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AUSTIN

Experts: High Rents Could Push Business Out of Austin

It's no secret living in Austin is a lot more expensive than it used to be, but some experts say if the cost-of-living keeps going up, it could bring the local economy to its knees. Our Victoria Maranan explains. 07/21/2014 06:41 PM

Governor Rick Perry has called in the National Guard to boost security along the Texas/Mexico border. Our LeAnn Wallace explains what role these troops could play.

Updated 07/21/2014 04:43 PM

Councilman Martinez Files Paperwork for Mayoral Race

Council Member Mike Martinez was joined by his family at City Hall as he filed the necessary documents, including a petition with about 600 signatures - more than double the number needed to get his name on the ballot.

07/21/2014 05:54 PM

Motel Security Guard Arrested, Charged with Murder

Robert Earl Goins, II was arrested Monday by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and charged with murder, a first degree felony, for the shooting death of 27-year-old Jonathan C. Cook Friday night.

07/21/2014 03:38 PM

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

TWC News Summer Selfie Campaign

TWC News wants to see how you are enjoying the summer months. Tweet, Facebook or e-mail your selfies to us all season long.

06/01/2014 03:19 PM

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BASTROP COUNTY

Volunteers Clean Colorado River After Rains Push Debris Downstream

Austin's rains last week pushed plenty of debris downstream to Bastrop, which is why nearly 100 volunteers helped clean up a popular spot along the Colorado River this weekend. Our Alese Underwood shows us how small choices miles away can make a big difference. Updated 07/21/2014 06:29 AM

BASTROP COUNTY

Adoptions Flow After Dogs Rescued From Hoarding House

Bastrop County Animal Control was in danger of overcrowding after a large number of dogs were rescued in an animal hoarding case, but when word spread over social media, adoptions started flowing out of the shelter at record speed. 07/20/2014 05:26 PM

GEORGETOWN

Crews Find Body of Boy, 16, Missing in Lake Georgetown

At about 9:15 a.m. Sunday, divers found the body of the 16-year-old boy who went missing in Lake Georgetown Friday. They had been looking for the boy at Overlook Park since he disappeared below the water at about 4 p.m. Friday. Updated 07/20/2014 01:11 PM

KYLE

Former Kyle Mayor Gets Presidential Appointment in DC

Former Kyle mayor Lucy Johnson is heading to Washington, D.C., after getting a presidential appointment to serve as the deputy assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Education's rural outreach. 07/20/2014 10:14 AM

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