The city of Austin warned residents in a tweet about the potential return to Lady Bird Lake of the blue-green algae that killed several dogs last summer.
We’re approaching a time of increased risk for harmful algae on Lady Bird Lake based on seasonal conditions. 🚫 Av… https://t.co/KdM68m5rAq— City of Austin (@City of Austin)1592417565.0
The contract that the city signed with the University of Texas for monitoring the algae stipulates that testing will begin in July.
A hot, dry summer contributed to conditions that allowed the algae to grow to toxic levels, and scientists expect to see more of it in the future.
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In a historic win for college athletes and voter advocates, led by former NBA champion and Austinite Chris Bosh, the NCAA voted this week to require an annual November Election Day "off day" for Division 1 student athletes to vote or volunteer in election activities if they choose.
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Gov. Greg Abbott eases COVID business restrictions as Texas reports more new cases than any other state
In most of the state, businesses that had been limited to 50% capacity—including retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, libraries, museums and gyms—can move to 75% capacity starting on Monday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Thursday. Bars must remain closed.
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