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The Lower Colorado River Authority is currently testing samples of the Hudson Bend area of Lake Travis after reports of sick dogs were linked to the area.

The organization has found four cases of dogs that got sick after swimming in the area and took action by extracting water samples on Monday.

Until the LRCA gets results, which they expect to have by Thursday, the organization recommends that people keep their dogs out of that section of the lake. No sick dogs have been reported in any other area of Lake Travis.

Look for more updates on the LRCA's website or Facebook page.


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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