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The head of the Austin NAACP has submitted an emergency filing to the Texas Supreme Court to have the Austin City Council's chosen ballot language overturned for Proposition B, which would allow voters to have the final say on the proposed $1.2-billion expansion of the Austin...
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Back in June, Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 3 into law. The sweeping school finance reform package included $4.5-billion that is currently being pumped into public school classrooms, as well as funding for pay raises for teachers and other staff members across the state...
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(Credit: KLBJ staff) Since July 1, 2019, the issue of the homeless being allowed to camp virtually anywhere in the city has sparked a massive backlash. It's something that has dominated discussions and remains one of the biggest issues the city faces. For years, the Texas...
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(Credit: KLBJ staff) Austin's rapid growth is no secret. Whereas once the city's skyline was dominated by the Capitol, University of Texas tower, and a few mid-rise office buildings, it is now almost unrecognizable to longtime Austinites. But that growth has not been limited to...
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On Tuesday, the group 'Safe Austin for Everyone' (SAFE) hosted a public forum regarding the City of Austin's plan to create another homeless shelter in South Austin. With fears over increased crime, safety hazards for children, and health hazards front-and-center last night,...
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Two Austin police officers are on administrative leave following a shooting in downtown on Wednesday. One man was killed after walking toward officers with a knife, police said. The incident was prompted by a check welfare call police received shortly before 5:00 p.m. A caller...
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UPDATE: Austin Police Sergeant Joshua Blake reported, both victims are in stable condition and are cooporating with investigators. One suspect is described as a black male, in his early to mid 20s. He was last seen wearing an all white T-shirt, black shoes, with goggles or...
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(Photo Credit: Alex Walker/ Concordia University) Historically, when people think about collegiate competition, traditional athletics most likely are the first to come to mind: football, basketball, track and field, etc. But in what is truly a sign of the times, colleges and...
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(Credit: KLBJ staff) The Austin City Council will meet again for the first time next week since going on summer vacation back in June. Among the 138-item agenda are several relating specifically to homelessness, which is an issue that has been left to fester in the wake of the...