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Travis County District Judge Allows Austin’s Dine-in Limitations
The Texas Supreme Court has blocked Austin’s limitations on dine-in services over New Year’s Eve weekend. The highest civil court in the state issued its decision last night (Jan. 1), just hours before Austin-Travis County limitation’s on dine-in food and beverage services were set to begin at 10:30pm for a second night.

7:31PM Thu. Dec. 31, 2020, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Austin ISD Will Resume On-Campus Classes Next Week as Planned
The Austin Independent School District will resume on-campus classes as planned after winter break. However, all extracurriculars except varsity activities are postponed indefinitely.

2:05PM Thu. Dec. 31, 2020, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Update: Ken Paxton Sues Austin Over New Year's Weekend Dine-In Limitations
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued Austin and Travis County after local officials announced dine-in limitations over New Year’s Eve weekend amidst what Austin-Travis County leadership is calling our “most dangerous surge prospects” yet in the COVID-19 pandemic.

4:00PM Wed. Dec. 30, 2020, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

City Announces Limitations to Dine-In and Drink Service for New Year's and Beyond
No one will be ringing in the new year at a bar, music venue, or restaurant in Austin. City officials have announced a 10:30pm curfew for dine-in food and beverage establishments that begins Thursday and extends through Sunday morning.

11:10PM Tue. Dec. 29, 2020, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Amidst COVID-19 Surge, Austin-Travis County Moves to Stage 5 Restrictions
Austin Public Health announced today that the city and county have moved into Stage 5 – the highest level of local pandemic restrictions – of Austin-Travis County’s COVID-19 Risk-Based Guidelines.

11:10AM Wed. Dec. 23, 2020, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

It's Election Night! Time to Count the Last Few Ballots Cast in 2020
Welcome to the last Election Night of the longest election cycle ever! Just four races remain to be resolved in Austin, but they're pretty important, so here's where we'll be watching the returns.

9:47PM Tue. Dec. 15, 2020, Mike Clark-Madison Read More | Comment »

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First COVID-19 Vaccine Administered in Austin
This morning the first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Austin were administered to frontline healthcare workers at UT-Austin, confirmed Dr. Amy Young, vice dean of professional practice at Dell Medical School and chief clinical officer for UT Health Austin.

4:20PM Tue. Dec. 15, 2020, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Council Recap: Clearing the Decks for 2021 in a City That Never Stops Growing
In a rare bright spot of calm for 2020, City Council wrapped up its final meeting of the year, usually long and contentious, before 10pm and without any major squabbles.

3:00PM Fri. Dec. 11, 2020, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Council Candidate Tapped Infowars Contributor to Make Campaign Video
An Infowars contributor produced a video for City Council candidate Mackenzie Kelly’s campaign, records show. In Kelly’s Oct. 26 campaign finance report, an in-kind contribution of $400 is listed from an “H. Smith” for “video editing and campaign video.”

4:25PM Tue. Dec. 8, 2020, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

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