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Draylen Mason, right, poses with his orchestra director, Hermes Camcho, center, and Mayareli Albiter at the Golden Hornet's Second Annual Young Composer Concert last year. Courtesy Austin Soundwaves hide caption

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Austin Victims Remembered For Resilience, Radiating Positivity

Draylen Mason was funny, a longtime friend said, because he said what "everyone else is scared to say." Anthony Stephan House was able to put bitterness aside and move forward, friends say.

Draylen Mason, right, poses with his orchestra director, Hermes Camcho, center, and Mayareli Albiter at the Golden Hornet's Second Annual Young Composer Concert last year. Courtesy Austin Soundwaves hide caption

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Austin Victims Remembered For Resilience, Radiating Positivity

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Homewards Mndsgn
Twentytwofourteen The Album Leaf
Chime Out Nightmares on Wax
Jumpstarted Jukebox the Ghost
Bigtooth Aspen Martin Gauffin
Heading Home mt. fujitive
Yellow Bird Pretty Lights

Law enforcement search the home of suspected Austin bomber Mark Anthony Conditt Wednesday in Pflugerville, Texas. Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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'He's Not A Psychopath,' Says Friend Of Austin Bombings Suspect

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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander was traded from the Detroit Tigers in a move that that experts estimate netted the Astros about $10 million, though no money changed hands between the two teams. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Tax Change Delivers A Blow To Professional Sports

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Liquid Pyramids Tristeza
Bright Mississippi Thelonious Monk Quartet
Hit Parade Neon Indian
Mother Nature's Blues Sonny Rollins

House Speaker Paul Ryan holds a press conference at the Capitol on Thursday. The House passed the $1.3 trillion spending bill despite concerns from fiscal conservatives. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Passes $1.3 Trillion Government Funding Bill, Averts Shutdown

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Goodbye Sunshine Colleen
I Told Ya Eliot Lipp
Heirloom Apollo Brown

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies during a Senate banking committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on March 1. This week, Powell presided over a Fed policy meeting for the first time since becoming chairman. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fed Raises Interest Rates Again As New Chairman Steps Into Spotlight

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Run-D.M.C. backstage at the Grammy Awards in March 1987. The hip-hop group's 1986 album Raising Hell is one of 25 new inductees to the Library of Congress Recording Registry. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Run-DMC, Pauline Oliveros, 'Rumours,' Chic And Beethoven Added To Library Of Congress

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Kissing Disease Melodium