AUSTIN (KXAN) - Both candidates running for Texas governor boast spending and tax cuts, but it's a candidate that's dropped out of the race that's already making big cuts -- big haircuts, that is.
Former gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman got a chance to clip away at Gov. Rick Perry and Bill White, but the event wasn't to give Friedman another chance to cut them down to size. It was to tout "Cow Wow."
" Cow Wow " is a new liquid compost product that is reused waste product from dairy farms.
"When they first called me I thought this was a whole lot of BS, you know, and turns out it is a lot of BS. It's liquid compost," said Friedman.
The six-foot terra-cotta busts of both candidates were treated with "Cow Wow."
The company said all-natural fertilizer helps save water, landfill space and creates an all natural-fertilizer that feeds soil and helps plant growth.
An 8-year-old was killed while standing outside of a vehicle which lost control during the icy conditions, DPS said.
Leander ISD is one of the fastest growing school districts in the state. Their latest demographic report shows a shift in the type of families moving into the district.
University of Texas System regents say they're planning to discuss the employment of Austin campus President Bill Powers, who has sparred with lawmakers and critics over his job in recent years.
Two people were robbed at gunpoint at an East Austin apartment complex Monday evening.
Because of her position as Travis County District Attorney, the deputies who arrested, booked, and restrained Rosemary Lehmberg last April admit they were worried her threats were legitimate.
In a last-minute surprise late Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman filed paperwork to challenge fellow Texas Republican and powerful incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate next year.