Several boats sank during a parade in support of President Donald Trump on Lake Travis in Austin on Saturday.

Several boats sank on Lake Travis Saturday while taking part in a parade in support of President Donald Trump, according to the Travis County Sheriff's Office.

No fatalities or injuries have been reported, and the office does not suspect foul play, according to a report by the Associated Press.

The event was scheduled for midday on Saturday and included parachute jumpers, according to a Facebook event page. More than 8,600 people registered as interested.

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While this years SXSW festival was canceled, it will return next year.

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After 21 years in downtown, Buffalo Billiards will join the growing list of memorable Austin businesses to close due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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"We've had this increase since the beginning of September that's leveling off a bit," he said.

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Local entrepreneur Kendra Scott will now be a "Shark" on ABCs Shark Tank's next season.

Kendra Scott, the Austin entrepreneur who owns a billion-dollar jewelry empire, will be the next guest judge on ABC's "Shark Tank" in its newest Las Vegas season.

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Weather as of 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Tropical Storm Beta is continuing to line the Texas coast after making landfall late Monday and will bring rain to Central Texas for the next two days.

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McCombs Professor Steve Limberg teaches in a studio while his hologram appears in a classroom, where masked students are sat socially distanced.

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This November, Austin voters will choose whether to raise their property tax rate to pay for a proposed $7.1 billion transit overhaul called Project Connect. It includes expanded bus service, including an Eastside transit center.

Austin voters will decide Nov. 3 whether to increase their tax rate to pay for a $7.1 billion, 15-year overhaul of the city's transit system.

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