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(Credit: Associated Press) Seeing Whole Foods products first in your Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer's stores with an app that scans affordable produce? Those are among the possible scenarios that unnerved the food industry last week, when Amazon announced a $13.7...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The Austin Police Department announced a Weekend No Refusal DWI initiative which began the weekend of January 6, 2017 and will run each weekend through September 2017. Each initiative will be in effect from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. each Friday and Saturday night...
PfISD logo Pflugerville High School was announced today as one of 10 finalists in the Reader’s Digest “Nicest Place in America” contest. The high school was selected following the magazine’s review of hundreds of submissions from across the U.S. Those wishing to vote for...
(Photo Shutterstock/Rommel Canlas) Austin City Council adds electronic cigarettes or vaping to it's anti-smoking ban. Travis County Central Health Director Doctor Phil Huang (Wong) applauds the measure. "I think this is something good for public health.. Dr. Huang says the...
Photo: Manor PD UPDATED: The Manor Municipal Court ruled that Annebelle be returned to the owner. The Manor Police Department’s official statement is the following: The Manor Police Department is extremely saddened and disappointed with the court’s ruling today that ordered the...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) More and more Austin residents are getting upset over the new Austin land use plan being sorted out called CodeNext. This East Austin man tells City Council his neighborhood has not seen any of the promised prosperity of increased density that they got in 2002...
On Tuesday night, June 20, Austin Police officers responded to an urgent check welfare call at 5608 Cordell Lane. The 911 caller indicated someone inside the residence was in danger. Officers attempted to make contact with the residents but did not receive an answer at the front...
(Photo: Mike Hendrix on the right with supporters/ KLBJ 590AM/99.7FM/ Jon Cooley) After being called one of the worst Texas legislators this session, East Austin State Representative Dawnna Dukes has some trouble in her own district. Some of her constituents rallied for her...
From Saturday, June 24th to Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 the Cedar Park Police Department will increase patrol presence on local roadways to discourage and monitor for impaired driving violations as part of the ongoing regional Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP)...