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Council districts vie for top prizes in 'Austin Recycles Games'

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Recycles Games, a competition among the 10 city council districts to increase Austin’s recycling, kicked off Monday.

The goal of the competition is to increase residential recycling rates and help residents overcome barriers to recycling, said Austin Resource Recovery. 237 more words


Football fans at UT report more assaults, spend more money

AUSTIN (KXAN) – University of Texas leaders are looking back on the first year of beer and wine sales in the stands at Longhorns football games. 270 more words


Austin leaders hope to give and receive advice at Paris climate talks

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Several key Austin leaders, including Mayor Steve Adler, will attend a summit for city leaders from around the world in Paris.

President Obama joins world leaders for a key conference on climate change.  410 more words


Man found dead near Burnet Road, possibly hit by vehicle

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on Gault Lane near Burnet Road in North Austin on Monday afternoon. 89 more words


City to review performance measures for APD, AFD, EMS

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The city’s Public Safety Committee plans to review key performance measures for the Austin Police Department, Austin Fire Department and Austin-Travis County EMS. 123 more words


Eliminate Slip and Fall Accidents to Avoid a Small Business Insurance Claim

For a small business, any sort of insurance claim can cause issues. Not only does it put stress on the bottom line financially, but it can also give a bad name to a small company who depends on a stellar reputation. 312 more words


Austin City Council members to address taxpayer funded Syrian refugee relocation

AUSTIN (KXAN) — As debate rages nationwide on whether to accept Syrian refugees into the United States, Austin’s Public Safety Committee will discuss Monday night whether to devote taxpayer dollars to Syrian refugee relocation efforts. 389 more words