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AUSTIN

Affordable Housing in High Demand

About 2,500 people will receive Section 8 housing vouchers Wednesday. However, the city expects between 20,000 and 40,000 applicants — as many as 16 people applying per home. Chris Cybulski shows us how one landlord is trying to do his part to address affordable housing needs. 10/21/2014 02:39 PM

Governor Perry announced a second Texas facility to deal exclusively with Ebola cases. Congressman Michael McCaul joins the show to assess the federal Ebola response. Finally, we get an update on the Lieutenant Governor race.

10/21/2014 06:55 PM

City Developing Master Plans for 5 Cemeteries

Austin's parks department is putting together a plan to spruce up local cemeteries. The department oversees five municipal cemeteries, including one that is home to some of the city's original inhabitants. A local nonprofit tells our Mitch Goulding they've been working with city leaders for more than a decade to finally bring new life to Austin's unassuming historical sites.

10/21/2014 04:34 PM

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Delayed

Gov. Rick Perry was scheduled to appear in court on Halloween, but now his attorneys say that hearing will take place Nov. 7. Perry was indicted in August on two felony charges relating to his threat to veto funding for the state's Public Integrity Unit if District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg didn't resign after a drunken driving conviction.

10/21/2014 05:04 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

Sidewalks Coming to Rainey Street While Other Neighborhoods Wait

Families on the outskirts of Austin say they're clamoring for the switch from an at-large city council to the 10-1 district plan. Our City Reporter Jeff Stensland shows us one amenity neighbors say they've wanted for years, but has yet to receive. Updated 10/21/2014 09:05 AM

AUSTIN

Lawmakers Learn More About State's Ebola Readiness

State lawmakers continue to search for answers on how to be better prepared for future Ebola cases, should they arise. As our Karina Kling reports, one hospital CEO says they would not be comfortable treating an Ebola patient long-term. 10/20/2014 04:55 PM

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