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REAGAN HIGH SPONSORS PARENT ACADEMY At Reagan High School, parents are going back to class. The first annual Parent Academy is being held Saturday, November 4. Larry Johnson, Parent Support Specialist at Reagan, says the day-long event begins with breakfast at 7:30. That will be...
Austin Police are looking for a killer at this hour. The APD Laura Albrecht says early this morning police found a man, who had been stabbed to death in the parking lot of the El Tijuana bar on North Lamar. They are asking anyone with information on this grisly murder to call...
The Austin Area Urban League has been given another opportunity to continue to serve as a beacon of hope and restoration for the citizens from the Gulf Coasts. A.A.U.L. is proud to announce the receipt of one of its largest competitive grants, the Gulf Coast Employment...
If you have small children, you've heard of "The Biscuit Brothers." The show's first season saw them distributed to PBS television stations in 14 states and garnered them a Lone Star Emmy award. Now the Biscuits need help funding a second season. "The 'Biscuit Brothers' provide...
One Tough Grandma is still steamed at Governor Perry’s latest radio spot referring to her as "politician woman." While voting today in Austin the Governor says the ad isn’t about her being a woman, it’s about her being corrupt while in office. Carole Keeton Strayhorn says a...
Members of the National Socialist Movement will be in austin Veterans Day to protest. Jeff Schoep, director of the NSM, says they want something done about the number of illegal immigrants flooding into the U.S. He says illegal immigrants are coming into the country to exploite...
Officers with the Pflugerville Police Department will now have a new controversial piece of equipment in their arsenal, and this one has a few more clicks and whistles. For years, officials with the Pflugerville P.D. have been looking into purchasing Tasers for their patrol...
Vote Rescue Director Karen Pennick warns that new electronic voting systems are easy to hack and that could change the outcome of elections. She also says computerized counting machines for paper ballots aren't secure either. So what’s the answer? Hand counted paper ballots says...
The land-locked city of Cedar Park cannot expand beyond it’s 33 square miles, but officials are projecting ninety-three thousand people could call it home over the next decade. Tonight, the City Council and Planning and Zoning Board come together in a joint meeting to address...