Central Texas top stories for July 27, 2023. Speed monitoring signs part of Texas effort to reduce speeding. Flash drought worsening in Central Texas. Proposed increase for Austin Police budget getting criticism. Austin gets $65 million to address homelessness. Gas prices seeing rapid rise. Elgin ISD expands clear backpack policy. Hamilton Pool partially reopens for swimming.
Central Texas top stories for August 18, 2022. Lake Travis ISD bond proposal and bus driver shortage. Financial strains for college students with children. Pine Pond fire and forecasted rain. Reduction of water inflow at Lakes Buchanan and Travis. Flash drought study.
How many police shootings since the start of the year? Though data is hard to come by, there may be a crowdsourced solution. Also, you’ve heard of flash floods…but what about flash droughts? That’s the term more and more climatologists are using to describe the state of Texas right now…we’ll have more. Also…is the heat and lack of water leading to a milk shortage? Plus. anti-semitic graffiti in San Antonio–a Rabbi in the stricken community on why the cleanup’s more powerful than the paint splatter. All that and much more on todays Texas Standard: