Top 10 Local Stories

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Lawmakers turned a deaf ear to Save Texas Schools rallies.
Lawmakers turned a deaf ear to Save Texas Schools rallies. (Photo by Jana Birchum)

1) Drought Disaster No bigger story in Texas or Austin. See "Top 10 State Stories," and "Top 10 Environmental Stories."

2) Occupation Here, there, and everywhere. See "Top 10 State Stories," and "Top 10 Criminal Justice Stories."

3) Save Texas Schools Lege cuts led to statewide backlash. See "Top 10 State Stories," and "Top 10 Education Stories."

4) Council Klatsch Open records and open meetings fuss confounded the dais. See "Top 10 City Council Stories."

5) Water Treat How many Austinites does it take to circle the water wagons? See "Top 10 City Council Stories," and "Top 10 Environmental Stories."

6) Morton Walks The curious practice of Williamson County justice. See "Top 10 Criminal Justice Stories."

7) Trigger Unhappy Another Austin Police Department shooting under dubious circumstances. See "Top 10 Criminal Justice Stories."

8) Formulaic So much fuss over going around in circles. See "Top 10 Environmental Stories."

9) Thoughtless Austin ISD in search of a big IDEA. See "Top 10 Education Stories."

10) Perry Bungles As if Bush hadn't embarrassed Texas enough. See "Top 10 Rick Perry Campaign Misfires."

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