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Texas Thuesday: Pieous

I remember the first time I heard about Pieous. It was from my friend Jaime, and I feel like she told me that:
1) They make their own pastrami and 2) They import their water from Brooklyn. 299 more words


Contempt case reopened against Perry prosecutor

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The special prosecutor who secured two felony abuse of power indictments against Gov. Rick Perry is facing his own legal problems after a decision by Texas’ highest criminal court to renew a contempt of court case against him. 490 more words


Crews rescue driver in West Austin rollover wreck

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Firefighters kept busy early Friday morning after a car drove off the road and rolled down a 30-foot embankment in West Austin. It happened near Lost Creek Boulevard at 1008 South Capital of Texas Highway. 188 more words


Flash flooding problems come easily with saturated soil

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Early Friday morning, 1 inch of rain fell over West Austin during the period of an hour. In Jollyville, that area saw 2.65 inches in an hour. 431 more words


Heavy rains bring back memories for people in Onion Creek

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Thursday’s early morning heavy rains certainly brought back memories from the deadly Halloween floods almost a year ago for people in Onion Creek.  494 more words


Hurricane Odile brings more rain to Austin than Arizona

AUSTIN (KXAN) – In a remarkable and unusual turn of events, the heaviest rainfall from the remnants of Pacific Hurricane Odile has fallen in the Austin metro area—not in Arizona, New Mexico, or west Texas where it would typically occur. 221 more words


Heavy rains bring flood concerns

AUSTIN (KXAN) – As heavy rains moved into to the Austin metro-area Thursday night, with them came renewed fears of flash flooding. A Flash Flood warning is in effect for Travis County until 10:15 p.m. 185 more words