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Loved Ones Honored with Memorial Trees

Growing a tree in honor of a loved one is a memorial that can last a lifetime. Austin's Christi Center offers services to grieving families free of charge. Our Alese Underwood shows us how nearly 400 trees at Old Settlers Park are helping the healing process. 10/25/2014 02:40 PM

You may be tired of hearing about urban rail, but people both for and against the proposal admit most voters are just starting to pay attention. Our Jeff Stensland looks at how rail's supporters and opponents will use their sizable campaign war chests.

10/25/2014 09:15 AM

The Department Of Defense is preparing its response to Ebola. Our Russell Wilde takes us inside Brooke Army Medical Center where an elite team of doctors is preparing to battle the deadly disease.

10/25/2014 09:36 AM

More Voters Mailing in Ballots This Year

The convenience of casting ballots from home has driven a spike in voting by mail this election. Friday was the deadline to submit an application for a mail-in ballot, but only certain people qualify for this form of voting. Our Karina Kling takes a look at why more of them opted to take this route this time around.

10/24/2014 06:24 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

Trees Cut Down to Make Way for MoPac Sound Barriers

The next step in the $204 million MoPac Improvement Project is underway. Our Alese Underwood tells us how many neighbors have different opinions on the sound walls going up in their back yards. 10/24/2014 06:10 PM

BASTROP

Firefighters from Across Texas Gather in Bastrop for Training

Firefighters from across the state are in Bastrop to learn about wildfires. The Texas Forest Service is holding classes on everything from using tools to fire tactics. Chris Cybulski takes us to the academy to show us a major problem facing the fire service. 10/24/2014 04:13 PM

AUSTIN

Suspect Still at Large After Report of Shots Fired in North Austin

A suspect is still at large after deputies with the Travis County Sheriff's Department and officers with the Austin Police Department responded to a report of possible shots fired at the Churchill Crossing apartments near Wells Branch Parkway Friday morning. Updated 10/24/2014 09:58 AM

TRAVIS COUNTY

Council: City Code Overhaul, ACL Noise Complaints and More

The Austin City Council had another busy meeting Thursday—weighing in on possible changes to city code, tackling a slew of noise complaints during this year’s ACL, approving late night construction on first read and much more. Our Jeff Stensland it has it all in our council wrap. Updated 10/24/2014 01:11 PM

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