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Crews are working on the train station at N. Lamar and Airport Blvd. that will serve Capital Metro's commuter rail line. The company building the station is also responsible for development in the surrounding 20 acres, which will include offices, stores, and apartments. "WE want...
Mike Levy, who founded Texas Monthly magazine in 1973, is stepping down from his position as publisher of that magazine this summer. His last day with the magazine will be August 31st. “The 35th anniversary of Texas Monthly in February prompted me to make a very personal and...
An attorney for the husband of a polygamist mother in Austin says she plans to fight for the release of her client's wife and her children, being detained by a state agency. Patricia Mataserin tells KLBJ's "Austin Morning News" today that her client's wife, Luisa Jessop, gave...
You know anytime the government gives away free money there are plenty of crooks out there looking for a way to steal it. It’s no different with the latest round of economic stimulus checks going into the mail. Erin Jones with the Central Texas Better Business Bureau says...
The school board for the Eanes school district is now requiring that all teacher hired during the 2008-2009 school year and beyond have a master degree or earn one within 8 years. The board passed another program called the "Partnership for Teachers Excellence", which is teamed...
Beginning Memorial Day weekend, anyone using the I-35 northbound frontage road at 11th street downtown will be on candid camera, as the city of Austin begins their red light camera program. "Each year, nearly 1,000 fatalities in the United States are the result of collisions...
Some mental health workers are criticizing Child Protective Services, saying the state's decision to seek custody of children removed from a polygamist sect's West Texas ranch was unnecessary and traumatizing. Workers with Hill Country Community Mental Health-Mental Retardation...
Williamson County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested 43-year-old Marc Oronald Lott, Sr. on a charge of indecent exposure. Deputies say he was exposing himself near the Brushy Creek Lake Park. Investigators say they had been summoned to the park after a jogger reported a man acting...
The green, white and red has gone up at Austin Airport's South Terminal, symbolizing the opening of the new $9.99 per flight Viva Aerobus service between Austin and Monterrey. CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO OF FLAG RAISING "It was only three months ago that this facility was an unused...