Cave Mayor Kara King said. Local business owners have said they are concerned about not being able to pay their bills, a...

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Group to Austin leaders: Give $40 million cut from coronavirus funds to renters
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Group to Austin leaders: Give $40 million cut from coronavirus funds to renters

Ahead of a decision next week on how to spend $170.8 million from the coronavirus federal relief fund, the city of Austin is getting pressure from...

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Austin council adds $18 million to coronavirus relief programs
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Austin council adds $18 million to coronavirus relief programs

Austin City Council members on Thursday added $18 million to coronavirus relief programs for local businesses and nonprofits. The money was...

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Making strides: Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District names general manager
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Making strides: Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District names general manager

Kodi Sawin has been named general manager of the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District - another step closer to becoming a...

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H-E-B, Costco, Walmart,  Albertsons among grocery stores accused of price-gouging eggs in federal suit
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H-E-B, Costco, Walmart, Albertsons among grocery stores accused of price-gouging eggs in federal suit

H-E-B is one of three Texas-based grocery stores, along with over a dozen businesses nationwide, facing a federal lawsuit after a group of shoppers...

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Pflugerville could see 10% drop in sales tax revenue due to pandemic
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Pflugerville could see 10% drop in sales tax revenue due to pandemic

The city of Pflugerville could see a $1.1 million decrease in sales tax revenue this fiscal year due to the coronavirus pandemic, officials said....

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H-E-B grocery stores extending hours amid coronavirus pandemic
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H-E-B grocery stores extending hours amid coronavirus pandemic

H-E-B is extending its hours of operation from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at stores across Texas beginning Monday. "With an improving supply chain and...

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St. David's Round Rock CEO: We are keeping close watch on coronavirus
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St. David's Round Rock CEO: We are keeping close watch on coronavirus

At St. David's HealthCare and St. David's Round Rock Medical Center, one of our primary obligations to our community is disaster preparedness, and...

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St. David’s Round Rock CEO: We are keeping close watch on coronavirus
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St. David’s Round Rock CEO: We are keeping close watch on coronavirus

At St. David's HealthCare and St. David's Round Rock Medical Center, one of our primary obligations to our community is disaster preparedness, and...

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Austin to launch online portal to see if you need coronavirus test
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Austin to launch online portal to see if you need coronavirus test

Austin and Travis County residents might soon find it easier to get a coronavirus test referral through an online portal being rolled out over the...

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Coronavirus in Round Rock: Neighbors donate funds, feed hospital staff
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Coronavirus in Round Rock: Neighbors donate funds, feed hospital staff

LeAnn Powers is no stranger to helping those in need. So when the coronavirus pandemic hit her community, she jumped into action. The former CEO of...

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City will appeal judgment against land development code rewrite
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City will appeal judgment against land development code rewrite

The Austin City Council gave a de facto go ahead Thursday for the city to appeal a recent court ruling that has all but halted efforts to overhaul...

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Commentary: Love your neighbors; don’t kill them
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Commentary: Love your neighbors; don’t kill them

Last week, Governor Greg Abbott announced that Texas churches were "essential services" and thus could remain open, despite all scientific advice...

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Mayor: Round Rock finds a new normal in midst of coronavirus
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Mayor: Round Rock finds a new normal in midst of coronavirus

It's hard to believe that just one month ago, school was in session, spring break was around the corner and life was business as usual. Now, the...

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Coronavirus in Texas: Lakeway woman creates safe social outlet in neighborhood
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Coronavirus in Texas: Lakeway woman creates safe social outlet in neighborhood

These days, altered routines due to COVID-19 restrictions can make life frustrating for everyone, especially for Lakeway resident Jeanie Goldman....

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COVID-19 detected at Central Austin senior facility
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COVID-19 detected at Central Austin senior facility

An employee at a Central Austin senior living center has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently in self-quarantine, according to an...

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Coronavirus: Hutto' group launches program to help small businesses
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Coronavirus: Hutto' group launches program to help small businesses

The Hutto Community Development Corporation has started an economic recovery loan program to help small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic,...

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Randall’s workers get $2-an-hour pay raise during pandemic
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Randall’s workers get $2-an-hour pay raise during pandemic

Randall's workers will receive a $2-an-hour raise as stores stay open during the coronavirus pandemic, Albertsons Companies announced last week....

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Stressed Austin shoppers turn to CBD to treat coronavirus jitters
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Stressed Austin shoppers turn to CBD to treat coronavirus jitters

Last Monday when the Alamo Drafthouse announced it had shut down theaters in Austin to slow the coronavirus pandemic, employees at the South Lamar...

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2 DPS employees test positive for coronavirus
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2 DPS employees test positive for coronavirus

Two Department of Public Safety employees have tested positive for the new coronavirus, DPS officials announced Thursday. Both employees were last...

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Coronavirus in Texas: Abbott loosens alcohol sale rules to aid struggling hospitality industry
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Coronavirus in Texas: Abbott loosens alcohol sale rules to aid struggling hospitality industry

Texas restaurants will be allowed to deliver alcoholic beverages along with food purchases as part of the state's actions to help the hospitality...

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