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Update: Austin City Councilmembers still expect their new Homelssness Czar to lead, despite her quiting her full time role, and switching to consultant. Councilmember Kathie Tovo sa their new Homelessness Strategy Coordinator will still have a leading roll in the City's work to...
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1. TURKISH FORCES PRESS ADVANCE AGAINST KURDS Turkey says its military launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. Kurds and Syrian activists say that despite the barrage, Turkish troops had not made much progress on several...
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John B. Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in chemistry — jointly with Stanley Whittingham of the State University of New York at Binghamton and Akira Yoshino of Meijo University...
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A planned 120-acre mixed use development off of SH 130 in Pflugerville move a step closer to reality. The city council has approved the first of two votes to rezone the land. Developer Thoms Sheleg said the end goal of this North Pointe development is the connection of residents...
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Craig Staley is the co-owner of Royal Blue Grocery in downtown. He says he's already struggled to keep his door open due to safety concerns regarding the public camping and sitting ordinances. But he tells Fox 7 since the changes were put in place, there's been a sharp uptick in...
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(Credit: RRISD) The Round Rock Independent School District is one of more than 13,000 school districts and universities across America to be impacted by a data breach. Specifically, officials say an educational software company known as Pearson was the actual target, but Pearson...
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1. WHITE HOUSE CEASES COOPERATION WITH DEMOCRATS The U.S. Constitution gives the House "the sole power of impeachment," leaving Democrats and the Trump administration to fight over what that means. ==================================== 2. KURDS PREPARE TO RESIST IMMINENT TURKISH...
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Depending on the side of town, Austin's rate of gun violence has either gone down, or up. Or has it? That's what the Gun Violence Task really wants to nail down. Public Safety Commissioner Ed Scruggs said what we do know is that Austin's overall rate of gun violence isn't on par...
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Texas Attorneys argued in court in favor of UT’s removal of Confederate Statues from campus. The Sons of Confederate Veterans filed suit against University President Greg Fenves. They believe the removal of Confederate Statues from the UT campus violated the rights of those who...