The Austin Police Department's post on Twitter about thank-you cards the department said came from grateful Austin residents drew immediate skepticism.
We can’t express enough how grateful we are to serve you, Austin. Our officers have been working around the clock d… https://t.co/gzbTYXkwdT— Austin Police Department (@Austin Police Department)1591465904.0
Retweeters and repliers noted that the handwriting on the cards looks similar, they don't have addresses and that they seem to be about the same size.
@rohmontgomery Stop being so cynical. Can't everyone in Austin simply have identical handwriting? https://t.co/blsJpnsrYT— Evil MoPac (@Evil MoPac)1591557197.0
But APD says the cards are real, telling the Austin American-Statesman that one person delivered a batch of them and "kindergarten-aged children were involved in making them."
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The Travis Central Appraisal District has identified a new market data source that will allow it to reappraise residential properties in 2021 after a legal dispute with the Austin Board of Realtors prevented the district from doing so this year.
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43% of registered voters have cast their ballots in Travis County—with eight days of early voting to go
More than 43% of registered Travis County residents voted early in person or had their mail-in ballots received between Oct. 13 and Thursday, with eight more days to go before the early voting period ends on Oct. 30.
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Saturday, the Texas Longhorns will face one of its oldest rivals—Baylor—in a matchup that has all the makings of a do-or-die game for the Longhorn season.
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As fall progresses, Texas public school superintendents are realizing that virtual instruction simply is not working for thousands of students across the state.
Austin may receive fall weather in the form of not just one but two cold fronts in the coming days.
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Daniel Perry, the active-duty Army sergeant who says he shot armed Black Lives Matter protester Garrett Foster in self-defense while driving for Uber, took a lie detector test for the incident that happened in July .
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