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Trans UT Student Isn’t Giving Up on School or the Military
Shortly after the Department of Defense’s new transgender policy went into effect on Friday, April 12, Map Pesqueira’s scholarship to attend the University of Texas at Austin was voided. Pesqueira, a freshman, is a Radio-Television-Film and American Studies dual major, a member of UT’s Reserve Officers' Training Corps, and a transgender man.

2:57PM Thu. Apr. 18, Lilli Hime Read More | Comment »

The Mayor's State of the City Is … Mixed
With a little help from Charles Dickens, Mayor Steve Adler delivered a mixed but certainly subdued “State of the City” address Wednesday night at City Hall. It’s the “best of times” for the city’s “Golden Moment” of successfully addressing its “major challenges.” And it’s the “worst of times” for the “looming shadow” of sabotage by state government.

2:40PM Thu. Apr. 18, Michael King Read More | Comment »

Senate Bill Could Kill Deal to Build Pro Soccer Stadium in Austin
A bill making its way through the Senate could kill a deal that would bring the city its first major league sports team, Austin FC, according to Precourt Sports Ventures President Dave Greeley.

4:43PM Wed. Apr. 17, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Travis County Revisits Creating Public Defenders’ Office
Judging from Monday night’s “conversation” about the possibility of creating a Travis County Public Defenders’ Office, the myriad stakeholders still want to make progress toward that goal – and even managed to agree that any such office must be “adequately” funded. How to get from here to there … remains to be determined.

4:00PM Tue. Apr. 16, Michael King Read More | Comment »

Austin Bold Tells PETA to Go Kick a Chicken
Sorry, PETA, but Austin Bold FC does not plan to cancel its upcoming promotional “Farmer in the Del Valle Night."

9:30AM Tue. Apr. 16, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

R.I.P. Akwasi Evans, Eastside Writer and Activist
“He was a man of small stature, but he filled a very big role,” said Marion Nickerson of Akwasi Evans. “It’s going to be hard to fill his shoes.”

9:00AM Tue. Apr. 16, Michael King Read More | Comment »

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Mayor Steve Picks Mayor Pete for President
Calling the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., “my friend, my colleague as a mayor, and my mentor,” Austin Mayor Steve Adler did the honors of introducing Pete Buttigieg at his official 2020 Democratic presidential campaign kickoff Sunday.

5:30PM Sun. Apr. 14, Mike Clark-Madison Read More | Comment »

UPDATED: Austin Police Department's Alarming Use of Force Rate
Updated Thursday, April 11, 1:30pm: Austin Police Chief Brian Manley told the Chronicle this afternoon that the numbers his department reported to the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement regarding the use of force resulting from 2018 traffic stops are incorrect.

3:30PM Wed. Apr. 10, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

Follow the Money, Find Beer-to-Go’s Largest Opponents
If you’d rather live your life instead of hate-reading and groaning through the fourth installment of this Big Bad Beer Distributor series, we wouldn’t blame you.

3:12PM Tue. Apr. 9, Eric Puga Read More | Comment »

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Senate Bill Could Kill Deal to Build Pro Soccer Stadium in Austin Precourt argues SB 1771 would “jeopardize the viability of Austin FC”
Mayor Steve Picks Mayor Pete for President Adler endorses, introduces Buttigieg at 2020 campaign kickoff
Austin Bold Tells PETA to Go Kick a Chicken "Farmer in the Del Valle" promotion raises animal activists' hackles
Old Settler’s Music Fest Resets Behind Biggest Headliners to Date Second gathering in Tilmon points the way forward

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