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Austin, Texas: Capital of Texas
Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. It is the 11th-most populous city in the United States and the 4th-most populous city in Texas. It is also the fastest growing large city in the United States, the second most populous state capital after Phoenix, Arizona, and the southernmost state capital in the contiguous United States. As of the U.S. Census Bureau's July 1, 2017 estimate, Austin had a population of 950,715 up from 790,491 at the 2010 census. The city is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan statistical area, which had an estimated population of 2,115,827 as of July 1, 2017. Located in Central Texas within the greater Texas Hill Country, it is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways, including Lady Bird Lake and Lake Travis on the Colorado River, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, and Lake Walter E. Long.

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This time, stairs trip up Dustin Johnson's brother and caddie, Austin

Two years ago, Dustin Johnson withdrew from Masters after he fell down stairs; now, Austin, his brother/caddie, broke his hand in stair incident.
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Beto fan creates two-acre image of O'Rourke

An artist and Beto O'Rourke fan took his support for the Texas Democratic presidential candidate to a new level in creating a piece of artwork of O'Rourke's face in an Austin, Texas field. (March 19)
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Videos for Austin, Texas

Artist creates huge image of US presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke [Video]Artist creates huge image of US presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke

An artist and Beto O'Rourke fan took his support for the Texas Democratic presidential candidate to a new level in creating a piece of artwork of O'Rourke's face in an Austin, Texas field.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:28Published

Crop artist stumps for Beto in gun country [Video]Crop artist stumps for Beto in gun country

Crop artist Stan Herd used his artistic media of soil, grass, and rock to create a profile of Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, which can be seen from the sky over Austin, Texas. Rough..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Presidential Hopeful Pete Buttigieg Draws Questions About Mike Pence [Video]Presidential Hopeful Pete Buttigieg Draws Questions About Mike Pence

According to Business Insider, Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg slammed Vice President Mike Pence over his support for President Donald Trump on Sunday night. While speaking during a CNN..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Elizabeth Warren Comments on the Mueller Investigation at SXSW [Video]Elizabeth Warren Comments on the Mueller Investigation at SXSW

The Senator spoke with TIME's Anand Giridharadas in Austin.

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:55Published

Elizabeth Warren Answers Lightning Round Questions at SXSW [Video]Elizabeth Warren Answers Lightning Round Questions at SXSW

She spoke with TIME's Anand Giridharadas in Austin.

Credit: Time     Duration: 04:20Published

Senator Elizabeth Warren Discusses the Breakup of Big Tech Companies at SXSW [Video]Senator Elizabeth Warren Discusses the Breakup of Big Tech Companies at SXSW

She spoke with TIME's Anand Giridharadas in Austin.

Credit: Time     Duration: 04:30Published

Bill Nye Is An AOC Fan [Video]Bill Nye Is An AOC Fan

The TV scientist offered his support for the freshman congresswoman Saturday on Twitter from the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, where talks are held by leaders in a variety of industries..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Warren vows to break up big tech [Video]Warren vows to break up big tech

Senator Elizabeth Warren vowed to break up Amazon, Google and Facebook if elected U.S. president to promote competition in the technology sector. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:30Published

Beto Still Hasn't Declared For 2020 [Video]Beto Still Hasn't Declared For 2020

AUSTIN, Texas — Beto O’Rourke took his 2020 campaign tease to South by Southwest on Saturday — and even by this city’s eccentric standards, the act was getting weird. With a thick crowd waiting..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Chelsea Manning Virginia [Video]Chelsea Manning Virginia

According to Reuters.com, "Chelsea Manning speaks at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, U.S., March 13, 2018. Manning is expected to return to the courthouse in Alexandria on Wednesday,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

U.S. protesters demonstrate against Trump emergency order [Video]U.S. protesters demonstrate against Trump emergency order

Protesters in the U.S. on Monday took to the streets and sidewalks across the nation to decry President Donald Trump's plan to use a national emergency to seize funds to build a wall along the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:43Published

Facebook Moderators Revolt [Video]Facebook Moderators Revolt

Facebook is in trouble again regarding their work conditions. This time, content moderators are pushing back against what they deem new 'Big Brother'-style rules." Business Insider reports that in an..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Catholic Leaders In Texas Name 286 Predator Priests Accused Of Abusing Children [Video]Catholic Leaders In Texas Name 286 Predator Priests Accused Of Abusing Children

According to a report by Newser, on Thursday, Catholic leaders in Texas identified 286 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children, a number that represents one of the largest collection of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

 

The Shape of a Killer

Three murders in Austin, Texas, and little evidence to go on. Did a man testing a thermal imaging camera inadvertently capture the image of one of the killers? "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher..
CBS News - Published

Two convicts blame each other for brutal Austin murders

In 2018, Shawn Gant-Benalcazar was convicted in the 2014 murder of Kathy Blair, and Timothy Parlin was convicted in the murders of Kathy Blair and Billie and Sidney Shelton. "48 Hours"' Maureen Maher..
CBS News - Published

Was a killer filmed on his way to committing a murder?

Three murders in nine days Austin, Texas, and little evidence to go on -- did a man testing a thermal imaging camera inadvertently capture one of the killers?
CBS News - Published

Did thermal imaging video help lead Austin police to a killer?

Rob Leef was testing a thermal scope late at night on Dec. 6, 2014 – the night that Kathy Blair, an innocent Austin choir teacher, was murdered. What he recorded in her quiet neighborhood that night..
CBS News - Published

"48 Hours" investigates connection between three 2014 murders in Austin

After three similar murders, Austin, Texas, police began to wonder if a serial killer was on the loose -- did a man out for a late-night walk testing his new thermal imaging night scope capture images..
CBS News - Published

The Latest: Cowboys keep Austin, add Covington

The Dallas Cowboys have reached agreements on one-year deals to keep receiver Tavon Austin and add defensive tackle Christian Covington.
USATODAY.com - Published

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