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Austin police and city leaders say they are preparing for November protests as the city steels itself for an election that has wrought tension at the highest levels of national government.

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Digital billboard in Michigan.

Up to 85 digital commercial billboards could light up the skies all over nature-loving, small-business-owning Austin after a decades-old ban on the bright, flashy signs was recently found by a court to be unconstitutional.

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Former UT tennis coach Michael Center completes his prison sentence and is released from halfway house.

Former University of Texas men's tennis coach Michael Center was released from a Texas halfway house on Friday, where he finished a six-month federal prison sentence for falsely designating a wealthy West Coast student as a Longhorns recruit.

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It's hard to define where Joe Rogan stands politically, but each week on his podcast he reveals a little more about himself and his ideals that don't seem to align him left or right.

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When podcaster and comedian Joe Rogan landed his self-styled "Texas podcast spaceship" in Austin this month, he brought with him a host of political and personal complexities that made some wonder if the former Ultimate Fighting Championship commentator would fit into Austin's reputation as a city of far-left social justice warriors.

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The pre-renovated backyard of the Rogan house on Lake Austin.

Austin-based podcast host Joe Rogan, recently called one of the most influential media personalities in the country, paid at least $14.4 million for the luxury lake house he's now living in on Lake Austin, according to local real estate sources and a report by Variety magazine.
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Marisela Maddox's two children complete their online schooling from home, a reason she decided she needed to bring in extra help.

Marisela Maddox is no stranger to the nanny game, having hired at-home caregivers in the past to help with her two children, ages 5 and 10.

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A crane collision occurred at the site of 1600 Robert Browning St. in Austin Wednesday morning. This photo of the cranes was taken Sept. 12.

At least 22 people were injured on Wednesday morning when two cranes collided on a construction site in the Mueller area near Dell Children's Hospital. The injuries were not life-threatening, Austin-Travis County emergency services officials said.

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Former UT coach Michael Center was part of a string of college admissions scandals last year.

Former University of Texas men's tennis coach Michael Center is in a Texas halfway house and set to be released in October after serving six months in federal prison for falsely designating a wealthy West Coast student as a Longhorns recruit.

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