- Parts of Bouldin Avenue, Comal Street and Garden Villa are included in the city's "Heathy Streets" closures, which start this weekend.
- Free masks and thermal cameras are part of Capital Factory's plan to reopen, Austin Inno reports.
- As some rainy days approach, Mose Buchele looks at how local disaster planning has been affected by the coronavirus.
- Business is booming at one East Austin meat market, according to CBS Austin.
- Concert venue owners talk to the Austin Chronicle about what live music will look like in the future.
In what was called the "Dodge Bowl" among fans and the media, Coach Todd Dodge adds to the Chaparrals' trophy case by bringing home the State Championship for Westlake High School a second time. Westlake was able to hold off the Southlake Carroll Dragons, winning 52-34 and becoming back-to-back State Champions for the first time in school history.
Increased police, an adjourned Legislature and boarded-up storefronts: Austin preps for Inauguration Day protests
After supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a deadly riot last week, the FBI circulated an internal bulletin warning of armed protests being held at all 50 state capitols at least until Inauguration Day.
Here in Austin, local and state law enforcement officials have ramped up security around the Texas Capitol, the Texas Legislature has adjourned until Jan. 26 and downtown businesses have boarded up their storefronts—again.
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