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The newest addition to the Austin Zoo is in need of a name, and for a $2 donation, you can pitch your own idea.

The zoo posted about the new Texas Longhorn on its website and social media this week. Suggestions and donations will be accepted until 6 p.m. July 15 on the zoo's online submission form.

A panel of zoo staff members will decide on the winner.


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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(Roger Ho/ACL Fest)

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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