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Save Austin Now co-founder Matt Makowiak says Council needs to accept that their policies regarding homeless camping are a failure. He says all the city has done is propose opening a shelter in South Austin near three schools and double the budget for homelessness. He says...
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The City of Kyle and Kinder Morgan reach a settlement that will allow a pipeline to run through that city. Kyle Mayor Travis Mitchell says one part of that settlement means no crude oil will flow through the line. The settlement also means 2.7 million dollars for the city to pay...
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A father and his two children were injured in an apartment fire overnight. It happened at 8312 North Interstate 35 at the Woodland Heights apartments. The two children suffered smoke inhalation and the father had some burns and cuts from breaking out a window to escape the fire...
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Austin is seeing more furniture under overpasses and bridges following the homeless ordinance change. Austin Police Chief Brian Manley says they will be working to remove those items as they can turn into health hazards. Amy Price with Front Steps, which runs the ARCH, says that...
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For immediate release: October 4, 2019 Contact: Communications and Public Information Office , (512) 974-2220 Public Release of Draft Land Development Code Revisions and Map The City of Austin has released a draft of the revised Land Development Code text and zoning map guided...
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Austin Police Chief Brian Manley is clarifying what’s what for cops and the new homeless ordinances. Chief Manley explained when it comes to obstruction, the department is instructing officers it’s about endangering or blocking others. "Endangering will constitute things like,...
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Austin Police Chief Brian Manley is clarifying what’s what for cops and the new homeless ordinances. Chief Manley explained when it comes to obstruction, the department is instructing officers it’s about endangering or blocking others. "Endangering will constitute things like,...
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1. AMERICAN DIPLOMATS DANGLED TRUMP MEETING FOR UKRAINE PROBE Kurt Volker and other U.S. envoys encouraged Kyiv's newly elected president to conduct an investigation linked to Joe Biden's family in return for a visit to Washington with President Trump...
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(Credit: KLBJ staff) On Wednesday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott penned a letter to Austin Mayor Steve Adler demanding a change to the city's current homeless ordinances, which have allowed people to set up campsites in virtually all corners of the city. "Some businesses are...