Students who are exposed to COVID-19 no longer need to quarantine or get repeatedly tested to stay in class. But masks are still recommended for nearly half the country.
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Austin's hot, dry summer creates ideal conditions for hardening fresh asphalt. So the Public Works Department toils through the sweltering heat to resurface as many miles of roads as possible then.
Following the Supreme Court's decision, Carlie Brown and Molly Pela rescheduled their wedding for nine months earlier. They fear that without federal protections, their family remains vulnerable.
Kentucky has a similar measure on the ballot, and another is expected in Michigan. But even as advocates analyze the results, they warn that messaging that worked in Kansas may not work nationwide.
Houstonian Sandra Edwards, who lost power for four days during the blackout, started getting electric bills this spring that are almost double what they used to be. That’s because electricity has its own supply chain — and everybody needs to get paid.
Ahead of a final vote on the bond proposal, several trustees who represent historically underserved schools raised concerns the district wants to reallocate tens of millions of dollars for projects at schools with majority-white student populations.
Even with promises of significant security upgrades — from 8-foot fences to secure front entrances — families in Uvalde have been asking for a virtual option for weeks.
When it was announced early last year that the long-running post office on Speedway would be closing, concerns — and gossip — began swirling through the neighborhood. Now, new details are coming out about the building's future.
The rate increase will help replenish a state fund to maintain and operate cellphone networks in rural Texas. A court determined the state’s Public Utility Commission needed to restore $200 million in overdue money to the fund.
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- La administración del ISD de Austin esboza su visión para el potencial paquete de bonos de 2022
- Autoridades de Austin esperan más dosis de la vacuna contra la viruela del mono luego de que Estados Unidos declarase la emergencia sanitaria
- Bus driver shortage forces Lake Travis ISD to cut routes
- Austin ISD wants teacher housing in the 2022 bond, but some educators are skeptical of the plan
- Eklektikos host John Aielli, who flew by the seat of his pants, dies at 76
- Uvalde survivors face bureaucracy and confusion as they struggle to stay afloat financially
- Austin City Council votes to put $350 million affordable housing bond on November ballot