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Fire departments, STAR Flight battle large brush fire near Manor

MANOR, Texas — The Manor and Austin Fire Departments, along with the help of STAR Flight, battled a large brush fire outside of Manor Sunday afternoon.

KVUE - 2018-08-19 20:17:41

BREAKING: Austin-area schools earn Fs under new Texas grading system

Multiple campuses in a handful of Austin-area school districts failed to meet Texas academic standards under the state’s new letter grade accountability system.Under the new statewide system, districts on Wednesday received A-through-F letter grades and campuses were labeled “met requirement” or “im

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Del Valle ISD holds grand opening for Newton Collins Elementary

Dozens of family members of Collins, Sr. and school administrators attended the grand opening ceremony. Birch says naming the school after Collins, Sr. was a good decision.

FOX7AUSTIN.COM - 2018-08-19 03:38:00

Hiker airlifted safely after falling off Maroon Peak

A hiker who fell 100 feet off Maroon Peak into a gully was evacuated Sunday afternoon after Pitkin County dispatch was notified around 12:55 p.m. that he had fallen into a gully.The man was identified as Keith Brewer, 56, of Austin, Texas, according to Alex Burchetta, operations commander for the sh

ASPEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-20 00:14:00

Austin ISD students head back to school

APD is working with the district over the next several days. Whether kids are getting to school by bus, bike, car or on foot, police say their goal is to provide every student the safest environment.

FOX7AUSTIN.COM - 2018-08-20 12:45:00

Global Strategic Business Outlook on the Virtual Reality (VR) Market to 2024 - Participants Across the Value Chain Bet Big on Virtual Reality - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 17, 2018--The"Virtual Reality (VR) - Global Strategic Business Report"report has been added to 's offering.The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS

Austin-based organic delivery service Gardenio now open | Community Impact Newspaper

Gardenio, a delivery service that offers organic gardening boxes, opened for business on Feb. 14. Deliveries to the Austin area will begin in September.

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Texas 11-Year-Old Hacks Mock FL Voting Website; Wants To Use Hacking To Help People

AUSTIN, TX -- When you use a computer or smartphone, cyber security may not be the first thing on your mind. But make one mistake and a hacker can have a field day with your information.

KENS 5 - 2018-08-18 15:26:07

Global Smart Cities Market 2018: Strategic Business Outlook to 2024 - The Shift Towards Open Governance Model Fuels Interest in Smart Cities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 17, 2018--The"Smart Cities - Global Strategic Business Report"report has been added to 's offering.The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecast

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS

Central Texas school districts working to improve TEA rating

"I feel like the ratings are almost kind of unfair,” said Shouneille Moore, who has two students at Manor ISD. “They don't really judge the whole district and the whole student."

KVUE

Growth motivates Lockhart City Council’s decision to allow creation of planned development district

A 66.7-acre parcel of land on Mockingbird Lane owned by 11 second-generation heirs that include Mike London, Carolyn Dill Johnson and Greg Dill is now designated as a planned development district, paving the way for the owners to sell the land to homebuilder D.R. Horton, which plans to build a mix o

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FCC Chairman: Action on Pirate Radio Was Not Related to Alex Jones’ Show

WASHINGTON —FCCchairmanAjit Paisaid efforts to enforce a fine against a pirate radio station in Austin, Texas, were not related toAlex Jones’ show, which the outlet aired.

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TSA officer at Texas airport missed loaded gun, according to police reports Source: Cox Media Group

AUSTIN, Texas - A man made it through Austin Bergstrom International Airport with a loaded gun after it was missed by a Transportation Security Administration security officer. According to KVUE , police reports say that on June 16, a man from Georgetown, Texas, went through

TOPIX - 2018-08-18 15:32:16

Austin 11-year-old hacks mock Florida voting website; wants to use hacking to help people

AUSTIN, Texas — When you use a computer or smartphone, cyber security may not be the first thing on your mind. But make one mistake and a hacker can have a field day with your information.

KVUE

M-Commerce Markets: Global Strategic Business Report 2015-2018, Forecast to 2024 - Growing Penetration of 4G LTE Network Technology: An Opportunity - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 17, 2018--The"M-Commerce - Global Strategic Business Report"report has been added to 's offering.The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS

Digital Radiography: 2018-2024 Global Strategic Business Report featuring 49 Key & Niche Player Profiles - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 17, 2018--The"Digital Radiography - Global Strategic Business Report"report has been added to 's offering.The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecast

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS

Police looking for shooters after teen shot at Manor elementary school 

A teenage boy was shotat a Manor school district elementary school on Monday night, and detectives are still looking for what they believe were multiple shooters, Austin police said.Police did not name the elementary school but said it happened at 11316 Farmhaven Road, which is the address of Bluebo

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Tesla shares fall as CEO admits job stress is getting to him

Electric carmaker Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk gives the opening keynote at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, in 2013. Musk has admitted in a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll in what he calls an “excruciating year.” In the newspaper’s account o

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Drainage issues prompt temporary halt to development in Bastrop

BASTROP, Texas (KXAN) — After a unanimous decision from Bastrop City Council Tuesday, the city will put any new development on hold. That is at least until the end of what is expected to be a 90-day moratorium period.

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Fredricka Contines To Raise Money For Cancer

Fredricka was donated to Terri McPherson from Denise and Bruce Speckels of La Grange. At the time the Speckel’s purchased the flamingo, their relay for life team was called the FuFu YaYa’s.Fredricka was purchased in Fredricksburg and she was hauled in the back of a truck and laughed at all the way h

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