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Austin and the United States at large share a history of law enforcement policy discriminating against non-white people, and Monday night Human Rights commissioners Sukyi McMahon and Kristian Caballero invited Texas Appleseed staff and community members to help them answer...
Photo Courtesy: Shutterstock | Trong Nguyen Raven Ambers - CBS Austin The Austin Parks and Recreation Department is laying out an Aquatic Master Plan for the future of city pools.Right now, it costs an average of $400,000 annually to keep the city’s nearly 51 pool facilities...
Mr Trump started by saying: "Who the hell wants to speak about politics?" But his speech to the Jamboree in West Virginia railed against Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and the "cesspool" of politics, drawing whoops and cheers. One parent wrote: "Done with scouts after you felt...
Welcome to the future? A Wisconsin technology company is offering its employees microchip implants that can be used to scan into the building and purchase food at work. Whether or not to get a chip is up to the employee to decide. Three Square Market, a company that provides...
Photo Courtesy: Shutterstock | Sangoiri Beatriz Alvarado - Corpus Christi-Caller Times Three Rivers ISD administrators are going shopping for a paddle. As part of a new policy approved by the board Tuesday, the paddle, likely to be wood, will be used to administer corporal...
Photo courtesy of: Shutterstock | Erika Cross Meredith Yeomans - DFW News 5 Collin County will soon get yet another massive high school football stadium. Tuesday, Prosper ISD revealed renderings for a new $48 million multi-use facility. The new stadium and natatorium will be...
Brent Winstrom - AustinInno Writer Favor may have withdrawn from other states. But it's sticking true to its plan to go big in Texas. The Austin-based startup announced Monday it's doubling its Austin area coverage. The new map includes parts of Pfugerville, Daffan, Cedar Park,...
Photo Courtesy of: Shutterstock | tommaso lizzul Mark D. Wilson, Tony Plohetski, Nolan Hicks, Ben Wear - American-Statesman Staff A woman was seriously injured Thursday morning when her car breached steel retention cables ringing a downtown Austin parking garage and plunged five...
Photo Courtesy: Shutterstock | dotshock Lilly Rockwell - American Statesman Staff Austin’s tech industry is preparing to battle the Texas Legislature during its upcoming special session over bills that require transgender people use certain bathrooms, saying such proposals would...