Austin's Morning Show

Josh White THE WASHINGTON POST The Marine Corps is planning to call up as many as 2,500 Marine reservists for combat duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, dipping into a rarely used pool of troops to fill growing personnel gaps in units scheduled to deploy in coming months, officials...
Jeremy Schwartz MEXICO CITY BUREAU On a misty, moonless night, the group scurried down the canyon wall, their feet slipping in the ankle-high mud. The sirens grew louder as their guide, clad in a ski mask and known only as Poncho, urged them to run faster. "Hurry up! The Border...
SHERRY JACOBSON The Dallas Morning News Illegal immigrants got more than $22.4 million worth of nonemergency medical care at Parkland Memorial Hospital this year, officials said Tuesday. The cost estimate was the first time Parkland has quantified how much Dallas County...
POLLY ROSS HUGHES Houston Chronicle University of Texas Longhorns, listen up: Bleed orange all you like, but just do so politely. One day after claiming the ignominious title as the nation's No. 1 party school, UT launched an unrelated campaign urging sports fans to play nice...
Deborah Vanko of CODEPINK will join Austin's Morning News Tomorrow, Aug. 24th, at 8:10am to discuss the organizations goals and activities.
Jennifer Harper THE WASHINGTON TIMES They may have money in their purses and a decent salary, but many women fear they'll lose their income and end up a bag lady, forgotten and destitute. A "startling" 90 percent of women say they feel financially insecure, according to a survey...
STEPHANIE SANDOVAL The Dallas Morning News City Council members had little to say Monday night about suggestions from two of their colleagues that they adopt measures that would make it harder for illegal immigrants to live and work in the city. But their constituents had plenty...
Pamela LeBlanc AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN Bicycle helmet laws are old hat in Washington state. Starting in 2003, Seattle required cyclists of all ages to wear a helmet. The rural areas of King County surrounding Seattle have had a helmet rule even longer — since 1994. The rule in...
Jonathan Weisman THE WASHINGTON POST The Senate's embattled immigration bill would raise government spending by as much as $126 billion over the next decade, as the government begins paying out federal benefits to millions of new legal workers and cracks down on the border, a...