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Who Loves Art? We Do!

By Jordan Smith, March 11, 2010, 12:24pm, Newsdesk

Just days after Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo announced that he was one of six finalists for the top-cop spot in Dallas, Austin City Manager Marc Ott says the city will do its best to keep Ace in place.

According to a press statement, Ott says that the city will not wait for Dallas' chief search process to conclude before making Acevedo an offer that, one might hope, the chief won't be able to refuse. "While we can't immediately disclose the details of that offer, I can assure the residents of Austin that we're making every reasonable effort to keep Art in Austin to continue the great work he's done with APD," Ott said.

In other words, stay tuned....

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