Austin's Morning Show

Amy Goldstein The Washington Post Two weeks before the midterm elections, at least 10 states, including Maryland, remain ripe for voting problems, according to a study released yesterday by a nonpartisan clearinghouse that tracks electoral reforms across the United States. The...
Laura Parker USA TODAY Bruce Sexton is blind. He would like to shop on Target's website, but says he can't "read" it. He says the site lacks certain coding — found on many other websites — that would activate software to allow blind computer users to hear audio descriptions of...
Associated Press Training that taught students to attack a gunman if he invades a classroom was a mistake, Burleson school officials said Wednesday, changing to a stance that students should not physically confront armed intruders. A spokesman for the Burleson school system said...
Tony Plohetski, Laura Heinauer AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN An 18-year-old registered sex offender attending Reagan High School in Northeast Austin tried to sexually assault a teacher in her classroom Tuesday while holding scissors to her throat and threatening to kill her,...
Perry predicts record budget surplusBy JAY ROOT STAR-TELEGRAM AUSTIN BUREAU LONGVIEW — Gov. Rick Perry, who is seeking re-election, predicted that the Texas Legislature will soon be sitting on its largest budget surplus ever, and he said he would like to use some of that money...
Friedman feels sting of political attacks He contends his track record of compassion is lost amid debate about his satirical past By JANET ELLIOTT Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau ECHO HILL RANCH — The Kinkster is grumpy. It's three weeks before Election Day, and...
More U.S. Troops May Be Iraq-Bound Bigger Force Among Options, Commander Says, Citing Baghdad Violence By Ellen Knickmeyer Washington Post Foreign Service Wednesday, October 25, 2006; Page A01 BAGHDAD, Oct. 24 -- The top American commander in Iraq said Tuesday that he may call...
The GOP Leans on A Proven Strategy White House Courts Conservative Base By Peter Baker Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, October 25, 2006; Page A01 Beset by discouraging polls and division within ideological ranks, the White House is accelerating efforts to woo back...
Meat Labels Hope to Lure the Sensitive Carnivore Many cows, pigs and chickens will soon be living cushier lives. Whole Foods Market is preparing to roll out a line of meat that will carry labels saying “animal compassionate,” indicating the animals were raised in a humane manner...