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FORECAST: A beautiful Sunday, but hotter weather is on the way.

Good morning, Austin! If you were among the thousands who took part in the Statesman Cap 10K today, you already know what a gorgeous day it is. If you are still inside, today’s weather report might motivate you to head out and enjoy what’s ahead...

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UPDATE: Police seek two suspects in Lake Pflugerville shooting that left one injured

The Pflugerville Police Department said Sunday it is looking for two suspects in a shooting that injured one man on Lake Pflugerville on Saturday night. Police responded to a call of shots being fired at about 9 p.m. in the 18000 block of Weiss Lane...

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Austin’s Vital Farms raises $11 million to continue growth

A decade ago, Matthew O’Hayer started a pasture-raised egg business with 20 hens in Southeast Austin. Since then, the company has grown to a network of 100 family-owned farms in seven states, and its eggs are sold in 49 states. Vital Farms...

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Trump’s ‘Hire American’ H-1B visa policies could impact Austin-area tech companies

As word leaked out Tuesday about President Donald Trump’s executive order, which authorizes further study of a government program that allows U.S. companies to hire foreign workers, Austin companies said they were hoping the administration would hear...

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Tech Crawl: Facebook responds to outrage over murder video, Apple will launch three iPhones this fall, and the number of H-1B visa applicants plunges.

Good morning, Austin! We scanned the internet to bring you the latest in tech news. Here’s what’s going on: Facebook responds to murder video backlash: “We know we need to do better” Facebook wanted ‘visceral’ live video, and it got live-streaming...

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Austin’s Next Coast Ventures leads a $4.5 million investment in LeanDNA

Austin’s new venture capital firm Next Coast Ventures is the lead backer in a $4.5 million investment in software startup LeanDNA. LeanDNA, which makes software for manufacturers, will use the money to expand sales and marketing and broaden product...

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Austin’s flow of venture capital slows in 1st quarter

A new report on venture capital activity in Austin confirms what many entrepreneurs already know: The flow of money into Central Texas startups has slowed, making this a challenging time to raise money. Investments in Austin-area companies...

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Austin's flow of venture capital slows in 1st quarter

A new report on venture capital activity in Austin confirms what many entrepreneurs already know: The flow of money into Central Texas startups has slowed, making this a challenging time to raise money. Investments in Austin-area companies plunged...

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Austin sees 1st quarter dip in venture funding

The flow of money into Central Texas startups slowed down in the first quarter, a new report on venture capital activity in Austin shows. Investments in Austin-area companies plunged 58 percent in the first three months of the year, compared...

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Austin’s ClearData lands $12 million to ramp up health care cloud services

ClearData, which moved to Austin from Arizona last year, has raised $12 million to expand its health care cloud services and software business. Founded in 2011, the company provides cloud computing services to health care companies, helping them store...

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