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If you're one of those people who use Facebook to tell people where you're hanging out, you may get rewards for that kind of information. Facebook is launching a service called "Deals.'' It will allow merchants and eateries to reward those who use Facebook to "check in'' at...
Republicans will keep two key seats on the State Board of Education in Tuesday's election, but Texans could see a more moderate tone in the makeup of the new board. Republican Marsha Farney, of Georgetown, beat out Democrat Judy Jennings, of Austin, for the District 10 seat that...
The Army's top officer and civilian this week will mark the loss of 13 people in a mass shooting a year ago at Fort Hood. Gen. George Casey, the Army's chief of staff, and Army Secretary John McHugh will keynote a ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday honoring the dead and wounded. The...
Football is king in Texas, and for some state universities, it's part of the game plan for joining the ranks of the best research institutions. Some campus leaders see strong performances on the football field as a helpful factor in easing the road to getting research grants and...
What started as a grassroots effort under a tent in Aledo has quickly grown into a statewide initiative to address school finance. Last week, the Birdville school district joined Carroll, Crowley, Grapevine-Colleyville and 178 other districts statewide in the Make Education a...
News Radio 590 KLBJ's Perry Watson and Todd Jeffries talked to the candidates for public officer over the past month. Click on the link to listen to those converstations... http://www.newsradioklbj.com/Blogs/Home.aspx?BlogID=1000107
Evan Smith from The Texas Tribune comments on the Gov's race and a lot of money is being pumped in to some local campaigns. http://www.newsradioklbj.com/Blogs/Blogentry.aspx?BlogEntryID=10156175
When voters go to the polls next Tuesday, they’ll decide who represents House District 49, which runs through the heart of Travis County. In this Campaign Preview, KLBJ’s Perry Watson takes a look at that race.
More than 63-thousand Travis County voters have already cast their ballots in the first week of early voting. Eanes ISD isn't the only district facing their largest bond election ever....KLBJ's Diann Hodges reports Georgetown voters also have some big decisions to make for their...