Austin American-Statesman

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Texas House passes bill to legalize child-run lemonade stands

While selling lemonade still remains illegal, the squeeze on the stands will be stopped if the measure passes the Senate and is signed by the Governor.

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Threat to Austin’s Barton Springs salamander reflects warnings of extinction from UN

Amid the release of the U.N. report documenting “accelerating” extinction rates, biologists say Texas salamanders are also at risk.

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Why isn’t Rainey closed off to cars like Sixth Street on the weekends?

While Sixth Street is the only place in Austin where streets are closed to cars every weekend, it isn’t the only place where people head downtown to drink.