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16 best things to do in Austin

As one of the fastest growing cities in the USA, Austin is thriving. Outdoor enthusiasts are spoilt for choice with a wealth of public parks and lakes providing hiking trails, kayaking and beautiful views under the Texas sun. When you need some relief from the heat, there is a wealth of galleries, museums, music venues, bars and restaurants just waiting to welcome you.

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16 best things to do in Austin

'I am deeply sorry': Married Top Chef winner Gabe Erales breaks his silence to apologize for workplace affair and harassment that cost him his job

Erales shared a public apology on Instagram for 'poor judgment' after admitting to sleeping with a co-worker and later reducing her hours He was fired in December from his Austin, Texas, restaurant Comedor over sexual harassment allegations The chef won season 18 of Top Chef in at the start of July, though the series was filmed back in October

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'I am deeply sorry': Married Top Chef winner Gabe Erales breaks his silence to apologize for workplace affair and harassment that cost him his job

Austin, Texas, police vow timely release of sensitive body-cam videos

Police in Austin, Texas, on Friday said they would release video from officers' body cameras within 10 business days of incidents that led to serious injuries or deaths, down from 60 days under a policy in which delays were frequent. A Reuters article earlier this month detailed how, since Austin enacted a 60-day release policy last year, only a single body camera video has been released on time - in a non-fatal police shooting.

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Austin, Texas, police vow timely release of sensitive body-cam videos

3M Open: Rickie Fowler shares lead after opening 64, Dustin Johnson forced into late caddie change

An improved driving performance at The Open inspired Rickie Fowler to claim the first-round lead at the 3M Open, where Dustin Johnson scrambled round in 70 with brother and caddie, Austin, back home after testing positive for Covid-19 Rickie Fowler continued his recent resurgence as he fired a bogey-free 64 to claim a share of the first-round lead at the 3M Open in Minnesota.

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3M Open: Rickie Fowler shares lead after opening 64, Dustin Johnson forced into late caddie change

MIXED RESULTS FOR RYDE AT LARGEST 1-DAY REGATTA IN THE COUNTRY

There was a mixed set of results for Ryde Rowing Club crews and scullers at Southsea Regatta, where the Hants & Dorset ARA Clubs met with the Coast ARA Clubs in the largest 1-day rowing regatta in the country. The highlight of Ryde’s performance came from the Smith brothers – Austin and Joel.

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MIXED RESULTS FOR RYDE AT LARGEST 1-DAY REGATTA IN THE COUNTRY

Family's awe at whale sighting

A YOUNG family out kayaking were awestruck to see a humpback whale in Talland Bay. Melissa and Ben Howarth and their two sons Stanley, four, and Austin, two, had set off at around 10am on Sunday in flat calm weather and were exploring the rocks in the direction of Looe when they were waved down by a family in a small boat.

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Family's awe at whale sighting

Scotsman Obituaries: Andrew Henderson, farmer and adventurer

James Andrew Henderson, farmer, skier, free spirit. Born: 30 October 1938 in Haddington, East Lothian. Died: 16 June 2021 in Haddington, aged 82 Andrew Henderson (centre) with associates and the globe-spanning Austin Healey Sprite Displaying a sense of adventure which marked his ‘free spirit’ approach to life, Andrew Henderson who died recently was a mere twenty years old when he and a friend decided to drive around the world in a little sports car.

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Scotsman Obituaries: Andrew Henderson, farmer and adventurer

Dudley's university park to offer 'top education without the debt', Lord Austin says

Dudley's sprawling new university park will enable people to receive a top quality education without being "saddled with huge debts", Lord Austin has said. The former Dudley North MP said the £36 million campus, which is being built on land off Tipton Road, would "transform" the gateway into the town centre.

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Dudley's university park to offer 'top education without the debt', Lord Austin says

Jupiter family dedicates statue to those lost at sea

© Provided by WPBF West Palm Beach local family dedicates statue to those lost at sea Blu Stephanos is overseeing each and every detail of the placement of a permanent memorial at the Jupiter Inlet. Stephanos told WPBF 25 News: Sign up for our Newsletters "I wanted to do something that stood for the community and everyone who gave prayers and went out and searched and lifted us up in a time of need."

