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Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have risen 5.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.61/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has increased 5.7 cents per gallon in the last...
Due to the filming of a movie, a stretch of McKinney Falls Parkway will be closed down Monday and Tuesday between Ojeda Middle School and McKinney Falls State Park. The closure will be in place between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. both days. There will be six off-duty officers from...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Studio M) It only seems like Austin should be the worst city in America for allergies, but another Texas city tops that list. A report from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology has McAllen as the worst allergy spot in America, with San...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Alex Schmidt) Cedar Park Police are trying to figure out what led to a shooting last night that killed two men and left a woman in critical condition. It happened in the 700 block of Dogwood Court. Police believe this was an isolated incident and there...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Phillip Lange) As the City of Austin continues to change the Downtown Austin Alliance want to make sure a few things stick around. like the City's history and culture. It has a new vision of the city that's somewhat reminiscent of what City Council has...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Roschetzky Photography) Austin's is becoming an Age-friendly city. That's because Austin has the fastest growing senior population in the US and will soon be home to more seniors than younger people. The health department's Michelle Friedman says the city...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Chris UK Photo) Tax reform to fund schools was one of the points of difference in the Friday night debate between the two remaining Democratic candidates for Governor. Former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez calling for ending tax breaks and developing...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Jason Kolenda) An Austin judge has ruled that Texas isn't complying with a decades-old voter registration law and wants a quick fix. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia says Texas is running afoul of the National Voter Registration Act that requires...
(Photo: Shutterstock by photopeerayut) Several City of Austin departments are scratching their collective heads as they try to figure out how to deal with a landslide caused by a slope failure during last weeks rains on the Shoal Creek trail. That part of the trail is closed...