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After several winter storms and six days of subfreezing temperatures, Austin residents can expect details Friday evening about water distribution sites and "substantial improvement" in water service by Monday, although the boil water notice is likely to last into next week, city officials said during an afternoon press conference.

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(Travis County)

Former Travis County Commissioner Ron Davis, a long-time advocate for Austin's Eastern Crescent, died at 75 on Tuesday night.

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Austin may soon be home to a tech plant that would dwarf the Tesla Gigafactory in both investment and job creation.

Samsung Electronics Co. is considering starting construction on a $10 billion memory chip plant in Austin as soon as this year, Bloomberg reported Friday.

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(Austonia staff)

The Travis County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to amend its economic development incentives—or, colloquially, property tax breaks—policy to include community input requirements.

The amendment "really came out of the whole Tesla negotiations," Commissioner Brigid Shea said on Tuesday, referring to the county's decision to enter into an economic incentive agreement with the electric car manufacturer earlier this year.

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