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Ninety percent of Austin's live music venues are predicted to close permanently by Halloween, according to a survey of local businesses affected by COVID-19.

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A view of what kind of view $13 million can buy on Lake Travis

Let's face it—we're all tired of staring at the same four walls during this pandemic. Here are a few homes that have hit Austin's booming luxury real estate market, because we're in the mood for a little escape.

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A member of the University of Texas at Austin's custodial staff has died due to COVID-19 complications, Interim President Jay Hartzell said in an email to students.

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Austin ISD will give students the option to take their classes entirely online or entirely in person, Superintendent Paul Cruz said.

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With an endless number of podcasts out there, how does anyone decide what to listen to? Start with the homegrown. We've put together this list of 12 local—or nearly local—podcasts you won't want to miss.

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Ty Haney, the founder and former CEO of Austin-based athleisure company Outdoor Voices, told Vogue that she is returning to the company as an active member of the board after resigning in February.

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The University of Texas at Austin released a plan for the fall semester that includes online, hybrid and in-person courses and mandatory masks, among other measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Alamo Drafthouse founder and Executive Chairman Tim League shared that the company's theaters would be "safer than a supermarket" when they reopen, with "aggressive safety protocols, new food and beverage methods, and masks for all."

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