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Donald Trump announces stop in Austin on 'American Freedom Tour'

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump’s “American Freedom Tour,” a rally for "conservatives to get motivated and defend freedom," is making a stop in Austin this May.
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Formula 1 permanently cancels Russian Grand Prix amid war with Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin himself closed the deal on Formula 1's Russian Grand Prix, which was cancelled permanently March 1. (

Global racing entity Formula 1, which holds its U.S. Grand Prix at Austin's Circuit of the Americas each year, has terminated a contract with the promoter behind the Russian Grand Prix amid the country's invasion of Ukraine.

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Former mayor, state Sen. Kirk Watson announces bid for Austin mayor

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After months of speculation, former state Sen. Kirk Watson confirmed Tuesday he is running for Austin Mayor this November.

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