A dire warning for oak owners leads this week's 5 most-read Austin stories
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1. Texas tree group issues dire warning to Austin owners of oak trees. A nonprofit dedicated to trees is issuing a warning to Texas citizens who own oak trees: Put down the pruning shears.
2. Austin logs on among the top 20 most prominent remote workforces in the U.S.More than 30 percent of all workers in Austin, or approximately 181,680 people, work from home, SmartAsset found.
3. Upscale Austin hotel reveals rooftop restaurant replacing Wax Myrtle's. Arriba Abajo Rooftop Cantina, shared between sister hotels Thompson Austin and Tommie Austin, will be making its debut in March.
4. 10 Austin spots for takeout and watch parties during the 2024 Super Bowl. For those looking for a bit more than a store-bought platter to enjoy at home, this list covers it all.
5. Texas A.G. Ken Paxton stirs the pot on small marijuana offenses. The cities of Austin, Denton, Elgin, Killeen and San Marcos have all decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana. Now, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing them.