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More than 200 people paddled 21 miles Monday to raise funds for the mental health therapy of those impacted by cancer. The target: $1.2 million.

The TYLER’s Dam That Cancer event is an annual fundraiser held by Austin-based nonprofit Flatwater Foundation and involves a trek from Lake Austin's Mansfield Dam to Tom Miller Dam.

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The adventures of Bruce: Beloved tortoise unites community search effort

Bruce the tortoise has been found and is safely back home. (Brian Price)

If you ever see a tortoise wandering West Austin alone, check his rear end for a set of labeled phone numbers and an Apple iTag. If that’s what you see, you’ll know you’ve found Bruce, who has a penchant for adventure.

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Four Austin suburbs celebrate Pride Month for the first time with LBGTQ events

Four Austin-area cities are celebrating Pride Month for the first time with Pride festivals of their own. (Austin Pride/Facebook)

Four Austin-area cities—Round Rock, Leander, Pflugerville and Lockhart—are bringing out the rainbow flags for their first-ever Pride Month events to celebrate their LGBTQ residents.

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