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Why are there poles in the middle of a road near FM 973?

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www.kxan.com – Kelsey Thompson – 2024-06-11 16:09:57

SUMMARY: In Austin, drivers on FM 973 in Travis County have noticed utility poles situated in the middle of a newly paved roadway. This unusual sight is part of a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) project to widen FM 973. TxDOT is coordinating with Austin Energy to relocate the electric poles currently occupying the new lanes. The poles are temporarily located outside existing lanes and will be removed before the new section opens to traffic. The project includes an overlay near Elara Drive, finishing by March 2025, and a safety improvement north of Thyone Drive, expected to complete by January 2026.

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Body found: Harris County investigators respond to fire-related call, reportedly find man dead inside home on Thistle Street

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-06-13 10:40:28

SUMMARY: Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fire at a home on Thistle Street early Thursday morning, discovering a deceased man. It is unclear if the man died due to the fire. SkyEye footage showed damage to a trailer or mobile home with a fire hose surrounding the area. Sheriff Ed Gonzalez confirmed the fire-related call was received just before 8 a.m. ABC13 is gathering more information and will provide updates. They encourage the public to submit tips or story ideas through their website. Watch ABC13 for live updates on this developing story.

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Unanimous Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication – KXAN Austin

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www.kxan.com – MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press – 2024-06-13 10:02:27

SUMMARY: The Supreme Court unanimously upheld access to mifepristone, a key medication in two-thirds of U.S. abortions, dismissing the legal standing of opponents to challenge FDA approvals. The ruling, authored by Justice Brett Kavanaugh, stressed that federal courts aren't the appropriate venue for these disputes. This decision secures mifepristone's availability, a drug deemed one of the safest by the FDA. Opponents argued its eased access endangers women's , but the court found no forced compliance on doctors opposing abortions. The outcome, significant for the FDA's regulatory integrity, arrives amid political stakes as elections near. Another abortion-related case remains pending.

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Reported birth of rare white buffalo calf in Yellowstone National Park fulfills Lakota prophecy

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abc13.com – AP – 2024-06-13 08:58:48

SUMMARY: A rare white buffalo calf, born in Yellowstone National Park, is seen as a fulfillment of Lakota prophecy and a sign to protect the earth, according to spiritual leader Chief Arvol Looking Horse. The calf’s birth follows a severe winter that resulted in the death or relocation of over 1,500 bison. Erin Braaten photographed the calf in the Lamar Valley. The birth holds deep spiritual significance for the Lakota, akin to the second coming of Jesus Christ. A ceremonial event celebrating the calf’s birth is planned for June 26, despite conflicting views on bison population management in Yellowstone.

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