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(Photo:KLBJ 590am/99.7fm/Jon Cooley) Most attendees of the public meetings held by The City of Austin and representatives of the Columbus Crew's owners, "Precourt Sports ventures" were supportive of using McKalla Place near the domain for an MLS Stadium. But a vocal opposition...
(Photo:KLBJ 590am/99.7fm/Jon Cooley) Richard Overton the Country's oldest living World War Two veteran turns 112 today. With a lit cigar in his hands the US Army Veteran foretold his future is pretty simple, "Looking to live is the main thing." Mayor Steve Aldler planed to visit...
Tonight northbound lanes of I-35 are closed at William Cannon from 10PM until 9AM tomorrow morning then tomorrow night southbound lanes will be closed from 10PM to 11AM. This is to allow crews and cranes to hang beams for the north side of the William Cannon bridge. Traffic will...
(Photo: The Statesman) Austin Councilmember Jimmy Flannigan lashes out at Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo on Twitter during yesterday's council meeting about her amendment to a resolution that directs funding to a community development corporation she set up before she was elected...
(Photo: The Statesman) Another new overpass opens on Highway 71 in Bastrop. This newest one over Highway 95. TxDOT says it's the sixth of nine overpasses that will replace signalized intersections along Highway 71 in Bastrop County.
Photo: Austin Chronicle Longtime legendary Austin radio broadcaster and musician Sammy Allred has died. Allred was a country music star in the late 50s and early 60s before he entered broadcasting in 1969 on KVET-FM and was later paired with Bob Cole in 1990 before being fired...
It's going to be another brutally hot Summer, so says Lower Colorado River Authority Chief Meteorologist Bob Rose. He says he expects we'll see around 35 days of temperatures at or above 100 degrees in July and August this year and that the average high temp will average about...
Tonight at 10PM Northbound I-35 will close at Oltorf and reopen at 5AM. Tomorrow the Southbound lanes will close at Oltorf from 10PM to 5AM. This will allow cranes and crews to fit steelbeams for a U-Turn bridge. On Friday I-35 northbound at William Cannon will close from 11pm...
(Photo: Shutterstock.com) A form of robbery called bank jugging is making its way into Central Texas. Two Houston men are behind bars in Williamson County Jail after Cedar Park police arrested them for breaking into a vehicle... whose driver had boxes of coins from a bank for...