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AUSTIN

Latino Leaders Urge Hispanic Austintes to Stay Informed, Vote

With two weeks until Election Day, Latino leaders are encouraging Hispanic citizens to stay informed and to get to the polls. Our Alese Underwood shows us how Hispanic voters are using this historic election as a way to address specific community needs. 10/23/2014 06:10 PM

Better communication, more testing labs and specialized care centers were just a few of the recommendations from doctors and health care experts at the first hearing of the governor's 17 member task force on infectious disease. Our Karina Kling has more on what they say is needed to better the system.

10/23/2014 03:53 PM

The Governor-appointed Ebola preparedness task force heard from the public for the first time, Thursday. Watch today's show for details on their recommendations Plus, new polling numbers show a big lead for the GOP. Is there time for democrats to overcome?

10/23/2014 01:32 PM

Where Do Abbott, Davis Stand on Education?

Education has been a focal point in the Texas Governor's race. Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis have both laid out their plans for the state's school system and they've been campaigning on them ever since. Our LeAnn Wallace takes a look back at what the two say Texas should do moving forward.

10/23/2014 03:14 PM

Energy Industry Job Fair Attracts Hundreds of Veterans

Hundreds of military veterans are trading their fatigues for business attire, looking for their next job opportunity. For many of these servicemen and women, finding a job after years of service can be a challenge, but as our Alex Stockwell explains, efforts are being made in Texas to connect military veterans with quality jobs.

10/23/2014 06:04 PM

ACC Aims to Offer 4-Year Nursing Degrees

Austin Community College wants state permission to expand its associate degree program in nursing. The college tells our Mitch Goulding that with state approval, it can provide a cheaper alternative for nursing students, while meeting the needs of hospitals in Central Texas.

10/23/2014 04:35 PM

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Austin's 10-1 Election

Interactive Map: Do you know what district you live in? Austin voters will soon pick one candidate to represent their own geographic district under what's called the 10-1 plan. That's not all--after Election Day, Austin will also have a new mayor. We've compiled an interactive map and candidate bios to keep you informed ahead of Nov. 4.

Updated 09/09/2014 12:19 PM

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AUSTIN

Dog & Duck Pub Moving at End of Month

The Dog & Duck Pub will be moving from its location at the intersection of 17th Street and Guadalupe at the end of the month. 10/23/2014 11:52 AM

AUSTIN

Neighborhood Group Calls for 10-1 Council to Rewrite City Development Code

Any Austin homeowner who has tried to do a minor addition or remodel knows the difficulty of sifting through city code. One group plans to clean it up starting next spring, but as our City Reporter Jeff Stensland explains, developers and neighborhoods are divided over how much overhaul should take place. 10/23/2014 09:03 AM

AUSTIN

Church Groups Raise Money to Bail Out Immigrant Detainees

Outraged by the imprisonment of immigrant women and children, some faith-based groups in San Antonio are standing together to have them released. Our John Salazar attended a rally where religious leaders are putting their money where their mouth is. 10/23/2014 04:19 PM

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