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Austin visitor warns of fake listings on vacation rental sites [Video]

The Illinois mother contacted the KVUE Defenders when one listing made her suspicious.

AUSTIN, Texas — April’s total solar eclipse attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors to Central Texas. An Illinois mother was one of them. 

Laurie contacted the KVUE Defenders when the apartment she originally booked on Airbnb made her think twice. But that was just the beginning.

It was a once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience a total solar eclipse in Texas. 

“My family and I have been planning this for about seven years,” Laurie said.

There was no way she was going to miss the historic April 2024 event. The Illinois native spearheaded a road trip to the Lone Star State, sightseeing her way through Central Texas with family and friends. 

“We don’t make it down to Texas very often, so let’s see a couple of the larger cities,” Laurie said.

Back in January, Laurie hopped on Airbnb, where a listing caught her eye. 

“There were pictures of this …

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Monopoly for the Monarch fundraiser at Eastmont March 24 [Video]

Monopoly lovers will have an opportunity to transform their love for the game into a tool for change at the Eastmont Foundation's Monopoly for the Monarch fundraising event Sunday, March

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AP African American studies class debuts in 60 US high schools Action News Jax [Video]

AP African American Studies will introduce a new generation of students to the amazingly rich cultural, artistic and political contributions of African Americans, said Trevor Packer, the College Boards senior vice president of AP and instruction.