Texas Stateanchorofgold.com

Better Know A CWS Team: The Texas Massive Egos

The School: The University of Texas at Austin, also known as “UT.” As a current resident of Texas, I have lots of experience with hating schools that wear orange and call themselves “UT.”. Location: Austin, Texas. When you hear about people fleeing the high prices of California for Texas, literally...
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North Austin paddleboarder rescue transitions into recovery mode

AUSTIN, Texas — The search for a paddleboarder who fell into a North Austin lake has transitioned into recovery mode. On Thursday evening, the Austin-Travis County EMS, Austin Fire Department crews and STAR Flight responded to the incident at 4516 Seton Center Pkwy at about 5:40 p.m. ATCEMS reported that...
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Round Rock boutique donates burial clothes to young woman who dies from cancer

ROUND ROCK, Texas — Haute Boutique Owner and CEO Amy Kerley said selling clothes from her boutique has always brought her joy, but she never imagined that should would change someone's life along the way. Everything changed for Kerley when she met 21-year-old Amber Peña in April during a fashion show hosted by Haute Boutique welcoming the non-profit Beautifully Loved.
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Community Impact Austin

New QuikTrip convenience store coming to Pflugerville

Information from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation states construction of a new QuikTrip location at 3101 E. Pecan St., Pflugerville, is slated to be complete by Nov. 1. The TDLR document states the new build will cost $525,000 and will clock in at 4,993 square feet. QuikTrip is a national convenience store chain that first opened in 1958 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to its website. The store sells food, beverages, gas and other items. www.quiktrip.com.
Austin, TXfox7austin.com

Austinites react to President Biden signing Juneteenth Act

AUSTIN, Texas - Thursday was a historic day at the U.S. Capitol as President Joe Biden signed an act proclaiming Juneteenth as a national holiday - the first new federal holiday signed into law since MLK Day in 1983. Juneteenth has been celebrated for years on June 19 - the...
San Marcos, TXSan Marcos Daily Record

Foodie Friday: Santi's Tacos

Diners will find authentic Mexican food at Santi’s Tacos. Located near downtown San Marcos, Santi's works hard to serve its patrons the most authentic Mexican street food in town. They have a variety of menu options to choose from. On the day of our visit, we placed a pickup order...
Texas Statedallasinnovates.com

As Texas Builds a ‘Hempire’ and Cannabis Laws Ease in Baby Steps, Lucky Leaf Expo Returns to Irving July 9-10

People may not be lighting up legal cannabis in Texas anytime soon. But with hemp farming legalized in Texas in 2019, CBD oil with .3% or less of THC legal here as well, and expanded use of medical cannabis passed in Austin just this month, it’s perfect timing for Lucky Leaf Expo—which will hold its second local hemp/CBD conference July 9-10 at the Irving Convention Center.
Omaha, NEEl Paso Times

El Paso native Licon narrowly misses Olympic team after third-place finish

Will Licon's quest for the Olympics came up agonizingly short again. The El Paso native, who swims with the University of Texas in Austin, finished third for the second consecutive Olympic Trials in the 200-meter breaststroke Thursday night in Omaha, Neb, this time missing the event's second Olympic berth by 0.18 seconds, or about an inch.