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Meet the Austin man giving away $2k grants for young people to pursue their dreams

(Justin Mares)

Justin Mares has seen the power of some extra cash. His brother, Nick, was in high school when COVID-19 hit, and he could tell he was bored.

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New $10.3M Westlake facility making a splash in aquatic sports with possible new water polo team


Eanes ISD is continuing its legacy as a leader for aquatic sports with a new $10.3 million Aquatics Center that will be home to swimming teams and open the door for a new UIL sport to take shape in Austin.

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Austin ISD, UT and other area schools canceling class due to winter storm

As Austin residents prepare for freezing conditions on Thursday, local school districts are announcing school closures.

The winter storm is expected to hit Thursday morning and last through the weekend, in which some schools have made plans for both Thursday and Friday off.

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