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Detention Center Evicts Men for Women, Children

Facilities to house undocumented child immigrants continue popping up. In Karnes County, Immigration and Customs Enforcement is taking a different approach by converting a facility that just houses men into one that only houses women and children. As our Ed Greenberger explains, the move shows how the immigration issue continues to quickly change. 7:00 AM

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

Urban planners are moving forward with revitalization work on Austin's East 11th and 12th streets. But while 11th street has seen a lot of commercial buildup, 12th street has grown at a much slower pace. Urban planners tell our Mitch Goulding that slower pace is actually a good thing.

6:47 AM

Perry Deploys National Guard to Texas Border

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

High School Football Players Prep for All-Star Game

Some of the state's top college football recruits are in San Antonio this week. They're fresh out of high school, and ready to make their mark on the college field. Our Travis Recek caught up with a couple of players as they get ready for Tuesday's all-star game.

7:07 AM

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TWC News Summer Selfie Campaign

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06/01/2014 03:19 PM

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CENTRAL TEXAS

Capital Tonight: Dewhurst Explains Details of National Guard Deployment

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst explains the decision to send National Guard troops to the border; immigration expert Denise Gilman talks about the legal needs for migrant children; Harvey Kronberg explains the Texas Ethics Commission's ruling on an influential activist. 07/21/2014 07:51 PM

AUSTIN

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

AUSTIN

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

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