Category Archives: Austin Hotels And Vacations

Project Connect unveils north corridor area transit plan

Project Connect unveils north corridor area transit plan
The plan uses a number of new bus transit services in the area stretching broadly north of Austin to include Round Rock, Georgetown and Pflugerville. The corridor is one of the Austin region's fastest growing segments, with more than half of the …
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Frank L. Austin
He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Susan Austin of Crewe; his father, Frank T. Austin of Burlington; his mother, Elinor Vogt of Crewe; brothers, Edwin Austin and Russell Austin; his uncle, Harvey Frake; aunts, Norma Doty and Helen Reeves; his …
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Coachella's young audience a marketers paradise

Coachella's young audience a marketers paradise
INDIO, Calif. (AP) — When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $ 65. A few dusty stands sold hot dogs and Cokes. It was the end of grunge and the start of a new millennium, and it was all about the …
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Tickets for Austin WEC, Tudor United Sports Car race go on sale
19-20 at the 3.4-mile Southeast Austin circuit. The Tudor United SportsCar Championship will hold a 2-hour, 45-minute race starting just after noon Sept. 20, while the World Endurance Championship, whose schedule includes the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans, …
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UT official: Maroon bluebonnets will not be plucked
AUSTIN — Officials at the University of Texas in Austin say they will not pluck the maroon bluebonnets that have mysteriously appeared in the shadow of the UT Tower. Previous reports circulated that university officials would pluck the maroon bluebonnets.
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Austin readies for MotoGP
AUSTIN – He's no Texan, but world champion motorcycle racer Marc Marquez couldn't feel more at home here if he were wearing a Stetson and cowboy boots. The young Spaniard, who won the MotoGP season title as a rookie last year, is again the rider to …
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Teens charged with arson in South Austin house fire
Two teens have been charged with arson after they set multiple fires inside a South Austin home in March, according to fire investigators. Investigators received a tip from an arson hot line through the state fire marshal's office about two weeks after …
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Austin Holford, suspect in Boulder baseball bat beating death, assaulted in
Austin Holford, suspect in Boulder baseball bat beating death, assaulted in jail, deputies say. TheDenverChannel.com Team. Apr 15, 2014. 2 days ago. Previous Next. Authorities say one of two teens accused of beating a Boulder man to death over an Xbox, …
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Marc Marquez on pole for today's MotoGP race at Austin

Marc Marquez on pole for today's MotoGP race at Austin
The Spaniard also paced this morning's warmup session ahead of the race, which begins at 3 p.m. ET and features a possibility for rain (check out the forecast from NBC's Austin affiliate, KXAN). Marquez's teammate at Repsol Honda, Dani Pedrosa, will …
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Rookies Austin Dillon, Kyle Larson continue to shine
Austin Dillon has quietly put together a solid start to the 2014 season, while fellow rookie Kyle Larson has had a little more flash to his first full Sprint Cup campaign. While it's still early, both rookies would make the Chase for the Sprint Cup if …
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Exxon CEO donates M for UT engineering complex expansion
The Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin has received a $ 5 million pledge from Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson and his wife, Renda, to help fund the school's new Engineering Education and …
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Vanessa Hudgens & Austin Butler Are Such a Cute Coachella Couple!
Vanessa Hudgens & Austin Butler Are Such a Cute Coachella Couple! Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler have such a spring in their step as they check out the musical acts at the 2014 Coachella Music Festival on Sunday afternoon (April 13) in Indio, Calif.
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Austin Mahone Finally Sets A Release Date For His First Full-Length Album
To properly support and promote the endeavor, Austin will embark on a tour across North America with a little help from Fifth Harmony and The Vamps. UK dates should arrive later this year. “Thank you for supporting me and sticking with me all this time.
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Austin Peay State University Women's Golf gets Third at Alabama Tri-Match

Austin Peay State University Women's Golf gets Third at Alabama Tri-Match
Huntsville, AL -Austin Peay State University women's golf team finished third out of three teams in a Saturday tri-match with Murray State and Belmont, played at the Highlands Course at Hampton Cove. Austin Peay Lady Govs Golf. (APSU Sports Information).
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Man shot in Austin
A man was shot in the leg Saturday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. The shooting happened at 11:25 p.m. in the 4900 block of West Hubbard Street, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. The man, 27, was standing outside when a …
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3 dead after suburban Kansas City shooting
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been shot and killed in suburban Kansas City. Overland Park Fire Department spokesman Jason Rhodes said Sunday afternoon that one person of interest is in custody. Rhodes said the …
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KOKE's Cole and Nassour launching new Austin radio station

KOKE's Cole and Nassour launching new Austin radio station
Details are few at this point but the new station will be known as Fringe Austin and is expected to launch in the coming weeks on a to-be-announced frequency. The biggest possible news, however, is that the station could conceivably be the long-rumored …
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Source: Redskins worked out Austin Collie
The Washington Redskins worked out veteran wide receiver Austin Collie, according to a league source. Collie caught four passes for 57 yards for the New England Patriots last season in the AFC championship game against the Denver Broncos. Collie, 28 …
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Austin Council Could Support Raising Minimum Wage
On Thursday, Austin City Council will consider throwing their support behind raising the minimum wage. The city joins a national conversation spearheaded by President Obama that has led to the minimum wage being raised to more than $ 10 in two states …
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Civil Rights Summit kicks off in Austin
Former President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. The summit opens Tuesday and marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which …
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Body found following auto repair shop fire
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Police Department said it doesn't believe foul play was a factor in a deadly fire in Southwest Austin at a repair shop that went up in flames, but it's still under investigation. Once firefighters were able to tame the early …
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Two Austin officers suspended for neglect of duty that led to inmate's escape

Two Austin officers suspended for neglect of duty that led to inmate's escape
Two Austin police officers have been suspended from duty after a prisoner escaped from their custody last year, according to a disciplinary memo. The memo released Wednesday and signed by Police Chief Art Acevedo said that officers Leonard Wheeler …
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Water Use Sinking, Rates Rising: Austin Water officials agree something's got
Austin Water customers may see up to a 16.6% rate increase in 2015 as the utility grapples with continued income losses. Last week, David Anders, Austin Water's assistant director of finance and business services, laid out several budget scenarios and …
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Cultural Happenings April 7-April 13

Cultural Happenings April 7-April 13
This year's event features burlesque performers Perle Noir, the Stage Door Johnnies, Ray Gunn and Miss Toni Elling. Plus Austin's own Queens of the Tease: Coco Lectric, Ruby Joule and the Jigglewatts. Cora Vette will be returning for her 5th year as …
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Jimmy Carter speaks at Civil Rights Summit in Austin
AUSTIN — Former President Jimmy Carter was the keynote speaker on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin. The summit opens Tuesday and marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which …
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Austin Energy: Most power outages restored
On Monday nearly 9,000 residents were without power caused by a storm. Austin Energy said crews were still making repairs Tuesday afternoon on a few outages caused by Tuesday's winds. The heavy winds and rain caused damage throughout the Travis …
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Data Foundry breaks ground on Houston data center
Austin-based Data Foundry will break ground on a 350,000-square-foot data center in the north Houston area of Greenspoint, according to the Houston Chronicle. According to the report, it is the second Houston data center built for Data Foundry but it's …
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