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Friday, August 21st, 2015

Power line installation to briefly close Interstate 35 in Austin

Interstate 35 — both the north- and south-bound main lanes between St. Johns Avenue and U.S. 183 — will be closed to traffic Sunday morning so Austin Energy can install new power lines.

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Warren E. Cox, 1947 to 2014

Services for Warren E. Cox, 67, of Kyle will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 20 at the La Roca Fellowship church followed by burial in the Kyle Cemetery

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Austin strikes deal for Texas’ largest solar farm

Recurrent Energy has signed a 20-year deal with Austin Energy to build a 150-megawatt solar farm in West Texas that would help power Austin. Expected to be completed in 2016, the facility would be the largest single...

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Audio: Flood raises concerns over troubled Austin dam

Recent flooding near Lady Bird Lake in Austin has called attention to long-standing mechanical problems at the dam that forms the lake — problems that the city of Austin is aware of but hasn’t found the money...