Amanda O'Donnell

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Amanda O'Donnell is a social content producer for the Austin American-Statesman.

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2 Austin pizza stars to join forces for night of cheesy fundraising
 Two of Austin’s best pizza places are joining forces for what promises to be a delicious night of fundraising.  Via 313 and Home Slice are topping off a month of “Doughvember” with a final night of cheesy fun. On Nov. 28 the two restaurants will convene at Home Slice and try their respective dough-kneading hand...

Posted: 2 hours ago

Two of Austin’s best pizza places are joining forces for what promises to be a delicious night of fundraising.  Via 313 and Home Slice are topping off a month of “Doughvember” with a final night of cheesy fun. On Nov. 28 the two restaurants will convene at Home Slice and try their respective dough-kneading hand...
Truck driver behind viral anti-Trump bumper sticker adds one more
 The Texas driver of a truck sporting a large anti-Trump window decal has made room for one more. As KHOU reported, the truck’s owner, Karen Fonseca, added a second decal to her truck, which reads, “(EXPLETIVE) TROY NEHLS AND (EXPLETIVE) YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM.” Nehls serves as the sheriff for Fort Bend County and earlier...

Posted: 22 hours ago

The Texas driver of a truck sporting a large anti-Trump window decal has made room for one more. As KHOU reported, the truck’s owner, Karen Fonseca, added a second decal to her truck, which reads, “(EXPLETIVE) TROY NEHLS AND (EXPLETIVE) YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM.” Nehls serves as the sheriff for Fort Bend County and earlier...
Truck driver behind viral anti-Trump bumper sticker adds one more
 The Texas driver of a truck sporting a large anti-Trump window decal has made room for one more. As KHOU reports, the truck’s owner, Karen Fonseca, added a second decal to her truck, which reads, “(EXPLETIVE) TROY NEHLS AND (EXPLETIVE) YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM.” Nehls serves as the sheriff for Fort Bend County and earlier...

Posted: a day ago

The Texas driver of a truck sporting a large anti-Trump window decal has made room for one more. As KHOU reports, the truck’s owner, Karen Fonseca, added a second decal to her truck, which reads, “(EXPLETIVE) TROY NEHLS AND (EXPLETIVE) YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM.” Nehls serves as the sheriff for Fort Bend County and earlier...
Truck driver with anti-Trump bumper sticker arrested on unrelated charge
 The Texas driver of a truck sporting a large anti-Trump window decal was arrested Thursday, the Houston Chronicle reports. The truck, and its driver, Karen Fonseca, gained notoriety after a sheriff threatened a charge of disorderly conduct for the decal reading, “(EXPLETIVE) TRUMP AND (EXPLETIVE) YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM.&rdquo...

Posted: 2 days ago

The Texas driver of a truck sporting a large anti-Trump window decal was arrested Thursday, the Houston Chronicle reports. The truck, and its driver, Karen Fonseca, gained notoriety after a sheriff threatened a charge of disorderly conduct for the decal reading, “(EXPLETIVE) TRUMP AND (EXPLETIVE) YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM.&rdquo...
Truck driver with anti-Trump bumper sticker arrested on unrelated charge
 The Texas driver of a truck sporting a large anti-Trump window decal was arrested Thursday, the Houston Chronicle reports. The truck, and its driver Karen Fonseca, gained notoriety after a sheriff threatened a charge of disorderly conduct for the decal which reads, “(EXPLETIVE) TRUMP AND (EXPLETIVE) YOU FOR VOTING...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Texas driver of a truck sporting a large anti-Trump window decal was arrested Thursday, the Houston Chronicle reports. The truck, and its driver Karen Fonseca, gained notoriety after a sheriff threatened a charge of disorderly conduct for the decal which reads, “(EXPLETIVE) TRUMP AND (EXPLETIVE) YOU FOR VOTING...
Tips for driving safely during the ‘worst month for deer-related crashes’
 November is both a good and bad month for deer. It kicks off the start of mating season, but also happens to be the start of deer hunting season and the month with the most deer-related crashes, according to State Farm.  If you find yourself driving the winding and many, many roads of Texas this month, keep these tips in mind for a safe...

Posted: 6 days ago

November is both a good and bad month for deer. It kicks off the start of mating season, but also happens to be the start of deer hunting season and the month with the most deer-related crashes, according to State Farm.  If you find yourself driving the winding and many, many roads of Texas this month, keep these tips in mind for a safe...
Whataburger Yeti tumblers are here
 If you weren’t sure what to gift the Whataburger lover in your life this holiday season, Yeti might have an idea.  The cooler company has teamed with the Texas burger chain to develop an official Yeti tumbler that looks just like Whataburger’s famed orange and white Styrofoam cups.  If you’ll recall, stainless...

Posted: 7 days ago

If you weren’t sure what to gift the Whataburger lover in your life this holiday season, Yeti might have an idea.  The cooler company has teamed with the Texas burger chain to develop an official Yeti tumbler that looks just like Whataburger’s famed orange and white Styrofoam cups.  If you’ll recall, stainless...
You’re invited: Houston’s ‘Mattress Mack’ to host Texas-sized Thanksgiving feast
 In recent months, Houston furniture salesman Jim McIngvale, known more commonly as “Mattress Mack,” has gained attention for his charitable acts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. But the good deeds don’t stop there. According to the Gallery Furniture website, Mattress Mack is inviting the public to an...

Posted: 8 days ago

In recent months, Houston furniture salesman Jim McIngvale, known more commonly as “Mattress Mack,” has gained attention for his charitable acts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. But the good deeds don’t stop there. According to the Gallery Furniture website, Mattress Mack is inviting the public to an...