Travis County Newswire

Travis County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Travis County, TX.

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  1. Austin-Travis County EMS faces staff shortagesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Texan

    Austin-Travis Country Emergency Medical Services continues to struggle with increasing turnover for medical personnel, according to Anthony Marquardt, president of the Austin/Travis County EMS Employee Association . The shortage of emergency medical technicians and paramedics pressures them to work a substantial, unpredictable amount of overtime, according to Captain Darren Noak, deputy public information officer of the ATCEMS.

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  2. Texas judge clears way for removal of Jefferson Davis statueRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    ... Baines Johnson Presidential Library, which last year hosted a 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. The Travis County courthouse where Thursday's hearing was held is named after Heman Sweatt, the first African-American admitted to the University ...

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  3. UT Austin removes Confederate symbols from main campusRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    ... that plans to "lift and remove" the statues were again in place after state District Judge Karin Crump of Travis County ruled that the Sons of Confederate Veterans were not entitled to stop the university's plans. "Once removed, the Davis statue ...

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  4. Monday night the Austin ISD school board will be voting on a $1 billion dollar budget.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... AISD's chief financial officer. The AISD chief financial officer - counting on the court to agree with a Travis county judge - who said the current school finance system isn't cutting it. "I think we're lean as we can possibly be, but now we're at a ...

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  5. Jefferson Davis being removed Sunday morning. (Photo by Bobby Blanchard).Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... being moved. Last week, the Sons of Confederate's request for a temporary restraining order was heard in a Travis County District Court. The judge did not grant the restraining order, and UT-Austin was allowed to proceed with removing the statues. ...

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  6. More informationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Austin Monthly

    Rugged Maniac is coming to the Travis County Exposition Center on September 5th with 25 epic obstacles and 1 rockin' party! Here's how it works: Register for the race and you'll get a chance to run our 3-mile course where you'll climb towers of shipping containers, rocket down a massive water slide, crawl through underground tunnels, leap over fire and experience some BIG new obstacles ! As if that weren't awesome enough, before and after you run you'll get to party with thousands of other maniacs in our day-long festival where you can ride mechanical bulls, pretend to be a kid in our adult bounce houses, dance your butt off in the festival and enjoy lots of new games and activities! So what are you waiting for? Grab your friends and register now before your preferred start time sells out! We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information.

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  7. Pride week ends with controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXAN-TV Austin

    With the Supreme Court decision to honor same-sex marriage, two locals still feel like there is a long ways to go. Honorable Glenn Bass, the former Travis County Justice of the Peace for Precinct 2, attended the festival today at Fiesta Gardens.

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  8. More Read the original story

    Yesterday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A city technology worker in Austin has been accused of stealing and pawning nearly $177,000 worth of computer and audio items. Travis County jail records show 52-year-old Gilberto Valenzuela was being held Saturday on a charge of theft by a public servant.

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  9. Austin tech worker charged with stealing, pawning equipmentRead the original story

    Saturday | KAUZ

    A city technology worker in Austin has been accused of stealing and pawning nearly $177,000 worth of computer and audio items. Travis County jail records show 52-year-old Gilberto Valenzuela was being held Saturday on a charge of theft by a public servant.

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  10. What is the "richest" grocery store in America?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... $52,25 0." To be precise, the median income of counties with a Whole Foods in $62,314. The median income for a Travis County household as of 2013 was $58,025, according to U.S. Census data . Time only considered brands that have set up shop in at ...

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  11. After Mysterious Absence, Dallas DA In Treatment For Mental IllnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... It's not that there's no precedent in Texas for a political comeback like this. In fact, in the 1980s, then Travis County Commissioner Ann Richards checked herself into rehab, told the city of Austin she'd become a hopeless alcoholic and vowed to ...

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  12. Judge allows removal of a University of Texas confederate statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Jurist

    [JURIST] A Travis county [official website] judge on Friday denied a request for a temporary restraining order meant to halt the University of Texas at Austin's efforts to relocate a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. The university's ...

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  13. Police: Austin woman drove with BAC 4 times legal limit, hadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... uch "a little" was, she said "a lot," the report said. Her bail was set at $2,000, and inmate records from the Travis County Jail show she is not in custody.

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  14. Police: City employee stole $176,000 of city-owned computer equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Police suspect man stole and pawned more than $176,000 worth of city-owned computer equipment while working for the City of Austin over several years, according to an arrest affidavit. A City of Austin spokeswoman said Valenzuela is no longer employed with the city; he resigned Aug. 14. Valenzuela is currently in custody in Travis County Jail, according to jail records.

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  15. Judge Clears Way For Removal Of Jefferson Davis Statue From UT CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | CBS Local

    ... Baines Johnson Presidential Library, which last year hosted a 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. The Travis County courthouse where Thursday's hearing was held is named after Heman Sweatt, the first African-American admitted to the University ...

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  16. Public Notice: A Tale of Two PUDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... . Austin's Historic Railroad Depots: At 10am Friday, Aug. 28, the Austin Steam Train Association and the Travis County Historical Commission will celebrate the installation of a new historical marker at the southwest corner of Third and Congress, ... 2 comments

  17. Judge denies Sons of Confederate Veterans' temporary restraining order; UT to relocate statuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Daily Texan

    Representatives from UT and the Sons of Confederate Veterans gathered for a hearing at the Travis County Court on Thursday, where a temporary injunction regarding the removal of the Jefferson Davis and Woodrow Wilson statues was denied. Judge Karin Crump denied the temporary injunction to the Sons of Confederate Veterans, who filed a temporary restraining order to keep UT from moving the statues after University President Gregory Fenves decided Aug. 14 to remove the statues from the Main Mall.

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  18. Former CEO of Regenstrief to chair new Department of Population Health at Dell Medical SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Daily Texan

    ... Health studies and researches epidemiology, biostatistics and other preventative health programs to improve Travis County public health services. "[Tierney] has expressed, appropriately, that his first priority is to get to know the people, issues ...

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  19. Judge: UT Confederate statue can be removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... that, but also said that the Sons Confederate Veterans didn't have standing to sue. Judge Karin Crump of Travis County agreed with UT-Austin, saying that the Confederate group wouldn't be harmed in any way by the removal of the eight-decade-old ...

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  20. Judge clears the way for moving Jefferson Davis statue from University of Texas main campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Baines Johnson Presidential Library, which last year hosted a 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. The Travis County courthouse where Thursday's hearing was held is named after Heman Sweatt, the first African-American admitted to the University ...

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