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(image courtesy AISD) Austin Independent School District trustees should finalize their proposal to borrow just under a billion dollars from you for a laundry list of upgrades to schools throughout the city. Bond Watchdog Roger Falk of the Travis County Taxpayers Union says...
(Credit: Travis County Sheriff's Office) Manor police were forced to pry open a man's car on Saturday to save a dying puppy that was locked inside. According to police, Chandler Bullen left the 8-week-old puppy inside of his car as we went into a Walmart. He spent more than 30...
(Credit: Texas Department of Transportation) Crews will be making traffic changes on several I-35 ramps between San Marcos and Kyle starting on Monday, June 19 through Friday, June 23. All work will take place in the overnight hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. On Monday night, crews...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 4.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.10/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.4 cents...
(Credit: Collier for Texas) A Texas Democratic Party's former finance chairman and a failed state comptroller candidate has formally launched his challenge of Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. Mike Collier made his 2018 lieutenant governor campaign announcement Saturday at a...
(Credit: Associated Press) American military hero Bill McRaven is running into political problems in Texas. The retired Navy Admiral and former special operations leader, who planned the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden, now faces an uncertain future as chancellor of the...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Panchenko Vladimir) The TNC wars have already begun, and since UBER and Lyft's return to Austin, one company has already been kicked to the curb. But underdog, Fasten isn't giving up just yet. The company's CEO Kirill Evdakov said it operates in just two...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Fotoluminate LLC) The Texas Democratic Party's former finance chairman and failed state comptroller candidate, Mike Collier, formally launched his challenge of Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, at a rally in Round Rock yesterday. Some conservatives say Patrick...
(Photo: Shutterstock/Todja) ELEVATED HEAT INDEX VALUES EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON... With afternoon temperatures in the upper 90s expected to combine with high moisture values, afternoon heat indices could reach into the 100 to 107 degree range across most of south central and...