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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...
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Amid a firestorm of controvery surrounding the recent changes to Austin's homeless ordinance regarding camping in public, the Austin City Council has been unmoved, saying on more than one occasion that it stands by its decision to allow people to camp in most public spaces. But...
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Updated 3:30pm Austin police have released the name of the second victim in the deadly motorcycle crash that killed UT football player Cedric Benson. Police say 27-year-old Aamna Najam was also killed in that crash. Former Texas Longhorn football player Cedric Benson was...
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The Austin Community College Highland Campus will be back to full strength on Monday following multiple days of power outages. According to ACC officials, the power outage was due to nearby construction work that is being performed. The outages impacted all classes and activites...
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Former University of Texas running back Cedric Benson was killed in an overnight motorcycle crash that also killed a woman that was on the motorcycle with him. Police says a minivan hit the motorcycle in the 56 hundred block of Mount Bonnell Road around 10:20 Saturday evening...
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Three months after a vote in favor of extending a contract with producers of the show 'Live PD,' the Williamson County Commissioners Court on Tuesday will discuss putting an end to it. At issue is Commander Steve Deaton of the sheriff's department, whose recent social media...