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AISD: Who is Under the Axe?
The scale of the 1,017 staff cuts Superintendent Meria Carstarphen will present to the AISD Board of Trustees on Monday is daunting enough. Now district parents and employees have a chance to pick apart the presentation, and it's clearer now which schools, offices, and individual jobs are under the lay-off axe.

12:06PM Sun. Feb. 13, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

The AISD of a Thousand Cuts
When Austin ISD rings reporters at 4pm on a Friday, calling a press conference for 4.30, it's never good news. This time, it was to say that Superintendent Meria Carstarphen will ask the trustees to cut 1,017 jobs. What's raising real eyebrows is not just how big that number is, but how the announcement came, and where the district's CEO was when it was made.

8:41PM Fri. Feb. 11, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

The Daily Hustle: 2/11/11
This morning saw another development in this spring's City Council elections: 101X drive-time DJ Toby Ryan showing up at City Hall this morning, filing campaign treasurer paperwork in a Place 4 against Laura Morrison.

3:00PM Fri. Feb. 11, 2011, Wells Dunbar Read More | Comment »

The Totally Quorate Totally Awesome Auschron Newscast
Council may not be meeting in twos and threes any more, but that's how the Totescast crew roll. Wells Dunbar regales you with his finest Fred Durst impression over renaming Solid Waste Services, Richard Whittaker scours for public school funding and Jordan Smith asks, "WTF is up with you people?" a lot when it comes to mandatory sonograms.

2:27PM Fri. Feb. 11, 2011, Jordan Smith, Wells Dunbar and Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Reefer Roundup 2/11/11
This week we've got news of a big APD bust, human handlers affecting the work of drug-scent dogs, a proposed bath salt ban, the DPS warns against travel in Mexico, most people favor marijuana, and more!

10:11AM Fri. Feb. 11, 2011, Jordan Smith Read More | Comment »

Fuzzy, Furry Valentines
Want love on Valentine's Day? According to the Austin Humane Society, the best way to do that is to let the furry into your heart.

7:21AM Fri. Feb. 11, 2011, Jordan Smith Read More | Comment »

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The Daily Hustle: 2/10/11
Hey there, the Hustle here with a reminder about this morning's City Council meeting. We're particularly interested in Austin Energy's blackout presentation. We'll be sending out updates via Twitter, so follow us for some fresh takes. And for more info, check this week's preview of the council agenda. Until then!

9:23AM Thu. Feb. 10, 2011, Wells Dunbar Read More | Comment »

A Purse Drive for Mothers
Who knew? You can help stop the insidious cycle of domestic violence by donating a purse! Children in shelters across the state, including SafePlace in Austin, will now be able to give their mothers a Mother's Day gift thanks to the Texas Advocacy Project's Handbags of Hope purse drive.

5:50PM Wed. Feb. 9, 2011, Anne Harris Read More | Comment »

House Committees Announced
The House committee appointments are out, and Speaker Joe Straus ignored conservative calls to deprive Democrats of any chairmanships. That said, Travis County got screwed on the leadership posts. Welcome to the new era of Austin-bashing.

2:16PM Wed. Feb. 9, 2011, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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