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While the metro's median home price dipped by less than a percent home prices in Austin and Round Rock are still on the up and up reaching 375-thousand and 277 thousand respectively. Austin Board of Realtors President Kevin Scanlan said the overall market is still strong...
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A game-changing economic development for the City of Hutto. City Council tonight will announce a development project expected to infuse $200 million dollars into the local economy. It will bring the city's first indoor 13-thousand seat sports arena and a convention hotel. The...
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The latest figures out of the U.S. Census Bureau show the five-county Austin metro area is the fastest-growing in the nation, and it has remained that way for eight straight years. The new data says the area gained more than 53-thousand people last year, bumping the total...
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Texas Senator Ted Cruz dropped by Ausitn and is looking to support job growth in skilled trades and back school choice programs. If passed, Cruz's Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act, would split $100-billion in tax credits for K-12 school and workforce training...
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The Del Valle ISD Board of Trustees approved full-time employees pay raises at the Board Meeting on Tuesday, April 16. The Board of Trustees approved a new District minimum wage of $15 for full-time positions. The Board also approved increasing the bus driver minimum wage to $16...
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The Hays County Commissioners Court Tuesday voted to engage with the law firms of Richards Rodriguez & Skeith, LLP and the Law Office of Max Renea Hicks to bring suit against Kinder Morgan to halt the proposed route of its Permian Highway pipeline, slated to cross Hays...
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On Friday, April 19, 2019 McCallum High School teachers and staff will use a portion of their in-service day to learn how to Stop the Bleed,™ a community-focused training program that teaches the basics of severe bleeding control in an effort to preserve life and prevent death...
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Right now, "The Independent" is the tallest building in the Austin skyline, but that could be changing soon. According to the Austin Business Journal, a Dallas-based real estate firm wants to construct a 50-story tower called "The Travis," which would be the tallest building in...
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Travis County could enact a new minimum wage for employees by the next fiscal year... A new county study finds the current minimum of $13 is only barely enough for a single person to get by, but not nearly enough for a couple, or a couple with kids. Todd Osburn with the Human...