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Andrew Dismukes, UT alum, goes from SNL screen writer to cast member this season.

The Saturday Night Live cast is getting a little bit of Texas flair with its new addition, UT Austin alumnus Andrew Dismukes.

Dismukes is entering his fourth year as a writer for the show and will now be featured as a cast member for season 46, along with new cast members Lauren Holt and Punkie Johnson, SNL announced on social media.

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A family looks through a festival guide at the 2017 Texas Book Festival.

The Texas Book Festival is kicking off virtually for its 25th anniversary, featuring more than 125 guests including none other than actor, UT professor, Austin resident and now author, Matthew McConaughey.

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As some children gear up to head back to school, many parents are wondering what to expect next with their child's learning.

For Ashley McGuire, mother of 6-year-old Mason, in-person schooling can't come quickly enough. The online process, she said, is lonely and has been frustrating for everyone in the family.

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Austin City Limits normally takes place in Zilker Park in October but was canceled this year due to the pandemic. However, it will be putting on a virtual festival.

For those still mourning the loss of Austin City Limits 2020, fear not, as the festival goes digital this year.

Though no dates or lineups have been announced, Emmett Beliveau, a spokesperson for Austin-based company C3 Presents, announced Tuesday, ACL will take a virtual form this year during a livestream for HAAM day, an annual fundraiser benefiting the Health Alliance of Austin Musicians.

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Pets live exhausting lives—all the sleeping, playing and endless affection doesn't come easy and they need a break. Pet Paradise seeks to solve that problem, with the added benefit of giving owners peace of mind while they take their own vacation.

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Michael Dell remains the wealthiest man in Austin.

The Forbes 400 is out and once again, Austin boasts a considerable amount of America's richest with eight local residents—five of which have jumped to higher spots on the list. Combined, the eight self-made billionaires enjoy a staggering $58.9 billion.

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SFC employee Koko Call greeting customers at the market entrance and sanitizing the hand washing station.

Ben Hasan is the market manager for the Sustainable Food Center, a local nonprofit that operates two area farmers' markets—one in downtown Austin and the other in Sunset Valley.

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In an effort to help create a safe space for LGBTQIA+ youth, two soccer support groups—Los Verdes and The Plastics—are collaborating on limited-edition merch.

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