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(Carly Weaver)

Loved by some, hated by many and deeply ingrained into the city, the great-tailed grackle is as synonymous with Austin as Sixth Street.

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A proposed 64-story, 802-foot tower is slated to become the second-tallest skyscraper in Austin.

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After a year full of unprecedented challenges, major states and cities are seeing somewhat of a mass exodus in favor of west and southbound areas with lower density—creating the perfect storm for an Austin migration.

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A sampling of emergency response reports made over the weekend

  • Report of person shot. Esquire Acres Ln & Blue Bluff Rd, Saturday 12:10 p.m.
  • ATM theft. Report of four men in an F-150 full of "tools and ladders" attached chains to an ATM. Fled into Zilker neighborhood. 1901 S. Lamar Blvd. at Hether Street, Saturday 2:54 a.m.
  • Gunpoint robbery of woman walking to her car. Super 8 motel, 5526 N. I-35, Friday 10:41 p.m.
  • Attempted gunpoint robbery at Mi Pueblito Food Mart, black handgun, suspect ran away. 8237 Research Blvd., Saturday 10:34 a.m.
  • Gray Porsche crashes into light pole, knocks it down, drives away. I-35 & E. 49th Street, Saturday 8:24 a.m.
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