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(Photo credit: City of Austin) Crews have removed the floor of the historic Oakwood Cemetery chapel in Austin in what's expected to be part of an effort to identify buried remains discovered last fall. The Austin American-Statesman reports about 50 people attended a meeting...
(Photo: Jon Cooley/ Protestors marching at Texas capital) Hundreds of teachers, demonstrators, and at least one union gathered outside the state capital grounds, demanding Law makers fix Texas' school funding system. Save Texas Schools helped lead the rally and the group's Allen...
The Life Time Foundation presented $600,000 to AISD Nutrition and Food Services to support the launch of a second food truck, “the Nacho Average Food Truck”, cafeteria salad bars, breakfast in the classroom and culinary training for staff. The menu will be globally themed,...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) A million square feet of new development wins a key vote at Austin City Council. The office, retail and housing would replace buildings now at Spicewood Springs and Mopac. Council member Allison Alter says the Austin Oaks development whould create too much...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) You are not going to know who the City of Austin has in mind for City Manager Candidates until they're good and ready. Stephen Newton with the search firm Russell Reynolds says getting the best to apply is a balancing act between openness and confidentiality. "...
City of Hutto logo Hutto, Texas – City of Hutto Chief of Police, Earl Morrison, resigned from his position Friday morning; effectively immediately. After approximately two years of service to the City of Hutto, Morrison has decided to pursue other opportunities. An acting chief...
(Photo credit: University of Texas System) While the survey has not yet officially been released, preliminary numbers from a University of Texas survey on campus rapes show 15% of female undergraduates have reported being raped on system campuses. In the weeks to come, UT will...
(Photo credit: Capital Metro) The Round Rock City Council has approved a plan to bring Capital Metro bus routes to the city for the first time ever. The new bus service will include four routes, three of which will make stops in Austin. Round Rock officials have tried to...
(Photo credit: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport) The Austin City Council on Thursday gave its blessing for expansion projects to proceed at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. By approving $250-million for Austin's airport, construction is expected to begin next month...