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(TCSO) Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez finds herself at odds with the Travis County Sheriffs Law Enforcement Association over a proposed thirteen percent pay raise. Hernandez submitted a proposal to Commissioners Court about what she wanted and the raises the union wanted...
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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today revised the Certification Revenue Estimate (CRE), announcing better than expected revenue growth in fiscal 2018 and an improved economic outlook for fiscal 2019. In a July 11 letter to state leadership, Hegar said the state will have $110.17...
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Three University of Texas professors are asking a federal appeals court in New Orleans to revive their lawsuit challenging a law allowing concealed handguns on campus. The law requires public universities to allow people with concealed-handgun licenses to carry weapons on campus...
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Austin Mayor Steve Adler and New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio have been accused of illegally crossing the border into Mexico, and then crossing back into America without permission. Both mayors' offices flatly denied the allegation. De Blasio and Adler, both fierce critics of...
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Criner is accused of sexually assaulting and strangling to death freshman dance student Haruka Weiser in April of 2016 but some on the jury panel are confusing Criner with Kendrex J. White, who went on stabbing spree in May of 2017 and killed four. The Statesman reports the two...
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(Photo: Shutterstock) A man with a cell phone captures the moment he says a cyclist scammed a driver out of money. The video shows the irate cyclist demanding the driver give him $20 for running into his bike as he was crossing the street. At one point, the cyclist can be heard...
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The Cedar Park Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man involved in a robbery over the weekend. According to police, on Saturday, July 6th, a Cedar Park family parked their car at the HEB E. Whitestone Blvd. While the car was running, the husband got...
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The Hays County Commissioners Court on July 10 lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Hays County. Fire Marshal Clint Browning said that widespread rain in the County has made it safe for outdoor burning “for a while, at least.” He said he will continue to monitor the...
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After failing to meet the minimum state standards for four consecutive years, the Texas Education Agency has approved a plan to turn the school around. The Austin Independent School District's board of trustees gave its own approval to a partnership with the Texas Science,...