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Austin ISD shut down its athletic and conditioning camps in the face of a surge of COVID-19 cases.


The district as a whole follows several individual AISD schools and a number of local districts and schools—including Round Rock ISD and Hays CISD—that have already closed down summer athletics.

Travis County continues to report high daily totals for new coronavirus cases, while average hospitalization rates in the region climb.

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After over a month of increasing cases and hospitalizations, Austin is now back at a Stage 4 threshold for risk-based guidelines. (St. David's Medical Center/Facebook)

For the first time since July 30, the seven-day moving average for COVID hospitalizations dropped below 50 on Tuesday, reaching the Stage 4 threshold.

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Austin's new police chief is former assistant chief Joseph Chacon, Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk announced Wednesday morning.

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What, you think the only thing there is to do at Austin City Limits is to watch your favorite artists? Must be your first time. ACL is more than just a dreamy three-day soundscape in the park—between sets, the festival has so much to offer that it's nearly impossible to get bored.

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