Austin Adding a massive amount of solar to Austin's energy portfolio, nabbing people who pass school buses illegally and limiting smoke from barbecue joints are just a few of the issues Austin City Council plans to tackle this week. Our City Reporter Jeff Stensland has a preview. 09:42 AM
Each month, the city of San Marcos targets a hot spot where volunteers focus on cleaning up trash. Our Hays County Bureau Chief Russell Wilde shows us why they spent their Sunday cleaning unique urban wetlands.
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Texas confirms that basketball coach Rick Barnes is out after 17 seasons with the Longhorns. The university says in a statement Sunday that Barnes and the school "mutually agreed" he would not return despite leading Texas to 16 NCAA Tournament appearances and three Big 12 titles.
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Creating an Inviting Outdoor Living Space
There's a way to add square footage to your home without any construction. In today's “House Proud,” we get some inspiration for setting up outdoor living spaces. 11:26 AM
Senior Soccer Star Ready to Conquer Life’s Goals
This week's Austin Area Chevy Dealers Scholar Athlete of the Week is a senior at McCallum high school. Maggie Mueller plays soccer, was in the band, and is an aspiring artist. Our Chris Cybulski shows us a young lady who's accomplished so much in four years. 11:21 AM
Website Management Startup Takes in $23M from Sole Investor
The website management startup WP Engine Inc. has raised $23 million in funding from a sole investor. In this "Business Now," Austin Business Journal editor Colin Pope joins our Paul Brown to talk about what the company does and what it will likely do with the money. 11:44 AM
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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 04:56 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 04:56 PM
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Runners Hit the Track for Texas Relays
High school and college athletes from across the state are in Austin for the Texas Relays. We sent our photojournalist Jesse Moloney out to Mike A Myers Stadium. Some of the athletes shared the thoughts running through their mind when they're on the track. 03/29/2015 11:18 AM
Charity Ride Benefits Organization Aimed at Monitoring Mental Health of First Responders
First responders from across the region joined forces for a Saturday morning charity ride. The ride benefits the Code Green campaign, a group that raises awareness of mental health issues among EMS professionals. The group tells our Mitch Goulding by decreasing the stigma, they hope to save the lives of struggling first responders. 03/29/2015 02:13 PM
Students Get First Glimpse at STEM Careers at Boys and Girls Club
You don't always see young students eager to find jobs, but several East Austin kids are excited to pursue careers in math and science thanks to the Boys and Girls Club. Our Alex Stockwell shares why these kids are already planning for their futures. 03/28/2015 03:46 PM
Taylor Agrees to Move Forward with Skate Park Talks
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 05:35 PM
Police Plan to Keep Intersections Clear by Issuing Tickets
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. 03/27/2015 06:17 PM
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 04:56 PM
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 04:13 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 04:43 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 05:42 PM
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 11:09 AM

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