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Austonia reporter Emma Freer reviews a story, pre-pandemic.

As a local reporter, I'm well versed in deciphering city council meeting agendas, press releases and COVID dashboards.

But even I'm overwhelmed by the current news cycle, which is crammed with critical stories—from pandemic trends and seemingly daily local policy changes to the upcoming 2020 election and post office updates.

So we at Austonia would like to offer readers a new way to get the news you want and need—at your fingertips.

By signing up for the free Austonia Text trial program, you'll receive one text, maybe two, with the day's top stories—straight from the reporters who wrote them.

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Austonia launched a new texting trial program that brings local news alerts straight to your phone.

There is a lot of news to keep up with right now: COVID-19 trends, protest coverage, near-daily City Council meetings, the upcoming 2020 election.

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