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Do You Trust the Police?
What should you do if you're stopped by the police? What if you're deaf? Those are among the questions posed to Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo on this week's episode of ACCESS News.

1:42PM Wed. Oct. 12, 2011, Jordan Smith Read More | Comment »

Carter Family Files Civil Rights Suit Against Officer and City
The family of Byron Carter, the 20-year-old man killed during a May police shooting, today filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the shooter, Austin Police Officer Nathan Wagner, and the city of Austin.

4:31PM Tue. Oct. 11, 2011, Jordan Smith Read More | Comment »

AISD Takes November Vote
So the City of Austin looks lonelier than ever with its May election date. Last night, the Austin Independent School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to shift their elections to November of even numbered years.

3:54PM Tue. Oct. 11, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Downton Versus Workman in GOP Primary
Who did Travis County Rep. Paul Workman annoy? (Democrats, don't answer that.) Seems that one of the House Republicans' inner circle has decided that the one-term GOPer needs to go. Ryan Downton, the man that helped draw the latest House maps, is going after Workman's House District 47 seat in next Spring's primary.

5:00PM Mon. Oct. 10, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

The Totally Awesome AusChron Newscast Sparks Up
Puff puff give! The Totescast is back, starting off with a trip into Marijuanaland, a new book exploring the contradictions of reefer's quasi-legal status out West. Closer to home, we give you the backstory on last week's controversial vote keeping city elections in May, and sound off on Occupy Austin. Jordan Smith and Wells Dunbar are beating the drums.

2:19PM Mon. Oct. 10, 2011, Jordan Smith and Wells Dunbar Read More | Comment »

Video from the Occupy Austin demonstration
 
Voices of the 99 Percent
There has been a lot of talk from the right wing echo chamber about how the nationwide response to the Occupy Wall Street has been too vague, and no-one really knows what the protesters want. However, as Katie Tomasino found out, members of the Occupy Austin event are pretty clear about their hopes and fears.

10:24PM Sun. Oct. 9, 2011, Katie Tomasino Read More | Comment »

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Council Keeps Spring Elections
In a third and final vote this afternoon, a split City Council took the final step to preserve a May mayoral election in 2012, instead of moving the contest to the higher-turnout month of November.

5:05PM Fri. Oct. 7, 2011, Wells Dunbar Read More | Comment »

Animal Extravaganza
Listen up animal lovers: this is your weekend. That's right the Austin Pet Expo is coming to town Saturday from 10am to 6p at the Travis County Expo Center.

3:50PM Fri. Oct. 7, 2011, Jordan Smith Read More | Comment »

Big City Council Meeting Today
Hey there, the Hustle here with a friendly reminder City Council meets today. The agenda's an interesting one, with the second vote to set elections for this May, but the Occupy Austin kick-off outside City Hall should illuminate as well. Follow us on Twitter for updates throughout the day. Or I'll just see ya down there!

9:01AM Thu. Oct. 6, 2011, Wells Dunbar Read More | Comment »

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