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Flag-wearing man throws Molotov cocktail into Austin Dems HQ
"Authorities in Austin Texas a man threw a Molotov cocktail into the headquarters of the county Democratic Party in an incident captured on security video a man wearing an American flag bandanna threw the incendiary device into the Travis county Democratic Party headquarters at about two AM on Wednesday according to the Austin fire department no one was in the office in a small stack of papers was set on fire but was quickly extinguished by employees of a neighboring business the party chairwoman said a note was left with the politically motivated threat Boston fire captain Brandon Jennings says the man in the video was also suspected of vandalizing a Travis county administrative building a few hours later I'm Jennifer king
Texas' Ban on School Mask Mandates Temporarily Denied by Court
"The taxes Supreme Court is temporarily allowing school districts to implement mask mandates. Correspondent Tanya J. Powers has more the Texas Supreme Court's ruling leaves in place. A temporary restraining order from Travis County Judge Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Governor Greg Abbott had wanted the state Supreme Court to overrule that judge. Here's what all that means. Some school districts in Texas have been putting their own mask mandates in place in opposition to Governor Greg Abbott's ban on them. The court has now cleared the way for those districts to enact their own mask rules. Meanwhile, although Covid 19 vaccinations have increased in recent weeks, the delta variant continues to spread rapidly among the unvaccinated, including Children. According to the Texas Tribune. The two main groups that remain unvaccinated across Texas are white conservatives in rural areas, along with Hispanics and blacks in big cities. Among the unvaccinated are five million Children, many of them who are not eligible for the vaccine. Overall, about nine million vaccine eligible Texans have not gotten the shot just over 50% of Texans are fully
Austin-Travis County Moves to Stage 4 of COVID-19 Risk-Based Guidelines
"To mask up whether or not they're vaccinated and for people who are not vaccinated to not gather diner shop health experts and a growing number of lawmakers, both Republican and Democrats now calling on people to get their covid shots to protect against the Delta variant. Complicating the effort to reopen the country in this pandemic, a surge of gun violence at
Ex-Officer Who Police Say Killed 3 in Austin Has Been Arrested
"Sheriff's deputy wanted in connection with the deaths of three people in Austin, Texas, yesterday has been arrested. Authorities say. Stephen Broderick knew the victims, but they didn't say exactly how Say Brodrick resigned from the Travis County Sheriff's office after he was arrested last year on a sexual assault charge.
Former Austin Sheriff's Detective Suspect in Shooting That Left 3 Dead
"Is on for a former sheriff detective suspected of killing three people at an Austin apartment complex Sunday. Even projects a former detective with the Travis County Sheriff's Office facing charges of sexual assault of a child. Investigators say he opened fire, killing two women and a man in a domestic violence incident. The child was there but is now safe in police custody. News,
Austin can keep enforcing local mask mandate for now
"Back against the governor of Texas for repealing that states mask mandate Friday. Judge lore Living skin ruling that Austin and Travis County's masked mandate Kim continue. Despite arguments made by the Texas Attorney General's Office, Attorney General Ken Paxton sued the city and county two weeks ago when the municipalities continue to enforce mask rules after Governor Greg Abbott rolled back the statewide mask mandate and said local officials could not supersede his order.
Austin Can Keep Enforcing Local Mask Mandate, Judge Says
"A Travis County judges sided with the city of Boston and it's ongoing battle with the state over the local mask mandate, said he was soon a couple of weeks ago by Attorney General Ken Paxton after Austin continued enforcing the local ordinance. But the judge says local health authorities can continue
Texas AG sues Austin for refusing to lift mask mandate
"Sue Travis County officials for overriding governor Abbotts order to not require mask sexes. Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing Austin and Travis County officials over their decision to continue requiring mask wearing in public In a 25 page petition filed Thursday in Austin action as a state district judge to block Austin Mayor Steve Adler, Travis County Judge Andy Brown and City County Medical Director Mark S. Scott from Enforcing their mask mandate. Don Smith w B A P News as part of a multi million dollar partnership. Tarrant
Texas AG sues Austin for refusing to lift mask mandate
"Republicans in texas appear to be doing everything they can to sabotage the success of biden's roll out of the american rescue plan and the vaccine. And he's doing this. At the expense of the lives of texans both the texas ag and of course governor abbot now on wednesday texas attorney general. Ken paxton and indicted criminal by the way threatened to sue officials in austin and travis county if they did not lift local mask mandates. The announcement comes after governor. Greg abbott signed an executive order. Last week to lift the statewide mask mandate despite warnings from l. The ficials about that being incredibly stupid. The governor's executive order which took effect wednesday of this week. Also lifted capacity restrictions on the state's businesses at allowed local officials to impose mitigation strategies if hospitalizations due surge which they will but banned them from punishing residents who define mascot guidance and from limiting business capacity to less than fifty percent. Private businesses are still able to require masks on their premises but are no longer required to do so for the governor. Despite apps executive order ken paxton attorney general set in a letter wednesday that officials in the city of austin and the county that contains it stated that local orders requiring individuals to wear face masks while outside. Their homes will continue unabated. He addressed that letter to travis. County judge andy brown and austin mayor. Steve adler both of whom have said local mask. Mandates will remain in effect packs instead. The officials had until six pm wednesday to rescind any local mask. Mandates or business operating restrictions retract any related public statements and come into full compliance with the executive order quote otherwise on behalf of the state of texas. I will sue you. He said in response to paxton's letter mayor adler said he and brown would fight. Governor abbot an attorney general paxton's assault against doctors and data for as long as they possibly can
Texas AG threatens to sue Austin officials over local mask mandates
"Travis County to court if they don't re send their mask mandates, packs and tweeted Wednesday afternoon that the two governments had until six p.m. to get rid of the requirements. Mayor Steve Adler acknowledges a legal battle is likely there could easily be a legal issue with respect to whether or not the state law that gives the cities the ability to be able to enforce. Rules of the health authority whether they take priority over the governor's emergency water or not facts and says governor of its executive order ending government enforced mass mandates supersedes all local orders on the issue of its mass requirement expired Wednesday. But Austin Travis County's a Mass are still required for people outside their own homes. An arrest warrant has been issued for an Austin
Disaster Declaration Issued For Texas Due To Winter Weather
"Are warning residents to stay off the roads amid icy conditions, Austin Travis County AMs crews say From last night into this morning, they responded to more than 800 calls. Governor Abbott is Issued a disaster declaration for all of Texas because of the winter weather crews will be out clearing the roads. Extra police officers will be on patrol to help stranded drivers and search and rescue teams will be on call. There will also be personnel ready to address livestock concerns amid freezing temperatures. I'm
