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EZCorp chairman to retire in June
The Austin-based company plans to give Brinkley a $ 3 million cash payment equal to two years' salary plus one year's incentive bonus. The company will accelerate the vesting of 270,000 shares of restricted stock held by Brinkley and give him health …
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Austin school focuses on social problems
Austin (KXAN)- Have you ever felt like your job is just not fulfilling. Maybe you want to make more of an impact? KXAN found a school in East Austin that is helping students take their careers to the next level by helping them help others. It's not …
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Austin Hollins capped his Gophers career, legacy with Andre Hollins, memorably
He wanted to wrap up the pair's relationship in a few certain words, but there was another celebration happening at mid court, so instead he sprinted off, mid-sentence to join Austin and the rest of his "bros." Then again, putting the past three years …
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Updates on Austin Clark, Nick Conner, and More
One of the weekend's higher priority visitors, Lexington (Va.) offensive tackle Austin Clark, had an "amazing" visit to Columbus. A summer visitor a year ago for camp, Clark also visited the Buckeyes last fall for a game and Ohio State continues to …
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State moves 9 'violent' sex offenders into one Austin property
Residents of University Hills and Windsor Park in East Austin have been getting a lot of cards from the state telling them registered sex offenders are moving nearby. "I am on my own. Which makes it, you know, a little scary. We want to live in a …
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Justin Bieber hits recording studio with Austin Mahone months after Selena
Austin Mahone may have been romantically linked to Justin Bieber's on-again, off-again girlfriend Selena Gomez, but that didn't stop the two pop stars from making music together. The Biebs, 20, posted an Instagram photo Wednesday with the 17-year-old …
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Austin's Hotel Ella makes every occasion special
Hotel Ella is a boutique hotel in a 19th-century Austin mansion that sits about three blocks from the University of Texas main campus. It functioned as a boardinghouse in 1949, when the writer's mother lived there.
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Happy Birthday, Austin Mahone! 18 Times You Had Us Saying 'MMM Yeah'
Austin Mahone is officially an adult! On Friday (April 4) Austin turns the big 1-8, and guess what happens when you turn 18? You can totally do adult things, like vote, get a tattoo, get your ear pierced without your parents and even buy a monkey …
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Permits filed as Google Fiber approaches initial launch timeframe
AUSTIN (KXAN) — KXAN News found dozens of city permits related to Google Fiber activity, as details about specifically when and where the high-speed Internet network will launch remain unknown. When Google first announced it would come to Austin the …
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Member of Austin Counter Assault Strike Team reacts to shooting
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A member of the Austin Police department spoke to KXAN News about police training for shooter situations, like the one at Fort Hood, where seconds count. Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood. Austin Sgt. Leslie Kyle is part of the …
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Bleeding woman found on road in Southeast Austin
AUSTIN — Police continue to investigate after a passerby found a badly injured woman lying in the road in Southeast Austin. APD received a call just before 3:45 a.m. Wednesday from a witness who saw the woman bleeding on East Stassney Lane near …
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Quit whining, Austin: Our allergies aren't as bad as the rest of Texas
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America has released its list of the allergy capitals in the U.S., and the sniffling masses of Austin will be surprised that Houston, San Antonio and Dallas rank much higher. Austin ranks No. 50 on the list of the …
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Austin Social Media Marketers Spredfast, Mass Relevance Merge
[Updated 04/02/14, 12:42 pm. See below.] Two Austin social-media software companies—Spredfast and Mass Relevance—announced today they are merging. Rod Favaron, Spredfast's CEO, says the combining of the firms gives them “unparalleled ability” to …
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Demolition begins on some flooded Austin homes
The first residences being torn down include 14 homes purchased by Austin before the Halloween storms and severely damaged during the disaster along the flood plain. The Army Corps of Engineers last month approved nearly $ 12 million for an additional …
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iHeartRadio Country Festival… Why Austin? Inaugural Countrypalooza bowed at

iHeartRadio Country Festival… Why Austin? Inaugural Countrypalooza bowed at
The question that kept recurring throughout the iHeartRadio Country Festival Saturday at the Frank Erwin Center was “Why Austin?” The show served as the inaugural event for what might be presumed an annual series easily replicated anywhere. Yet why …
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Construction on East Austin 'creative' apartments project set for summer
Robert Summers and Richard deVarga told Austin Business Journal that the 24-acre ThinkEast project adjacent to Govalle Park and Shady Lane just east of Airport Boulevard will accommodate up to half a million square feet of residential, commercial and …
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Austin Under 40 finalists set, gala this week at Austin Music Hall
This year's black-tie awards ceremony — celebrating its 16th year — is set for April 4 at the Austin Music Hall. The event is known for its loose and fun atmosphere, topped off with an after party that this year is being hosted atop Benji's Cantina …
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Austin City Limits announces ACL Hall of Fame and inaugural inductees

Austin City Limits announces ACL Hall of Fame and inaugural inductees
For decades, Austin City Limits has exposed music lovers across the country to intimate performances by some of the scene's most legendary performers. This year, to celebrate its 40th season, the beloved program announces the ACL Hall of Fame, which …
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That's A Wrap: Austin Etherington
Welcome to “That's A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2013-2014 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Austin Etherington. Etherington (30 games): 2.0 points, 1.6 rebounds, 0.5 assists, 32.6% FG, 23.8% 3FG, 78.1% FT in 10.6 minutes per game. Entering the …
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Austin denies bar's request for later hours
East Austin bar Weather Up's request to extends its hours until 2 a.m. failed at City Council after neighborhood groups protested a proliferation of bars in the area and raised safety concerns. Weather Up, a small, high-end cocktail lounge and …
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North Austin gas station stabbing

North Austin gas station stabbing
AUSTIN — A man is in the hospital after a stabbing in North Austin on Saturday. It happened around 3 a.m. at a 7/11 gas station, near the intersection of North Lamar Boulevard and Masterson Pass. Austin police say the suspect description is vague. The …
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APD ramps up security for relays, festival
AUSTIN — The race is on to finish out Austin's March festival madness and this last weekend of March is drawing thousands from all over the world to the capital city. The University of Texas is hosting the 87th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.
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Austin school Superintendent Meria Carstarphen leaving for Atlanta job
KENT D. JOHNSON / AJC. The sole finalist to succeed Erroll Davis as superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools is Meria Carstarphen, 44, the superintendent of the Austin Texas Independent School District for the past five years. Letter from Meria …
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Austin-made SXSW film picked up for distribution

Austin-made SXSW film picked up for distribution
The movie was made by Austin-based filmmakers, shot in and around the capital city and features local musicians and actors. At the heart of the film is the estranged relationship between a "two-bit" music manager and his father, a recluse country …
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Austin Mahone! Stop That Selfie, And Pull Your Arm Inside The Car Right Now!
Austin Carter Mahone, get your hands back in the car this instant BEFORE THEY GET CHOPPED OFF! (You know we aren't playing when we drop the middle name. Related: We're officially renaming every pet and friend of ours “Carter.”) Not to get all …
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Thieves target wheels in Southwest Austin neighborhood

Thieves target wheels in Southwest Austin neighborhood
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Police are urging Southwest Austin residents to be on alert following a series of overnight wheel and tire thefts. Two vehicles in the 10700 block of Walebridge Court, located in the Circle C area, were left on cinder blocks. Police …
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Austin is most expensive city to rent in Texas
Alba says he originally paid around $ 700 for a one bedroom apartment near UT campus when he first moved to Austin five years ago. Now he lives near Far West Boulevard to pay the same rate, in what he describes as the smallest unit in the least …
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