Austin's Morning Show

Marvin Olasky will be on to discuss his new book The Politics of Disaster: Katrina, Big Government, and A New Strategy for Future Crises.
Kate Alexander AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN Ahead of growth, taxes and the environment, Austin residents named street conditions as their top concern in the city's most recent annual survey. City officials attribute that survey result in part to the cuts in preventive street...
ASSOCIATED PRESS Immigration activists around the country are taking up the cause of a single mother who invoked the ancient principle of sanctuary and took refuge in a Chicago church rather than submit to deportation to Mexico. Elvira Arellano, 31, was holed up for a second day...
TODD ACKERMAN Houston Chronicle Bullying may seem like the province of angry adolescents, but a new study suggests teachers are just as susceptible. Nearly half of elementary school teachers admitted to bullying students, according to the study conducted by psychiatrists at The...
MATTHEW L. WALD The New York Times In a major shift in highway safety strategy, the federal government is turning its focus from seat belts to alcohol. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Wednesday that it had signed up thousands of law enforcement...
CARL HULSE The New York Times After being outmaneuvered in the politics of national security in the last two elections, Democrats say they are determined not to cede the issue this year and are working to cast President Bush as having diminished the nation’s safety. “They are...
Jill Carroll is one of the only Americans to gain intimate exposure to the Iraqi insurgency and live to talk about the experience. While captive for 82 days in Iraq, Carroll tried to stay alive by appearing sympathetic to her captors, telling them that as a reporter she would...
Jennifer Harper THE WASHINGTON TIMES Sleepy, Grumpy, Larry, Moe, Krypton -- that's what seems to stick in the national mind-set these days. Americans are more familiar with the Seven Dwarfs, the Three Stooges and Superman than with current events and world leaders, according to...
Michael A. Fletcher THE WASHINGTON POST President Bush asserted yesterday that Hezbollah was defeated in its month-long conflict with Israel, casting the fighting that killed hundreds of Lebanese and Israeli civilians as part of a wider struggle "between freedom and terrorism."...