The Todd and Don Blog

The Todd and Don Blog

The Todd and Don Blog
Hour one of the Todd and Don Show: A House Committee hearing about reparations for slavery is sparking controversy, APD motorcycle officers must have at least 12 interactions with citizens now and Ford reveals their new Mustang. Hour two of the Todd and Don Show: A study that...
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The new policy, implemented earlier this spring, requires motorycle officers to interact with at least 12 different drivers each day. The new directive also comes at a time in which the Austin Police Department is operating under new rules set by the Austin City Council...
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The City of Austin’s Transportation Department has decided to add protected bike lanes to a sections of Shoal Creek Blvd A two-way protected bike lane will be installed at the lower section of Shoal Creek Boulevard from 38th Street to Foster Lane A one-way protected bikeway will...
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Austin’s Parks and Recreation Department will add three dumpsters along the Barton Creek Greenbelt due to an overrun in trash The Gaines, 360 and Zilker trailheads will each get a dumpster indefinitely Each dumpster will be paid for through the Parks and Recreation Department’s...
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AISD's School Board approves the hiring of the district’s first equity officer Stephanie Hawley has been named to fill the position The position is intended to help make schools more equitable and ensure low-income students and students of color do well academically Hawley will...
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The Austin City Council has revealed a possible site for their new homeless shelter in South Austin The location named is near West Ben White Boulevard and Bannister Lane Interim homeless strategy officer for the City of Austin, Veronica Briseno, says the property that meets...
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The hotly contested Drag Queen Storytime was held at the Leander Public Library over the weekend The Open Cathedral Church took over hosting the event after the Library dropped the event due to backlash from the community However, the event was changed to family pride and story...
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Governor Greg Abbott signed an executive order yesterday to extended the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners and its licensing law until 2021 The order is following outrage from state plumbers after lawmakers in the state abolished the board The board would have been...
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The Austin Airport Advisory Commission discussed a proposal for Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to allow non-ticketed visitors If the proposal is approved, the visitors would have to go through the same security procedures as the ticketed passengers Visitors could come to...