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The Austin city council decides against making any changes in the city attorney’s office. Some members of the council wanted to see if voters thought the hiring and firing of the city attorney should be up to the city council, not the city manager. But making that change would...
The Seton Family of Hospitals is this year's recipient of the Ernest Codman Award, given by the body that accredits most of the nation's hospitals. Dr. Frank Mazza, Vice-president of Medical Affairs for Seton, says the award is given in recognition of the hospital's work in...
A motorcycle collided with a Lexus leaving both riders of the bike dead. This occurred just before three o'clock this morning at the intersection of Airport and Gunter. The late 90's model Beige 4-door Lexus then headed southbound on Gunter. Veneza Aguinaga with Austin Police...
Responsible Growth For Northcross is hosting 'Feisty Fest' today at Triangle Park at 46th and Lamar. Jason Meeker with RG4N says the event will include live music, vendors and speakers. "Everyone has an issue that's effecting their neighborhood or the neighborhood right next to...
Three guns linked to outlaw Pancho Villa sold at auction for almost $29,000. The auction of items tied to 1910 Mexican Revolution folk hero was held near San Antonio yesterday. Selling for $18,000 was the prize of the auction, Villa's Remington single action revolver that is...
After more than three years, the Bastrop Camp Counselor labeled a child molester wins another major court battle. In 2005, the criminal charges were dropped against former couselor Jack Reynolds. After that, he filed a federal lawsuit against the state alleging his civil rights...
A political activist is doing what he can to stop Governor Rick Perry has his staff from destroying e-mail records after seven days. Milwaukee-based software consultant John Washburn programmed his computer to automatically send out two requests a week for all government e-mail...
Governor Rick Perry did his best today to rally support from Republican women for Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani. He also tried to dissuade any potential leanings toward Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. At the Texas Federation of Republican Women convention today...
Students at one school in Texas have been told -- halt the hugging. Administrators at Barton Middle School in Kyle say the decision to discourage hugging has nothing to do with inappropriate touching. Officials say all that hugging is causing children to be late for class. So...