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 2020-01-21 11:24 

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OVERNIGHT: Officials searching for suspect in deadly eastern Travis County shooting...

Authorities are searching for a suspect in an eastern Travis County shooting that left one man dead Monday night.Austin-Travis County EMS medics responded to the 12200 block of FM 969, which is just west of Texas 130, at 9:07 p.m. after receiving a report...

 2020-01-20 22:42 

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Texans take center stage in Trump trial...

WASHINGTON — The historic trial of President Donald Trump shifts from ceremonial solemnity to a more traditional judicial proceeding Tuesday with opening statements and a process with Texans at its core, including the former independent counsel Ken ...

 2020-01-20 11:41 

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Virginia's capital braces for gun-rights rally...

RICHMOND, Va. — Gun-rights activists and other groups began to descend on Virginia's capital city Monday to protest Democrats' plans to pass gun-control legislation.Gov. Ralph Northam declared a temporary state of emergency days ahead of the...

 2020-01-20 00:39 

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Trump touts trade deals to farmers ahead of impeachment trial...

AUSTIN, Texas — Two days before he goes on trial in the U.S. Senate, President Donald Trump on Sunday celebrated the administration's breakthrough trade deals at the annual convention of the American Farm Bureau. Its 6 million member families ar...

 2020-01-20 00:36 

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Schiff accuses NSA, CIA of withholding documents on Ukraine...

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is accusing U.S. intelligence agencies of withholding documents from Congress on Ukraine that could be significant to President Donald Trump's impeachment trial."They appear to be...

 2020-01-20 00:34 

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For farmers, Trump and trade deals a winning ticket...

Two days before he goes on trial in the U.S. Senate for high crimes and misdemeanors, President Donald Trump came to Austin on Sunday to celebrate the administration's breakthrough trade deals at the annual convention of the politically consequential ...

 2020-01-19 21:16 

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Eby transitions from Georgetown City Council to donkey sanctuary...

GEORGETOWN — Former Georgetown City Council member Anna Eby stood one afternoon last week in a muddy pasture surrounded by an adoring crowd of donkeys. She knew all their names. There was "Eleanor," "Ember," "Opal," "Magn...

 2020-01-18 00:06 

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Trump's impeachment legal team to include Ken Starr and Alan Dershowitz...

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump has tapped two of his longtime lawyers to lead his impeachment defense team in next week's Senate trial White House Counsel Pat Cipollone and private attorney Jay Sekulow and added other well-known attorneys who have ...

 2020-01-17 22:18 

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Woman gets 20 years for stabbing East Austin couple, prosecutors say...

A woman pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 20 years in prison after she walked into the East Austin home of a couple she'd never met and stabbed them, prosecutors said Friday.The attack happened on May 22, 2018, at the couple's home in the 5400 b...

 2020-01-17 22:06 

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'Impartial justice': Can partisan senators serve as unbiased jurors in the Trump impeachment trial?...

WASHINGTON Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, has said she's ready to convict President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial that starts next week. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. is a staunch ally of the president who has called the charges a "sham."O...

 2020-01-17 19:06 

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Trump campaign tries robust outreach to expand his appeal...

WASHINGTON — Selfies on a "Women for Trump" bus tour through Iowa. Volunteer training at a "Black Voices for Trump" organizing session in Philadelphia. A vice presidential headliner at a "Latinos for Trump" event in Florida.P...

 2020-01-17 18:27 

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The hardening heart of Greg Abbott...

On John Cornyn's weekly conference call with Texas reporters Wednesday, the American-Statesman's Nicole Cobler asked the Texas senator, "What are your thoughts on Gov. Abbott's decision to have Texas opt out of the refugee resettlement pro...

 2020-01-17 14:41 

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AP source: Dershowitz, Starr on Trump impeachment legal team...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team will include former Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr, the former independent counsel who led the Whitewater investigation into President Bill Clinton, according ...

 2020-01-16 23:30 

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Putin fast-tracks effort to extend his rule in Russia...

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fast-tracked work on constitutional changes that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024 while lawmakers quickly sealed his choice for new prime minister.Speaking to a working group...

 2020-01-16 22:39 

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Sheriff: No threat determined after McNeil High lockdown...

5:45 p.m. update: The Williamson County Sheriff's Office does not believe there is a threat to McNeil High School after a lockdown early Thursday afternoon, said Sheriff Robert Chody in a tweet.The sheriff's office was aware of initial disturbance...

 2020-01-16 21:31 

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Power restored to downtown Austin after outage affected UT, state offices...

Power was restored to several downtown Austin blocks late Thursday afternoon, after an outage affected University of Texas and state offices for several hours, Austin Energy officials said.An arc flash, or an electrical explosion, happened near the Texas ...

 2020-01-16 20:44 

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After Statesman reporting, hundreds of lakefront properties avoiding taxes now may have to pay up...

