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Forecasters say another blast of winter weather could hit the Northeast in the middle of the week...and these big storms are having a ripple affect locally. The Northeast storms have caused flight delays to Boston and cancellations to JFK and Newark at Austin Bergstrom...
Money is coming down to Central Texas to help with crowded roadways. TxDOT is throwing in $34 million dollars along with the $120 million coming from the statewide Proposition One voters approved last year. That money comes from oil and gas severence taxes. CAMPO is contibuting...
Cyclists competing in the postponed finals of the USA Cyclocross National Championships in Zilker Park are angry at the City of Austin for delaying the event until noon today. Austin Parks and Recreation Department announced the postponement which incensed racers and fans. Some...
Seeking to make a dent in the intractable problem of obesity—a condition affecting roughly one-third of U.S. adults and costing companies more than $73 billion a year, according to researchers from Duke University—businesses are experimenting with new measures to encourage...
Austin Independent School District interim superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz is now the sole finalist for the permanent position. The Board of Trustees made the announcement Monday night. Dr. Cruz has been in his current position since Dr. Meria Carstarphen left to go to Atlanta in...
At 76-years-old, Pete Vasquez of Victoria stands just 5-foot-5 and weighs 145 pounds. Now, Vasquez, a father of five and grandfather to 20 children, is at the center of a police dash cam video that is causing outrage. The video shows officer Nathanial Robinson of the Victoria...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Frank Walsh still pays dues to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, but more than four years have passed since his name was called at the union hall where the few available jobs are distributed. Mr. Walsh, his wife and two children live on her...
Visiting Santa Claus in his grotto either at a shopping mall or department store is an annual holiday tradition. Children and their families stand alongside Father Christmas for a photo after telling him what gifts they are hoping to see under the tree. But those looking to get...
MEASURING STUDENT HOPE, ENGAGEMENT, AND WELL-BEING GALLUP STUDENT POLL QUESTIONS The Gallup Student Poll is administered to students in grades five through 12 via a secure website. The survey includes demographic items: age, grade, race/ethnicity, and gender. The standard...