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The lawsuit concerns a relatively new law that could cost Texas brewers millions of dollars. Matt Miller, an attorney with the Texas office of the Institute for Justice, says Live Oak Brewing is joining two Dallas-area breweries in challenging the law. He says historically,...
A chronic shortage of 911 call takers has been going on for some time according to public safety commission's Mike Levy, who tells KLBJ his commission has been begging, pleading and praying for the city manager Marc Ott to take steps to fix the problem. 911 call takers have one...
Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott wants to spend another 4-billion dollars to improve Texas roadways. Since Austin drivers cope with some of the country's worst traffic, it's possible some of that funding will be spent here. Interstate 35, US 183 and MoPac; everyone's got their...
A popular Broadway musical has been revived and is playing in Austin this week. ANYTHING GOES is a revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece. Winner of the 2011 Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical, ANYTHING GOES sails to Bass Concert Hall under...
President Obama's executive order on immigration continues to stir debate in Washington and across the nation, and a local congressman says the current president wasn't the first to propose such action. Austin Congressman Lloyd Doggett says he wishes the President had...
LINK TO APPLY FOR 911 CALL CENTER EMPLOYMENT They are the first link between you and first responders. They are the 911 call takers and city is looking to shore up it's emergency communications staff, according to APD's Lt. Greg Moss. 911 calltakers have one of the most...
In less than a week, AISD will name the three candidates for superintendent. They also just decided to allow the current interim superintendent, Paul Cruz, to throw his hat in for a chance to be the next superintendent. Several group and dozens if people came out to show their...
AP- An Austin-area man has been charged after police say he sexually assaulted an underage teenager and a recording of the assault was uploaded to Facebook. Twenty-two-year-old Francisco Mar-Grafias of Round Rock was being held at the Williamson County Jail Tuesday morning on a...
They come from places as far away as Kentucky, Boston, Mass and Buffalo New York. 43 cadets of the Austin Police Academy graduate Friday to become full-blown officers of the Austin Police Department. The cadets all say that no matter what the public opinion of police may...