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San Marcos Police Officer Claudia Cormier was almost killed when she was hit by a suspected drunk driver while she was removing debris from the road on Interstate 35 in May. Cormier says she forgives Neil Sheehan, the man arrested for hitting her. She says she thought she wouldn...
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The White House continues to refuse to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry into President Trump unless House democrats bring the issue to the floor for a formal vote. Professor Stephen Vladeck with UT School of Law says the president's defiant tone is only fueling the...
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Not only does South By Southwest rain money on the city of Austin but it helps to solidify Austin's brand among the tech and other business communities that participate in the ten-day conferences and festivals. Greyhill Advisors' Ben Loftsgaarden says the economic impact to...
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The US Census Bureau is looking to hire thousands of temp workers in the lead up to the 2020 Census. The Bureau's Douglas Loveday says the pay can range from $18-$22 an hour, and by doing so you'll also help your community by making sure there is an accurate count. Loveday says...
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License to carry permits continue to grow in popularity across Texas. The latest numbers show that, for the third year in a row, the number of LTC permits has increased. Larry Arnold with the Texas Concealed Handgun Association says this is being driven largely by politics, and...
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Austin Police detectives still have no suspects as they continue to investigate nearly two dozen burglaries at downtown condos and apartment complexes since July. APD Officer Destiny Silva says the burglars have gained entrance into the buildings and used tools like crowbars to...
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(Credit: KLBJ staff) The City of Austin's Violet Bag program was designed with the intention of allowing the homeless to clean up their own messes through the use of violet trash bags at various campsites. The bags can hold up to 16-gallons of trash and were handed out earlier...
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1. TURKISH FORCES PUSH DEEPER INTO NORTHEASTERN SYRIA The third day of Ankara's cross-border offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters sets off another mass displacement of civilians and widespread condemnation from the global community. ==================================== 2...
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Update: Austin City Council is set to clarify its homeless ordinances in regular session Thursday, Oct. 17th, but will the proposed action be enough to appease Governor Greg Abbott? For Councilmember Ann Kitchen, the question doen't really matter, she says, she will act to...