Central Texas top stories for March 13, 2023. Austin ISD special education backlog. Travis County Expunction Expo. Williamson County Essay Contest. UT Men’s and Women’s Basketball.
Central Texas top stories for February 28, 2023. Travis County Sheriff racial profiling report. Austin terrorism prevention grant. Texas Education Agency teacher vacancy report. Bluebonnet season.
Central Texas top stories for January 25, 2023. Travis County supportive housing. New power plant in Central Texas. Eanes ISD Fentanyl awareness. Hays CISD school repairs. UT Basketball. Austin FC academy first pro.
Central Texas top stories for January 24, 2023. Fire related deaths in 2022. TxDOT I-35 feedback meeting. Hays county homeless count. Williamson county homeless count. Travis county summer youth employment program.
Central Texas top stories for January 4, 2023. TxDOT I-35 plan. Travis County rent relief. Crockett Gardens Falls collapse. Gunfire on New Years Eve. O’Henry museum reopens.
Central Texas top stories for January 3, 2023. Teacher compensation report. Uvalde families push for gun safety laws. Travis County Christmas tree disposal. Red River Free Week.
Houston native and WNBA star Britney Griner freed in a prisoner swap with Russia. We’ll have the latest. Also the dismissal of charges against an Ecuadoran migrant at the center of a controversy over federal and state authority. Laura Rice talks with Katie Hall of the Austin American Statesman. Plus a focus on a photography app that’s gone viral and why tech expert Omar Gallaga has some serious concerns about it. Also the joint effort by the U.S. and Mexico to bring back the Gray Wolf. And tis the season, and not just for tamales. Taco journalist Mando Rayo with more holiday tastes and some food for thought as well. Those stories and much more today on the Texas Standard:
Central Texas top stories for November 4, 2022. Lake Travis ISD $700 million bond. Accessibility in Travis County polling locations. Travis County gun violence program. Utility assistance. My Park Day. Texas Basketball, Soccer and Football.
Central Texas top stories for November 1, 2022. Austin Energy rate hike. Austin’s October rainfall. Round Rock special education stipends. Travis County gun violence resolution. Capital Metro service disruptions. Zilker Park reopens.
Central Texas top stories for October 26, 2022. Tornado in Jarrell confirmed. Gun buybacks. Travis County broadband. Proposition A. San Marcos library no late fees.
Central Texas top stories for October 13, 2022. Austin Energy rates. High wildfire risk. Single use plastic. Travis County affordable housing. Elon Musk wastewater. Austin art grants.
Central Texas top stories for October 11, 2022. Travis County voting locations. Williamson County water repairs. Austin Animal Center animal transfers. ACL weekend one attendance.
Central Texas top stories for October 6, 2022. KUT Mayors forum. Robberies in North Austin. Hays county District Attorney candidate forum. New Travis county tax office. Austin Bergstrom busy October.
Central Texas top stories for October 3, 2022. Austin living wage. Austin races in the November election. Gubernatorial debate. Leander ISD propositions. ACL starts Friday. UT Football. Austin FC.
Central Texas top stories for September 21, 2022. Travis County early voting. Austin City Council D5 and D8 candidate forums. Central Health budget vote delayed. Suggested teacher shortage solutions. UT Austin President Jay Hartzell and tenure. Austin transportation survey and virtual open house.
Central Texas top stories for September 20, 2022. Leander water restrictions. Property tax rates. Early voting. Teacher shortage. Slaughter lane bus stop. Monkeypox vaccine clinic.
Central Texas top stories for September 2, 2022. Travis County budget. Mobile home park residents. Poll watcher training program. State Board of Education. Texas football is back.
Central Texas top stories for August 19, 2022. Travis County’s COVID-19 Community Level now Low. AISD student attendance. Free rides to cooling centers. Taylor Cemetery’s historic designation. Austin’s Pride Parade and Festival. Austin FC v Minnesota United.
Central Texas top stories for August 9, 2022. Monkeypox health emergency. Hays County water emergency. Neurotoxins in algae. Travis county burn ban. Mental health in prison. AISD bond meeting.
ICU bed capacity is slim to none in most parts of the state. What that means on a practical level and why adding more beds isn’t really the solution. And as COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the state, the messages about the protection of getting vaccinated and wearing masks continue. But do we need to change what we’re saying or how we’re saying it? And how safe is it to go to a concert right now? Musicians and venues weigh the risks. Plus we’ll take a closer look the infrastructure bill in Washington and how much money could come to Texas. And we’ll examine national identity and sports as we talk with a Texan who competed at the Olympics under the Puerto Rican flag. Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard: