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(Photo Shutterstock/ bedya) Austin could modify its anti-smoking ordinance today. A short city council meeting today is likely to include a measure to add electronic smoking devices to the ordinance. Councilmember Ora Houston sponsored the resolution that would prohibit vaping...
(Credit: Austin 311) Austin 3-1-1 has made enhancements to its mobile app to improve communication and increase transparency between the community and the City of Austin. Notes entered by City staff are now viewable on the app, allowing the public to see what actions have been...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) Cleanup crews had their work cut out for them Thursday morning after a train derailed in Manor. Three cars tumbled off the tracks, spilling gravel and fertilizer in the process. It happened near the intersection of Parmer and Old Highway 20 at around...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) Whole Foods announced a board shake-up and cost-cutting plan Wednesday as it fights to hold onto shoppers who have more choices about where to buy the natural and organic foods the chain is known for. The company also said sales fell 2.8 percent...
Photo: HCISD Hays Consolidated Independent School District is remembering Delvin J. “Red” Simon – namesake for Simon Middle School and one of the district’s pioneers. The district was saddened to learn that Simon passed away Tuesday night at the age of 91. He died just days...
Photo: CPPD The Cedar Park Police Department Narcotics Unit, in partnership with the Leander Police Department, the Dallas and Austin Divisions of the DEA, the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport Police, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Counterdrug Task...
(Photo City of Austin) The gap between Austin's rich and poor continues to widen. Now the prestigious Martin Prosperity Institute has come out with a study showing Austin leading the nation in a dubious distinction... "Of its peers, from everyone from New York City to Tucson,...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) They were trying to fix some mistakes. That's why the City of Austin released corrected CodeNEXT draft maps this week. On Monday the city released corrections to the CodeNEXT maps that were put out last month. The city's Alina Carnahan explains what went wrong...
USPS graphic AUSTIN, TX -- Saturday, May 13, marks the 25th anniversary of America’s largest-single day of giving — the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive in partnership with the U.S. Postal Service, National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association,...