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1 Dead, 8 Wounded In Shootings Tuesday Across Chicago

CHICAGO (STMW) — An 18-year-old man was killed and eight other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago.

The 18-year-old was in a Washington Park neighborhood alley in the 5700 block of South Calumet about 8:10 p.m. 466 more words

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Blues on the Green kicks off amid Zika concerns

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Hundreds of people will congregate at Zilker Park for the annual Blues on the Green festival, kicking off Wednesday night.

Masses of people bring blankets and chairs each year to kick back and enjoy some good local music. 213 more words

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Chance of rain Wednesday; severe weather more likely Thursday, Friday

Wednesday forecast for Austin: What a warm start to Wednesday: As of 5 a.m., it’s already 77 degrees and muggy at Camp Mabry in Central Austin! 311 more words

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Chance of rain Wednesday; severe weather more likely Thursday, Friday

Wednesday forecast for Austin: What a warm start to Wednesday: As of 5 a.m., it’s already 77 degrees and muggy at Camp Mabry in Central Austin! 311 more words

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Book club helps Texans prepare for extreme weather

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A community outreach effort to better prepare central Texans for increasingly violent extremes of weather is underway. One piece of it is the use of a book club. 236 more words

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One last thing

One last thing worth showing from the Copperfield Nature Trail on April 30 is this prairie larkspur, Delphinium carolinianum ssp. vimineum. I found its purple to be particularly rich, probably the most vivid I’d ever seen in a larkspur, and it stood out all the more against the chartreuse of the foliage beyond it. 13 more words

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Proposed Equity Office aims to eliminate inequalities

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The city of Austin is taking a new step in an effort to be fair with all their programs and the people who are a part of them, by creating an Equity Office. 285 more words

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