Monday, October 20, 2014

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3 Belton ISD Schools Re-Open After Decontamination

Three schools within the Belton Independent School District re-opened Monday after hazmat crews disinfected the campuses on Friday. District leaders say it's out of an abundance of caution because two students with the Belton ISD were on the same flight as 29-year-old Dallas nurse Amber Vinson the day before she was diagnosed with Ebola. Our Jess Mitchell reports. 10:44 AM

Austin's highly disputed urban rail plan drew a storm of supporters Sunday who want Proposition 1 to pass. Dozens of urban rail endorsers are encouraging those who cast an early ballot to vote in favor of the $1 billion plan. Our Alex Stockwell explains why many think now is the time for Austin to implement a light rail system.

7:50 AM

A patient at St. David's in Central Austin has tested negative for Ebola, but is in isolation until the CDC can confirm the test results. In a statement, St. David's said the patient came to the emergency room in Central Austin Sunday. The patient's symptoms and answers to screening questions prompted the hospital to isolate the patient for further testing.

8:33 AM

Celtic Fest Sees Biggest Year Ever

It was the biggest Celtic Festival in Austin yet. The fest's 18th year at Fiesta Gardens brought in plenty of folks over the weekend to enjoy traditional Celtic music, food arts and crafts.

10:07 AM

Early Voting Begins Today

Early voting begins Monday, and don't forget your government-issued photo ID. The U.S. Supreme Court allowed Texas to move forward with the controversial voter ID law for the current elections.

8:22 AM


Austin's 10-1 Election

Interactive Map: Do you know what district you live in? Austin voters will soon pick one candidate to represent their own geographic district under what's called the 10-1 plan. That's not all--after Election Day, Austin will also have a new mayor. We've compiled an interactive map and candidate bios to keep you informed ahead of Nov. 4.

Updated 09/09/2014 12:19 PM

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