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(Credit: City of Austin) Since July 1, when enforcement of Austin's ordinance regarding camping in public was relaxed, a more visible presence of homeless campsites has become a reality across the city. Whereas once the tents and sleeping bags were relegated to areas that were...
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(Credit: KLBJ staff) For the second time since last month, the Downtown Austin Alliance will host a town hall meeting to address ongoing concerns surrounding homelessness, as well as recent changes enacted by the Austin City Council which relaxed enforcement of ordinances...
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(Credit: City of Leander) Crews with the City of Leander are restoring service to an are affected by a water line break on tuesday. Repairs have since beenb made, but officials say a small section of sidewalk along the southbound lane of Bagdad Road near Osage Drive will remain...
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1. WITH EYES ON 2020, WHITE HOUSE INSISTS ECONOMY IS STRONG Despite record low unemployment and a growing economy, that growth is slowing and stock markets have swung wildly in recent weeks on fears of recession. 2. BIDEN SKIPPING DNC GATHERING The former vice president will...
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(Credit: Austin Independent School District) A new school year is here and kids are heading back to class on Tuesday morning in the Austin Independent School District. Students can expect some changes this year, including a new dress code, as well as new names for a handful of...
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(Credit: City of San Marcos) San Marcos officials have announced that, as part of the current Texas Department of Transportation street overlay project underway on Guadalupe Street, the striping portion of the City’s future Guadalupe Street Improvements Project will be completed...
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With the start of school underway for districts across Central Texas, law enforcement will be looking for drivers who aren't obeying the rules of the road in school zones. "School days are upon us. Pedestrians, bicyclists, and skateboarders will be on the sidewalks and crossing...
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Congressmen Henry Cuellar, Randy Weber, and Michael McCaul’s Domestic Terrorism Penalties Act of 2019 would allow federal law enforcement and prosecutors to better identify and charge those committing acts of domestic terrorism. One of the author’s is San Antonio Democratic...
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Most economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics expect that a recession is in the near future, it's just a matter of when. Thirty-four percent of economists polled say they believe a slowing economy will tip into recession in 2021. Another 38% predict...