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(photo:Shutterstock/ Juli Hansen) When it comes to this week's health care vote in Washington, Texas US Senator's are split. Senator John Cornyn is for the proposal "Texas, and Texans, will benefit in a dramatic sort of way by block grants coming to the state because we weren't...
(photo:Shutterstock/ MDay Photography The 2013 Halloween flood in Austin may have helped save lives in the flooding experienced by Houston during Hurricane Harvey. That's because Houston police chief Art Acevado said he used that experience to help him respond to the flooding in...
(photo:Shutterstock/ chrisukphoto Two people are arrested at an anti-white supremacy rally at the Capitol. Angelica Clark of Austin is accused of interfering with police, and Andrew Alemao of Iowa is accused of assaulting a state trooper. The protesters say APD resources must be...
(photo: Shutterstock/Paul MacKenzie) Hundreds of people crowded an ABIA terminal to welcome home 35 wartime veterans. At 91-years of age, World War Two veteran Dick Branum said the group Honor Flight spirited them around the US capitol; from the revered Vietnam war memorial to...
(photo: Shutterstock/Brian A Jackson) Leander businesses and homeowners rejoice. Your fire department's public protection rating just went up and that means your insurance premiums could go down. Chief Bill Gardner said the state Public Protection Classification for Leander Fire...
(Photo: KLBJ 590am/99.7fm KLBJ/ Jon Cooley) A few hundred people gathered around the peak at Cedar Park's Veterans Memorial Park Saturday morning for a new display along the grounds, it's the Gold Star Families Monument Memorial. Organizers say it is the first monument of it's...
(photo:shutterstock/ Valentina_G A piece of Austin history is up for grabs and Mayor Steve Adler says the city should try and save it. "One of the properties, the Old Negro School out on Montopolis, is going to be put on the market and I think the city ought to consider being a...
(photo/shutterstock: Alfie Photography More traffic headaches await you again tonight on I-35 and Oltorf as TxDOT continues to demolish and replace the bridge overpass as part of a $40 million dollar project. TxDOT's Diann Hodges said this started a couple of months ago. "We...
(photo:shutterstock Bird-Lee) An Austin child escapes the clutches of their kidnapper, and Austin Police want your help finding the man. Officials say the suspect asked the kid to help him find his dog. The victim went with the man after he offered a cash reward, he then forced...