Austin, Texas

Austin (i/ˈɒstɪn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the US state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. Located in Central Texas, Austin is the 11th-most populous city in the United States and the fourth-most populous city in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the largest 50 US cities. Austin is also the second largest state capital in the United States, after Phoenix, Arizona. As of July 1, 2014, Austin had a population of 912,791 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). The city is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 1,943,299 as of July 1, 2014.

In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado River. After Republic of Texas Vice President Mirabeau B. Lamar visited the area during a buffalo-hunting expedition between 1837 and 1838, he proposed that the republic's capital, then located in Houston, be relocated to the area situated on the north bank of the Colorado River near the present-day Congress Avenue Bridge. In 1839, the site was officially chosen as the republic's new capital (the republic's seventh and final location) and was incorporated under the name Waterloo. Shortly thereafter, the name was changed to Austin in honor of Stephen F. Austin, the "Father of Texas" and the republic's first secretary of state.

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Central Texas farmers have overcome freezes, fires, summer droughts but have never dealt with a pandemic until now

Community Impact Newspaper 24 Mar 2020
"'We've dealt with that before. That should be no problem,'" Gage remembers thinking ... He recycles food waste from restaurants and diverts it from landfills to compost on his farm in East Austin, where Diffie also grows microgreens. Diffie said 80% of his business was in restaurants—either picking up food waste or selling greens ... ....
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Movies on TV this week: Sunday, Mar. 22, 2020

The Los Angeles Times 20 Mar 2020
7 a.m ... Perseus, the son of Zeus, embarks on a dangerous mission to prevent Hades from toppling the king of the gods and laying waste to Earth ... Assorted teens waste another day of school before getting down to wasting summer in 1976 Austin, Texas ... Miyagi and his student open a bonsai-tree shop, then fight thugs sent by a millionaire toxic-waste dumper....
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Lufkin City Council adds three items in response to COVID-19 concerns

The Lufkin News 17 Mar 2020
This amendment would provide for the supplemental appropriation of funds in the general fund, water and wastewater fund and the solid waste and recycling fund, all in response to the COVID-19 pandemic....
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Hayden Hurst trade grades: Falcons replace Austin Hooper; Ravens continue to add draft capital

CBS Sports 16 Mar 2020
This seems to be a direct response by the Falcons after the club is set to lose former tight end Austin Hooper to the Cleveland Browns ... Ravens trade grade. A ... 55 overall ... The team that was the No ... B+ ... Atlanta wasted no time in replacing Austin Hooper, who is set to ink a deal with the Cleveland Browns when the league year officially opens on Wednesday ... ....
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Hornets sting the Tigers times two

Jackson County Times 12 Mar 2020
Cottondale’s Avery Burkett had no problem with a free pass to first and moved to third when Austin Grissett took advantage of a Tiger error to reach first and move Burkett to third ... A wild pitch put Nix on third before he crossed home plate on a sacrifice by Austin Grissett....
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Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton concedes Republican primary in surprising upset

Fort Worth Business Press 04 Mar 2020
March 4, 2020 ... Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov ... senators ... Wright, who owns an oilfield waste services company, told the Austin American-Statesman last month he was running to “bring integrity back to the Texas Railroad Commission” and that commissioners should recuse themselves from matters that involve campaign contributors ... .......
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Pike board balks at opioid lawsuit negotiation

Enterprise-Journal 29 Feb 2020
meeting ... • Approved travel for Jason Maxwell to a five-day technology conference at Austin, Texas, in Sepatember. • Noted approval of a $28,352 solid waste assistance grant from the Department of Environmental Quality ... • Agreed to apply for a $50,000 grant from the Department of Environmental Quality to hold a Household Hazardous Waste Day ... ....
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OSU basketball: Thomas Dziagwa's work ethic led to becoming one of Cowboys' all-time top 3-point shooters

The Oklahoman 28 Feb 2020
STILLWATER — Nearly six years ago, Mike Boynton arrived at Florida’s Tampa Catholic High at 6 a.m. on a recruiting visit. Thomas Dziagwa was already sweating from a workout. Recruiters all over had questions about Dziagwa ... Austin, immediately knew the answer ... “Six o’clock’s about my cutoff ... “I wondered at the time if I was wasting my time ... Austin ... *** ... TV ... ....
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Movies on TV this week: Sunday, Mar. 1: ‘Seven Days in May’ on TCM and more

The Los Angeles Times 28 Feb 2020
In Holland, two wasted Americans wander into Amsterdam and stage a show to bail out a film festival ... Perseus, the son of Zeus, embarks on a dangerous mission to prevent Hades from toppling the king of the gods and laying waste to Earth ... Assorted teens waste another day of school before getting down to wasting summer in 1976 Austin, Texas....
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'Hunters' review: The only good Nazi is a dead Nazi, but this take on Nazi-killing ...

Deccan Herald 26 Feb 2020
Al Pacino, Logan Lerman, Greg Austin ... It wastes no time in setting up just how far the Reich has infiltrated the US, from common neighbours to Congressmen like Biff ... As for its characters, other than Dylan Baker, Greg Austin and Al Pacino, most of the cast is pretty much wasted....
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Hamels rejoins Braves, shoulder still healing

Decatur Daily 23 Feb 2020
NORTH PORT, Fla.Cole Hamels rejoined the Atlanta Braves just in time for their spring training opener. The injured left-hander is still a ways off from using the mound at the club's new spring home, though ... “We have a great program ... Orlando traffic, particular Interstate 4, also wasted a lot of time. “It’s the worst,” third baseman Austin Riley said....
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Cole Hamels rejoins Braves with shoulder still healing

Times Free Press 23 Feb 2020
NORTH PORT, Fla.Cole Hamels rejoined the Atlanta Braves just in time for their first exhibition game of the year ... "I need to come back at 100% ... 14, 2019 ... "We have a great program ... Traffic in the tourist-heavy Orlando area, particularly on Interstate 4, also wasted a lot of time. "It's the worst," third baseman Austin Riley said ... ....
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Fourth-graders learn about colonial Texas at Austin Town

The Facts 22 Feb 2020
Austin Town, which aims to bring to life the history of 1830s-era colonial Texas in the Brazoria County area, does the latter ... On one side of the large field where Austin Town was set up at the Brazoria County Fairgrounds, student groups could march around in militia formation, toting wooden rifles ... Austin and the first 300 families settled....
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