San Marcos Texas songwriter and Cheatham Street Warehouse founder Kent Finlay died Monday morning. Finlay was known for helping young musicians hone their craft. Our Hays County bureau chief Russell Wilde remembers the man that would sing your story. 06:25 PM
It's no secret that the housing market is booming. The Texas Association of Realtors released its annual report Monday morning, which showed prices are increasing, thus making it harder for people to buy a first home. Our Chris Cybulski shows us what's behind the report and what's being done to make homes more affordable.
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Rep. Rafael Anchia has filed two bills to drastically reduce greenhouse emissions by 2030. Critics have called environmental regulations unnecessary red tape for businesses, but Anchia says it's time to put the politics behind us in the climate change debate and focus on the practical effects not only to the environment but also to things like industry and even homeland security.
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Bill Filed to Limit Use of Capital Appreciation Bonds
State Rep. Tony Dale is trying to cut back on the use of high-risk loans by Texas school districts. Dale announced a new bill Monday that would limit the use of Capital Appreciation Bonds, which are loans that don't require any payments until the end of the bond. 04:42 PM
Texans Celebrate Texas Independence Day Monday
March 2 is Texas Independence Day, which celebrates Texas' time as an independent nation. Our Jess Mitchell stopped by the Bullock Texas State History Museum Monday morning to find out more. 01:49 PM
Symposium Discusses Future of Connected Cars
Transit leaders held the first Connected Car and Autonomous Vehicle Symposium Monday. Representatives discussed how increasing wireless technology in cars can be used to make transportation more efficient. 05:39 PM
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Sports Night: PGA Golf Could be Coming to Austin, HS Basketball Playoffs Nearing the State Tournament
A report out Friday says the PGA’s Match Play Championship could be coming to Austin. The tournament features the top 64 golfers in a head-to-head format. The tournament is said to be played at Austin Country Club and would be next March 23rd-27th. Find out more in this "Sports Night." 03:15 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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2 Lanes Reopen After 18-Wheeler Fire on I-35 Near FM 1431
Round Rock
Update: Two southbound lanes of Interstate 35 near FM 1431 are now open, according to Round Rock police. The department says one lane remains closed for TxDOT repairs. Earlier: An 18-wheeler fire shut down a portion of Southbound I-35 near 1431 in Round Rock Monday morning. The area is expected to reopen between 11 a.m. and noon. Updated 02:40 PM
Brave Kite Fliers Brace Cold for Annual Fest
Austin
This year marked the 86th annual Zilker Kite Festival a tradition that typically brings out thousands to celebrate the start of spring, but Sunday's weather was anything but spring-like. Our Alex Stockwell shows us some brave kite fliers who didn't let the cold ruin their day. 11:13 AM
Austin Business Journal Releases List of City's Top Realtors
Austin
The Austin Business Journal just released its list of the top real estate agents in Austin. Colin Pope, editor of the Journal, brings our Amy Hadley more details in this "Business Now." 12:48 PM
Throw a Vintage Tea Party for your Marvelous Friends
Texas
Part of being “House Proud,” is entertaining. You’ll be scoring some serous hostess points by throwing one of Sophie Parrott’s parties. 01:32 PM
Hundreds Wrap Up Black History Month in East Austin With Celebration
Austin
Hundreds of people spent their Saturday wrapping up Black History Month with a vivacious celebration. The African American Heritage Festival has become a tradition in East Austin. Time Warner Cable News’ Alex Stockwell shares why the event is cherished by the community. 03/01/2015 03:57 PM