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This City of Austin is hosting a series of educational "pop-in meetings," starting today and going through October, on each of the corridors eligible for construction funding as part of the 2016 Mobility Bond Corridor Program. The 2016 Mobility Bond dedicates $482 million to...
(Credit: Associated Press) Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed lawsuits against three Texas businesses, accusing them of unlawful price gouging while consumers were in need of fuel, shelter and other essentials as a result of Hurricane Harvey. “It’s unconscionable that any...
(Photo Shutterstock/Ivan Kuzmin) FROM THE CITY OF BUDA We have two rabies alerts for the public. On September 3, 2017, a dead bat was found in Whispering Hollow Park in the 100 block of Joy Hollow at approximately 6:00 pm on the ground. The bat was untestable for rabies due to...
(Credit: Austin Energy) Early on Sunday, Sept. 10, Austin Energy crews loaded up and started making their way to Jacksonville, Florida to assist Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) with restoration from damage after Hurricane Irma. JEA, also a community-owned utility, reached...
(Credit: Austin Disaster Relief Network) The Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) is joining Mayor Steve Adler in collecting clean up kits for the on-going cleanup of homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. “We are praying for our neighbors in Florida affected by Hurricane Irma, but...
(Credit: KLBJ staff) Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have risen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.55/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.8 cents...
(photo: Shutterstock/Impact Photography) Opponents of the state’s new anti-sanctuary city law are pushing back against the Attorney General’s emergency request for an appeals court to allow the law to take effect. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is asking the 5th circuit court...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Brandon Seidel) Austin City Council has been hammering out their new $3.9 billion dollar budget last month. In it, Mayor Steve Adler wants to lump public health spending with quality of life initiatives, something Councilmember Delia Garza laments. She...
(photo Shutterstock/Yevhen Prozhyrko Speeds topped 100 miles per hour during a high speed chase Sunday morning down 183-A. Cedar Park Assistant Chief Mike Harmon said it all started around 9:45 with an officer going after a speeder. The driver refused to stop and the chase began...