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Austin Police are investigating two double homicides and a separate stabbing death that occurred over the weekend in Austin. (Austonia file photo)

Austin police are now investigating two double homicides and a separate stabbing death after a "violent weekend" left five dead in the city.

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Former UT tennis coach Michael Center told Sports Illustrated he thinks others were involved in the Varsity Blues scandal at UT.

Editor's note: This story summarizes Sports Illustrated's story detailing Michael Center's involvement in the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal, based on interviews with SI's Jon Wertheim. Additionally, Austonia received comments from Michael Center, included in this story.

Confined to his couch, former Longhorns tennis coach Michael Center praised his players via FaceTime after the program he built produced the Longhorns’ first national championship in 2019—a bittersweet moment as Center faced federal charges as part of the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal.

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Austin City Council approves putting initiative potentially decriminalize marijuana on the May ballot. (Pexels)

Austin voters will officially be able to vote on decriminalizing marijuana after City Council approved an initiative for the May ballot on Tuesday.

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