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The Texas Department of Transportation will host two open houses to gather input from the community regarding safety and mobility needs along US 290 from RM 1826 in Austin to RM 12 in Dripping Springs. Identical open houses will be held at each end of the study area. Open house...
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1. TRUMP DEFENDS DECISION TO ABANDON KURDISH ALLIES IN SYRIA The president casts his decision as fulfilling a campaign promise, but critics say he is sacrificing a U.S. ally and undermining American credibility. Turkey, meanwhile, says it won't bow to Trump's threats on its...
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Three men have been arrested for allegedly running a scam at this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival. Police say the scam not only cost the festival thousands of dollars, but also opened up other festivalgoers to safety threats. According to police, Cameron Beck, 24,...
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Austin Mayor Steve Adler called on the state to spend big on homelessness during a speech to the Texas Democrat Party. Adler began his speech with a joke, likening the State of Texas to wartime invaders, "When we read it we thought that maybe he was telling us, he was going to...
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Austin economy is strong and growing, according to the Dallas Federal Reserve's October Economic indicators report. The Fed's Judy Teng says the city's Business Cycle Index shows the area economy growing by 7.8%, that is a tick lower than the DalFed's September report showing 8...
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1. MORE INFORMATION ON THE PRESIDENT'S ACTIONS A second whistleblower has come forward with details about Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, adding to the impeachment peril engulfing the White House and potentially providing new leads to Democrats in their unfurling...
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The typical high speeds you're used to on SH 130 are coming down for awhile to allow crews to begin work on the next phase of the road's expansion. The speed limit between Cameron Road and SH 45 North has been lowered to 70 miles-per-hour. According to TxDOT, the expansion will...
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Monday, the Austin Community College Board of Trustees may approve the sale of the Pinnacle campus building. Earlier this year, the board authorized putting the building up for sale after it was closed due to ongoing repairs. ACC President Dr. Richard Rhodes says the decision...
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The Ford Motor Company is expanding its City insights Platform to Austin. Ford's Angela Ayers says their goal with the platform is to help bring area mobility stakeholders together and to look over the data and move forward on what needs to be addressed next. Ayers says through...