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"Rosie's Law" Takes Bold Stand for Choice, Women's Health
Surrounded by roses in the Capitol press room Thursday, Feb. 14, Rep. Sheryl Cole, D-Austin, flanked by pro-choice advocates, paid homage with "Rosie’s Law" to a Texan who died after being denied access to abortion care. The freshman rep’s bold House Bill 895 would expand abortion care for women enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program.

3:45PM Fri. Feb. 15, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

Moontower Comedy 2019: Final Headliners
We've been getting word on who's bringing the laughs to the eighth Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival since November, with more than 50 names dropped to date. Now comes the final headliners: Nick Offerman, Hari Kondabolu, Jon Glaser, Vir Das, and Trumpersonator supreme Anthony Atamanuik.

3:40PM Fri. Feb. 15, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Kathy Bates, Marc Maron, and More Confirmed for Texas Film Hall of Fame Ceremony
The Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards are Austin’s most star-studded evening for cinema, and it’s sparkling a little bright today with the announcement that Oscar-winner Kathy Bates and the cast of Office Space will be on hand, while the night will be hosted by filmmaker Lynn Shelton and comedian/actor Marc Maron.

2:15PM Thu. Feb. 14, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Historic Agreement Reached on Craft Beer To-Go Bills
If you’ve been around Austin’s craft beer soap opera for longer than 10 minutes, you’ve noticed the last 12 years has been an extended maudlin scene of brewers sulking in a tulip glass of hazy IPA, pouting about their inability to sell beer-to-go from their own taprooms. And rightly so!

1:25PM Thu. Feb. 14, Eric Puga and Jessi Cape Read More | Comment »

SXSW Music Churns Out 8th Artist List
Hardcore hip-hop/electronic/punk assailants Ho99o9 return to South by Southwest, as does Roots drummer Questlove, heavy shoegazers Nothing, and Midwestern emo vets the Get Up Kids. The music festival and conference, now just 25 days out, jacks up its roster by 102 ticks with today’s weekly talent drop.

10:00AM Thu. Feb. 14, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Hacking Whiskey at Treaty Oak Distillery
A guy named Aaron Goldfarb writes about whiskey. He writes a whole bunch about whiskey, and it’s writing that, if you like whiskey at all, you should be aware of. It’s writing, in fact, that you should read. And if you love whiskey, then you should definitely read Goldfarb’s new book: Hacking Whiskey.

7:00AM Thu. Feb. 14, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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Celebrate National Drink Wine Day with The Bachelor
We’re all sick of the pink and red hearts, so here are six things that have nothing to do with Cupid’s birthday, or whatever that holiday is all about.

2:30PM Wed. Feb. 13, Emily Beyda Read More | Comment »

City Council Supports High School Program to Aid "Bleeding Emergencies"
The Austin City Council endorsed bringing the life-saving program Stop the Bleed to all Austin high schools during the February 7 City Council meeting.

1:30PM Wed. Feb. 13, Alex Puente Read More | Comment »

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Texas Barbecue Icon Rick Schmidt Passes Away Former Kreuz Market owner helped shape the Lockhart barbecue scene
Georgetown Man Charged in Attack on Gay Couple Downtown Frank Macias being charged with two counts of aggravated assault
Second Arrest Made in Suspected Hate Crime Quinn O’Connor has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault

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