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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.
AUSTIN, TX

Our Stop For Kolaches At A Texas Interstate Gas Station

It’s understandable if you’ve never heard of a kolache before. We’d never seen them before we started visiting Texas and the first ones we tried were from the local Buc-ee’s. Originally, the kolache was a Czech pastry typically with a fruit filling. Every Eastern European country...
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How hot is too hot for your dog?

AUSTIN (KXAN) – So far, June has brought us record-breaking heat and lengthy streaks of triple-digit high temperatures. Temperatures like this pose immense threats to dogs. Knowing the dangers of this heat and what choices you can make to prevent it from harming your pet will be vital as this hot summer gets hotter.
AUSTIN, TX
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What to Read, See, and Do This Summer

Pack your flip-flops and favorite swimsuit before heading about an hour south to Float Fest (July 23-24). Festivalgoers can cool off by tubing a 2-mile stretch of the Guadalupe River before catching 27 performing acts on two stages, including Vampire Weekend, Deadmau5, Chance the Rapper, Lord Huron, and Chvrches. Located on a 765-acre private ranch in Gonzales, Texas, the fest provides daily shuttles to and from the capital city. There’s also the opportunity for attendees to stay overnight at its pecan tree-shaded camping area.
AUSTIN, TX
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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...
AUSTIN, TX
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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.”
AUSTIN, TX
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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, TX
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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...
SAN MARCOS, TX
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