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Austin finds toxic algae in Lady Bird Lake. (Austonia)

Small amounts of dihydroanatoxin, potentially dog-killing algae, has been found in an algae sample taken from Lake Austin near Mansfield Dam as well as two samples from Lady Bird Lake.

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Forget saving cats out of trees: for the first time ever, the Austin Fire Department rescued a squirrel from inside a tree.

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(Marie Romano)

With the University of Texas' iconic "Eyes of Texas" song currently stirring up controversy, it might be time for some to find a more wholesome way to celebrate the alma mater. Many have already found a reminder of college life with UT's iconic blonde squirrels.

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Austin has raised its level of risk to "increased risk" for potentially dog-killing algae in Lady Bird Lake and Lake Austin after harmful bacteria was found in Lake Travis.

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