Austin A grand jury has declined to indict a University of Texas Regent Wallace Hall for illegally releasing confidential student information, instead issuing a blistering report decrying his "unaccountable and abusive behavior.'' 10:33 AM
There's a public meeting tonight at Austin High School about the new toll road project on MoPac. Our Jess Mitchell has more on what they're going to talk about.
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Critics of the Eanes Independent School District's $52.5 million bond held a press conference Tuesday, but things got a little heated when a group supporting the bond showed up, pitting the current school board president against a former president.
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China-U.S. Investment Summit Kicks Off at LBJ Library
World leaders are descending on the Lone Star State for a summit focused on economic growth between the U.S. and China. They will be at the LBJ Presidential Library through Wednesday to discuss investment in the world's two largest economies. Our Jeff Stensland has details. 11:15 AM
Sports Night: Rick Barnes on Coaching Again, Myles Turner Going Pro, A.J. Abrams on Barnes, Spurs Keep Rolling
Texas officially fired Rick Barnes Sunday after 17 seasons as the men’s basketball coach, but as soon as Monday, multiple media outlets reported that he has been offered the head coaching position at Tennessee and is expected to accept. During his farewell presser, the 60-year-old said he told athletic director Steve Patterson he wanted to stay at UT and finish the job, yet stated he is not bitter and leaves the program with no regrets. All that and more in this episode of "Sports Night." 09:46 AM
20 Years Later, Selena Remembered in her Hometown
It's been 20 years since the death of Tejano Superstar Selena. Today the "Queen of Tejano" will be remembered in her hometown of Corpus Christi with an annual tribute. 10:33 AM
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Sports Night: Rick Barnes on Coaching Again, Myles Turner Going Pro, A.J. Abrams on Barnes, Spurs Keep Rolling
Texas officially fired Rick Barnes Sunday after 17 seasons as the men’s basketball coach, but as soon as Monday, multiple media outlets reported that he has been offered the head coaching position at Tennessee and is expected to accept. During his farewell presser, the 60-year-old said he told athletic director Steve Patterson he wanted to stay at UT and finish the job, yet stated he is not bitter and leaves the program with no regrets. All that and more in this episode of "Sports Night." 09:46 AM
On the Agenda: HHSC Report, Cruz Gains in Poll
The Quorum Report's Harvey Kronberg joins the show to discuss the HHSC "strike force" report and a new poll showing major gains for Texas Senator Ted Cruz as continues his run for the White House. 03/30/2015 07:23 PM
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Police Charge Man with Murder Following Weekend Shooting
Austin police say they arrested have 39-year-old Jacques DeCarlos Gracia and charged him with murder after he fled Don Dario's Cantina in Southeast Austin late Saturday night. Earlier, police had found 41-year-old Manuel Trejo shot to death at the restaurant. 03/30/2015 06:18 PM
Student Makes Art-Creating Robot
Art Bot is a robot that can create art. In this “Science Break,” our Burton Fitzsimmons introduces us to Kate, the girl behind Art Bot, and shows us exactly what Art Bot can do. 11:20 AM
Capital Tonight: HHSC Report, STAAR Testing Bills
Governor Abbott's "strike force" releases its report on the embattled Health and Human Services Commission and warns against consolidation. As students across the tests begin STAAR tests, legislation could give an alternate path to those who don't pass them. Plus, the Senate approves a new school rating system. 03/30/2015 07:23 PM
Texas Freshman Myles Turner Says He'll Leave for NBA Draft
Texas freshman Myles Turner says he's leaving the Longhorns after one season to enter the NBA draft. Turner announced the move Monday in a video posted on YouTube. The 6-foot-11 forward has long been projected as a potential lottery pick in the draft. 03/30/2015 03:23 PM
Abbott Calls Report Regarding HHSC 'Troubling'
Gov. Greg Abbott says a new report out Monday regarding the Health and Human Services Commission is troubling. Abbott called for an investigation into the agency in January after a $110 million state contract fell through over questionable contracting procedures with Austin-based software company 21CT. Capital Tonight's LeAnn Wallace joins us with more. 03/30/2015 07:18 PM
As STAAR Testing Begins, Lawmakers Discuss Alternatives
STAAR testing is underway this week. Texas students must pass a series of standardized exams in order to graduate from high school, but lawmakers have fast-tracked a bill to try to give some seniors another alternative to get their diploma. Our Karina Kling spoke with one parent whose daughter hopes it becomes law. 03/30/2015 07:21 PM
APD Reminds Drivers to Watch for Motorcycles
Four deadly motorcycle crashes have happened in Austin in the last week, so the Austin Police Department is out to remind drivers to be on the lookout for motorcycles. According to national statistics, Texas ranks third in the nation for motorcycle ownership. Last year, 13 motorcyclists lost their lives on Austin roadways. 03/30/2015 06:54 PM
Texas Vietnam Veterans Honored at Capitol
On Monday, wreaths were laid at the Capitol's Vietnam Veterans Monument. Sunday marked the anniversary of the day the last U.S. combat troop left Vietnam in 1973 and has been named Texas Vietnam Veterans Day. 03/30/2015 04:44 PM
Increasing Demand for Goat Milk
The nation's goat herd is up 2 percent, and producers say their sales are up 15 percent. More people are choosing alternative milk. Our Jess Mitchell shows us why. 03/30/2015 03:47 PM
Congress Debates Competing Bills About GMO Labeling
A dispute over the labeling of genetically engineered food is heating up on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers have filed competing bills on the issue of whether Americans should know if their food has genetically modified ingredients. Our Washington bureau reporter Geoff Bennett has the details. 03/30/2015 07:10 PM

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