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First step in fixing Austin Energy's customer service: 'We have to really revisit empathy'

I once covered a Florida sheriff who told voters: “When you call 911, I want good things to happen.”

OK, set aside for a moment the fact that if you’re calling 911, something terrible is happening. 1,064 more words

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First step in fixing Austin Energy's customer service: 'We have to really revisit empathy'

I once covered a Florida sheriff who told voters: “When you call 911, I want good things to happen.”

OK, set aside for a moment the fact that if you’re calling 911, something terrible is happening. 1,064 more words

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M is for Masturbate

They say that four out of five men admit to masturbating. And the fifth is a liar.

Actually, that old joke is not far from the truth.  501 more words

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Report: Texas Bathroom Bill Diverted From School, Tax Issues

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A new report on keeping Texas prosperous says legislators in 2017 unnecessarily diverted attention from topics like education and taxes to concentrate on a failed “bathroom bill.” 153 more words

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Texas court reporter shortage threatens to delay hearings

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A shortage of court reporters in Texas could spell delays for the more than 3,300 judges and their courtrooms across the state. 636 more words

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Trump tweets support for top Texas officials

WASHINGTON (KXAN) — President Donald Trump endorsed eight of Texas’ Republican elected officials on Twitter.

“I want to encourage all of my many Texas friends to vote in the primary for Governor Greg Abbott, Senator Ted Cruz, Lt. 309 more words

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State of Texas: Voting security and #metoo backlash

AUSTIN (KXAN) – National concerns about voter fraud have prompted Texas lawmakers to tackle weaknesses in the state’s voting systems. The Texas Senate Select Committee on Election Security held a hearing Thursday to take on concerns of fraud, cyber security, and simple voter education. 530 more words

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