The amount of lakefront properties that have avoided being subject to city of Austin property taxes — despite being considered inside the city limits since the 19th century — was greatly underestimated when the city repealed the tax exemption ...

 2020-01-16 19:56 

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Power being restored to downtown Austin after outage affected UT, state offices...

Power was being restored to several downtown Austin blocks Thursday afternoon, Austin Energy officials said, after an outage affected University of Texas and state offices.An arc flash, or an electrical explosion, happened near the Texas Capitol, Austin E...

 2020-01-16 19:02 

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UPDATE: Power now expected to be restored to downtown blocks by 2:30 p.m., officials say...

1:30 p.m. update: Power is now expected to be restored to several downtown Austin blocks by 2:30 p.m., Austin Energy officials said.An arc flash, or an electrical explosion, happened near the Capitol grounds, said Austin Energy spokeswoman Marissa Monroy....

 2020-01-16 17:49 

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Abbott, Patrick grow campaign war chests...

They're not running for reelection this year, but Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick still added millions to their campaign coffers in the last half of 2019.Between July and December, Abbott raised nearly $7.8 million, spent $3.6 million and ha...

 2020-01-16 16:02 

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Senate opens impeachment trial against President Trump, arguments begin in earnest Tuesday...

WASHINGTON House lawmakers called managers who will prosecute the impeachment case against President Donald Trump carried the articles of impeachment to the Senate and read the charges aloud, to formally begin the third trial of a sitting president.The se...

 2020-01-16 11:09 

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Senate takes over Trump's impeachment after House handoff...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a dramatic procession across the U.S. Capitol, House Democrats carried the formal...

 2020-01-16 04:40 

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Elgin man indicted for attempting to run over wife with vehicle...

A Bastrop County grand jury indicted nine people this month, including an Elgin man who was shot by a deputy after attempting to run over his wife, according to court documents.Billy Lloyd was indicted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and injur...

 2020-01-15 22:50 

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1 killed in Spicewood shooting...

A person was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in Spicewood, according to the Burnet County sheriff's office.Deputies temporarily shut down one eastbound lane of Texas 71, near Granite Ridge Drive, at the site of the crime scene in Spicewood. The sh...

 2020-01-15 21:06 

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JUST IN: Fatal shooting reported in Spicewood...

Someone was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in Spicewood, according to the Burnet County sheriff's office.Deputies have shut down one eastbound lane of Texas 71, near Granite Ridge Drive, at the site of the crime scene in Spicewood, the sheriff...

 2020-01-15 20:10 

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Video: 20 seconds of terror between missiles in Iran crash...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's top diplomat acknowledged Wednesday that Iranians "were lied to" for days after the Islamic Republic accidentally shot down a Ukrainian jetliner. The admission came as new surveillance footage purport...

 2020-01-15 19:06 

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New impeachment evidence: Lev Parnas, associate of Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, pressed for Ukraine investigation into Joe Biden...

WASHINGTON Evidence unveiled Tuesday in the impeachment proceeding against President Donald Trump shows an associate of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, worked to get the Ukraine government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.The documents a...

 2020-01-15 18:06 

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What is an impeachment manager, and what do they do?...

The lawmakers chosen by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve as managers during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump will get a distinction earned by only a few people in history.The managers' presentations before the Senate are among Democr...

 2020-01-15 15:15 

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Putin announces constitutional reform, his PM steps down...

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation of his prime minister Wednesday after proposing constitutional amendments that could herald his intention to carve out a position that would let him stay at Russia's helm after his ...

 2020-01-15 11:47 

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Trump impeachment focus shifts to Senate as House prepares to send articles...

WASHINGTON The House is set to vote Wednesday afternoon to send articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, where opening arguments are expected Tuesday in only the third impeachment trial of a president in history.House Speaker ...

 2020-01-15 00:35 

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Advocates say outspoken Austin police officers face retaliation...

As investigations into allegations of widespread racism and bigotry within the Austin Police Department continue, local criminal justice advocates say outspoken officers have faced retaliation for speaking out.Austin Justice Coalition founder Chas Moore o...

 2020-01-14 23:36 

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Senate Democrats say they have enough votes to curb Trump's war powers after strike on Iranian general...

WASHINGTON Senate Democrats said Tuesday that they have enough votes to win passage of a resolution aimed at limiting President Donald Trump's ability to wage war with Iran."We now have a majority of colleagues, Democratic and Republican, who will...

 2020-01-14 21:42 

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Deadly Northeast Austin shooting began as spat over child's piggy bank, police say...

A deadly shooting Saturday morning in Northeast Austin that capped a 24-hour period of increased gun violence across the city, began as an argument over a daughter's missing piggy bank, court documents say.Marvin Elam III, 38, told police he shot 37-y...

 2020-01-14 21:32 

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Bomb squad gives all-clear after threat at McDade school...

