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No city is perfect, but if we're just talking about looks, Austin—with its lush green nature spots and lakes—is pretty spectacular. Here's a look at what makes Austin the perfect place to "staycation."

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The census deadline is approaching, make sure you complete your census.

Every 10 years, the federal government is constitutionally required to count every person living in the country, regardless of origin or immigration status. The results of the census will determine how much federal funding is directed to Austin over the next decade as well as the upcoming redistricting process and the allocation of new state and federal representatives.

The last day to complete the 2020 census is Sept. 30. Austinites can complete the census online here, by calling 844-330-2020 or by mailing the questionnaire sent to their household.

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Weather as of 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Tropical Storm Beta is continuing to line the Texas coast after making landfall late Monday and will bring rain to Central Texas for the next two days.

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Michael Dell, CEO of Dell Technologies

Dell Technologies, headquartered in Round Rock, announced it will cut jobs this week to save on costs amid the economic climate of the pandemic.

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Austin's Cap City Comedy Club would run an annual "Funniest Person in Austin" contest. The winner would get their photo on the Hall of Fame.

After 35 years of laughs, Austin's Cap City Comedy Club is reportedly closing its doors permanently.

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Austin-based dating and networking app Bumble, which was founded in 2014 by Whitney Wolfe Herd, is reportedly considering an IPO.

Bumble, the Austin-based dating and networking app, is reportedly considering a multi-billion-dollar initial public offering that could come early next year, according to a report by Bloomberg.
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Seven of Austin's own "White Claws," hometown hard seltzers.

Journalism can be a tough business, and sometimes you get an unappealing assignment that you just have to power through.

That's not this one. This time, the Austonia team assembled under perfect conditions—a 102-degree Austin afternoon, poolside, under shade—for a label-on tasting of seven authentic Austin hard seltzers.

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