AUSTIN (KXAN) - President Barack Obama will be in Austin next month to raise money for his re-election campaign.
The president will be joined by singer-songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker at the Austin Music Hall at the 3 p.m. on July 17, the campaign website says.
Tickets for the event start at $250 for general admission and go up to $7,500 per couple who want to attend a photo reception.
The website made no mention of any public events.
Obama is considered a longshot to win Texas against likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney of Massachusetts. No Democratic presidential candidate has carried Texas since Jimmy Carter in 1976.
Sub-freezing temperatures and an approaching upper level disturbance could combine to produce some patchy freezing drizzle or sleet Saturday and early Sunday morning.
Investigators are still trying to figure out who murdered an Austin teacher in Benghazi on Thursday.
Back in June, Governor Rick Perry signed a new law officially letting teachers and students use greetings such as "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Hannukah" in school, all without getting in any trouble.
The Round Rock-based computer giant, Dell Inc., is offering some workers voluntary buyouts as it seeks to trim costs and boost productivity.
The Austin Humane Society reopened to the public Friday after closing its doors for six weeks.
Sub-freezing temperatures will continue across much of Central Texas all day Saturday. A second disturbance associated with the winter storm that slammed Texas Thursday and Friday could lead to more freezing precipitation Saturday and …