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Austin Energy considers rate increase that would up customer's bills starting in 2023

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Austin Energy has put forward a 48 million base increase following revenue shortfalls last year. If approved, customers could see a 7.6% increase in their bills starting in early 2023.

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Local celebrity raises $1M at philanthropic gala with Leon Bridges

(Parker Pheonix PR)

Hundreds of Austin’s best and brightest gathered over the weekend at the Annual Andy Roddick Foundation Gala—which returned to the downtown JW Marriott, 110 East 2nd St., for the first time since 2019.

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'I cannot believe that it's happening': Family fleeing Ukraine receives 'huge' support from Austin

Vitaly, baby Olivia and Olha Makhov were overflowing with gratitude to be safe with their family. (Laura Figi/Austonia)

The Makhov family had already been planning an extended trip to Austin late this summer—the Russian invasion on Ukraine pushed the voyage on them much sooner than expected.

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