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State Lawmakers File Bills to Start School Finance Talks

One state lawmaker is trying to jump-start how to fix Texas' school finance system before the State Supreme Court decides on the constitutionality of it. Democratic Sen. Kirk Watson filed a slate of bills this week he says would allow lawmakers to improve the system without affecting areas on which the court could decide. Our Karina Kling takes a look at what's in some of them. 12/19/2014 04:57 PM

There's less than a week to go until Christmas, which means many people are taking their shopping lists online to finish up in time. But you may be at risk of having your personal data compromised if you aren't careful. Our Alex Stockwell explains what you can do to keep your information safe.

12/19/2014 04:52 PM

Austin's housing market has hit a new all-time high for home sales and home prices. The Austin Board of Realtors says the number of homes sold in November was up 6 percent compared to last year and the median price was up 11 percent over last year.

12/19/2014 04:10 PM

Capital Tonight: Second Resignation Over HHSC Contract

SECOND RESIGNATION: There's been a second resignation following questions over the awarding of a no-bid state contract to an Austin-based tech firm . And Capital Tonight’s Karina Kling reports on Sen. Kirk Watson’s bills designed to fix some of the broken school funding system, without affecting the looming court case over the issue.

12/19/2014 06:01 PM

Veggie Heaven Closing its Doors Monday

Veggie Heaven is closing its doors Monday. The popular Asian vegetarian restaurant has been serving people on Guadalupe Street for 16 years. Chris Cybulski talked to the owners about their time feeding people on the Drag, even those who showed up with empty pockets.

12/19/2014 04:41 PM

Warm Winter Plant Care

If you think your outdoor plants are still blooming in late December, your eyes aren't deceiving you. It's colorful for the garden, but the mild Texas winter could be confusing their growth process. Our Alese Underwood gives us some tips on how to keep your garden healthy so it's ready for next season.

12/19/2014 05:33 PM

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Share Your Holiday Photos With Us!

The holidays are finally here, and want to see how you are celebrating the season. Share your festive snapshots with us through the New Year. You can see your photos on our Facebook page, online or even on air.

12/02/2014 09:59 AM

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