Williamson County Round Rock is launching a new campaign to attract more business downtown. City leaders tell our Mitch Goulding they hope to make Main Street a popular alternative to Austin – one that makes locals feel "right at home." 06:45 PM
Families in the River Place neighborhood are going head-to-head with Austin Water. They claim their bills are skyrocketing. Austin Water took over billing for about 1,000 homes in in October. As our Jeff Stensland explains, their protest has city leaders digging deep to defend the rates.
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Central Presbyterian Church has permanently installed a bronze sculpture of a man sleeping on a park bench. Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz created the sculpture titled “Homeless Jesus.” The congregation hopes the statue reminds people that every human being is sacred.
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Rowdy Tubers Prompt Lawmakers to Consider ‘Water Recreation District’
Last summer, a once quiet section of the San Marcos River became a destination for tubing, parties and even a music festival. As Russell Wilde tells us, lawmakers are mulling some changes that could help police the rowdy crowds. 11:58 AM
2015 South By Southwest Event Locations Mapped
The City of Austin has released its full list of 2015 South By Southwest event applications. The list includes addresses, which we've mapped out so you know what's going on and when during this year's conference. 04:07 PM
Sports Night: UT Baseball Beats UTPA in the 9th Inning; Texas State Honors Goldschmidt and Takes Down No. 3 Houston
Wednesday was a big night of college baseball in Central Texas. The number nine Texas baseball team trailed UT-Pan American for most of the game but the Longhorns rallied and Bret Boswell provided the game-winning hit to propel UT to a 5-4 win. Down in San Marcos, the Texas State baseball team retired Paul Goldschmidt’s number 37. Then the Bobcats went out and took down number three Houston 7-6. All this and more in this episode of "Sports Night.' 12:16 PM
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Sports Night: UT Baseball Beats UTPA in the 9th Inning; Texas State Honors Goldschmidt and Takes Down No. 3 Houston
Wednesday was a big night of college baseball in Central Texas. The number nine Texas baseball team trailed UT-Pan American for most of the game but the Longhorns rallied and Bret Boswell provided the game-winning hit to propel UT to a 5-4 win. Down in San Marcos, the Texas State baseball team retired Paul Goldschmidt’s number 37. Then the Bobcats went out and took down number three Houston 7-6. All this and more in this episode of "Sports Night.' 12:16 PM
On the Agenda: Tax Relief, PIU Control
The Quorum Report's Harvey Kronberg goes on the agenda with his weekly commentary. He tells us about a new report on Texas' tax system and discusses a bigger discussion brewing over control of the state's Public Integrity Unit. 02/25/2015 07:17 PM
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Community Rallies Behind Leander Fire Victims
Williamson County
An online fundraiser has raised thousands of dollars for a family that’s recovering after a deadly fire early Monday morning in Leander. 02/25/2015 06:11 PM
Heart-Healthy Snacking for Kids
Texas
When your kids run home from school, they may be hungry after an exhausting day and ready for an afternoon snack. But what do they reach for in the pantry? Our Jennifer Borget met up with a dietitian from Dell Children's and shows how to keep heart-healthy snacks in mind for kids. 12:43 PM
The Gatlin Brothers at the Texas Medal of Arts Awards
Texas
Big-name Texans took to the red carpet for the Texas Medal of Arts Awards, which are regarded as the state's top honor in the arts community, Wednesday. Hollywood star, Academy Award winner and native Texan Jamie Foxx represented the actors. Our Victor Diaz caught up with this year's lifetime achievement honorees, The Gatlin Brothers. 12:00 PM
Enchanted Rock Preserving the Night Sky View
Texas
What do you see when you look into the night sky? For many of us, city lights are taking away from the view. In his search for all things uniquely Texan, Russell Wilde takes us to a place dedicated to preserving your view of the stars. 12:17 PM
Current Drought is Worst in Texas History
Austin
The current drought is the most severe in Texas history, and it’s showing no sign of stopping. The Lower Colorado River Authority released a report saying the Highland Lakes are the driest they've ever been. Our Chris Cybulski shows us why even a little rain won't help. 02/25/2015 05:36 PM