Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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Experts: High Rents Could Push Business Out of Austin

It's no secret living in Austin is a lot more expensive than it used to be, but some experts say if the cost-of-living keeps going up, it could bring the local economy to its knees. Our Victoria Maranan explains. 07/21/2014 06:41 PM

Governor Rick Perry has called in the National Guard to boost security along the Texas/Mexico border. Our LeAnn Wallace explains what role these troops could play.

Updated 07/21/2014 04:43 PM

Councilman Martinez Files Paperwork for Mayoral Race

Council Member Mike Martinez was joined by his family at City Hall as he filed the necessary documents, including a petition with about 600 signatures - more than double the number needed to get his name on the ballot.

07/21/2014 05:54 PM

Motel Security Guard Arrested, Charged with Murder

Robert Earl Goins, II was arrested Monday by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and charged with murder, a first degree felony, for the shooting death of 27-year-old Jonathan C. Cook Friday night.

07/21/2014 03:38 PM


TWC News Summer Selfie Campaign

TWC News wants to see how you are enjoying the summer months. Tweet, Facebook or e-mail your selfies to us all season long.

06/01/2014 03:19 PM





Volunteers Clean Colorado River After Rains Push Debris Downstream

Austin's rains last week pushed plenty of debris downstream to Bastrop, which is why nearly 100 volunteers helped clean up a popular spot along the Colorado River this weekend. Our Alese Underwood shows us how small choices miles away can make a big difference. Updated 07/21/2014 06:29 AM


Adoptions Flow After Dogs Rescued From Hoarding House

Bastrop County Animal Control was in danger of overcrowding after a large number of dogs were rescued in an animal hoarding case, but when word spread over social media, adoptions started flowing out of the shelter at record speed. 07/20/2014 05:26 PM


Crews Find Body of Boy, 16, Missing in Lake Georgetown

At about 9:15 a.m. Sunday, divers found the body of the 16-year-old boy who went missing in Lake Georgetown Friday. They had been looking for the boy at Overlook Park since he disappeared below the water at about 4 p.m. Friday. Updated 07/20/2014 01:11 PM


Former Kyle Mayor Gets Presidential Appointment in DC

Former Kyle mayor Lucy Johnson is heading to Washington, D.C., after getting a presidential appointment to serve as the deputy assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Education's rural outreach. 07/20/2014 10:14 AM

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