"travis county" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"Yeah, listen, 7 48, so glad you chose to join us here on the tide of Don, we are we had Travis County Commissioner Gerald Artery on with us just a few minutes ago, talking about more than 100 bodies in cold storage as result of hospitalization deaths. Travis County and this virus Now I don't know how many we normally have in in storage year after year. Because sometimes people die. They go on client. They tend to it could be homeless. Just have nobody that comes forward. What did the averages as far as in our morgues or what I mean the numbers I'm seeing across the country the You know the number of deaths is not that different than it was a year before the year before the full. In fact, apparently, according to some studies, we've you know, heart disease is about going Apparently that normally that's the biggest killer. Now, while we're almost flat on the live news line, Lyle is in South Austin, it says on the screen while you are a former deputy corner. To California and you were listening to that conversation. What do your thoughts Uh, well, First of all, they shouldn't be talking to us. Scott. Did you talk to the chief medical examiner of the county to find out why in the world was stacking bodies? E mean? I worked in the county where you know where I work in medical examiner's office. We had We have 72 hours in which in order to complete our investigation, determined cause of death. Homicide took a little bit longer, But most of the time it was we were done in 72 hours. In fact, Could probably get as a deputy coroner. If I knew that the medical death was caused because of us a heart disease or diabetes or whatever I could go to the doctor and talk to them and say is the cause of death due to diabetes. Yes. Will you sign the death certificate? Yes. So therefore there Doctor signed the death certificate I say in the death certificate released the body in 24 hours to the families so they can get on and get closure as far as the loved one past. I'm listen to F. Scott, he says were piling up bodies. I told your screener We have. There's some traditions of the Jewish faith has the as a tradition where you gotta you gotta bury a body before the sun down on the third day. I mean way honored those traditions, the Muslim faith. There's a specific way that you're supposed to prepare the body so you can turn it over to the family. I mean, it's just It's amazing to me that we're stacking up bodies here when we can go to a doctor and say this person died of diabetes with a complication. The Covic Yes, there's no need for autopsy. There's no need for a test. We know what caused the death of the doctor's going to sign the destiny. We should have the advice process and moving to the families. You're home within 24 to 72 hours. Allow you something like I'm just curious. How are you? I'm trying to trying to, you know, learn from this area. Are you saying that some hospitals have tapped into the economic side of death? And everybody's dying of covert, not necessarily diabetes. Yeah. No, I agree with you go to the CDC. What? You guys talked about it What to do about a month ago or whatever the actual death rate for Coleman is 10,000 period. So if someone has diabetes, in the complication of covert, they're docking, covet diabetes. And were you and we're using these numbers to determine you know how we go economically, and I think it's time passes. We're gonna learn more about these numbers in. It ain't gonna be anywhere close to what we're looking at What we think we're looking at right now. Well, maybe Gerald is sounding the alarm economic Click right Because these fish of these officials met the mayor and s Scots. They will go to stage five. And where there will be a curfew. There will be more restrictions. There will be. Yeah, Yeah. Look with you guys. And look what you know. They're your commissioner, and we've been talking about now for almost an hour. There's an absolute solution to our told your screen or I'll volunteer my time and go clean up. This mess form of push comes to shove because there's no need for a family having to wait for their body being piled up in a in a in a store. I told her we had a plane crash 274 deaths You know who we called called the military reason to have military because they had disaster moors. They helped us. We were done in three weeks. Period done. Yeah. Thanks, Lyle. Appreciate your call, man. Thank you very much. All right. Jump in here at 51283605 90 Donna in Austin. Good morning, Donna. Hey, Donna. Hey, Good morning, guys. What's on your mind? While I was looking at that guy earlier and I worked from the practice administrator at a medical clinic here, and I talked to the CEO of one of the major hospital systems here on Friday, and I asked him that specific question about the El Paso patients. I said, I hear this rumor. We're getting all these past patients. Is that true? And he said, Absolutely not. Not not that hospital system nor any other hospital system. They all communicate because of covert. He said that you also El Paso patients are going to Dallas and Houston and sometimes Colorado, Arizona, But we're protecting our community here, and they're not coming to Austin. So I just wanted to put that out there. That was a little disturbed. Bravo Sierra at the highest level, Donna, he may have told you that, but that is not true whatsoever. Dr Prescott has confirmed with this many times that we have been bringing people from El Paso. Not many, but some They may not. They may not be going to the hospital that your friend works that they may go. Maybe going to one of the three in this area, But, yeah, I mean, yes, it's just not true. Well, okay. Encourage. Encourage your hospital administrator to call the show and clear the air because all of them have been silent and we will not hear from the hospital in ministry. We have not. We have no Why is that? Because that concerns me the most. Why is that? Why is it that our health community at the highest level is silent. I think they're scared of the backlash ran a pandemic. We desperately need their knowledge because I don't think the picture is was. It fits the narrative, and I know a lot of people who work in hospital systems. And of course, the numbers are going up. And of course, they're being careful and safe. But they're saying that what they're saying on the news is not reflective of what's in the hospital to something in Austin. I just realized this is Donnelly from Army men's health. Our with Dr Mystery on the weekends there, Ugo. So how tell me how you guys are operating there? It's your facilities. I mean, It's great. We're really, really careful and safe. We wipe down everything we're taking. Everybody's temperature's. The safest place to be is probably in a medical facility. We're cleaning everything all the time, So don't be scared to go to your doctor's office. Most doctors offices are.
Austin, Travis County extend stay home COVID-19 orders
"The city of Boston and Travis County of extended the state homework save orders until February 16th of next year. In addition to wearing masks and social distancing the orders also state that social gatherings with up to 10 people should be avoided or minimized and gatherings of more than 10. People not living in the same household are prohibited.
"travis county" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"Travis County Republican Party, calling it a victory as a new agreement is reached with the Travis County clerk's office. He agreement gives poll watchers more access during the elections. Local Judy's Brian Russell says the last election was rather restrictive for poll watchers. Initially, the poll watchers were sequestered into a separate room over forced to watch the election counting done from the other side of pain of glass, and I have to listen to what was going on over speakers, Ronald says. That was unacceptable. And now those barriers have been removed, giving poll watchers the ability to do their job and make sure elections are done legally. John Colleen is radio K O. B. J also in the news, the number of people hospitalized for covert in Travis County's continued an upward trajectory. Today, they're 156 of them. That's an increase of 11 from a day ago over the past eight months, officials of flag 33,769 cases of the virus and Travis County right now, 1483 of those are active 31,824 of those have resulted in recoveries. Another hotel may come into the possession of the city of Boston today is council considers leasing the Fairfield Inn and suites on 1 83, not far from Anderson Mill Road Homeless Services officer Vela Carmen says it would be a 60 dailies costing more than 910 grand, and we're looking at both internal funding and federal funding to cover these operations, at least would also include 2 30 Day extensions, and the goal would be the house people who need isolation during the pandemic. If it's approved, it would be the six motel that the city is acquired either for covert 19 isolation or for housing. The homeless Cove in numbers are also rising for Williams and county and has 331 active cases today, 37 of those require hospitalization. Health officials have bumped a county into the orange stage. That means gathering should be limited to five or less. Total of 10,676 cases confirmed since March there in 10,187 are recoveries. Out of Texas doctors are gearing up for a covert vaccine to become available. The Texas Department of State Health Services has more than 2500 healthcare providers have applied to be able to administer it. Already, advisers vaccine candidate does appear the most likely to be rolled out first. The drug maker says it's vaccine has been more than 90% effective so far. Austin is losing another longtime restaurant brick of and calling it quits at the end of this month after serving up wood fired pizza in Austin for decades, management says covert 19 and rising property taxes certainly haven't held, but the main reason they say the closure is because the nearby hee be there in the arboretum is expanding, and it's not renewing brick ovens, Lise Recovered. First opened up in Austin in 1982 Shifting gears Now woman is sexually assaulted in East Austin, and that has Austin police on the hunt. Detective Leticia Acosta says it happened Monday near the Texas State Cemetery, and they're hoping someone in the area saw something at this time. No arrests.
