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Statesman Shots: Mythbusters- Bluebonnets — Is it really illegal to pick bluebonnets? Statesman co-hosts Omar Gallaga & Tolly Moseley analyze common bluebonnet myths with guest Matthew Odam.
RT @StatesmanShots: Video: we need to talk about photos of bluebonnets. And how it's not illegal to pick 'em. And emoji-pooping. http://t.c…

Photos: Memorial service 1 year after West plant explosion — The city of West, Texas, held a memorial service on April 17, 2014, for those killed a year ago in a fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 and injured more than 200.
RT @statesman: Yesterday marked a year since a deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. See photos from the memorial: http://…

SXSW crash suspect Rashad Owens faces four new charges — American-Statesman Staff The Killeen man suspected of killing four people and injuring nearly two dozens others when police say he drove through a crowd of pedestrians during South by Southwest has been charged with four additional counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, jail records show.

Love's a Trip | — An introduction to the new Love's a Trip travel blog and four travel-related links to check out right now. Kristin Finan is the travel editor at the Austin American-Statesman and the author of multiple books on topics such as budget travel, food-lovers' travel and weekend getaways.
RT @kristinfinan: Excited to launch my new travel blog,…. Check it out for tips, trends, links, videos and fun! #trav…

Groundhog Day/Groundhog Hours: On Wendy Davis, ethics shots... — Good day Austin: Last week in First Reading, I led into an account of Charles Murray and how he came to be a footnote in the 2014 Texas gubernatorial campaign, with mention of his just-released book, Curmudgeon's Guide to Getting Ahead, which offered advice to young people making the transition from college into the life beyond, advice like, Watch 'Groundhog Day' Repeatedly.
RT @JTiloveTX: First Reading. Groundhog Day/Groundhog Hours: On Wendy Davis, ethics shots and testing tots…

Is Ott on the hot seat? — Is there a move afoot at City Hall to oust Austin City Manager Marc Ott or other senior executives who report directly to the Austin City Council? Those rumors are swirling at City Hall because of several personnel items on Thursday's agenda the council is due to discuss in executive session.

Statesman Shots #13: Matthew Odam on Austin Food & Wine Fest... — Matthew Odam, Statesman restaurant critic and possessor of refined palate, joins the show to discuss Austin Food & Wine Festival as well as the evolution of our local restaurant scene. He also weighs in on the dog friendliness of Austin, myths surrounding the hallowed Texas bluebonnet, and helps name Tolly's baby!

Bohls and Golden chatting at 11 a.m. Wednesday — Bohls-Golden chat today