Austin's Morning Show

As dusk settled over the city’s main beach, Arnold Abbott, frail but determined, broke the law late Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Abbott, a 90-year-old World War II veteran, stood on the pavement and piled tilapia and rice and beans on plates for dozens of homeless people. A crowd...
For the first time in the six-year fight over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, both houses of Congress will hold a vote on the proposed project, giving each side in a Louisiana Senate election a chance to boost its candidate. The two lawmakers locked in the runoff contest...
Has Obama administration adviser Jonathan Gruber inadvertently doomed Obamacare ? Or at least handed Republicans a weapon with which to attack the sweeping federal health care program? He’s probably accomplished the latter more than the former. But by referring to the “stupidity...
From now on, the lowest grade an Orange County secondary student will get for a class is 50. The School Board on Tuesday night formalized the year-old practice of eliminating zero grades for middle and high school. It will not affect individual assignments, but at the end of a...
In Houston's East End, Lieutenant Moises Davila's beat is bigger than burglars and break-ins. He's patrolling his community's future—one door knock at a time. "Try to get them into class," Lt. Davila told one parent. "They're skipping a lot of school," he said. Read more: http...
Today America honors its men and women in uniform for their bravery and sacrifice, unless that is, you live in Wisconsin’s Eau Claire School District where celebrating our liberties and freedoms should only be done when it’s convenient and politically correct. According to The...
Christmas and Easter have been stricken from next year’s school calendar in Montgomery County. So have Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah. Montgomery’s Board of Education voted 7 to 1 Tuesday to eliminate references to all religious holidays on the published calendar for 2015-2016, a...
A new mother is fighting for custody of her son, who she hasn't been alone with since he was 12 days old, because of her vegan beliefs. Sarah Markham's baby was taken from her because she opted not to take him to the hospital when he was losing weight. Instead, she told...
Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday tried to reassure residents that the public will be safe no matter the outcome of a grand jury decision on whether to charge an officer in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. “To all Missourians, to people around the country and around the world, we...