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Central Texas Gets the X Games For Second Straight Year

Austin is a good fit for many things, including live music, burritos, and flip flops.  Now it's becoming known as a great place to host the X Games, and ESPN has announced the dates that Austin will host next summer.

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Southwest jet safely returns to Austin after odor detected

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Passengers on a Southwest Airlines jet have used slides to evacuate after the pilot reported an odor in the cabin, declared an emergency and safely returned the to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

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History books spark latest Texas classroom battle

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As Texas mulls new social studies books for its 5-plus million public school students, some academics are decrying lessons they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on America's Founding Fathers

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Are Texas Dance Halls A Thing Of The Past?

Central Texas has some dance halls with history behind them, like the Broken Spoke in Austin, and Gruene Hall about 45 minutes to the south.

Those two spots seem to have enough history and tradition behind them to continue drawing a crowd, and they've got that cool factor that attracts both older cowboy boots and young skinny jeans.  But will other Texas dance halls last?

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Another SXSW Car Crash Victim Dies

A drunk driving crash March 13th at South by Southwest in Austin claimed three lives earlier this month, and now a fourth person has passed away.

WFAA in Dallas says, 18-year old De'Andre Tatum from Fort Worth was critically injured when the car plowed into a crowd on Red River Street during the SXSW music festival, and died this week in the hospital.

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UPDATE: Two Dead, 23 Injured as Police-Chased Car Hits SXSW Music Festival Crowd

Two people are dead and 23 injured after a car reportedly smashed through a crowd of people outside a music venue at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas early this morning.

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Texas Teacher Killed in Libya

The man making national news after being shot and killed while jogging on a street in Libya Thursday morning, was a teacher from Texas.

Ronnie Smith was from Austin, and took a job teaching chemistry at the International School in Benghazi.

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National Site Notices Austin

Austin is a pretty cool city.  Most of us have spent quite a bit of time there, or at the very least we've visited Town Lake and seen the Stevie Ray Vaughan statue.

The Huffington Post gave some ink to Austin on Thursday, and mentioned some places that are a little more off-the-beaten path and perhaps ones we haven't seen.  

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