Austin's Travis County could be just weeks away from a dangerous rise in COVID-19 cases
"New spike coming in Copan 19 cases in Travis County acting Austin, Travis County Health Authority, Dr Mark S. Scott says. While cases in the area have been fairly steady, that won't last come November. Projections here surpassed what we saw in June in July in just a few weeks from now ask out says, according to projections from the university. Texas, There is a 100% chance of new virus spread, and there will be a 110% increase in cases compared to the last 14 days. Robert wouldn't use radio K O B J Freak over
Houston's Harris county first day of early voting sees massive turnout
"This year, there are a ton of registered voters in and around Austin this year just about every single person who is eligible to vote in Travis County where Austin has has registered to vote. Travis. County announced today that of the over eight hundred and fifty thousand eligible voters in that county ninety seven percent of them are now registered to vote ninety, seven percent registration. Of eligible voters. That's Austin Texas. Then there's Texas's largest city Houston. Harris County is home to Houston and they had absolutely massive turnout today for their first day of early voting. For years ago in two thousand Sixteen Harris. County had forty early voting sites. This year, it's got over one hundred including ten drive thru voting sites where you can vote from your car Harris also doubled its number of paid election workers. They've got eleventh excuse me eleven thousand paid election workers.
Texas counties still limited to one ballot drop-off spot for now, court says
"The battle of boxes were in the news this weekend, right here in the state of Texas as thie ongoing court battle continues this weekend over how many of these valid boxes per county Should be available. For mail in ballots. Historically, we've had one Ballot box per county. For those mail in ballots. And now it appears this case is going to continue. On and on because As it stands now. A federal judge has barred enforcement of governor Abbot's directive. That would limit counties to just one mail in ballot drop off location. So that happened at the beginning of the weekend. Then yesterday. Ruling was blocked by an appeals court. Late yesterday afternoon. That appeals court granted a temporary stay. That Let's stand Governor Abbot's one box per county directive. The court gave the attorneys of posing governor Abbot's order. Until tomorrow to respond. So all this And then a three judge. Appeals panel is going to decide whether additional ballot boxes Can be used. Or not. So as it stands right now Travis County will continue accepting completed mail in ballots at one location. That's a 55 01 Airport Boulevard. That's Monday through Friday. The weekend hours are set to begin next Saturday. Travis County clerk a Dana Day, Beauvois said yesterday morning. Quote. We're not optimistic. That the fifth Circuit will do the right thing, But if they give me any room at all, I will reopen the downtown sites. As fast as possible. So as it stands right now limitation on the number of ballot drop off locations in Texas. Will stay in place. I'm just throwing this in. Because it's somewhat related. To the previous stories I was talking about, but there's certainly not implying There's any chick a nunnery going on here. There's a tradition in the state of Texas that it was one Mail in ballot drop off location per county. That's the way it's been. That's what Governor Abbott says it needs to be going forward. And now this is going back and forth. In the courts. Where will it end up? Will it end up in the Supreme Court? Before Election Day Election day just over three weeks away, right
Texas drastically limits ballot drop off sites before election
"Move yesterday on mail in voting. What's happened out there in Texas? Right? Well, only he decided yesterday that every county in the state 254 counties summer a little tiny summer giant should have only one drop up location for mail in ballot ballots. In other words, People out there who applied for and received mail in ballots skin Phil about make their selections than return that mail in ballot to one of the locations around the county that the county clerk designates through the county elections administrator Harris County down by Houston or where Houston is had a dozen of these locations set up in in Austin in around Austin, Travis County, they had five or six locations. And so the governor decided yesterday that they should have only one that's created to the searching on the part of Democrats Greg Abbott, of course, a Republican that they never cut, saying that he's monkeying with the election trying to disenfranchise voters who can't Make it to the polls on Election Day. The Republican strategists are saying, Look, you know if you're if you're concerned about that just brought the ballot in the mail and send it off. It's a baling ballot. Obviously, there's been a There's been a lot of doubt cast on the Postal Service's ability to handle all this extra volume, so it's going back and forth unlikely to be resolved. Perhaps There will be a lawsuit or something filed in court before Election Day, but it's still in what a month and a day away. Wei are do they
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott restricts mail-in ballot drop-off locations
"Tony Cruz with Jim Ryan Jim first. I mean, silly. Not at least get your reaction when you heard that both President Trump and Melania Trump Have Kobe 19 water. Things like that. They're in Texas boy that puts an interesting spin on this on this election cycle. Yeah. I mean, this thing this being 2020. It's almost hard to be surprised by anything that sure that certainly was surprised to hear that the president and first lady had tested positive. And and now we're ah, is sort of selfies leading at the White House waiting to see what happens. Next on Lena at this point is what the doctor Sean Connolly the White House position, He said that they're both doing well, you know, well. Doesn't say much about symptoms or anything else, but now it you just have to learn more of the coming days. What's precisely happening with him? Yeah, and and the impact to to your point as well. Let's talk a little bit about Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Pretty controversial situation. It would look like what it comes to voting in accounting and more than two million people. We just had ours expanded from eight Here in Jefferson County had eight locations now to 20, at least to get ready for November 3rd which probably still isn't enough, But what about there in the great state of Texas? Well, A lot of the counties have been adding drop off locations for early bounce fallacy is that you know, the request for mail in ballots have been skyrocketing. This year's people try to stay away from the polling places to avoid exposure to Over 19. So people are asking for these ballots. They're receiving them. They're filling them out. They have the option to mail them back in. But in the interest of ensuring that everything goes smoothly, A lot of voters are taking them to drop off locations. You drive through a location. There's an election worker there to take it from you. You don't have to get out of the car, even not to risk exposure that we'd drop it off and drive away. Hey, Harris County Court. Houston is had just added 12 of these drop off locations Travis County, where Austin is at added form or to their area. Both Dallas Tarrant County where Dallas and Fort Worth are. They each had one drop off location anyway, but the governor now has ordered that each county may have no more than one drop off location. What do Travis County and Harris County have in common? While they're run by Democrats and liberal Democrats at that, And you know the suspicion on the part of the States Democrats is that the Republican governor is trying to to mess with the election, trying to influence it unfairly. But Governor Abbott says he's simply trying to ensure that there is a boat security that there isn't the kind of fraud that could come with having multiple mail in ballot drop off locations. I'm sure that's very controversial. So with even the one location tell us about security. What does that look like? Yes, the will part of his thie announcement I made yesterday. The order that issued yesterday was that each of these drop off locations would have to allow at least two representatives of each candidate's various, You know, people who are running on the ballot, not just the presidents, but the down ballot candidates as well. Each would be allowed to have two representatives at each of these drop off locations also to ensure Vote security to ensure that the drop off locations or say are there are boats secure. You know, it's the same thing that President Trump has been talking about earlier this week, his insistence that in Pennsylvania some trump supporting ballot to our poll watchers were not allowed inside. Well here. Now that the governor is saying that poll watchers must be allowed inside, of course. Local election of officers in the various counties have said that that's always the
5 boats sink at Trump boat parade on Texas' Lake Travis
"Showing their support for President Trump on Lake Travis near Austin, got into trouble on choppy waters over the weekend. The event on Saturday called the Lake Travis Trump Boat Parade featured hundreds of boats decorated with trump banners and flags. But the Travis County Sheriff's Office soon receive 15 distress calls for votes taking on water stalled engines, capsized boats and boat sinking. Five boats ended up sinking during the event, with three recovered. No injuries were reported.
