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Council candidates raised nearly $1.2 million

In round figures the 18 active candidates running for the five seats on the Austin City Council raised a quarter-million dollars just in the last few weeks alone and they spent more than a half-million dollars during the same period. Total fundraising to date is nearly $1.2 million.

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PHOTOS: Community mourns Uvalde shooting victims in vigil at Texas Capitol

(Tony Fuentes)

As the Uvalde community gathered for a vigil on Wednesday evening, Austinites had their own gathering to remember and mourn the 21 lives lost in the Texas school shooting.

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Help for Uvalde: What you can do for the families affected by the elementary school shooting

(We Are Blood/Instagram)

Communities are rallying together after an 18-year-old shot and killed 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

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