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Do you know anything about the judges you vote for? If you are like most people probably not. In fact not only do most people know very little about the judges on the ballot, some folks just skip voting in those races all together. Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse Board Member Mike...
Officials with an Austin hospital say the opening of a new clinic, at the site of the old Children's Hospital, allows them to treat more patients, but to do that will take more space and more staff. Bruce Broslat, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer with University...
Cycling's governing body has cleared Lance Armstrong to make his road race comeback in Australia in January. The International Cycling Union made an exception to its drug-testing rules for the seven-time Tour de France champion to return to the sport. Armstrong chose the Jan. 20...
An Austin Police motorcycle officer was rushed to the hospital this morning after a wreck on I-35. The officer’s motorcycle and an SUV collided on I-35 south-bound just south of Rundberg. Both vehicles suffered minor damage, and officials say the officer’s injuries do not appear...
Eanes ISD had two commercials played during last weekend's football game between the Unversity of Texas and Colorado. Eanes spokeswoman Dale Whitaker says the commercials were aired in place of two spots promised to the district during a Fox Sports Network broadcast of the game...
Should you get a receipt when using an electronic voting machine? An Austin appeals court will consider that question today. The Texas Civil Rights Project filed a lawsuit back in 2006 challenging the state to mandate a printed confirmation of votes made on electronic voting...
Plans are in the works for a new LaBare nightclub in Austin. However, the club owners will first have to find a site suitable for the club featuring male exotic dancers. Their most recent proposal met with opposition at the city’s Zoning and Platting Commission. Austin’s...
The Williamson County Republican Party has launched its first commercial of the campaign season. The spot features the dash cam video recorded in a Liberty Hill Police officer’s patrol car of the DWI arrest of Democrat Greg Wyndham, who is running for the Pct 3 County...
The Williamson County Commissioners have voted down plans to video tape their meetings. The proposal was to use the cameras already mounted on the walls of the commissioners’ courtroom to produce a video that could be posted on the county’s website or on a local access cable...