"travis county" Discussed on KOMO
"Defender dot com British police are searching for a man thought to be behind a series of random stabbings in the city of Birmingham, north of London. One man killed several others wounded. ABC is Julia McFarland is in London with the very latest. The suspect thought to be behind a late night stabbing rampage between midnight and two AM is believed to be still at large. Police say the stabbings do not appear to be terror related. And I thought to be random attacks. One man died. Another man and a woman suffered serious injuries, while five others were wounded, but not seriously harmed. Police launched a major incident in response to the attacks and continue to appeal for information. Julia McFarland, ABC News at the Foreign Desk in London trouble at a boat parade for President Trump in Texas, forcing emergency crews to Russia and dramatic sound of the rescue effort captured by broadcast If I'II veces line, Eloise has more scary moments on Lake Travis, near Austin, Texas, during the Trump boat Parade, swamp water, and they're thinking over here, several captain sending out distress calls as waves took over way. Three go down in the past 30 minutes from Blake coming over their vow the Travis County sheriffs This confirms at least four boats saying Fortunately, there were no reports of injuries or deaths. Lionel Boys, ABC News, Silvio Berlusconi's doctor says that the hospitalized former Italian premier is responding quote optimally To covert 19 treatment. This These ABC News and also someone who was here for you Sunday morning over six old four. See how the roads are this early morning here, Couple traffic.
"travis county" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"You remind her with you? Thanks a lot for being with US. Texas Tribune reported just a moment ago. Least 3958 people here in Texas have died from the Corona virus. 20% of those Report it just in the last week or so. Austin, Travis County Health officials said there are 239 confirmed new cases yesterday. So total cases. In Austin, Travis County. Over 17,400 the estimated number recoveries. Over 13,800 And according to county data, 466 people currently in Austin hospitals being treated Or the Corona virus. In a newsletter this weekend, Austin Mayor Steve Adler said the next couple of weeks are important for the city of Austin. Health officials were going to know with In the coming days. If Gonna be a big spike of hospitalizations associated with the fourth of July. Holiday weekend. So we'll stay on top of that for you. You're on Kale. BJ. I mentioned the president talked About the virus a little bit everything for masks to schools. Here's what he had to say about masks. I'm a believer in masks. I think masks again. But I leave it up to the governor's many of the governor's air, changing their more mask into they like Concept of masks, but some of them don't agree. And here's what he had to say about schools. Reopening schools after open young people have to go to school. And his problems when you don't go to school, too, and is going to be a funding problem, because we're not going to fund when they don't open. Their schools were not going to fund them. We're not going to give them money if they're not going to school. 51283605 90 Here on K. L. B. J and give us a call or send us a text here. Oncale, BJ. As I mentioned, it was a pretty good exchange. I thought between the moderator Chris Wallace and President Trump. There was some back and forth. They were fact checking. Each other on on different things that they were saying. And the president. Really? As he rode in on His opponent, former vice President Joe Biden. Here's some of what the president had to say about Biden. I say he's not competent to be president to be president. You have to be sharp and tough and so many other things. He doesn't even come out of his basement. They think. Oh, this is a great campaign. So he goes in. I'll then make a speech. It'll be a great speech and some young guys start writing. Vice President Biden said this this this is he didn't say it. Joe doesn't know He's alive, okay? He doesn't know he's alive. And you know why I won't lose because the country in the end They're not gonna have a man. Who who's shot he shot he's mentally. It was reported by the Daily Mail this weekend. And I'm not seeing this any other place. I'm always skeptical when I only see it in the Daily mail and yet It's reported that the president Had a tele rally. Friday evening. With some people in Wisconsin. Supporters in Wisconsin. Obviously, he was hoping to be there in person. They dial back the in person rallies because of the corona virus situation, he says. Until it quote get solved in quote. And so they're not going to be any more big rallies. Until things get a lot better. So it was only 22 minutes and You take a look at some of it. I mean, this is you got to know this is not how he wants to be campaigning. You know, he's sitting there in the Oval Office on the phone. And just without the crowd feedback and everything else. It was just Just not what he had in mind. You got to know the Trump campaign. They're looking for ways. To see how they control a Biden out. Maybe with some of the rhetoric from from President Trump today. I think that's going to work. I don't know hears that the president with Chris Wallace on Fox again. Trying. I think to kind of lure Biden. Out of the basement. Let him come out of his basement. Go around. I'll make 45 speeches a day. I'll be interviewed by you. I'll be interviewed by the worst killers that hate Mike. My guts. They hate my guts. There's nothing they can ask me. And I won't give him a proper answer to some people like it. Some people won't like you agree with that. But look You answer that. If I could sit through an interview like this, he'll be on the ground crying for Mommy. You say Mommy! Mommy, please take me home. But we've asked him for an interview. Sir. We can't do an interview. He's incompetent. And that he's even cracking up the moderator. This Wallace there And then the president made another point. That I think we're going to hear a lot of in fact, of all places, The Boston Herald an op ed piece. In the Boston Herald. First I'll let you hear what President Trump Had to say about how Joe Biden is really just going to be a puppet. For the handlers you've already touched on that a little bit. Here's some more of what the president had to say. About Biden's really not going to be the one running the show. He will destroy this country, but it won't be him. It will be the radical left. I think there's some merit to that. Here is out of the Boston Herald the op ed piece. So who will be running the show of Biden becomes the 46 president of the United States most likely I'll be a smorgasbord of power hungry puppeteers, plenty of loyal lackeys. From the Obama years. That's not a stretch. You take a look at At some of the campaign.
