Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Capital Tonight: McCaul Assesses Threat from Islamic Militants

Rep. Michael McCaul joins us in-studio to talk about the threat of Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria; Public Policy Polling Director Tom Jensen examines new numbers out of Iowa; policy analysts take an updated look at the influx of immigrant children. 08/27/2014 06:57 PM

On Wednesday, Mobile Loaves and Fishes broke ground on the Community First! Village that will soon house more than 200 of Austin's homeless. Our Victoria Maranan shows us what it took to reach this new start.

08/27/2014 04:49 PM

Congress to Return with Border on the Agenda

Congress is on break, but when lawmakers return to Washington next month they have a lot on their plate, immigration in particular. Our LeAnn Wallace has more on the latest from the border.

08/27/2014 05:39 PM





Southwestern Debuts Student-Built Solar Chairs on Campus

With classes back in session, three Southwestern students have come up with a way to help their classmates soak up the last sunshine of summer. Last year, the students won a grant from Southwestern University to build a prototype of their solar chair design. The university tells our Mitch Goulding they liked the idea so much, the chairs are now rolling out across campus. 08/27/2014 03:52 PM


Water Project Clogging Traffic at McNeil High School

Round Rock ISD students encountered an extra hurdle heading back for their first day of school. A City of Austin water project has cut the number of lanes in front of McNeil High School in half. On top of that, drivers will now have to deal with that construction for an extra two months due to a delay--but the school district tells our Mitch Goulding that traffic hasn't been as bad as expected. 08/26/2014 03:59 PM

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