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As Austin Waits For Word On Amazon Bid, Austinites Wait For Word On What Was Offered

While Amazon has been very public about its process of finding a location for a second headquarters, it has asked Austin and the other 100-plus bidders to keep quiet about their proposals.

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Kate Groetzinger for KUT

Interim Police Monitor Deven Desai opened negotiations between the city and police last week with a nod to a crowd of activists gathered in one corner of the room. 

Hurricane Harvey's floodwaters damaged many homes in the Texas city of Dickinson, and residents are applying for assistance and working to repair their properties.

KUT Weekend brings you some of our favorite stories from the KUT newsroom. Updated Fridays.

Austin Price for KUT

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday commended Texas lawmakers for taking a "leadership role" in fighting jurisdictions that oppose President Donald Trump's immigration policies.

This year, the Latino Comedy Project is celebrating their 20th anniversary by getting the band back together for a one-weekend-only performance of their latest multimedia sketch comedy show, Gentrif***ed

There’s a popular conception that people who are gifted musicians are also skilled mathematician, or vice versa.

However, there isn't a whole lot of data suggesting any links in the brain between these aptitudes. As Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explain in this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, we often underestimate the role emotions play in what we believe to be true.

Having police officers wear little cameras seems to have no discernible impact on citizen complaints or officers' use of force, at least in the nation's capital.

That's the conclusion of a study performed as Washington, D.C., rolled out its huge camera program. The city has one of the largest forces in the country, with some 2,600 officers now wearing cameras on their collars or shirts.

Bryant Ju and Ryan Murphy / Texas Tribune

For Hurricane Harvey recovery, Texans want federal, state and local officials to focus on debris cleanup and disposal, housing, public health and environmental contamination, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

Texas voters said other problems brought on by the historic storm — transportation, public education, unemployment and damage to local businesses — are extremely or somewhat important to them, but their first priorities are cleaning up and making sure everyone is okay.

Martin do Nascimento / KUT

UT-Austin’s Texas Advanced Computing Center is rolling out a system upgrade this month that is expected to place its newest supercomputer among the 10 most powerful computing machines on the planet.

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While Amazon has been very public about its process of finding a location for a second headquarters, it has asked Austin and the other 100-plus bidders to keep quiet about their proposals.

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