Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and former Gov. Rick Perry address a high-profile conservative conference as they try to make their case for a 2016 run. More on that, plus David Dewhurst's former aid is sentenced to prison, and secular Texans voice their concerns at the state Capitol. 02/27/2015 05:09 PM
A Smithville Independent School District teacher is on administrative leave for inappropriate comments made in class Thursday. Students say the teacher made a racially insensitive remark to a classroom full of students. Parents tell our Mitch Goulding they believe it's a deeper-rooted issue the district needs to address.
Updated 02/27/2015 04:45 PM
A pilot program by the Austin Independent School District found many drivers disregarded stop signs on school buses. By adding cameras to its fleet, the district hopes to catch disobedient drivers. As our Jeff Stensland explains, the plan has one last hurdle to clear.
02/27/2015 07:08 PM
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City Monitoring People for Possible Rabies Exposure at Zilker Park
Six Austinites and eight dogs are being monitored for rabies after the Austin Animal Control says they may have come in contact with a rabid dog at Zilker Park. The city believes there are even more people at risk. Our Chris Cybulski shows us what's being done to find them and what you need to know about rabies. Updated 02/27/2015 05:20 PM
Cruz, Perry Speak at Conservative Political Action Conference
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and former Gov. Rick Perry both appeared this week at a high-stakes conservative gathering, held near Washington, D.C. As Washington reporter Geoff Bennett tells us, the speeches are considered a key step in the 2016 presidential race. 02/27/2015 06:31 PM
New Pre-K Campus Open in San Marcos
Students at Bonham Pre-K just finished their first full week at their new school. The nearly $13 million project transformed the old Bowie campus. 02/27/2015 06:58 PM
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Reporter Roundtable
Bob Garrett with the Dallas Morning News, Morgan Smith with the Texas Tribune and Mike Ward with the Houston Chronicle join the panel to discuss the week in Texas state politics, from tax cuts to pre-K funding, to presidential campaigns. 02/27/2015 06:09 PM
Capital Tonight: Texans Address CPAC
Sen. Ted Cruz and former Gov. Rick Perry address a high-profile conservative conference as they try to make their case for a 2016 run. More on that, plus David Dewhurst's former aid is sentenced to prison, and secular Texans voice their concerns at the state Capitol. 02/27/2015 06:09 PM
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Secular Texans Rally for Evidence-Based Public Policy
Texas
A group of about 100 secular Texans gathered at the state Capitol Friday to voice their concerns about religiously based public policy and let lawmakers know they're a growing voting bloc. 02/27/2015 07:11 PM
Monument Honoring Texas Patriot Unveiled at State Cemetery
Austin
A monument honoring one of Texas's foremost patriots was unveiled Friday. Jose Antonio Navarro's most significant accomplishments are spelled out on the side of the newest monument at the Texas State Cemetery. 02/27/2015 06:50 PM
Overnight Vigil for Death Row Inmate Rodney Reed
Austin
University of Texas students gathered for an overnight vigil in support of Rodney Reed. They bundled up against the cold front in a show of solidarity with Reed and his family Thursday into Friday. 02/27/2015 06:57 PM
Council: Adler Additional Staff Sent to Subcommittee, City Shells out to Fight Water Protest
Austin
Austin city leaders are mixed on the mayor’s plan to double the size of his staff. By doing so, he’d have four times as many employees as any other elected official. Plus, the city will pay $777,000 to defend water rates in a recently annexed neighborhood, ABIA will have to wait a little longer for a new parking garage and a downtown strip club could still be in the works. Our Jeff Stensland catches us up with the latest from City Hall. 02/27/2015 09:23 AM
Sports Night: Spurs Still Reeling on the Road, Texas Hoops Squarely on the Bubble
Texas
The rodeo road trip has not been kind to San Antonio this time around. The Spurs are 2-5 so far having lost four straight. They have two more road games before returning to the Lone Star State. The Texas basketball team is right on the bubble for the NCAA tournament. They have three games left that will likely decide their future, starting with their road trip this weekend to take on Kansas. All that and more in this "Sports Night." 02/27/2015 01:49 PM