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Every Austin Police Officer in all sectors has been wearing a body camera for at least six months now, some longer. Today the Austin Public Safety Commission will get an update from APD about body cameras. At a commission meeting earlier this year, ACLU Texas' Matt Simpson...
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Nurses in the Leander school district have a new tool to assist students with allergic reactions: August 16 is the first day of school and thanks to a unanimous approval this summer by the school board, nurses will have on hand unassigned epinephrine injectors, also known as...
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A woman in her 50's is in an Austin hospital fighting for her life after crashing her Moped scooter this morning on South Congress by the School for the Deaf. The woman hit her head when she ran into a curb and was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center. ( Photo: Shutterstock )
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The first day of school is less than two weeks away in Leander, and this year the district is helping protect any student who has a severe allergic reaction. The district's Brad Mansfield said nurses will have a new tool at their disposal. Nurses will have on hand unassigned...
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Austin’s Restaurant Industry could see a drop in the number of jobs after the paid sick leave ordinance takes effect. Tom Kenny of Napa Flats says so-called Fast-Casual Restaurants use less floor staff and sees that business model becoming the norm. He says the impending...
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There’s only one chance in a decade to get the Census right and thanks to a question over citizenship on the 2020 census, many are claiming that this next one will be a failure. In March, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, announced that the Census would be asking for the...
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As a war of words between Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody and County Judge Dan Gattis continues over strangling his department's budget, Jason Nassur with the Williamson County Attorney's Office says County Attorney Dee Hobbs is suing the Commissioners Court for pretty...
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The Trump Administration's plans to roll back clean-car fuel economy standards is not sitting well with the Texas Public Interest Research Group. State Director Bay Scoggin says the standards not only help public health with cleaner air but also can save money for drivers...
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K9 officers in Williamson County will be safer on the streets. Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody has made his K9s somewhat Internet famous through numerous social media posts, and now they've all been outfitted with body armor thanks to a donation from the nonprofit 'Vested...