"travis county" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"For nursing home support in Travis county from a resource provision perspective and county has approved a contract with a staffing firm that will provide those emergency workers but it could cost up to fifteen thousand dollars per day Austin city council member Greg casar is behind a resolution that's calling on the city to craft a strategy to keep as many workers at home as possible the stars as workers and nursing home residents and the homeless are almost at risk this are also won paid sick leave for anybody showing symptoms Williamson counties will go forward programs already paid out more than seven and a half million dollars to small businesses county treasurer Scott has a Myers as that money is held nearly six hundred businesses in just a week's time applications will be accepted through June thirtieth the Texas education agency recently proposed intercession calendars for kids would start earlier but also get six week long breaks at various intervals Round Rock ISD superintendent Steve Flores says there's no certainty about much of anything right now the making that change could be quotes problematic if we say well let's be proactive and let's look at two weeks before I can tell you with what's going on nationally and day by day I think our August twentieth is our steadfast Davies and they will be as flexible as possible adopting that T. E. A. recommendation could add thirty more days on the school calendar and one week from tomorrow university of Texas will host a virtual commencement it will be streamed live on Facebook and the UT website that ceremony will begin at nine PM and now look at your news radio kill the J. radar weather watch a shower or thunderstorm in the area it will be humid hi this afternoon ninety from the weather center I'm Brian may and I'm Patrick Osborne get Austin news on demand news radio okay you'll be J. dot com check out Indian voices out loud podcast.
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"Corona virus in Travis county sixty six remain hospitalized three hundred ninety eight of the fourteen hundred and twelfth overall cases have recovered from the virus in the map from Austin public health shows south southeast and southwest Austin with highs pockets of cases in the city right now Round Rock nursing homes are struggling with cove in nineteen the Williams county cities and health district says it began investigating one facility late last week forty six of the two hundred thirty three people tested have come back positive including one staff member the county does not giving a specific location and construction of the Kalahari resort Round Rock grinds to a halt with the news that multiple workers have tested positive for corona virus the Hensel Phelps construction company says they wanted to be as cautious as possible so that ship the site has been shut down for cleaning and sanitizing by a professional crew it is five thirty four now if you look at Austin's on time traffic not seeing any problems out there they move along very well for you at the moment no crashes no stalls no overnight construction even should be hanging up at the moment so if you have to hit the roads that was a good time to do it skillet your news radio killed each year in our weather watch a breezy day to day with sun and clouds I eighty eight window it's up to thirty miles per hour breezy humid with low clouds tonight lows sixty eight still breezy and humid tomorrow from the weather center I'm Kevin Snyder this in cedar park and I'm Patrick Osborne get Austin news on demand it news radio cable B. J. dot com hi this is geico knows there are many reasons why you're right from the camaraderie of the other bikers a band of brothers always there for you rain or shine to the amazing savings you get with geico on your motorcycle insurance and accessories coverage all year round but for it was one reason particular it was my helmet hair I was born with him here I'm trying to cut it a bunch of times even buzz in it but it immediately just goes back down there geico motorcycle fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more millennials entitled dreamy technology reliant eighteen to thirty four year olds are about to move into their purchasing power are you ready contrary to what you may think millennials are very observant and have introduced new corporate expectations into the market ninety percent of consumers will switch brands to one associated with the good cars given similar comparisons how do we know insiders a group of people that uses advertising for good how can we improve your community visit I. N. C. I. T. impact dot com Todd and don shelf where we're number one calling out their number to live and we want you to join us at five one two eight three six zero five ninety now here are tied in Dhanbad old man what a beautiful weekend it was and what a great week it is to start business again let's do it how about that help her up it is five thirty six and we're so glad you chose to join us here on the top of don show in and of course you can jump in anytime at five one two eight three six zero five ninety use that same number to call us and to Texas so in various interviews this week governor Greg Abbott she talked about re opening the state gradually based on the rate of spread of the cold nineteen later today the governor will reveal specifically what that means but until then he said it will basically look like you know each county's response to the coronavirus and how quickly that virus is spreading in those communities.
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"You know upset with this mandatory order this extension here in Austin and Travis county about wiring you know a mask out in public right and you know people start to feel the pressure well I mean you know we're reason people are being asked to wear them it it it it it work as well I mean it in less you can get six feet away from somebody yeah and so it none of us want to do it but you know it's it's something I can tolerate for for a little while if if it is not like we we have all that many options of places to go right now anyway you know you don't have to wear it at home you don't have to word out on your walks you don't have to worry if you're you know working in the yard or anything like that but if any situation of public where you're not going to have enough control of your distance from people got to do it yes and it including on the job for those essential workers Zach yeah and you gotta keep your space and I'm seeing people around here wearing them I'm in this glass enclosed room here by myself and so I don't I really don't need it not inside out here but once you walk out of that room and into the lobby or something like well a lot of folks are going to be folks out there yeah but but yeah this place is a ghost town yeah absolutely listen Elizabeth Warren and former president Barack Obama they were incredibly brave and bold now that we only have one Democrat candidate for president so they've come out and endorsed his like what was that well yeah that's right yeah yeah senator Elizabeth Warren endorsed Joe Biden this morning for presidents more than a month after ending her campaign cloaks in this moment of crisis it's more bored than ever before the next president restores America's faith in good effective government and I see Joe Biden help our nation rebuild today I'm proud to endorse she tweeted out along with the video just a a few minutes ago yeah I wish Joe Biden wanted the job actor exactly I really don't think he does yeah I I just don't I I think this thing probably he didn't want to be there to begin with and he was considered the savior and now everybody just kind of fell off fell off to the side to side well here here I am yeah yes although it is not very exciting no no there's nothing about him that gets people excited and I you know I I do think it is Brock Obama it was probably like yeah I guess I've got to do this thing you know it's it's important to get this done I need to be behind it and I I don't I I just wonder what he what he was really thinking it sure took a long time for him to get here yeah there are long time to get here listen Bill Gates he says that president trump is dangerous for cutting up funding to the well World Health Organization sentence this morning the work is slowing the spread of culvert nineteen and if that work is stopped northern organization can replace them is what Bill Gates tweeted out trump made the announcement yesterday that he's going to hold back on five hundred million dollars in funding that's amount of money that's you know they're gonna feel that as we hear from vox reporter Kristen Fisher they will feel it and you know this is something that president trump has been talking about and considering doing for several days now yesterday he made it official the United States immediately suspending funding to the World Health Organization and I'm gonna go ahead and let president trump exclaimed one ratio failed to adequately obtain.
