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Image courtesy of Shutterstock Downtown Austin will be seeing more foot traffic than usual tomorrow morning as the Austin Marathon kicks off yet again. In preparation, road closures are already taking place. For a full list of road closures, check out this link courtesy of the...
(photo KLBJ Staff) Austin Police continue to enforce the Hands-free ordinance downtown. They conducted an initiative this morning around Congress and Cesar Chavez and San Jacinto and Lavca, where they were last Friday. Today they issued 133 citations including half a dozen...
(image courtesy Austin Board of Realtors) Austin area home prices trend up, inventories for entry level homes are low. Austin's housing Crisis has spread to surrounding cities and counties. The Austin Board of Realtors released a report saying, both prices and sales have...
(Map courtesy City of Austin) FROM AUSTIN PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT On Saturday, February 18 the City of Austin Public Works Department will begin emergency repairs on a section of Johnny Morris Rd. These repairs are necessary to maintain the safety and use of the road. Drivers...
FROM THE OFFICE OF MAYOR PRO TEM OF AUSTIN The public is invited to come learn more and provide feedback about the proposed expansion of the Austin Convention Center at a community meeting on February 25, 2017 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar...
(Photo Credit: Austin Police Association) The Austin Police Department continues to struggle with its staffing. By mid-2016, there were 174 open positions, and despite the city council's approval of a handful of new officers late last year, the gaping holes remain. So now, the...
(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) The U.S. Department of Education has advised state officials that it will take a closer look at special education programs at 12 Texas school districts. In a Jan. 19 letter to state Education Commissioner Mike Morath, federal officials expressed...
FROM PFLUGERVILLE POLICE DEPT On February 15, 2017 at approximately 4:45 p.m. (1655 hours) the Pflugerville Police were dispatched to a reported prior Sexual Assault of a child. The Pflugerville Criminal Investigations Division immediately began an investigation. The forensic...
(Image courtesy ABIA) FROM AUSTIN BERGSTROM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUSTIN, TEXAS – On Thursday, February 16, 2017, newly installed portable tanker base equipment was presented at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The equipment is capable of preparing large air tankers...