Austin's Morning Show

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
A Justice Department push for immigration courts to prioritize cases involving unaccompanied minors has raised concern among lawyers and judges that the move could undermine children's rights and lead to an even greater backlog of cases. Read more: http://online.wsj.com/articles...
A Georgia teen says in a civil rights complaint that she should have been allowed to complete her schoolwork from home while pregnant and on doctor-ordered bed rest. Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/ga-teen-sues-for-in-home-classes-during-pregnancy/2014/07/24/...
A Californian pastor is being mercilessly hounded for $200,000 in student loans he was saddled with when his 27-year-old daughter Lisa died suddenly of liver failure. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2709131/Grieving-parents-hit-200-000-bill-daughters-student-...
An estimated 1 in 3 adults with a credit history -- or 77 million people -- are so far behind on some of their debt payments that their account has been put "in collections." Read more: http://money.cnn.com/2014/07/29/pf/debt-collections/
Even as President Obama grapples with the crisis of immigrant children arriving at the Southwest border, White House officials are laying the groundwork for a large-scale expansion of immigrant rights that would come by executive action within weeks. Officials signaled strongly...
The cap for a family of five is set at $12,240 -- an amount equal to the national average annual premium cost of a bronze level plan. The Hill: Uninsured Face Fine of Nearly $2,500 The Internal Revenue Service said Thursday individuals who fail to get health insurance this year...