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Jeff Bezos to Donate $2B to Homeless and Pre-Schools, Austin Energy Warns Customers of Burt Reynolds Scam, Manafort to Plead Guilty

September 14, 2018

Hour one of the Todd and Don Show:  

• What’s Up Austin: Todd and Elissa let you know what is going on this weekend in Austin

• A person claiming they are Burt Reynolds has been calling Austin Energy customers saying they have overdue bills and have to pay them with cash or gift cards

• Senate Democrats disclosed that they had referred a complaint regarding President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, to the F.B.I. for investigation

• TIME magazine’s new cover features a teacher who claims she has to work multiple jobs and sell her blood plasma to make ends meet to highlight the lack of teacher compensation in America


Hour two of the Todd and Don Show:

• Jeff Bezos is putting together a $2B fund to help the homeless and establish pre-schools in low-income communities

• Former President Barack Obama made an implicit admonition to his successor, President Donald Trump, at a rally "demagogues who promise simple fixes to complicated problems"

• Cynthia Nixon lost the democratic primary for the governor of New York and delivered a concession speech that sounded more like a victory speech


Hour three of the Todd and Don Show:

• Paul Manafort to plead guilty as part of plea deal with special counsel

• Dallas police investigators executed multiple search warrants at Botham Jean’s apartment in the aftermath of the killing, and said they found several items, including a small amount of marijuana to discredit to him


Hour four of the Todd and Don Show:

•The Cedar Park Police Department has agreed to a new contract with Austin

• TECH NEWS:

-Google held a meeting with their employees where Sergey Brin lamented Trump’s win as president?

-SpaceX says they have their first passenger to take a ride around the moon

• HIGHLIGHT: L.A. Lloyd stops by to talk about music in town

 

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