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When your kids get bored of dinosaurs (NEVER!) there is a new game coming to town. Starting on November 23rd and running through March of 2014, the Bullock Texas State History Museum will feature an exhibit which covers the A to Z's of mammalian life on the planet since the dawn of history. Showcasing all things big and small, from theIndricotherium, a 15-foot tall rhinocerous, to the Batodonaides, a shrew only one and a half inches long, Extreme Mammals is sure to spark that look of wonderment in your child's eye, right before the mammalian skeleton display scares the bejeezus out of them.
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The planned UT Medical School is sure to be one of the biggest economic boosts to hit Austin in decades, but the details have been a bit vague thus far. Well that all changes tomorrow night (October 29th), as those who are leading the charge will be holding a forum at Austin's Dell Medical Center. So if you're looking for more information on this project head down tomorrow, parking will be available at the Brazos Garage located at 210 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Ground is expected to break on the school next year, which will begin accepting students starting in 2016. The teaching hospital is slated to begin operation sometime in 2017.

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Apparently electric vehicles are catching on in Texas' capitol city as Austin now ranks #4 in the nation For EVs based on population. According the ChargePoint Inc., the operator of a network of charging stations, Austin lags behind only San Francisco, Seattle and San Diego. Austin has a reported 790 registered electric vehicles and 500 dedicated charging stations.

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