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Austin’s El Patio Restaurant to Close After 65 Years

AUSTIN, Texas — For more than 65 years, El Patio in Central Austin has been serving up food and drinks, but the good times at the iconic restaurant are coming to an end. 

  • El Patio is closing
  • Last day is August 9
  • Owner said the decision to close was tough

The restaurant will be closing its doors for good Friday, August 9. 

“It’s so sad because all the good old restaurants are closing down, and this is just a landmark,” said Jane Estrada. 

It’s the kind of place that can bring a smile on the face of even the most hungry individual. 

“Forty years in the business, working days and nights. I’m ready to enjoy the second half of my life. It’s important to see my family, my boys,” said El Patio Owner David Joseph. 

El Patio has a rich history in Austin. Paul Joseph, founded the eatery back in 1954. The legacy continued forward for almost

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Boy Who Vanished 11 Years Ago Arrested For Allegedly Killing His Kidnapper Dad

The good news is that a missing boy, who vanished 11 years ago, has finally been found alive. The bad news is that he now faces serious charges for allegedly shooting his kidnapper, his own father, to death.

“After 11 years of waiting to hear if my brother was still alive, he is found,” sister Natasha Templet told WAFB 9 in Baton Rouge.“He has been secluded and abused all these years by his own father. My brave brother had to defend himself for the last time against that evil man.”

Anthony Templet vanished from his Houston, Texas home at age 5. His dad Burt Templet was always thought to be the abductor, according to the family. They showed WAFB “missing boy” fliers that they posted around Houston at the time of the disappearance. It displays photos of both father and son.

“He snatched him from our home,” Natasha told WAFB9.

Earlier this

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Man who had sex with daughter – then married her – gets 2 years in pri

A Nebraska man who authorities said had sex with his daughter, and later married her, has been sentenced to serve two years in prison.

Travis Eugene Fieldgrove, 40, of St. Paul, was granted credit for having already served 121 days in the Hall County Jail, The Omaha World-Herald reported. Fieldgrove was also ordered to serve 12 months of post-release supervised probation. 

During that time, he is to have no contact with his daughter, 21-year-old Samantha Kershner, the World-Herald reported

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Anti-Drunken Driving Crusader Dies 20 Years After Crash

LAKE TRAVIS, Texas – Jacqui Saburido, who was severely burned in a 1999 drunken driving crash in Central Texas and later became the face of anti-drunken driving campaigns, has died, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission confirmed Monday.

  • Woman severely burned in drunken driving crash
  • Became face of anti-drunken driving campaigns
  • Passed away at 40

Saburido, who was from Venezuela, was taking a break from college and studying English in the Austin area.

Just past 4 a.m. on Sunday, September 19, 1999, Saburido was a passenger in a vehicle with four other people. They were returning from a party near Lake Travis when the vehicle was struck by a car.

Driver Reggie Stephy, 18 at the time, was headed home when he drifted across the center median and struck the other vehicle head on. Two women died at the scene.

Saburido suffered third-degree burns to over 60 percent of her body when the car caught fire.

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Preemie born more than 3 YEARS ago has gone home from hospital

A Utah girl is finally going home after spending the first three years of her life in a hospital in Ohio.

Zariah Donovan was born prematurely at just 23 weeks, six days gestation in September 2015.

During her time in the NICU, she developed such a serious lung disease that doctors told her parents, Shawn Donovan and Vilayvone Thipsouvan, that she had a zero percent chance of survival. 

Zariah was took weak to go home and no medical center near the family could provide the care that she needed.

The family learned of a specialized program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital – 1,700 miles away – and agreed to admit her.

After years spent in physical, occupational and speech therapy, Zariah’s lungs finally grew strong enough and she was cleared to go home.   

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2018’s Fastest-Growing Cable Entertainment Network Posts Two Years of Double-Digit Growth

The cable network that will finish 2018 as the fastest-growing cable entertainment network in prime time will post double-digit growth for the second consecutive year. That network is Oxygen, which is poised to post 15% growth year over year.

Oxygen says it has had 27 consecutive months of year-over-year growth in total viewers in total day, adding: “Every month in 2018 has been Oxygen’s best month in at least 5 years.”

The network’s ratings momentum spans a variety of its true-crime programs, including event series, investigation series and self-contained series.

“Event series ‘Aaron Hernandez Uncovered’ was Oxygen’s highest-rated true-crime program in network history with 487K P18-49 and 1.05 Million total viewers,” Oxygen said. “Investigation series ‘Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers’ was Oxygen’s highest-rated weekly premiering series since the true crime rebrand among P18-49 and F25-54.”

The announcement adds: “Self-contained true-crime series ‘Killer Couples’ is up +49% versus last season and is on

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‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’: Joel Hodgson Reflects on 30 Years of the Weirdly Wonderful Series

In 2017, Mystery Science Theater 3000 returned to television thanks to Netflix and a crowdfunding campaign that raised almost $5.8 million. The reboot brought Joel Hodgson back to the weirdly wonderful show he created in 1988, and appeared on until 1993, in which a human stranded in space and his robot companions watch and make fun of really bad movies.

Now, to mark the show’s 30th anniversary, six new episodes will hit the streaming service on Thanksgiving, so fans can binge on movies that were turkeys after filling themselves with actual turkey.

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5 Deliciously Entertaining Thanksgiving Episodes on Hulu (PHOTOS)

From ‘Will Grace’ to ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’.

But that’s not all Hodgson has been up to. This fall, he and new MST3K star Jonah Ray joined forces for a series of live shows around the U.S., and Hodgson

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7 Most ’90s Things About the ‘X-Files’ Pilot, Now 25 Years Old

Twenty-five years ago this month, the world met Fox Mulder (David Duchovny), the brilliant and “spooky” FBI agent who not only catalogued but “wanted to believe” in paranormal phenomena, and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson), the doctor-turned-agent whose skepticism the Bureau entrusted to keep Mulder in check.

The X-Files debuted on September 10, 1993, to decent ratings and favorable reviews. But the sci-fi drama quickly became a hit, eventually spawning two big-screen movies and two revival seasons.

12 of the Best Female Leads From Sci-Fi Shows (PHOTOS)

12 of the Best Female Leads From Sci-Fi Shows (PHOTOS)

In a genre oft-dominated by men, these girls show the boys who’s boss.

So how does that very first episode hold up? From a narrative standpoint, it stands the tests of time. Production-wise, though, it definitely shows its age.

Read on for the seven most ’90s things about the X-Files pilot.


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Photos: Burt Reynolds through the years, 1936-2018 | The Scene

The engagement of actor Burt Reynolds (second from left) to starlet Lori Nelson, left, is celebrated, Dec. 15, 1959 at a luncheon on board the Enterprise, setting for the NBC-TV series “Riverboat.” The host, Darren McGavin, busy serving salad, is the star of the series. Reynolds is the co-star. At right is Pat Crowley, a “Riverboat” guest star. The riverboat Enterprise, one of TV’s largest props, sits on a Hollywood studio lot. (AP Photo)

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