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"Of Austin to become too expensive for many families eastern Travis county precinct one has experienced a thirty four percent growth now people who cannot afford to live another price your parts of Austin they're moving day neighborhoods like cod colony park and Austin's colony those two neighborhoods he said that's what's really and said would benefit greatly from an enhanced Travis county expo center he says are the families are moving their kids who grow up close to transportation health care and recreation but none of those things are available in those neighborhoods yeah the park surrounding Waltari Long Lake has no amenities it it it would be you know would be visitors prevented from coming in by you know the barbed wire surrounding that property commissioner Jamaican expressed his fear that leaving those kids out there with nothing to do one of the the school to prison pipeline that's a quote he asked the committee members to remember the gentrification of seven eight seven zero two saying the city should air here mark city land close to the expo center for affordable housing before the prices go up jump in here at five one two eight three six zero five ninety talking about like out on the deck lane area where the expo center is in that part of town AS far east Austin rather like out there yeah you know it is there's no doubt there's a lot of growth going on out there now but but I can understand exit it's still though kind of a rural area and and I think they are right there is not much for kids to do out there and the expo center which is I think under utilized and is also really everyday becoming more and more dated they do need something out there that kind of anchors and owners owners a lot of others on the other side the push back against her Jamaican here I'm not trying to push back on it on his idea but some would say that doing all these things would only increase the property values out there and gentrify even more people further out now strongly told committee members that the problems that they're talking about such as faltering facilities at the expo center we're still a problem and the rodeos lease with the city expires in twenty twenty three and by that he said the rodeo must decide whether to find a new home or not yeah he said he said the problems with the current building noting that even the facilities problems the rodeo had a record year last year the stops at the rodeo owns forty seven acres next to the expo center but does not own any of the buildings so they're talking about some incredible changes out there Travis county commissioners recently named a new committee that includes travail yen and fellow commissioner Brigid Shea as well as community leaders to pressure the city council to help the county solved it's exposed in our problems now following the meeting councilmember Leslie pool said she did not agree with the contention that the council had fully committed to expanding the convention center because they still don't have a price tag for that expansion however she's probably in the minority on that Popper Madison I believe the city council has been fully committed to expanding the expo center yeah you know that this I mean this is a really really good point this this is right before the expo center is and and decker lane that that is on the very edge of Austin right there once you get past their there's not much I don't know what the kids do out there I've never really thought about spend a lot of time out there playing golf with the blue bonnet golf course was open now they close that and they're making that making way for a what what do they need out there what what's what's needed out issues and and and what our kids in other parts of town have that's the kids on the east side out there by the expo center don't hand well and you know and they they do need some kind of community center environment where were kids some put some in like the millennium youth center just some place for kids to get you're listening to the best of Todd and Donna on newsradio Kael be Jeff right now you're listening to the best of the Todd and don show but stay with us we're live coming in at five thirty a news radio que L. B. J. look for the morning low clouds and fog will give way to some sun for today hi getting up to seventy nine tonight will be cloudy and mild a low of sixty one from the weather center I'm Kevin Snyder this segment at quicken loans are seventeen thousand team members know that home is so much more than a house that's because our clients tell us all the time Hey this is Jay Farner CEO of quicken loans.
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"We need to increase the inventory of places to be able to go because we need to find better safer places for people to be but also to be able to demonstrate the community that we can in fact at that time and yet in Quebec you haven't communicate that very well yeah okay you want some inventory yes some inventory there is a sixty plus acre tract adjacent to the community first village yep is that in city limits are set Travis county it's it's only edges on right there yeah it's a wooded area round up all the campers and all the various parts of the city and tell him this is your spot you can camp here to your heart's content yeah got resources right across the street here and community first village they could even help you out in some form or fashion yeah there's a solution yeah that's you know there's there's wrong with that that's part of it I'm sure yeah no no no only one hotels and and everything else but I'm just saying all these campers that are springing up all around town that people are getting tired of yeah and they want the government to get involved what one the governor and the mayor work together clean up all the campers put him in that sixty acre track and there you go let's so let's squeeze in a Johnny he's downtown on the top of don show Johnny which got yeah it's pretty shaky show again Hey at you know the mayor I don't know where he's coming from Ashley where it's like the Democrats all they care about spending money they want to spend more more more more to fix problems you do not fix the homeless problem by providing homes to the homeless people it does not work that way and he's such an idiot I can believe anybody would vote for this guy well the guy he talks like word salad like he's a fifth grader stringing together a bunch of words in a book reports making no sense whatsoever he talks about better communication but he couldn't even go through a.
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"To get afternoon Aymeric like of this is a service of GMR roofing and sheet metal strong thunderstorms headed into Williamson and northern Travis county more coming up and kill the jays radar weather watch in a few moments meantime Austin looking into a new speed management program to increase safety while part of the program will include lowering the default speed limits for all Austin rose would also focus on other factors like road with Jay blouse a Crosley is with the pedestrian Advisory Council having wide lanes and wide streets encourages all of us to feel like we have to drive faster and then that is extremely problematic the urban transportation commission will discuss the program this week and it could go up for a vote by the full city council sometime in August Austin police are still in the hunt for the person or people responsible for shooting on six street over the weekend that left two wounded APD officials report witnesses say thin black men with dreadlocks may have been the shooter but they have they say this is not confirmed they're hoping more witnesses will come forward Leander's public library conference rooms remain off limits after the drag queen storytime controversy the event drew national media attention and protesters in because the library to seize renting it's conference rooms till further notice the drag queen lifestyle in culture is highly sexualized and is now an historically connected to adult night clubs that often include nudity Jonathan signs with Texas values tells fox seven news it also caused concern for Leander parents and families at such an event would be held at a public library during the day aimed at children the Leander city council will hear about it soon John Cooley newsradio kale BJ so called co working spaces like we were galvanized in the refinery or mixing it up as businesses large and small change and grow the commercial real estate firm C. B. R. east him down he says as large companies buy up office space and properties expecting future growth co working spaces are giving businesses another optional say Hey gigantic global company contract with us for to see globally and you'll get a bill for twenty five hundred seats but you can spread those out around the world Donahue says this is in reaction to those multinational companies needing more flexibility Kael BJ news time for for time to take a look at Austin's on time traffic.
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"News and Greenwood county. Kansas officials ordering all people below the full river reservoir to evacuate immediately as they released water from the reservoir. I'm Carmen Robertson. This is Fox News. Newsradio KLBJ. I'm Eric drug use and Travis county remains throwing problem medical examiner. Keep hankered says there was an unexplained decline in two thousand seventeen but the number of drug related deaths last year spike by twenty percent from where they weren't twenty sixty race over the last three years in Travis county shows that drug deaths. Go across all racial groups Caucasians being the largest men make up seventy nine percent of those deaths city leaders have postponed a plan to impose new requirements on scooter companies similar to the franchise requirements already in place for taxi companies including an annual franchise fee. The idea was put on hold with some council members voiced concerns. A franchise model might create more unfair regulatory burdens on those companies. A pair of credit card skimmers have been found one at the seven eleven on I thirty five and was branch Parkway and another in bastrop major brand gasoline station on highway seventy one you've been to either of those check your Bank statement, your KLBJ, radar weather, watch mostly cloudy humid. Overnight low seventy five get Austin news on demand at NewsRadio KLBJ. Dot com..
