Austin The Austin school board has named Paul Cruz as the district’s new superintendent. Cruz had been serving as interim superintendent since Meria Carstarphen’s departure last year. 07:33 AM
There could be more options on the horizon for Austin's equestrian community. The Parks and Recreation Department wants to apply for a state grant that would bring in $250,000 for a South Austin horse trail. As our city reporter Jeff Stensland shows us, access to the trail is a key issue facing horse owners.
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It was a who's who of potential Republican presidential candidates in Iowa over the weekend, including two familiar Texans. No one officially said they're seeking the party's nomination, but it's clear many of them sure are thinking about it. Capital Tonight's LeAnn Wallace has the details.
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City, Landlords Await Decision on Housing Ordinance
Arguments on the legality of Austin's new housing ordinance ended without a ruling in federal court Monday. The ordinance prevents landlords from automatically rejecting potential tenants who use housing vouchers to pay rent. Opponents of the new law tell our Mitch Goulding they believe the city is overstepping its authority. 06:07 AM
School of the Deaf Showcases Technology at Capitol
Monday was a show-and-tell of sorts at the state Capitol. Several Texas schools were invited to showcase the technology they use in their classrooms. Some of the students were from the Texas School for the Deaf. They showed our Victoria Maranan how technology makes it possible for them to take on robotics. 07:12 AM
Holocaust Survivor Shares Story as Traveling Exhibit Comes to Capitol
A traveling display about the Holocaust and genocide of World War II came to the state Capitol Monday. It includes a plaque shaped like the Star of David, which bears the handprints of Holocaust survivor Leon Horn and his family. During Monday's ceremony, Horn shared his story of surviving concentration camps like Auschwitz, even as his entire family was killed. 01/26/2015 05:59 PM
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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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Capital Tonight: Patrick Appoints Committees, Reporter Roundtable
The Senate leadership for the new session is set. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced members and chairmanships of all 15 committees Friday. The Texas Supreme Court has announced it will decide whether the state's school funding plan is unconstitutional. 01/24/2015 01:55 PM
Sports Night: Spurs Lose in Chicago, Ty Detmer Talks Texas Sports Hall of Fame and Deflated Footballs
A big third quarter from the Bulls pulled Chicago away from San Antonio in the Windy City Thursday. The Houston Astros came to Central Texas Thursday to meet their fans, plus Hammerin’ Hank Aaron speaking on UT’s campus. 01/23/2015 06:00 PM
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Organizing Your Home
Many people made a commitment to get organized this year, and a great place to start is your home. Our Jess Mitchell met with a home organizer this morning to find out more. 01/26/2015 04:08 PM
Bikers Rally at State Capitol
Hundreds of motorcyclists rallied at the Capitol Monday. They're asking the legislature to pass laws to make riding easier in the state. 01/26/2015 04:38 PM
Gun Rights Group Pushes for Open Carry at Capitol
Various gun rights groups rallied on the Capitol's south steps Monday. They're renewing their push to get Texas lawmakers to pass House Bill 195, which would make it so gun owners wouldn't have to conceal their handguns and also remove the requirement that a person who lawfully possesses a handgun must also obtain a Concealed Handgun License. 01/26/2015 04:29 PM
Thousands of Runners Hit the Pavement for 21st 3M Half Marathon
For the 21st year in a row, Austin's 3M half marathon brought in thousands of runners. This year's event welcomed a sell-out number of participants. Our Alex Stockwell shares what some runners used to inspire them for the 13.1 mile challenge. 01/26/2015 11:50 AM
City, Cap Metro, AISD Launch Community Engagement Program
On Sunday, the City of Austin, Capital Metro and the Austin Independent School District launched Conversation Corps. Every month, groups will meet around town for a hosted conversation, discussing an "issue of the month" for one of the three partner agencies. 01/26/2015 01:30 PM