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  • Huey
    AUSTIN — A candidate for Texas State Representative in House District 49 is using an unconventional method to reach potential voters. (Article by Andy Jechow, republished from Huey Rey Fischer’s campaign is using dating apps Tinder and Grindr as part of their effort to engage millennials in the Democratic Primary. Fischer, 23, describes himself as […]
  • Ted Cruz
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In their efforts to derail Donald Trump from the Republican presidential nomination, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are all facing enormous pressure in their home state primaries, which account for about a fourth of the delegates up for grabs in the next three […]
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    AUSTIN–A petition to recall Austin City Council member Ann Kitchen has been filed with the city clerk. (Article by TWC News Staff, republished from Austin For All verified the signatures before submitting the petition. The group went after Kitchen for advocating ridesharing rules, which it did not support. Earlier this month, a few dozen people […]
  • Bike lane
    AUSTIN, Texas — Austin neighbors rallied Saturday, calling on city council members to add dedicated bike lanes after a middle school student was hit while riding his bike. (Article by KEYE TV, republished from After 11-year-old Charlie, a middle school student at Murchison Middle School was hit by a car at the intersection of Mesa […]
  • Obama
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — President Barack Obama is making another trip to Austin—this time for a fundraiser during one of the city’s busiest times of the year. (Article by Calily Bien, republished from According to website, Obama will be in town on Friday, March 11, the same day South by Southwest kicks off its two-week run in […]
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    AUSTIN, Texas — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lead their respective competitors in Texas as early voting continues in the run-up to the March 1 Super Tuesday nominating contests, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. (Article by UT News, republished from Likely Democratic voters favored Clinton […]
  • fightcrime
    Top law enforcement brass from San Antonio and Austin joined forces Thursday in urging Congress to reauthorize legislation aimed at curbing crime among youths. (Article by Elizabeth Zabala, republished from The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, first enacted in 1974, is up for reauthorization and is making its way through Congress. Law enforcement officials […]
  • austin
    It’s official: Austin voters will get to decide in May on the rules for ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft, unless the Austin City Council decides to substitute a petition-generated law for the one it passed in December calling for fingerprint-based background checks of drivers with ride-hailing apps. (Article  by Ben Wear, republished from […]
  • school
    AUSTIN — An advisory committee for Robert E. Lee Elementary school voted Tuesday to change the name of the school. (Article by KVUE, republished from Lee Elementary is named after the former Confederate General who fought against the United States in the Civil War. The push to rename schools that honored Confederate soldiers and leaders […]
  • ann
    AUSTIN — A group working to recall Austin City Council member Ann Kitchen claims the councilwoman “has purposefully hurt businesses that employ citizens of Austin.” (Article by Quita Culpepper, republished from The group Austin4All said it has enough signatures on its petition to force Kitchen to resign, or go through another election to keep her seat. […]