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A person who appeared to be leaving a minivan reportedly robbed East Austin's la Barbecue. (la Barbecue/Instagram)

East Austin restaurant la Barbecue has been robbed a third time in less than three months, according to a post on the restaurant's Instagram.

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A May ballot measure in Austin could officially decriminalize low level marijuana offenses in Austin. (Pixabay)

Austin's May ballot will include an initiative to officially decriminalize marijuana and ban "no knock" warrants after a petition from Austin organization Ground Game Texas gained enough signatures.

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The house fire resulted in no fatalities. (AFD)

Austin first responders had a chaotic start to the New Year, beginning with more than 120 calls to the Austin Fire Department before 2 a.m. and a car crash that left one dead this morning.

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