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AUSTIN

Despite Big Year, Early Voting Numbers Low

Despite the chance to vote on a slate of new statewide candidates across the ballot, voters are not showing overwhelming enthusiasm. The number of people who voted early is coming up relatively flat. Our Karina Kling takes a look at the numbers. 4:27 PM

One year ago Friday, floods devastated several southeast Austin neighborhoods. Our Jess Mitchell shows us what Onion Creek streets look like now after dozens of people left, and checks in with the people who are still there.

8:32 AM

On Friday's show, our reporter roundtable talked about voter turnout and the final days of the campaign. Plus, Gardner Selby of PolitiFact Texas revisited some claims made in the governor and lieutenant governor races.

5:10 PM

Taking Halloween Into the Office

The Halloween spirit is moving from the curbside to the cubicle to help boost morale in the workplace. More and more businesses are encouraging their employees to come to the office in costume. Our Alese Underwood shows us how local companies are dressing up during the work day.

5:05 PM

Williamson County Pays to Speed Up Evidence Testing

Williamson County will shell out more money to speed up the return of blood alcohol and drug tests. County leaders tell our Mitch Goulding that paying this money up front will not only save them time, but also save taxpayer money.

4:41 PM

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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

Lifestyles

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