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Ranch Is a Haven for People with Intellectual Disabilities: A Photo Story

At Down Home Ranch in Elgin, adults with intellectual disabilities help with everything from feeding the cows to collecting eggs from the hens and grooming the miniature horses.

Austin Street Artists Have Mixed Feelings About Impending Move of Outdoor Graffiti Park

The park has been a high-profile outdoor showcase for artists. But some say they’re tired of the taggers and others who deface their work.

New Eastside Football Academy Feeds Reagan High Revival Dreams

Youth academy creates a sports opportunity for students and plants the seeds for a football revival at the Eastside high school.

Armed with Apps, Citizen Scientists Track Animal Populations

At the Wild Basin Preserve, members of the public track birds with mobile apps, helping collect information for wildlife biologists.

Sep 10, 2015

Robert Runyon: Texas Photography’s Best-Kept Secret?

His work documents daily life in a turbulent time on the Texas-Mexico border a century ago.

May 25, 2015

Rites of Passage: Junior Cotillion Brings Dance, Etiquette and Life Skills to Pre-Teens

At the Austin Country Club, students learned the art of dancing and the rules of etiquette. One said she would rather be skateboarding.

May 23, 2015

Custom Saddles for the New American Cowboy

Carson Leh caters to urban cowboys and cowgirls who zip around on bikes and motorcycles.

May 16, 2015

Austin Cafe Becomes a Hub for Local Cubans

Cuban Sandwich Cafe also offers Texans a taste of Cuba’s cultural heritage.

Apr 11, 2015

Students Enjoy Communion of Fun and Faith at Rez Week

The annual event drew nearly 700 students to share Christian worship, music and reflection.

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