A bomb squad from the Austin Police Department cleared all the school buildings in the McDade school district Tuesday morning after a note was found on the elementary school's steps that read, "blow up the school," according to district offici...

 2020-01-14 18:52 

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Deadly North Austin shooting began as spat over child's piggy bank, police say...

A deadly shooting in Northeast Austin on Saturday that capped a 24-hour period of increased gun violence across the city, began as an argument over a daughter's missing piggy bank, court documents say.Marvin Elam III, 38, told police he shot 37-year-o...

 2020-01-14 18:36 

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Russians hacked company key to Ukraine scandal: researchers...

BOSTON — A U.S. cybersecurity company says Russian military agents have successfully hacked the Ukrainian gas company at the center of the scandal that led to President Donald Trump's impeachment.Russian agents launched a phishing campaign in ea...

 2020-01-14 12:14 

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Iran announces arrests over downing of plane that killed 176...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's judiciary said Tuesday arrests have been made for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board just after takeoff from Tehran last week....

 2020-01-14 00:04 

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Violent crime on the rise in Austin after weekend shootings, police chief says...

Austin's police chief warned that violent crime is on the rise in the city after discussing a spate of gun violence last week, including multiple drive-by shootings and an incident in which a woman was shot as she answered the door.Seven shootings too...

 2020-01-13 22:07 

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Round Rock officer adopts dog dragged from truck...

GEORGETOWN — The justice of the peace granted the adoption, banged her gavel and within a few minutes Round Rock police officer John Schultz was holding a very excited bull terrier in his arms.Schultz formally adopted "Champ," who has recove...

 2020-01-13 21:47 

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2 more Friday shootings revealed in court docs add to night of gun violence...

Court documents show that Austin police responded to at least two more shootings last Friday, when three people were wounded in three other shootings that night.In one shooting, two men face felony charges in connection with a drive-by attack on a home in...

 2020-01-13 17:17 

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Trump to visit Austin for Farm Bureau's annual convention...

President Donald Trump will head to Austin on Sunday to speak at the American Farm Bureau Federation's annual convention.The event, which Trump will headline for the third consecutive year, will be held at the Austin Convention Center, the organizatio...

 2020-01-13 17:11 

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Reflecting on county's challenges, achievements as 2020 begins...

Once again, affordability was the big buzzword in 2019. The county's ability to help is mainly limited to how high we set the property tax rate. For fiscal 2020, we couldn't limit the county portion of property taxes on an average Travis County ho...

 2020-01-13 15:29 

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Man charged in drive-by shooting outside San Marcos bar, police say...

San Marcos police on Friday arrested a man they believe may be connected to a drive-by shooting last month.Police on Dec. 17, 2019, responded to reports of gunfire near Harper's sports pub at 139 E. Hopkins St. in downtown San Marcos around 1:10 a.m.T...

 2020-01-12 14:41 

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Iran braces for protests after admitting plane shootdown...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's security forces deployed in large numbers across the capital on Sunday, expecting more protests after its Revolutionary Guard admitted to accidentally shooting down a passenger plane at a time of soaring tens...

 2020-01-11 03:00 

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Iran admits shooting down jetliner with missile; says the strike was unintentional...

Iran has admitted publicly that its military "unintentionally" shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, culminating days of intense back-and-forth between the U.S. and Iran as the two nations volley threats and accusations at one another.The statement came...

 2020-01-11 02:56 

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Police response canceled after initial report of an 'active shooter'...

10:20 p.m. update: All emergency responders are leaving the scene of a reported shooting in what appears to have been a false report of an active shooter in North Austin.Earlier: A large amount of police units are in the area of the 800 block of Prairie T...

 2020-01-11 00:30 

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Man seriously injured in South Austin shooting, EMS says...

A man in seriously injured after a shooting in South Austin, officials said Friday night.Austin-Travis County EMS, Austin police and firefighters responded at 7:21 p.m. to the 7800 block of Wynne Lane near Dittmar Road and South First Street, officials sa...

 2020-01-10 22:25 

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Westlake sober living house in standoff with homeowners association...

Austinite Adam Shelby is looking forward to Feb. 1. That date will mark his first year of sobriety.The 38-year-old combat veteran said he hit rock bottom after experiencing his best friend's suicide, a split with his fiance and a motorcycle accident&m...

 2020-01-10 19:38 

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$2.3 million stolen from Manor schools in phishing scam, district says...

The FBI is investigating after Manor school district officials said Friday that $2.3 million had been stolen from the district in a email phishing scam, according to the district.Manor police are assisting in the investigation. The district said there are...

 2020-01-10 17:30 

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New Year's Day shooting victim sues Terminal 6 nightclub for negligence...

A man who was shot at Terminal 6 in downtown Austin on New Year's Day is now suing the nightclub, according to a lawsuit filed in Travis County this week.Austin police responded to the club, which is on Sixth Street at San Jacinto Boulevard, on Jan. 1...

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