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Jupiter family dedicates statue to those lost at sea

Austin Public Health Urges Everyone — Vaccinated and Unvaccinated — Wear Masks While Indoors

Local health officials’ new recommendations suggest restaurant and bar customers should go back to masking up inside In a major setback for the local restaurant industry and public health at large, Austin Public Health (APH) is recommending that everyone — vaccinated, unvaccinated, and partially vaccinated — wear masks while they are indoors.

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Austin Public Health Urges Everyone — Vaccinated and Unvaccinated — Wear Masks While Indoors

40 things everyone should see in Texas

The best of the Lone Star State 1. Dance to live music A thriving, open-hearted city, state capital Austin is also known as "the Live Music Capital of the World". With more live venues per capita than any other city, Austin's music scene is unparalleled, typically hosting dozens of festivals throughout the year.

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40 things everyone should see in Texas

UT-Austin, Army Futures Command hosting inaugural Advanced Technology Summit

Editor's note: The video published above is from 2018. The University of Texas and Army Futures Command are hosting the inaugural Advanced Technology Summit on July 21 and July 22 on UT's campus. Organizers say that the event "aims to establish a broader baseline of understanding of Army modernization challenges while discussing new ways to advance dual military-civilian use technologies in the U.S."

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UT-Austin, Army Futures Command hosting inaugural Advanced Technology Summit

Austin's SolarWinds spins off business unit into new company, N-able

Austin-based software maker SolarWinds has spun off its managed service provider business into a separate company called N-able. SolarWinds makes network and IT management software. The company, which was founded in 1999 in Tulsa before moving to Austin in 2006, serves a range of industries including big-name companies and government entities.

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Austin's SolarWinds spins off business unit into new company, N-able

Travis County Inmate Dies At Local Hospital

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX — A Travis County inmate died at a local hospital over the weekend after he was found unresponsive in his cell, according to the county sheriff's office. Alexander McFarland, 31, of Austin was found unresponsive in his cell around 2:54 p.m. on July 11 by a corrections officer who was performing visual checks.

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Travis County Inmate Dies At Local Hospital

Austin-Travis County records 100-plus more breakthrough COVID-19 cases in one week

Austin and Travis County are recording more breakthrough coronavirus cases. On July 13, the Travis County commissioner's court heard that, so far in 2021, there have been a total of 333 breakthrough COVID-19 cases. One week later, the commissioners were told that there have now been a total of 488 breakthrough cases, an increase of 155.

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Austin-Travis County records 100-plus more breakthrough COVID-19 cases in one week

Austin area on brink of moving to Stage 4 of COVID-19 risk based guidelines

AUSTIN (KXAN) — In a joint special session for Austin City Council and Travis County Commissioners, Central Texas health leaders announced our community is on the brink of hitting stage-four risk. That risk-based stage would suggest masking for even vaccinated individuals and would discourage people who are not vaccinated, or only partially, from gathering indoors or outdoors.

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Austin area on brink of moving to Stage 4 of COVID-19 risk based guidelines

Preview: Austin FC vs. Seattle Sounders - prediction, team news, lineups

The newest franchise in MLS, Austin FC, could potentially move into a playoff position with a victory against the Seattle Sounders on Thursday at Q2 Stadium. The Verde-and-Black lost their last MLS match back on July 7 to Los Angeles FC 2-0, while last weekend Seattle were beaten for the first time this year, 1-0 to Minnesota United.

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Preview: Austin FC vs. Seattle Sounders - prediction, team news, lineups

City of Austin identifies two possible sites for sanctioned homeless encampments

The City of Austin on Monday identified two potential sites under consideration to become sanctioned encampments for those experiencing homelessness. The sites are located at 3511 Manor Road in East Austin and 4011 Convict Hill Road in southwest Austin. Both properties will require rezoning to allow for the installation of prefabricated structures, or micro shelters.

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City of Austin identifies two possible sites for sanctioned homeless encampments

Two house fires reported in Austin area after lightning strikes

A lightning strike sparked a house fire south of Austin Monday evening. According to the Austin Fire Department, the fire occurred on Windy Gap Drive before 5:30 p.m. AFD units responded alongside Emergency Services District #5. They said the fire was heavy in the attic when crews first arrived.

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Two house fires reported in Austin area after lightning strikes