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The latest Crime and Traffic report shows in almost every category Austin's Police Department solves and clears more cases than the national average. That has Chief Brian Manley beaming, he said the men and women who serve in the investigative units put forth and exceed...
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Tracie Brown with the Central Texas Mobility Authority says there are a massive amount of drivers who within the past year have racked up more than 100 unpaid tolls. And she said the top violators have upwards of 2600 violations. CTRMA has adopted a new habitual violator program...
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The East Austin Schools Manifesto Coalition is still demanding boundary changes in AISD, even going so far as to threaten lawsuits or a complete split from AISD. But Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz says a large amount of last year's $1-billion bond package is making East Austin a...
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(Credit: City of Pflugerville) On Tuesday, the City Council set the tax rate and approved the 2018-2019 fiscal year budget. The City Council adopted a reduced property tax rate of $0.4976, down 4.23 cents from, $0.5399 resulting in a city property tax bill decrease of $13 for...
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Specifically those drivers who use the pay-by-mail option but refuse to pay a dime. And it's not just a Central Texas problem, it's really statewide. Jeff Austin with the Trexas Transportation Commission said using the tolls is a privilege, not a right. CTRMA is expected to...
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Commissioners approved their new $1.09 billion dollar budget which includes an average increase of $32 a year for the average homeowner. The county's expanded budget includes over six million towards replacing the aging voting system and $2.4 million for inmate services at the...
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Travis County Commissioners give their final approval to Central Health's new budget. It includes $26 million dollars to keep the troubled Sendero healthcare afloat. Judge Sarah Eckhardt said whether they decided to fold or keep going, she would have supported them. Central...
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(Credit: City of Hutto) Following damage to the city's main water supply line caused by flood waters over the weekend, the City of Hutto says it has lifted the boail water notice that had been in place. City officials say the water line has been repaired, flushed, and tested...
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(Credit: Texas Department of Transportation) The Texas Department of Transportation will host an open house to discuss the proposed improvements to FM 734 (Parmer Lane) from RM 1431 to SH 45 North, on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pearson Ranch Middle School, located at...