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Hot Austin restaurant openings, downtown attack and more top stories this week

The Noble Pig BLT
Sandwiches, soups and charcuterie are coming to Burnet Road thanks to the Noble Pig's second location, opening this fall. Photo by Marshall Wright
Former YNN Austin reporter Asa George died unexpectedly in Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of WDJT (CBS), Milwaukee
Ole Miss senior Carson Otter
Ole Miss student Carson Otter was attacked in downtown Austin while in town for a football game. Photo courtesy of Candt Otter/Facebook
Longhorn Mike Davis scores touchdown
Mike Davis' touchdown was one of the few good moments for the Horns during the Ole Miss game. Photo courtesy of UT Athletics
Katherine Reddick
Katherine Reddick wrote the evil-mom obituary read 'round the world. Katherine Reddick/Facebook
The Noble Pig BLT
Ole Miss senior Carson Otter
Longhorn Mike Davis scores touchdown
Katherine Reddick

Another week has come and gone, and there was a lot of sad news to report, including the unexpected death of a former Austin media personality and a brutal attack on an Ole Miss student. Then, of course, there was the tragedy that was UT vs. Ole Miss. On the bright side, there are lots of exciting restaurant openings on the horizon. So read the highlights from this past week, and then go and enjoy your weekend.

1. Former YNN Austin reporter Asa George was found dead in the bathtub of her Wisconsin apartment. Relatives told investigators that George had battled alcoholism for years.

2. University of Mississippi student Carson Otter was in Austin for the Ole Miss football game against UT when he was attacked near the intersection of East 7th Street and Trinity Street.

3. Contributor Jessica Dupuy names her picks for the most anticipated restaurant openings this fall.

4. Texas played another game of Texas fold 'em against Ole Miss last weekend. Michael Corcoran's recap is more fun to read than the game was to watch.

5. Katherine Reddick, a psychology consultant for the Pflugerville Independent School District, didn't have very nice things to say about her recently deceased mother. Her obit went viral.

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