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President Donald Trump is praising U.S. veterans of D-Day, saying they are "among the very greatest Americans who will ever lived." Trump speaking in France at the Normandy American Cemetery near Omaha Beach, where Americans landed on June 6, 1944. Trump said that on that day 75...
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Back in February, the Austin Independent School District gave preliminary approval for a major overhaul to its sexual education curriculum, formally called "Human Sexuality and Responsibility." Long the subject of intense debate, the district held multiple public sessions over...
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An investigation continues following the tragic drowning of a young child on Tuesday, June 4. According to officials, the Cedar Park Police Department responded to the Buttercup Pool after getting calls about a possible drowning. Upon arrival, city lifeguards were actively...
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On June 6, Council Members Kitchen, Pool, Harper-Madison, Renteria and Ellis are calling for a new Housing-Focused Shelter with support services for people experiencing homelessness. The resolution (Item 49) directs City departments to move forward with purchasing property...
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At many bars and restaurants in Central Texas and throughout the state, signs tell motorcyclists who wear their club colors and vests known as "cuts" that they are not allowed in unless they remove them. Lora Dame with the Texas Council of Clubs and Independents is fighting...
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Several concerned parents speak out against the Austin school district's plan to redraw school boundaries at a public meeting outreach meeting where the district is looking for ideas of what to do about shuttered schools and district buildings. AISD Mom Caroline Kazmierski said...
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We're learning more about the Williamson County jailer who was arrested for contraband. Sheriff Robert Chody said an investigation into Correctional Officer Jonathan Flournoy began on March 26th when his office got a tip that Flournoy was bringing cigarettes and other tobacco...
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GOP senators are warning the White House they are ready to stand up to President Donald Trump on the issue of tariffs. Trump wants to impose 5% tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico. He sees the tariffs as leverage to force Mexico to do more to halt illegal immigration. But...
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Since 2017, the impact, fairness, and efficacy of Austin's ordinances governing homelessness have all been up for debate. In 2018, the spotlight shone even brighter on the issue when a city audit said homeless ordinances act as barriers to people finding or retaining work, and...