Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Commissioners Grill CapMetro Reps Over Lack of Service

The mercury kept rising at Travis County's Commissioners Court Tuesday with Capital Metro representatives in the hot seat. Commissioners are upset that, despite calls for more buses and stops, Capital Metro isn't expanding service in East Travis County. Our Victoria Maranan looks at the issue. 07/22/2014 07:05 PM

Just hours after one federal appeals court dealt a blow to health care subsidies under the Affordable Care Act, a second, separate court upheld the same part of the law. Our LeAnn Wallace joins us with more on what this could mean for Texans who have already enrolled.

07/22/2014 06:24 PM

US: No Evidence of Direct Russian Link to Downing of Plane

They say the passenger jet was likely felled by an SA-11 surface-to-air missile fired by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine and that Russia "created the conditions" for the downing by arming the separatists.

07/22/2014 04:12 PM

City Employee Killed in Collision with 18-Wheeler

Police say 22-year-old Ernest Gonzales, an Austin Resource Recovery employee, was killed after the truck he was driving collided with an 18-wheeler in East Travis County Tuesday afternoon.

07/22/2014 05:52 PM

Body Found in Lady Bird Lake

Austin police are investigating a body found Tuesday afternoon in Lady Bird Lake near South Congress Avenue.

Updated 07/22/2014 07:28 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





Local Program Helps Send Low-Income Kids to College

Since 2002, a local program has been helping kids become the first in their families to go to college. Now Breakthrough Austin is expanding to help more students find, and realize, that dream. 07/22/2014 06:07 PM


AISD Shows Off 2 New Facilities

On Tuesday, the media got to tour the new Performing Arts Center as well as a new elementary school. Both are being built with money from a bond voters approved in 2008. 07/22/2014 05:17 PM


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


FAA Suspends All Flights to Tel Aviv

The FAA is prohibiting U.S. airlines from flying to Israel for 24 hours because of heightened security concerns. Our Washington bureau reporter Geoff Bennett has details. 07/22/2014 04:45 PM


Former Judges Ask Supreme Court for Rodney Reed Appeal

Eight retired judges are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to accept an appeal by Rodney Reed. The Austin American-Statesman reports the judges aren't claiming that he's innocent, but that he got poor representation from his trial lawyers 07/22/2014 08:02 AM

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