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(Photo: Shutterstock by Cheng) Fewer international students are trying to come to the United States for their higher education. Applications are down around 40 percent nationwide. Elaine Meyer Lee with the Association of International Educators said that hurts higher education...
(Photo: Shutter Stock by Philip Lange) For a month now the Austin Downtown Alliance has been building what they are calling a community table and asking people to write their ideas about downtown improvements on it. This weekend they unveiled those ideas. The Alliance has been...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Digital Storm) If you see smoke tomorrow coming from the Reimers Ranch Park area in Southwest Travis County, don't be alarmed. The County will conduct a prescribed burn on some of the lands from 10 AM to 6 PM. Travis County Parklands Manager Glen Gillman...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Andrey Popov) Dozens of Austinites including Mayor Steve Adler gathered on the south shore of Ladybird Lake for the annual Homeless Memorial service. Caritas director Jo Kathryn Quinn spoke emotionally about 25 years of this occasion. "A lot has happened...
(Photo:PfPD/PIO) A Pflugerville High School is a victim of a counterfeiter. Pflugerville PD's Sara Bustilloz says an middle aged woman using funny money to buy Weiss High school apparel. The department is asking for help in finding the suspect. Bustilloz said the school may be a...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) Austin's neighborhood advocates are reacting to the city's announcement that the next draft of the land-use rules re-write called CodeNEXT is delayed yet again. Draft 3 of CodeNEXT was due January 11-that's now changed to February 12. The City's Tom Green...
(Photo Shutterstock/CrackerClips Stock Media) If I-35 is going to have tolled lanes, they'll have to be built without any taxpayer money. That's the word from TxDOT after Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick. The Texas Tribune reports they told tranportation leaders in...
The Texas economy added 71,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in October. Annual employment growth for Texas was 2.6 percent in October, marking 90 consecutive months of annual growth. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent, setting a record for the...
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has opened an investigation into the Nov. 13 death of Texas State University student Matthew Ellis. Ellis, a 20-year-old pledge with the university’s Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, was pronounced dead at a San Marcos apartment following a...