After a weekend of record-high COVID-19 cases in Travis County, health officials are concerned about the spread of the coronavirus. However, in a press conference Monday, Gov. Greg Abbott said: "Closing down Texas again will always be the last option."

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The Texas Army National Guard dispatched troops to the state Capitol in June amid protests over the death of George Floyd.

The Texas Army National Guard said Monday that it had been ordered by Gov. Greg Abbott to dispatch 1,000 troops to five major cities across the state, including Austin, in connection with the election.

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The Central Austin Public Library, located on 710 W. César Chávez St., was vandalized with red paint this morning.

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Cold weather is finally hitting Austin, which means it's time to enjoy staying at home and bundling up with some cozy meals.

If you haven't become the cook of your dreams since the pandemic hit, now is the perfect time to try out these recipes which will surely warm your belly.

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Minister of Culture Matthew McConaughey talks preserving Austin culture on Joe Rogan podcast

Academy-award winning actor Matthew McConaughey explains his goals for Austin, in his role as the minister of culture of the University of Texas, and what it means to be an Austinite on Joe Rogan's podcast.

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A second, stronger cold front is expected to hit tonight—bringing chilly weather through at least the rest of the week and rainy weather through Wednesday.

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Sen. Kamala Harris, Democratic vice presidential candidate, will make a campaign stop in Texas on Friday—the last day of early voting in the state—according to an email sent to Democratic lawmakers.

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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.

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