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Texas hopes to pull out of Refugee Resettlement Program

AUSTIN (KXAN) — An announcement on Friday will say whether Texas is keeping its promise to pull out of the Refugee Resettlement Program.

The decision depends on if the federal government approves that state’s plan, which was sent for review earlier this month. 334 more words


ACL kicks off: Everything you need to know

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The first weekend of the Austin City Limits Music Festival is finally here and KXAN’s meteorologist David Yeomans says the weather will be on its best behavior¬†bringing the… 394 more words


Small grasshopper on prickly pear cactus by ripening tuna

Place: greenbelt along the upper reaches of Bull Creek.

Date: September 12.

Reminder: tuna is the Spanish (and now English) name for the fruit of the prickly pear cactus.

© 2016 Steven Schwartzman

Nature Photography

Why Topical Fluoride

Everyone is familiar with the dental advantages of fluoride supplements, systemically administered to children while their teeth are forming. Research on this type of fluoride treatment shows a 35% reduction in tooth decay. 189 more words

Going to South Padre Island for spring break. Any advice/ tips/ places/ to go? via /r/texas No text found

Going to South Padre Island for spring break. Any advice/ tips/ places/ to go? via /r/texas No text found #GregMikesell

— Greg Mikesell (@GregMikesell) September 30, 2016…

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Local Austin, Texas Country Band Performing at Austin City Limits Music Festival

Austin City Limits Music Festival, or ACL Fest, is quickly approaching and the gates for weekend one open in just under 12 hours! The lineup is loaded with talent all across the board from many different genres. 263 more words

Rideshare drivers under added scrutiny during ACL

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The kickoff to the Austin City Limits music festival is just hours away. Along with the excitement, have come questions about transportation options after Uber and Lyft’s departure. 343 more words