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Austin Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza could run for Travis County Attorney next year. Garza supporters have filed paperwork to draft her nomination. Garza tells the Statesman she's considering running. Mayor Steve Adler and Councilmember Greg Casar and a who's-who of local...
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(Credit: Capital Metro) It was widely expected that the Leander City Council would vote Thursday night in favor of seeking out legal services to begin the process of ending the city's partnership with Capital Metro. At issue: whether or not the city is getting enough bang for...
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President Donald Trump claims he tried to stop a crowd chant of "Send her back!" at a re-election event in North Carolina even though video shows otherwise. The crowd's shouts resounded for 13 seconds Wednesday as Trump made no attempt to interrupt them, pausing his speech and...
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(Credit: Shutterstock) Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Dennis Bonnen, and Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a letter Thursday to all Texas District and County Attorneys regarding recently dismissed marijuana possession cases and reports that some DAs will...
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(Credit: KLBJ staff) Since July 1, 2019, the City of Austin's rules regarding where homeless people can sit, lie, and camp have been loosened, prompting no shortage of debate. Supporters say no one should be punished for simply being homeless, and the ordinance changes are a...
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Austin Arson investigators want to know who threw a lit firework which set a homeless couple's tent on fire. It happened overnight at the off-ramp of Airport and I-35. If you saw something you're asked to call Crimestoppers or the Austin Fire Department Arson Office. . @...
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A significant northbound traffic shift was rescheduled from last weekend to this Saturday as the Regional Mobility Authority gets set to demolish and rebuild the northbound bridge over the Colorado River. CTRMA's Steve Pustelnyk said traffic will use the new future toll bridge...
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The City of Leander prepares to part ways with Capital Metro. Capital Metro is hoping the Leander City Council will change its mind about ending its decades-long agreement with the transit agency, but Mayor Troy Hill appears to be standing his ground. He said Cap Metro's rates...
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The City of Austin’s median home price has set a new all time record high, for the second month in a row. The Austin Board of Realtors’ president Kevin Scanlon said Austin proper homes’ median price rocketed up by almost 11%, reaching a cost of 420-thousand dollars in June...