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The Austin Police Department's post on Twitter about thank-you cards the department said came from grateful Austin residents drew immediate skepticism.

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.

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."


Sneezing more than usual? Cedar pollen is on the rise again.

Austin has seen high cedar pollen counts for much of the new year thus far—and today is no exception.

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  • 1 1/2 oz of Tito's Handmade Vodka
  • 2 oz cold brew
  • 1/2 oz crème de cacao
  • 1 orange slice
  • 1/2 oz half & half, optional
Directions: Add ingredients to a glass over ice and squeeze orange slice. Stir and top with half & half or non-dairy creamer if desired. Enjoy!

Tesla has filed plans to build a 30,000-square-foot showroom and vehicle service center at The Yard, a creative business center in south Austin.

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