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Austin Siblings Dead in Murder-Suicide, Police Say

Siblings from Austin, Texas found dead earlier this week died from an apparent murder-suicide, Austin police said Thursday. Officers were called to a house around noon Monday, where they found Ashley Harris, 57, and Jacob Barlow, 62, with gunshot wounds, KXAN reports. The pair died about a half hour after officers arrived at the scene. An autopsy revealed Barlow shot his little sister before turning the gun on himself, according to the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office. A possible motive has not been disclosed.
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Kirk Herbstreit Explains What Arch Manning Commitment Means For Texas

The commitment of Arch Manning to Texas has sent shockwaves through college football. But for ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit, his commitment could mean more than just giving the Longhorns an elite quarterback. Appearing on SportsCenter, Herbstreit said that the bigger impact Manning might have at Texas is enticing elite receivers, tight...

Texas swimming holes near Austin – 10 watering holes for a fun swim this summer

If you have been looking for free places to swim in Austin or googling ‘swimming holes near me’, you are in the right place!. Texas is known for a lot of things and one of them is relentlessly hot summers. The temperatures are rising in Austin and across the state. Luckily, there are also many beautiful, refreshing, clear rivers, lakes, and even spring-fed pools that will offer a relaxing reprieve from the heat. Sometimes nothing will do, other than a dip into some crisp, cool water.
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Crown & Anchor Pub

Enjoy the reliably delicious meat or veggie burgers and great seasoned fries with any of the reasonably priced beers on tap. Celebrate one of Austin's oldest icons, the campus-area Crown & Anchor, serving up classic burgers and beers for 35 years. Neighboring businesses join in on the fun, and there'll be activities all day for the whole family, including a dog wash benefiting a local shelter, Austin Humane Society adoptable dogs (noon-3pm), a bike wash with Clown Dog and FrankenBike, tasty beer pairings with Amy's Ice Creams, and more.

Here's what is causing flight delays at the Austin airport

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin-Bergstrom International Airport said travelers should expect delays Thursday afternoon. The airport tweeted that the Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control tower was "undergoing a required sanitization and deep clean." Arrivals and departures were expected to be delayed because of the cleaning. The airport then said...

The Essential Sushi Restaurants of Austin

This gem in Springdale General offers a variety of eating experiences. Order from their popular selection of temaki or handrolls, reserve a 45-minute omakase session for a weekend or book a class in sushi-making. With high-quality ingredients and sophisticated raw, cooked and vegetarian recipes, Uroko provides affordable yet gourmet meals served from a casual countertop.

Austin Animal Center waiving fees, holding events to help with space crisis

Austin Animal Center has 1,081 dogs and cats in its care, including 671 pets at the shelter. Twenty-three dogs have no kennel. “We are housing dogs in crates in our conference room and we even rented an air-conditioned construction trailer to put crates in,” said Kelsey Cler, marketing and communication manager for Austin Animal Center. “Unfortunately all of those spaces are now full and our only option is to house dogs in crates outside in front of evaporation coolers.”

Pets of the Week: Meet Newton & Teddy!

Looking to adopt or foster animals from the local shelter? Here are the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter pets of the week! Spread the word to help these animals find their forever homes. MEET NEWTON. Newton has beautiful eyes; one blue and one brown! He has learned so much while...

Hotel Review: Hilton Austin

I’m no athlete, so imagine my surprise when the soccer ball I had just kicked soared past the goalie’s right side and flew into the net, clocking in at a cool 27 miles per hour. I should mention, though, that I wasn’t on a soccer field. And the...

How Lockhart became the Central Texas destination for wine, cocktails, vintage shopping

Beautiful small-town Lockhart, once known mainly for barbecue, is becoming a Central Texas retail destination. (Chris O'Connell/MySA) It was a wrap moment the coffee shop opened. Six years ago, when Taylor Burge and her husband Austin, who had just moved from the city that bears his name to Lockhart, about 35 miles southeast, there wasn't a ton of retail action on the charming downtown courthouse square.