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There are 10 days left for U.S. residents to complete the census, and local leaders are calling on Austinites to make sure they are counted.

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Austin Trail of Lights will take place this holiday season.

The Austin Trail of Lights—an annual event that transforms Zilker Park into a winter wonderland, featuring more than 60 displays and two million lights—will take place this holiday season, despite the pandemic.

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Although the city of Austin has scrapped CodeNEXT, signs in opposition to a land use code rewrite continue to pop up. This one was photographed near Clarksville on Sept. 11.

Before the pandemic, it looked like the city of Austin was finally on track to approve a new land use code—after nearly a decade-long process that had cost more than $10 million and was mired in controversy.

The code would determine how land can be used throughout the city, including what can be built, where it can be built and how much of it can be built. The code was last rewritten in the mid-1980s.

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Waterloo Park, an 11-acre component of the forthcoming Waterloo Greenway park system, will open this spring.

Waterloo Greenway, an urban park system that runs 1.5 miles along Waller Creek from 15th Street to Lady Bird Lake, will soon make its debut.

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With Hurricane Marco on his way out and Hurricane Laura on her way to Texas, Austin first responders will likely see some action along the coastal communities threatened by the storm—but residents here in Central Texas won't see much rain, forecasters told Austonia on Tuesday.

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The homeless community will now have a place to store their belongings with the City of Austin's newly launched Violet KeepSafe Storage program, that provides 96-gallon bins and locks to unsheltered individuals so they can store their possessions without fear for their safety.

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The city of Austin announced a new $17.75M rental assistance program on Monday to help those financially impacted by COVID.

A new $17.75 million rental assistance program, by the city of Austin and the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, includes nearly $13 million in direct rental assistance to eligible Austinites who have been financially impacted by COVID-19.

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