Justin Ward

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Divesting from Reality
Divesting from Reality
House members try to hitch their wagons to the Sudan divestment star.

News, May 15, 2009

These Colors Don't Fold
These Colors Don't Fold
The Lege pauses from its hectic schedule to take up the hot-button issue of flag-folding

News, May 6, 2009

Warm Fuzzies Follow AISD Linux Flap
Warm Fuzzies Follow AISD Linux Flap
All is well after a teacher's misunderstanding about open-source software sparked much unexpected ire

News, Dec. 26, 2008

Access Denied: Cap Metro Blocks Blind Contender
Transit agency's Access Committee cries foul over board decision

News, Oct. 24, 2008

Bus Drivers Back at the Table
Bus Drivers Back at the Table
No one's headed to the picket lines yet, as Cap Metro negotiators have agreed to return to negotiations with the bus drivers' union

News, Aug. 29, 2008

Bus Driver Strike on Horizon
Bus Driver Strike on Horizon
Bus drivers union ATU 1091 has rejected Cap Metro's contract and authorized a strike

News, Aug. 21, 2008

Union Considers Final Offer 
in Cap Metro Negotiations
Union Considers Final Offer in Cap Metro Negotiations
If ATU 1091 rejects StarTran's offer – and they might – a strike could be on the horizon

News, Aug. 15, 2008

Committee Approves Bus Fare Hike
Raises approved for all except elderly and disabled passengers

News, Aug. 8, 2008

Cap Metro Disability-Service Cuts on Hold
The Texas Civil Rights Project has been given more time to fight Cap Metro's changes to services for the disabled

News, July 4, 2008

Rolling Rebellion at Capital Metro
Rolling Rebellion at Capital Metro
Budget cuts threaten transit services for the disabled

News, April 4, 2008

Target Target: Janitors win a legal victory
Target Target: Janitors win a legal victory
Laid-off janitors at Target sue for overtime and back pay

News, Feb. 29, 2008

Community Meetings on Bike Projects Coming Up
Community Meetings on Bike Projects Coming Up

News, Feb. 14, 2008

KOOP Arson: The jazz behind the fire
KOOP Arson: The jazz behind the fire
Music dispute is reported motive behind crime

News, Feb. 8, 2008

AISD's Fingerprints
AISD's Fingerprints
Guilty until proven innocent

News, Feb. 1, 2008

Close Encounters of the Stephenville Kind
Close Encounters of the Stephenville Kind
UFO watchers sighted in Stephenville.

News, Jan. 25, 2008

Dinosaur-Track Rescue Mission Under Way at UT ... Slowly
Dinosaur-Track Rescue Mission Under Way at UT ... Slowly
Bureaucratic hurdles not withstanding, legendary fossils could soon have new home.

News, Jan. 25, 2008

District Begins National Background Checks
District Begins National Background Checks

News, Jan. 10, 2008

UT's Brackenridge Tract: Speculating on Speculation
UT's Brackenridge Tract: Speculating on Speculation
What will become of these coveted 345 acres where Lake Austin Boulevard meets Enfield Road?

News, Dec. 7, 2007

Austin Bishop Checkmates 'Dark Materials' in Schools
Trilogy's anti-religious themes and author's beliefs get books banned from local Catholic schools

News, Nov. 16, 2007

Student Housing, Decades of Biological Research Up in the Air
Bracken­ridge Tract Task Force recommends removing or relocating student housing and lab west of campus

News, Oct. 19, 2007

Austinites Mobilize in Support of the Jena 6
Austinites Mobilize in Support of the Jena 6
Local march part of one of largest civil rights demonstrations in recent history

News, Sept. 28, 2007

Pearce Gets a New Principal
Pearce Gets a New Principal
Is the Houston import a 'good guy' or a 'jerk'?

News, Aug. 24, 2007

Local Businesses' ADA Compliance Questioned
Texas Civil Rights Project launches barrage of lawsuits against businesses it alleges are failing to comply with ADA statutes requiring equal access for persons with disabilities

News, Aug. 3, 2007

Local Conservation Programs Get Big Bucks

News, July 3, 2007

New Akins Principal: Running from Ysleta?
Ysleta ISD board apologizes for actions of former Bel Air High School Principal Daniel Girard, who is coming here to head Akins High School

News, June 29, 2007

Unfair Firing at AISD?
Unfair Firing at AISD?
In few-month span, Travis Heights Elementary custodian placed on administrative leave, fired, restored, placed on leave again, and finally terminated – stories behind ordeal vary

News, June 22, 2007

Akins High School's New Boss Departing Current School Amid Tension
Teachers at El Paso high school have filed grievances against Daniel Girard, Akins High School's incoming principal

News, June 15, 2007

Probation Officers Union: Bexar us the pain
AG backs out of subpoena to out anonymous bloggers on site formed by Bexar Co. probation officers to aid in unionizing effort

News, June 15, 2007

Akins High’s New Boss Departing Current School Amid Tension
Teachers at El Paso high school have filed grievances against Daniel Girard, Akins High School’s incoming principal

News, June 8, 2007

Johnston's Backup Plan
In light of latest Johnston High test scores, district draws up contingency plan in anticipation of decision from state on underperforming school's future

News, June 8, 2007

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