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Lights out along MoPac during construction


Date: 11/19/2014 10:18:00 PM

Stretching from Northwood to 35th Street, several lights are out, as well as around Lake Austin. Officials with the MoPac Improvement Project say they are now looking into how many lights are out and if any repairs are needed. They added that lights are

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KIPP provides much needed support for marginalized students in the community

The Daily Texan

Date: 11/19/2014 5:49:00 PM

I beamed. Since then, Ana and I have spent hours together well beyond the confines of KAL’s free period, spending entire Saturdays kayaking Lake Austin, touring the Capitol or walking the Domain. After all this time, it’s become more and more clear

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Live cameras added to flood-prone low-water crossings


Date: 11/18/2014 9:00:00 PM

A day later, her fellow deputies recovered her body in Lake Austin. On average, flash flooding kills more people in Central Texas than any other type of severe weather. Porcher hopes these cameras will put fewer people in harm’s way. “So far it’s

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Sabre has healthy impact

Times Union

Date: 11/16/2014 10:22:00 PM

Schalmont senior two-way star Kyle Strube missed a significant portion of the season after suffering a shoulder injury in the Sabres' 34-28 victory over Burnt Hills in Week 4. Healthy again, Strube rushed for 51 yards and one touchdown and also excelled on

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Texas & Neighbors: Spas, skiing, gardens and Polar Express on tap

Dallas News

Date: 11/14/2014 3:58:00 PM

Tickets must be purchased in advance. Lake Austin Spa Resort — that 40-room high-end retreat with organic gardens and a 25,000-square-foot spa — has just earned big kudos. The resort was recently ranked No. 21 on a list of 100 top hotels and resorts in

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• River: Colorado River (Texas)
• Surface Area: 1,830 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 75 feet
Lake Austin is located on the Colorado River in Austin, Texas. The reservoir was formed in 1939 by the construction of Tom Miller Dam by the Lower Colorado River Authority. Lake Austin is one of the seven Highland Lakes created by the Lower Colorado River Authority. It is used for electrical power generation, flood control, and recreation. Lake Austin has been stocked with several species of fish including largemouth bass, catfish, and sunfish, making it a popular fishing destination.


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