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Republican Texas Congressman of 32 Yrs Sends His Naked Pictures On Twitter

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF CNN)

Texas Rep. apologizes for not having ‘better judgment’ after anonymous tweet of graphic image

By MJ Lee and Juana Summers… 321 more words

Crime

4 ATX Events Happening in September

Last month I attended Armadillo Con (a convention for speculative fiction authors and fans) here in Austin. It was my first local and intimate (read: small) convention experience and it opened my eyes to the whole glittering world of events, conventions and festivals that happen in this city. 451 more words

Austin

4 ATX Events Happening in September 2017

Last month I attended Armadillo Con (a convention for speculative fiction authors and fans) here in Austin. It was my first local and intimate (read: small) convention experience and it opened my eyes to the whole glittering world of events, conventions and festivals that happen in this city. 450 more words

Austin

Public media predicted Harvey. Here's how to soften the blow next time.

Previously published at WGBHNews.org.

No, the still-unfolding catastrophe in Texas could not have been prevented. But vital investigative reporting over the past year and a half shows how it might have been more manageable if government officials had taken heed. 729 more words

Media

State of Texas: Budget cuts raise concerns

AUSTIN (KXAN) – The Texas House Appropriations Committee passed their preliminary budget plan, and it comes with big cuts that have some people concerned.  Committee members cut $3 billion from the first draft of the budget. 581 more words

Local

NICAR 2017 Reflection

NICAR – National Institute of Computer-Assisted Reporting conference is a program run by the the IRE, Investigative Reporters and Editors, through the Missouri School of Journalism. 750 more words

Temple

For fifth time, lawmakers to decide ban on texting while driving

By Nicole Cobler | Nov. 25, 2016

James Shaffer used to be guilty of looking down at his phone while driving.

He thinks about that now, just months after a distracted driver… 174 more words