The Todd and Don Blog

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What's Up Austin for 6/13-6/16/19 THURSDAY, JUNE 13 th Fairy Tea Party at Terra Toys! 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Terra Toys (W. Anderson Ln off of Burnet Rd) https://www.facebook.com/events/404705536777810/ Thirsty Thursdays at Pinballz Arcade: Powered by 4th Tap 7 PM – 9 PM Pinballz...
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APD will be conducting an operation today to inform drivers of the Texas Move Over law According to the law, drivers must move out of the lane closest to the emergency vehicle or at least slow down to 20 mph under the speed limit The operation will focus on drivers not moving...
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Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) board members unanimously approved a study that would establish a corridor linking South Austin to ABIA CAMPO is looking into the Bergstrom Spur, an abandoned rail corridor that runs roughly parallel Highway 290 and is...
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Revenue generated from the rental of the Performing Arts Center to the Celebration Church, a local church opposed to gay marriage, will fund district participation in LGBT-friendly activities $10,000 of the rental fees will fund its participation in the annual Austin Pride...
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A subcommittee has released a master plan to redevelop to Walter E. Long park A rowing facility may be in the works, as well as possibly adding shopping and housing Total cost would be over $800M but spread out over years More info: http://www.austintexas.gov/department/walter-e...
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Governor Greg Abbott posted a video showing him sign Senate Bill 18 which protects First Amendment rights on college campuses in Texas Outdoor areas of college campuses would be deemed "public forums" Disciplinary actions will be in place for students who interfere with free...
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Austin City Council approves new homeless shelter for south Austin They plan to focus on housing In a similar effort, the Salvation Army unveiled their new homeless shelter The Rathgeber Center in east Austin has over 200 beds and will offer services to help the homeless get...
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Gov. Greg Abbott signs law to allow teachers to be armed in schools The law will also increase mental health services for students School districts will be allowed to place as many armed teachers or school personnel on campus as they see fit This is in response to the deadly...
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The Austin City Council has put a new 2nd homeless shelter on the fast track... 100-beds, in South Austin...and could be up and running in a matter of weeks. At a State Capitol Press Conference on Thursday Governor Abbott spoke of the advice he gave the Trump administration not...