Texas Tuesday, a Republican judge from San Antonio denied a second request by former Gov. Rick Perry's legal team to dismiss the indictment against him. Immediately following Tuesday's ruling, Perry's lawyers filed a notice of appeal, which means the case will go to the Austin-based 3rd Court of Appeals. 04:16 PM
Travis County appraisers say property taxes are unfair. County commissioners received a report Tuesday showing how property owners can avoid taxes, which appraisers say is putting the tax burden on residents. Our Chris Cybulski shows us how the county wants to fix the system.
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Cedar Park's 911 system just got a bit smarter. The city launched its Smart911 program Tuesday. Police tell our Mitch Goulding one of the biggest reasons they need the program is that the death of the landline is making responding to many emergencies more difficult.
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Sports Night: Texas’ Rally Falls Short at Iowa State, C.J Hinojosa talks Longhorn Baseball, Liberty Hill Remains Undefeated
No. 19 Texas made it interesting late, but No. 15 Iowa State was able to hold on for an 89-86 victory in Ames, Iowa. Texas shortstop C.J Hinojosa sits down with Joaquin Sanchez to discuss the upcoming baseball season. The Liberty Hill boys basketball team is off to its best start under 13th-year head coach Barry Boren. 04:48 PM
Medical Examiner’s Office Warns Parents About Sleeping with Baby
Thirteen infant suffocation deaths were reported in Travis County last year, including 11 associated with bed-sharing. The Travis County Medical Examiner's Office urges parents not to sleep with infants and to remove all items from a baby's crib. 12:53 PM
Capital Tonight: Texas Politicians Rally GOP in Iowa
Two Texas politicians with similar 2016 dreams rally the GOP base over the weekend in Iowa, and we hear from the head of the Texas Cultural Trust on the “State of the Arts.” 01:55 PM
Highlights from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show
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Our Ed Keiner shares some of his favorite highlights from this year's 2015 North American International Auto Show.
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Sports Night: Texas’ Rally Falls Short at Iowa State, C.J Hinojosa talks Longhorn Baseball, Liberty Hill Remains Undefeated
No. 19 Texas made it interesting late, but No. 15 Iowa State was able to hold on for an 89-86 victory in Ames, Iowa. Texas shortstop C.J Hinojosa sits down with Joaquin Sanchez to discuss the upcoming baseball season. The Liberty Hill boys basketball team is off to its best start under 13th-year head coach Barry Boren. 04:48 PM
Capital Tonight: Texas Politicians Rally GOP in Iowa
Two Texas politicians with similar 2016 dreams rally the GOP base over the weekend in Iowa, and we hear from the head of the Texas Cultural Trust on the “State of the Arts.” 01:55 PM
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