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A tour of the almost-finished Rainey Street Trailhead project

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www.kxan.com – Brianna Hollis – 2024-05-27 18:57:44

SUMMARY: AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Trail Conservancy is introducing a new park at the Rainey Street Trailhead this summer. This nonprofit aims to enhance and protect Austin's trails, breaking ground on the project in September, with planning starting in 2019. Located between Cummings Street and East Avenue, the two-acre park was formerly just mowed Bermuda grass. The park will feature seating areas, a nature play area for children, native plants, and a floating dock. Executive projects director Charlotte Tonsor provided a tour, highlighting that the park is expected to open in mid-July.

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Princess Kate greets public for first time since cancer reveal

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www.kxan.com – Steff Danielle Thomas – 2024-06-15 16:46:31

SUMMARY: Kate, the Princess of Wales, attended the Trooping the Colour ceremony on Saturday in honor of King Charles III's 75th birthday, marking her first public appearance since revealing her cancer diagnosis. Both Kate and the King are undergoing cancer treatments. In a recent update, Kate mentioned she is improving but still has challenging days due to chemotherapy. She expressed gratitude for the support she has received. Kate's diagnosis was publicly disclosed in March after suspicions arose due to her public absence and a digitally altered family photo. She participated in the ceremony, traveling in a horse-drawn carriage and watching a military fly-by from Buckingham Palace.

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New Mavs Owners With Casino Ties Preach Patience on Gambling in Texas as They Plan for New Arena

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www.wbap.com – – 2024-06-15 16:27:31

SUMMARY: Patrick Dumont, new governor of the Dallas Mavericks, announced that the Adelson and Dumont families aim to integrate a casino resort into a future arena for the team. This vision will be pursued once the lease for the current American Airlines Center expires in 2031. However, the timing hinges on Texas lawmakers legalizing casino gambling, which remains uncertain. Miriam Adelson, associated with this long-term vision, is the widow of Las Vegas Sands Corp. founder Sheldon Adelson. The families are optimistic about the potential for casino operations in Texas, despite its current legal status. (Source: The Associated Press)

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‘Intimate’ class: Nine ATCEMS cadets graduate

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www.kxan.com – Erica Pauda – 2024-06-15 15:46:48

SUMMARY: Austin-Travis County EMS faced a staffing shortage, but new medic cadets graduated on Friday to help alleviate the issue. Chief Robert Luckritz emphasized that the small class size fostered closer integration among graduates. Despite these efforts, the agency continues to tackle the staffing crisis. In 2022, ATCEMS had Austin's highest vacancy rate for authorized sworn positions. Luckritz expressed optimism about improving staffing levels, noting significant progress but acknowledging ongoing fluctuations. He also mentioned that while the current class is small, the upcoming class will be one of the largest in recent times.

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