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"Drug use in Travis county remains throwing problem medical examiner says there was another twenty declining twenty seventeen but the number of drug related deaths last year spike by twenty percent from where they weren't twenty sixty race over the last three years in Travis county shows that drug deaths. Go across Paul racial groups Caucasians being the largest men make up seventy nine percent of those deaths city leaders have postponed a plan to impose new requirements on scooter companies similar to the franchise requirements already in place for taxi companies including an annual franchise fee. The idea was put on hold, when some council members voiced concerns, a franchise model might create more unfair regulatory burdens on those companies a pair of credit card skimmers have been found one at the seven eleven thirty five and wells branch Parkway and another in bastrop major brand gasoline station on highway seventy one you've been to either of those check your Bank statement, your KLBJ rate. Our weather watch mostly cloudy humid. Overnight low seventy five get Austin news on demand at NewsRadio KLBJ dot com. Tom. Ban. Mississippi's new law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected around six weeks of pregnancy wants to take effect July. First putting the ban on hold district. Judge Carlton Reeves wrote here we go again, accusing state lawmakers of defying his court last year. The Obama appointee struck down another Mississippi law which banned abortions at fifteen weeks of pregnancy in this preliminary injunction Reeves siding, with attorneys from Mississippi's only abortion clinic, who argued the new law would eliminate all abortions in the state because most women don't even know they're pregnant when a fetal heartbeat is I detected Jane nuts ler. Fox news. Expect flooding in severe weather to continue through the night with many parts of Texas under tornado watches several rounds of thunderstorms come through, what seems like day after day, and unfortunately, many of the thunderstorms have been severe producing either strong straight light winds large hail. And in many cases, tornadoes meteorologists Steven, Kinney with the national weather service. Jefferson City Missouri cleaning up after an e f three tornado slammed right through the middle of the city on Wednesday night. The severe storms also causing flooding evacuations are underway across states from Oklahoma as far north as Nebraska. The army corps of engineers is warning people in Arkansas to stay on the Lert for flooding on the Arkansas river that may head to historic levels parts of northeastern, Oklahoma of or to southeastern Kansas, have gotten more than eight inches of rain and just seven days. And the stock market ins higher for ahead of memorial. Day's holiday, but doesn't stop the Dow from posting his longest weekly drop in eight years. The Dow rose ninety five points on Friday. The NASDAQ rose eight US markets will be closed Monday from boreal day. I'm Carmen Roberts said, this is Fox News. Ace is the place with the health. The hardware folks. It's our biggest grill event of the year, the best time to buy the latest grills from our exclusive lineup of premium brands like wherever trigger and more, get free assembly free delivery, and free fuel on our top girls and accessories. Three ninety nine and up and don't miss our neighborhood barbecue fest this Saturday from eleven AM to two PM enjoy great drilling demos and expert advice poli at ace offer for awards members through may thirty first see per spending source for scheduling or exclusions, propane tank not included. Summertime tips and fun facts.
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"Road closed down due to power lines being across the road county sergeant. Angela Leyland's only as they did not have any reports of any serious injuries. North Texas could pick up another two inches of rain tonight say agencies trying to plan ahead. The governor says he put agencies like textiles on standby in anticipation crews and Ellison Aveiro counties and Dallas county ready to go and respond, and we're just watching the weather like everyone else national guard Texas task force one and DPS among agencies that are on standby. We'll continue to monitor the weather throughout the night, again, a severe thunderstorm watch continuing until eleven tonight until the north of San Antonio the Austin metro area being hit hard right now by heavy rain severe thunderstorm warning underway and again for the Travis county area. A flash flood warning underway from Austin west all the way to the west of Fredericksburg keep it here. We'll keep you advise all night long. Breaking news on the hour on the half and anytime W A dot com. Brought to you by I mart credit union. I'm Brian gone. Newsradio twelve hundred W O Y. Thousand dollars eight thousand bucks campy listening for your chance to win a thousand dollar an hour cash contests. Listen each weekday at thirty minutes past the hour from five thirty AM to eight thirty PM be listening for the keyword and your chance to win in the thousand dollar an hour cash contests on NewsRadio twelve hundred w. A dozen WAI is brought to you by McLean. Optical the glasses people deeds McLean optical the glasses people since nineteen thirty eight all vision plans are welcome had Dietz McLean. No plan. No problem. Full service, fair value provider. Log onto DM optical dot com. Locations in San Antonio, Berni, marble, falls and temple..
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"Listen, I know it's hard to talk about wildfire preparedness because we've the midst of all this rain, but when the rain clears and the sky start to start to shine bright back to reality, Texas. Get dry later this summer. No doubt about it. Right. Yeah. The Austin fire department is hosting an annual wildfire prepared to symposium today. Wildfire. Mitigation officer Justice Jones says the western part of the county has traditionally been deemed the most at risk because all the trees the rolling hills. You know that area the Steiner ranch community, but he says the east side town east side of the county is is also at risk. We came to the conclusion of the all of Austin Travis county both east and west has potential for major impacts from wildfire until we know that we live in Texas. We always have the risk of wildfires. Now, we've got a list of all kinds of recommendations and the wildfire risk assessment. They were not website at NewsRadio KLBJ dot com. Basically once you once the what's the sky start to dry up a little bit as you get ready to clear some brush away from your home and take precautions that kind of. Yeah. And think back to twenty seven thanked back to that. And try to get your your mind around that in Rin and remember. The the intense reality of this situation because yeah, we're wet the we've we've been a couple years away now from from a drought, and you kind of forget and you need to go back. I need to go back to remember. Because you you and me both. I mean, we live surrounded by shooter trees, and I can remember a C one thirty coming over my house to drop water on a massive fire out. No kill back in twenty seven. That was a weird day shirtless. That was a weird weird day in a very scary day. And we really thought we were about to evacuate or we thought we were going to have to bug out. Yeah. And and people dead. Yeah. Remember the stories of people trying to get outta Steiner ranch. Man. Absolutely six. Oh, eight got a lot to get to this morning. Including a Bill aimed at the Major League Soccer stadium deal. No longer applies. Yeah. This is pretty interesting. The stadium has been grandfathered in will not be included in this tax protection for Travis county the AST in the hospital district. We'll explain about that. Also got an update from Texas State university identifying students that were arrested this week in net brawl on campus right over the red Maga hats. Yeah. Yeah. Bill to preserve the Muny golf course. The lions municipal golf course some land there in west Austin has advanced after Kirk watching Senator Kirk watch and made a few revisions. There's a plan on the table an idea on the table to save. This historic golf course, Ron they're trying. They're trying the states willing to sell it to the city of Austin. But the city of Austin really has never made a move to try to buy it. I don't think that the city government is interested in buying this thing, and it really breaks my heart it does. But city government would be the the citizens of the people for the people in by the peop-. And apparently, there's just not enough of the people going to city hall saying, hey, save this golf course. Apparently, the people are the ones that don't want it, right? We'll get into that. Coming up at six twenty six oh nine at time for the rush update. Senator Elizabeth Warren still running for president re you may have forgotten. But she is and she recently talked about her childhood at a campaign event. She told a very heart wrenching story, which will assume is true. Unlike her native American heritage. Yeah. Her dad had a heart attack. He pulled through but he couldn't work anymore. So her mother who had never worked went to the workforce. She took a minimum wage Gigot, Sears and saved the family from going under now her point had nothing to do with the get it done character of her mom or the value of hard work. Elizabeth Warren's point was that her mom was able to take care of the family on the minimum wage, which I don't believe, but we'll go with it. She says that today's minimum wage earner should be able to support a spouse a kid and abortion here and there and maybe a mortgage payment. Well, what would that take fifty thousand a year one hundred thousand I'm just throw the numbers out? Why not a million a million would cover most people in however, many number of abortions they want, but after we pay off student loans and give them free college and free healthcare and a universal guaranteed income. Why should they ever work? Why should they get an education who was ever going to need a job Sears or otherwise? You know, there's no one quite like, your mom and with mother's day. Just around the corner surprise her with a gift as unique is she is Sheri's berries. These.
