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Pickpocketing up 175% in downtown Austin, report says
You might want to watch your back (and your belongings).

As Austin rapidly grows, instances of pickpocketing have skyrocketed in the last year according to Austin Police data. Areas featuring large crowds, such as downtown, have seen the largest increase.
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Golf, NASCAR, basketball, track, pickleball: A recap of this weekend in Austin sports

It was a busy weekend for sports fans in Austin. Both NASCAR and the PGA came to town while the University of Texas women’s basketball team took on Stanford in the Elite Eight.

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Tesla recalls just as many cars delivered in a single year

The Tesla Model 3 (top) and Tesla Model S (bottom) have been recalled. (Tesla)

Tesla has recalled 356,309 Model 3 and 119,009 Model S electric cars following a pair of safety reports released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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