Williamson County The Taylor City Council has agreed to continue discussions that would pave the way for the city's first skate park. The city's park plan has included a skate park for more than a decade, but it was never built. Now, a local group tells our Mitch Goulding they have an ambitious plan that finally has the city's support. 03/27/2015 06:35 PM
Think twice the next time you try to beat that red light, especially in downtown Austin. Starting Wednesday, police will increase patrols in the area to help ease traffic congestion. As our Jeff Stensland explains, that starts with keeping intersections clear.
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Governor Greg Abbott visits the border with a possible 2016 presidential candidate, and we look back at the headlines of this week at the Texas Legislature.
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Texas Regents Name Fenves Lone Finalist for President
University of Texas Provost Gregory Fenves has been named the sole finalist for school president after a months-long search for a leader. The 58-year-old is the university's chief academic officer and serves as second-in-command behind outgoing University of Texas President Bill Powers. Updated 03/27/2015 05:13 PM
This Week in Texas Politics
From the state's junior senator's big announcement to a fight over school vouchers, our Karina Kling has a recap of a busy week in Texas politics. 03/27/2015 05:43 PM
Youth Livestock Auction Brings in Big Bucks
Some impressive animals fetched top dollar at this year's Rodeo Austin Youth Livestock Auction. As the prize-winning animals and their owners took over the Bullock Texas State History Museum, the kids auctioned off their top-notch animals, with money raised going toward college and other expenses. 03/27/2015 06:42 PM
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Capital Tonight: Abbott Visits Border, Week in Review
Governor Greg Abbott visits the border with a possible 2016 presidential candidate, and we look back at the headlines of this week at the Texas Legislature. 03/27/2015 05:56 PM
Reporter Roundtable: School Finance, Budget, Ethics Reform
We look back at the week's headlines with three members of the Capitol press corps. The Austin American-Statesman's Tim Eaton, The Houston Chronicle's Lauren McGaughy and The Dallas Morning News' Terry Stutz give their take on school finance, the budget and ethics reform. 03/27/2015 05:56 PM
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Mass Shooting Survival Tips at ALERRT Training Center
A few seconds of planning now could make a big difference in a life or death situation. That's the message of a new video designed to help you survive a mass shooting. Our Hays County Bureau Chief Russell Wilde shows us how the people who normally train police are trying to prepare citizens. 03/27/2015 12:09 PM
Memorabilia Finds New Home at Anderson High School
Memorabilia from a time gone by has a new home at L.C. Anderson High School. The artifacts come from the days when Anderson was a segregated, black-only school in East Austin. They’ll be permanently displayed on the campus in Northwest Austin. 03/27/2015 05:16 PM
Sports Night: Valero Texas Open Day 1, Texas Relays, Spurs Talk Consistency, Local Preacher Shares Inspiring Story
The first round of the Valero Texas Open on Thursday saw winds reach 38 mph, and the scores reflected those conditions. Texas Relays kicked off this week at Mike A. Myers stadium, where former Longhorns Leo Manzano and Kendra Chambers each took first place in the 800 meter finals. Spurs guard Manu Ginobili stressed the importance of consistency, something the team has lacked this season. 03/27/2015 12:14 PM
City Hall: Council Backs State Bill to Reduce Tolls, AFD Asks for New Division Chiefs
The Austin City Council threw its support behind a state bill that would cut the cost of tolls on SH 130, diverting big rigs off I-35. The council also gave the green light on construction for ABIA’s new garage and bought more time for Recycled Reads on Burnet Road. Our City Reporter Jeff Stensland has more in his council wrap. 03/27/2015 10:35 AM
Pet of the Week: Buddy
Even though he is missing a leg, today’s "Pet of the Week" still loves to play. Lauralei Combs has more on Buddy. 03/27/2015 03:39 PM
Pet of the Week: Combo
Today’s "Pet of the Week" is actually part of a group of three. Meet Combo, a 15-year-old Manx cat. 03/27/2015 03:43 PM
Man Dead in I-35 Bridge Beam Crash in Salado
Both directions of Interstate 35 in Salado were closed into the early hours of Friday morning after an 18-wheeler hit a bridge under construction around 11:15 a.m. Thursday, killing one and injuring three others. Our Mitch Goulding was at the scene shortly after the crash happened to find out more. Both northbound and southbound sides of I-35 have re-opened. Updated 03/27/2015 08:45 AM
Livestrong Foundation Names New CEO
The Livestrong Foundation now has a new president and CEO. Starting April 6, 36-year-old Chandini Portteus will take over as CEO and president of the foundation after long-time CEO Doug Ulman recently stepped down. 03/27/2015 12:41 PM
Perfecting Your Plank
Planks are difficult, but they are great for your core. Our Jess Mitchell has more in this "Active Now." 03/27/2015 12:47 PM
School Voucher Debate Heats Up in Senate Education Committee Thursday
A more than nine-hour committee hearing on school voucher bills set up what's likely to be a long road ahead for the legislation. The Senate Education Committee heard testimony Thursday over a plan that would let families get state funding to remove children from struggling schools and send them to private alternatives. Our Karina Kling has more on the clash over so-called school choice. 03/26/2015 08:27 PM

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