After a long night, Texas House lawmakers approved a $210 billion budget early Wednesday morning. House members tried to tack on more than 350 different amendments to the two-year spending plan. 08:35 AM
The Central Texas population is growing, which also means more people are going hungry. The Capital Area Food Bank is trying to change that with a bigger facility. Our Jess Mitchell shows us where it will be.
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If you commute from North Austin on MoPac, you’ve probably grown used to the construction over the past year--but that's just the first leg of a major project for the road. As our Jeff Stensland explains, the sticking point for some opponents is how the south portion of the toll road crosses the river.
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Urban Forestry Crews Preview Forklift Danceworks Performance
Urban forestry crews swung through the trees of Govalle Park Wednesday for a preview of their performance set for April 11-12. Organizers say the idea is to pay homage to the often overlooked tree crews. 04:01 PM
Changes Coming to Jacob’s Well
Jacob's Well is one of central Texas' most loved swimming holes, but soon you'll have to pay to take a dive and only be able to stay a couple hours. Our Hays County bureau chief Russell Wilde outlines the changes coming to the popular summertime spot. 11:08 AM
P. Terry's Co-Owner Gives Back at Austin Children’s Services
P. Terry's co-owner Kathy Terry says she didn't grow up in a family that volunteered much, but, upon realizing how fortunate she was, decided to give what she could to Austin Children’s Services. Our Jess Mitchell has more with Terry in this "Giving Back." 12:54 PM
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Capital Tonight: House Budget, Decriminalizing Truancy
The House debates well into the night on how to spend taxpayer dollars, a Travis County grand jury releases a scathing report on UT Regent Wallace Hall, and lawmakers consider a bill that would decriminalize truancy. 03/31/2015 08:46 PM
Capital Commentators: Wallace Hall Report, House Budget
Political strategists Harold Cook and Ted Delisi give their takes on the grand jury report on UT Regent Wallace Hall and the House budget debate. 03/31/2015 08:46 PM
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Under the Hood Eats: Car Engine Tacos
In this edition of “Driver’s Ed,” we're in the kitchen, not in the garage. Our Ed Keiner shows us how to make the perfect taco right on your diesel engine. 09:03 AM
Arts and Entertainment for April 1
Let us help you find out what events to head to this week with our "On the Town" segment, featuring details on all things art and entertainment. 11:46 AM
Capital Tonight: House Budget, Decriminalizing Truancy
The House debates well into the night on how to spend taxpayer dollars, a Travis County grand jury releases a scathing report on UT Regent Wallace Hall, and lawmakers consider a bill that would decriminalize truancy. 03/31/2015 07:46 PM
House Members Battle Over State Budget
Public school funding was the big topic kicking off debate on the Texas House budget Tuesday. Our Karina Kling has been following the proceedings and brings us details. 03/31/2015 07:28 PM
Lawmakers Propose Bill to Decriminalize Truancy
State lawmakers are working on ways to keep kids in the classroom and out of the courtroom. Senate Bill 106 was heard before the Criminal Justice Committee Tuesday. It looks to decriminalize truancy. Capital Tonight's LeAnn Wallace joins us with more. 03/31/2015 07:16 PM
CASA Tosses Sensitive Data
It could have been a bad week for a local nonprofit and hundreds of Travis County children. A local dumpster diver found boxes full of sensitive information thrown out by the Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, of Travis County. Our Chris Cybulski shows us how an organization dedicated to protecting children made such a mistake and what's being done to fix it. 03/31/2015 06:31 PM
Critics, Proponents Weigh in on $52.5M Eanes ISD Bond
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. 03/31/2015 04:10 PM
Grand Jury Doesn't Indict, Does Sharply Criticize, UT Regent
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.'' 03/31/2015 10:33 AM
Building Homes to Withstand Texas’ Severe Weather
On Tuesday, people from across the state gathered in Austin to talk about the weather and building codes. Academics, designers, builders, insurers and state officials discussed ways to build stronger, safer and more sustainable buildings. 03/31/2015 05:08 PM
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. 03/31/2015 11:15 AM

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