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(Credit: Manor Independent School District) Superintendent Dr. Royce Avery with the support of the Board of Trustees will hold seven community meetings to discuss the future of Manor ISD’s programs at the High School level. The first meeting is tonight at 6 p.m. at the Manor ISD...
(Image courtesy AISD) Austin school taxpayers continue to shoulder the burden of financing other schools under the Robin Hood plan as school vouchers are being considered in the state senate. Austin ISD school board president Kendall Pace says you account for about twelve...
UT logo A new study finds that helping patients understand colonoscopy alternatives and make a colorectal cancer screening choice based on their own values — combined with one-on-one support — dramatically increases screening completion among patients with historically lower...
(Credit: City of Austin) Austin Parks Foundation (APF), The Trail Foundation (TTF), and the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) announced today the funding of a collaborative planning study for the future of Seaholm Waterfront, the historic Seaholm Intake...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Police were investigating reports of a body seen in Waller Creek. Austin-Travis County EMS says the body was found near 11th Street and Red River on Sunday afternoon, and the person was dead at the time they arrived. At this point, Austin police say the...
Austin's festivals are known to atract thousands of people, but with that comes parking headaches for everyone involved. But some neighborhoods in South Austin have been battling the problem of on-street parking for many years, and now the city has decided to take action. During...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.15/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.5 cents...
( KLBJ FILE PHOTO) You're lending the city of Austin $720 million dollars for mobility and this week City Council has plans for around $20 million of it. Council could approve $2.5 million to engineers to design major corridors including North Lamar from the Lake to 183, S...
One Austin entrepreneur reported soda companies are losing money as Americans look for healthier alternatives. The start-up Rambler Sparkling Water's founder James Moody said, soda companies loss, means there is money being left at the table for brands like Topo Chico and...