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Round Rock police are investigating a two-month-old boy's death at what officials believe to be an illegal day care center on Westminster Place. The home is owned by forty-three-year-old Guillermina Villanueva, who told police the child had been asleep in his crib for a short...
Austin Mayor Will Wynn has publicly apologized for the incident two years ago in which he physically escorted a man out of his condominium complex during a party thrown by another resident. In addition, the Mayor revealed he has been undergoing counseling. “It’s very...
Texas Democratic Party officials had results from fewer than half the caucus precincts by today. Crowded balloting during the state's primary on Tuesday caused so much chaos that police were called to some polling places. The more than 8,000 precinct officials are required only...
More than 4.2 million Texas voters cast ballots in the state's GOP and Democratic primaries - with record turnout of about 33 percent. The Texas secretary of state's office reported figures Wednesday that smashed projected turnout, which was predicted to be as high as 3.3...
The incumbent Travis County Tax Assessor-Collector won an overwhelming majority of the vote in the Democratic Party Primary. That means Nelda Wells Spears will move on to another re-election bid in November, this time against Republican Don Zimmerman. Spears had been challenged...
A self-proclaimed Ron Paul supporter vies for the Democratic Nomination for Seat 20 in the Texas House of Representatives and wins. Liberty Hill man Jim Dillon became known as James “Patriot” Dillon during his run as a write in candidate in the 2006 Texas gubernatorial election...
If you have to spend any time at Austin's airport over the next two weeks, airport officials say you can expect to see holiday-like traffic. Jim Halbrook with ABIA says spring break, SXSW, the rodeo and high school basketball tournaments will make for heavy passenger traffic at...
Capitol 10,000 FAQ’s The Course How far is the Statesman Capitol 10,000? - The Capitol 10,000 is a 10K (10 Kilometers) which equals 6.2 miles. What are the start times for the Capitol 10,000? - Wheelchairs: 8:30 AM - Timed Category: 8:45 AM - Fun Run: 9:00 AM Can I bring a...
Hillary Rodham Clinton says people will have to decide the Democratic presidential nominee first, but she's hinted at a ticket with Barack Obama. During a series of morning talk show appearances, Clinton said a shared ticket ``may be where this is headed'' once a nominee is...