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City gets involved after students saw adult entertainment club’s event at Texas golf course
Entertainment

City gets involved after students saw adult entertainment club’s event at Texas golf course

City gets involved after students saw Adult entertainment club's event at Texas golf course A local high school golf team said players encountered "lewd behavior and scantily dressed people" at Avery Ranch golf course. AUSTIN, Texas - The city of Austin is now looking into an incident at Avery Ranch golf course where a local high school golf team says players saw "lewd behavior and scantily dressed people". Austin City Council member Mackenzie Kelly is taking action because she says there was a code violation, but the club that put on the tournament says it was supposed to be a private event they've been doing annually. "I was both shocked and somewhat disgusted," said Kelly about her reaction to hearing about what happened in her district Monday. "This is not something I would want any...
Alex Jones’ media company files for bankruptcy amid defamation trial
Business

Alex Jones’ media company files for bankruptcy amid defamation trial

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' media company Free Speech Systems filed for bankruptcy on Friday — but his attorney said it should not disrupt the defamation damages trial underway in Texas that seeks to force Jones to pay $150 million or more to the family of one of the children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School attack.The trial in Austin, where Jones lives and Free Speech Systems is based, wrapped up its first week of testimony Friday and is expected to conclude next week. The bankruptcy filing was announced by Jones' attorney Andino Reynal late in the day.Reynal and attorneys for the family suing Jones told Judge Maya Guerra Gamble that the bankruptcy filing would not halt the lawsuit. The company wants "to put this part of the ...