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The Lower Colorado River Authority hosted an annual event for local weather forecasters to gain more knowledge about local weather concerns and upcoming trends in central Texas weather. During Wednesday's tour, LCRA's Mark Jordan gave media a brief tour of their new facility at...
Hillary Rodham Clinton's Pennsylvania win keeps her campaign afloat and keeps victory in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination away from Barack Obama. Clinton won the primary by about 10 percentage points and has secured at least 66 delegates toward the White House...
Austin Police are on the lookout for a man claiming to be a police officer in order to con people on Congress Avenue out of their money. Police say he’s struck twice so far, and they want to stop him before he strikes again. According to police, the man has twice stopped people...
State lawmakers are considering several changes to the way Texas' highways are funded and to the state's gasoline tax. The Senate Transportation and Homeland Security Committee met Wednesday with dozens of local leaders and state agency directors to get answers on how to deal...
A dangerous political proposition austin city leaders brought-up eight years ago shot down by voters is back. Some leaders at Austin city hall are pushing again for an old political foe from eight years ago. A forum was held last night so people could see the city's proposals...
WASHINGTON (AP) - An appeals court panel of three judges appeared split today on federal regulators' persistent effort to halt Whole Foods Market's takeover of a rival. The Federal Trade Commission tried to block Whole Foods' acquisition of Wild Oats last year, arguing that it...
A man armed with a gun on the U.T. campus is striking fear into students gearing up for their finals. U.T. police say it happened again when an armed robber holds up another student, this time outside of Taylor Hall. This student robbery marks the 3rd time this month the...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A court document says one phone number used to report alleged abuse at a polygamist retreat in Texas had been used previously by a Colorado woman. An arrest warrant affidavit made public today said the phone number was used to place a call to a...
Taylor Police are investigating the death of 37 year-old Mary McCallie, whose body was discovered this morning in the Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetary on Larry Street. According to a statement from police, officers were dispatched to the cemetery after being notified of a "person...