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Remembering the dream: How Austin celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

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The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration has been an Austin Tradition since 1983, when it was started by the Texas Union African American Cultural Committee. Since then it has grown to encompass the entire city, including sponsorship from City of Austin, the African and African Diaspora Studies Department at the University of Texas, and…

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The Final Crash-down: Trump’s sudden struggle for women voters

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Donald Trump speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. Photo by Gage Skidmore. Merely two weeks after the tape of Donald Trump talking to Billy Bush about sexually harassing woman, Trump is thrown into yet another scandal. Eight woman have stepped up and claimed that Trump sexually assaulted them,…

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Congressman awards Naval Academy nomination to ARS senior

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Congressman Roger Williams visited Ann Richards this morning to award senior Sofia Hruby a Naval Academy nomination. This letter of nomination is the final step in Hruby’s acceptance process, and she will attend the academy in the fall, playing volleyball at the collegiate level. Hruby’s parents and both sets of grandparents attended the nomination. “One…

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