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Bag banners beware. In a unanimous ruling issued Friday, the Texas Supreme Court decided that a city government may not ban commercial establishments from selling or providing single-use bags under the state's solid waste disposal act. The Supreme Court affirmed a lower-court ruling that struck down a bag ban ordinance by the city of Laredo, which targeted single-use plastic or paper checkout bags. They found that a state law that bans local governments from prohibiting or restricting the sales…
Siemens is looking to tap into the technology developed by Austin's Austemper Design that enables integrated circuit design “functional safety” testing and hardening in applications including automotive and aerospace, according to an announcement.
In the latest sign of South Austin’s growth, HEB Grocery Co. is turning dirt on a huge store on South Congress Avenue near West Slaughter Lane — and that's good news for a Dallas developer already working on an adjacent retail center that has several tenants lined up.
While Austin has a reputation for being LGBTQ friendly, at the state level, Texas does not score well. Only California, New York, Oregon and Washington, D.C. have passed progressive laws protecting LGBTQ populations in a dozen categories of legislation, including conversion therapy, hate crimes and discrimination in schools, employment, housing, health care and public accommodations, according to the Human Rights Campaign’s 2017 State Equality Index. The ranking could influence corporate relocations…
The luncheon celebrating Austin's Best Places to Work for 2018 was a boot-scootin' good time. More than 700 people attended the Friday event at the downtown Hilton Austin hotel. But in addition to the raucous cowbell ringing and countless exclamations of "Yeehaw," the event highlights tons of tips for business owners, executives and office managers. The 75 winners in Austin Business Journal's annual list of workplaces go above and beyond to empower employees — so pay attention to what makes them…
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Health risks facing migrant children separated from families. Plus, Texas Democrats at their first political convention since Donald Trump was elected president. And Austin’s new police chief says he wants the department to be “trusted and respected by all.” Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org
Texas Republicans hold their first convention since Donald Trump became president. Plus, the Democrat trying to defeat Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. And why can’t you swim in Lady Bird Lake? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org
The Republican-dominated Texas Senate gears up to tackle school shootings. Plus, a family pushed to the outskirts of Austin as mobile home parks are redeveloped. And thousands of motorcycles roll into town for one of the largest such gatherings in the country. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org
Why the hottest May ever recorded in Austin could set us up for a scorching summer. Plus, a new art installation at a bus stop at 12th and Chicon Streets that remembers Austin’s African-American history. And it is Bee Cave or Bee Caves? And where are all the bees? Those stories and more in this...
Texas Democrats choose their candidate for governor. Plus, why undocumented parents could have to choose between a green card and services for U.S.-born kids. And the history behind the bell tower on Cesar Chavez Street. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org
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The ban has been in place for 50 years after the tragic deaths of two sisters.
The sports complex will include two new regulation-sized National Hockey League ice rinks, two turf fields -- one indoor and one outdoor -- and areas for family entertainment, sports medicine, retail space and restaurants, all encompassed at the 157,000-square-foot facility, the company said.
The students told officers two black men kicked in the door of their apartment, struck them with rifles, stole their belongings and left, UTPD said. APD asked anyone with information about this burglary to call 512-974-2000.