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The City of Austin is launching a pilot program to conduct weekly trash collection services for the homeless The violet bag program will take place over the next six weeks where bags will be given to the homeless so they can gather their trash to be dropped off at several...
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Travis County commissioners voted unanimously to select an evacuation route out of Steiner Ranch The vote came after wildfires destroyed several homes in the Steiner Ranch neighborhood in 2011 which prompted county officials to identify a need for an evacuation route They...
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The City of Austin is planning traffic improvements along Burnet Road between 2222 and Mopac The $50 million upgrade would use funding from the 2016 Mobility Bond Part of the upgrade would include improvements like building medians and consolidating driveways One of the medians...
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As the city of Austin explores the possibility of expanding the Austin Convention Center, opposing sides are trying to convince Austinites their view is the right choice The political action committee, “Unconventional Austin”, says the expansion is not necessary and is...
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Hour one of the Todd and Don Show: The FBI is looking for more possible suspects of a serial predator in Lakeway, the CDC released a study showing increases in Crypto infections due to “poop water” and legend of the automotive industry Lee Iacooca dies at the age of 94. Hour two...
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In an expose on the Texas Tribune, a man has been outed as a fraud who claimed he survived the shooting at Santa Fe High School Several news outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Time, and CNN, reported a man, going by David Briscoe, was a substitute teacher who claims he...
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Two Austin doctors are suing the State of Texas Austin doctors Mike Garrett and Kristin Held want to lift the state’s band which prevents doctors from dispensing medications they prescribe to their patients A bill was proposed earlier this year which would give Texan doctors the...
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An investigation by KXAN found three Austin departments spent over $15,000 on holiday parties At least $10,000 was spend on holiday parties for five other City of Austin departments The money was reportedly spent on food, gifts and entertainment The excessive spending suggests...
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According to Austin experts, construction in Austin is booming but there aren’t enough skilled workers to fulfill jobs Due to the lack of skilled workers, projects are being delayed, quality of jobs is going down while prices are going up Joe Basham, a lawyer specializing in...