Austin's Morning Show

In another example of how the Department of Homeland Security has expanded far outside the purview of its original function, six vehicles full of DHS agents were required to seize a Land Rover from a couple in Statesville, N.C. due to the fact that the vehicle allegedly violates...
Neither Col. Steve McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, nor Major General John Nichols, adjutant general of Texas Military Forces, recommended to Gov. Rick Perry that he deploy up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the border. But, both McCraw and Nichols,...
The three miles of road the state wants to put in southwestern Travis County is either an environmental disaster that will turn MoPac into “I-35 West” or the only viable traffic solution to explosive population growth in Austin’s far-flung southern suburbs. Read more: http://www...
A few weeks ago, I had my yearly physical. As part of her history-taking, my doctor asked if I was sexually active with my wife. Then she asked if I was sexually active with anyone other than my wife. She does this every year. Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/30/upshot/...
Some 83,000 Pentagon employees and contractors who handle classified intelligence were found to have unpaid federal taxes totaling $730 million, which makes them more likely to “compromise classified information,” according to a report by the Government Accountability Office (...
The cash filled three suitcases: 5 million euros. Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/30/world/africa/ransoming-citizens-europe-becomes-al-qaedas-patron.html?_r=0
A city-commissioned group recommended Monday that all hands-on cellphone use while driving in Austin become a crime. Read more: http://www.mystatesman.com/news/news/crime-law/group-recommends-austin-ban-cellphone-use-while-dr/ngp7P/#ea34cb86.3555676.735443
America's position as the world's leading power inevitably makes it a love-it-or-hate-it nation. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2708531/No-not-Russia-Egypt-comes-Middle-East-heavy-list-countries-hate-U-S-theyre-loved-Philippines.html#ixzz38rReDKmw
On a recent weekday here, a steady stream of people dropped by one central location for food stamps, family counseling and job ideas—their local school. Read more: http://online.wsj.com/articles/more-schools-open-their-doors-to-the-whole-community-1406586751