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What Austin's live music competitor Nashville can teach us about reviving Sixth Street

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Is the key to a new Sixth Street making it more like Broadway?

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Sixth Street shooting leaves four injured on last day of SXSW festival

Four people were injured in a shooting on Sixth Street on the last day of SXSW.

APD said a suspect is in custody after four people were shot on Sixth Street early Sunday morning.

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Austin PD’s Chief Chacon tags gun prevalence and police staffing in understanding 2021’s record murder count

Austin Police Chief Joseph Chacon is addressing the high murder count in Austin for the year. (Bob Daemmrich)

Austin has seen 89 homicides in 2021—with two days left in the year—an 80% increase from last year’s 48 killings.

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