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"Travis county plans to invest property taxes. Some major public transit expansion jet. Sarah Eckhard says the county has grown its tax base substantially in the process lowering tax bills three of the past five years, but Eckhard test. It's time to think big in terms of transportation that'll grow alongside the county's growth as a whole expect to see Travis county and the central Texas regional mobility authority considering deeper investments in transit outside the city limits of Austin could include rapid transit bus service up one eighty three or expanding the mobility already. Do include Hays county at guard says the county will call on voters to approve millions more by two thousand twenty three Patrick Osborne. Newsradio Kilby Jesse Austin police department struggles to retain its current officers. There's also an issue with hiring new officers police association. President Ken Cassidy says it's becoming a trend in all major cities. That's going on in Houston. San Antonio Dallas. Everyone's very. Sure, he says the latest cadet class started with Ninety-six in October. Now, it's down to only fifty six one point eight billion dollars in Harvey relief. Money would be rolled out at the state capital capital press conference, Lieutenant governor Dan Patrick announced. Three bills have been filed to help the state prepare for future natural disasters. Like harvey. You can never prevent sixteen inches of rain falling. But we can do everything we can to medicate those issues in the future state Senator laws. Coal course, Bill would develop best practices and dealing with future. Disasters. Senate Bill six instructs the Texas Department of emergency management to create a guide for local officials on disaster response and recovery. The other bills would create a statewide flood plain and resiliency fund to help support flood projects at the capitol. Chris FOX, News Radio KLBJ income tax payer, subsidized housing for southeast. Austin is on the agenda for the city council today last session city council voted ten to one for the town lake circle projects with. Council member. Greg Cassara voting against his reasoning was the developer didn't fill in all the blanks in the form where how many units are being built. And how many units were being affected during the construction process? It does seem that there is intensive demolish some number multi family units and given the importance of our conversations on displacement. I'm not ready to vote. Yes on this. Ross council did not feel as strongly as he did the project will go through a second reading today. John cooling, NewsRadio kale. San Marcus police officers are recovering after a man crashed into them during a traffic situation. They were arresting a woman for drunk driving a second car slammed in the back of the police car. Both officers were knocked to the ground. Neither was seriously injured seven thirty three.
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"The Travis county sheriff's office continues an investigation into an assault involving a student lake Travis high school students a female teacher was punched in the face multiple times by teen male because he was angry about a grade that she'd given him however, LT ISD spokesman Marco Alvarado says privacy laws prevent any specifics from being released by the district. We do take it seriously, and it continues to be under investigation of the teacher reportedly had to misclass- following that alleged assault. The Austin school district says more than a dozen students had to be taken to the nurse's office at parades middle school when a gas Mel filled the air in total fifteen students were affected by the odor, which actually caused evacuations one in the morning and one in the afternoon. But the fire department says no evidence of gas leak was found the district. Now says all students are okay. Well, a concept known as right-sized streets in Austin may be wrong for first responders some in the emergency community like Austin firefighter, association president Bob Nick, say that Austin streets that are supposed to encourage walking and cycling are hampering fire and EMS response in several areas some areas where they put in traffic calming islands and different types of devices and particularly downtown where they purposely limited the size of the roads to disincentivize vehicle. Traffic says some neighborhoods are removing some of the impediments to first responders. But he says downtown streets are still their biggest problem, Eric like of NewsRadio KLBJ massive new Kalahari resort and convention center in round rock is on track to be open and operating by November of next year and once open around rock resort will offer restaurants bars, nearly a thousand hotel rooms a two hundred and thirty three thousand square foot waterpark at least seven hundred people will work there making it one around rocks largest employers and Austin's airport has set yet. Another record for passenger traffic last year nearly. Sixteen million people flew into and out of Abiola outpacing twenty seventeen passenger count of fourteen million at marks the ninth consecutive year for record setting passenger traffic here in Austin. And it's now six four let's get a look at Austin's on time traffic. Here's Don prior just use all delays.
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"Newsradio KLBJ. I'm Eric Wykeham. Travis county commissioners. Three hundred eighty five million dollars a debt refunding new courthouse complex at voters turned back three years ago. Not sitting well with Travis county taxpayers union founder Don Zimmerman now government is using emergency certificates of obligation to contradict the voters wishes at the polls, and this is a very bad development. Former AUSSIE councilmember Ellen tracks player says the city's property tax rate is doubling every nine years but thinks that this is the year for property tax reform on the state level. She'll be lobbying for that. With the Texas public policy foundation education. Austin has long said the state needs to spend more money on public education. However union president can is feels new proposals involving paying high-performing teachers six figure salary don't really go far enough. He says the state wants all kids to succeed I has to want all teachers and school district employee's to succeed. Your KLBJ radar weather watch cloudy, mild overnight with a low of fifty to get Austin news on demand at NewsRadio KLBJ dot com. of angels near the Pacific Ocean. Good morning. Good evening wherever you may be across the nation around the world. I'm George Noory. Welcome to coast to coast AM later on tonight. Talking animals, I'm not kidding. Here's what's happening. Two US service members into American civilians were among those killed in an explosion while conducting a poll and Syria. An attack that came less than a month after US President Donald Trump announced his intention. Withdraw troops from the war-torn country. The Islamic state group claimed responsibility for the morning attack. Which local groups said killed sixteen people in the US patrol town. Earthquake seemed.