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Current University of Texas Interim President Jay Hartzell was unanimously voted president by the University of Texas System Board of Regents Wednesday, effective immediately.

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Local entrepreneur Kendra Scott will now be a "Shark" on ABCs Shark Tank's next season.

Kendra Scott, the Austin entrepreneur who owns a billion-dollar jewelry empire, will be the next guest judge on ABC's "Shark Tank" in its newest Las Vegas season.

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Joe Rogan Experience #1535 - Tim Kennedy

After new Austinite Joe Rogan offered to host a presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden from his podcast studio, Trump tweeted that he'd be in favor of such an event.

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Longtime Austin bar MugShots—known for its iconic photo booth and photos lining the walls—has closed its doors after 18 years of operation. Like other Austin businesses, it fell victim to the pandemic.

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A cave-like room with electric red walls and blue light fixtures is the new home to the $100 million podcast of new Austin resident Joe Rogan. And who would Rogan trust to construct this room? None other than his fellow Austinites.

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Those of us on Twitter know the Twitterverse is a little bit of everything, from your friends' random thoughts to a source for instant news (@austonianews). But sometimes you just need a break from the alerts and political discussions.

Here are eight Austin Twitter accounts that will add a little fun to your timeline.

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The land use code has been a controversial subject, as it determines how land can be used in the city, including the types, sizes and locations of new buildings.

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Since the beginning of the pandemic, Austinite Federico Portalupi has gone viral on TikTok for his art work.

When Federico Portalupi started posting to TikTok in May, he never imagined he would go viral. But his artwork—composed of acrylics, powders, glass, inks and other materials—has since been viewed and liked by millions on the app.

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