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Wildfire News Update
UPDATED 12.19pm Tuesday As the wildfires continue around Austin, the situation is starting to look a little less bleak but still horrific. Here are the latest available updates from city, county and state agencies.

12:19PM Tue. Sep. 6, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Bastrop Pets Need Austin Homes
We told you this morning about the shelters opened to help humans escaping the Central Texas fires. Now Austin Pets Alive and the Austin Humane Societ needs your help with the relocated animals endangered by the blaze.

12:53PM Mon. Sep. 5, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Shelters Open to Receive Evacuees From Central Texas Fires
More than seven wildfires in the Greater Austin area were reported on Sunday, including those in Pflugerville, Cedar Park, Spicewood, Steiner Ranch, and Bastrop. Forecasts of continuing wind gusts of up to 30 mph through Monday, and ongoing dry conditions prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Red Flag Watch for Labor Day.

11:32PM Sun. Sep. 4, 2011, Anne Harris Read More | Comment »

Perry Campaign: Double Duties and Revolving Doors
Should we be expecting a large number of resignations from the Governor's Office on Tuesday? After all, several current members of Gov. Rick Perry's official staff are joining his campaign staff. And obviously the governor's office would not want any implication out there that he is managing his presidential run out of his capitol offices.

1:06PM Sun. Sep. 4, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

City Budget time! By now you’ve hopefully paged through our examination of the city budget, coming to the dais Sept. 12. After the jump, a recap of recent citizen input on the omnibus measure, and inklings of what budget adoption may look like.

3:53PM Fri. Sep. 2, 2011, Wells Dunbar Read More | Comment »

Longhorn Ethics
Is the Longhorn Network a fan club or a sports news operation? Well, that may depend on what ESPN wants it to be, and Deadspin and AwfulAnnouncing.com have both called the sports broadcasting leviathan out for including this weekend's UT/Rice game in their college football top 25 preview page.

3:45PM Thu. Sep. 1, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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F1 Moves to November 2012
Ending months of speculation, the date for the inaugural Formula One Grand Prix at Austin's Circuit of the Americas has been pushed back: The new date is November 18, 2012.

1:53PM Wed. Aug. 31, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

TDH: 8/31/11
We’re still unpacking the news from last week’s City Council meeting, and one notable bit concerned what council didn’t do: take any action on the Downtown Plan, which was punted to October 6. The biggest concern lies in the CURE/Density Bonus dichotomy, which city staff shed a little light on recently.

1:35PM Wed. Aug. 31, 2011, Wells Dunbar Read More | Comment »

Sparks Grants Temporary Injunction in Ultrasound Case
Federal Judge Sam Sparks today issued an order, granting a temporary injunction against the state's new ultrasound-before-abortion law, set to take effect Sept. 1.

4:21PM Tue. Aug. 30, 2011, Jordan Smith Read More | Comment »

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