AUSTIN (KXAN) - Saturday, the city will try to help veterans secure new jobs. It's part of the "Welcome Home Iraq Veterans Parade."
The Congress Avenue bridge will be closed starting at 6:30 a.m.
The parade begins at 9 a.m., and goes up Congress Avenue to the Capitol. Afterward, there will be a ceremony on the Capitol steps at 11 a.m.
The event will be followed by a job fair for vets, taking place at the Capitol Extension.
Anyone going to the parade is asked to bring items for care packages to send to Central Texas troops still stationed in Afghanistan.
The Austin Parks Department board will vote on a new design for Auditorium Shores that expands a proposed off leash dog park area by one acre.
Two school buses crashed Tuesday morning in South Austin but none of the children on board were hurt, officials said.
On Tuesday, Capital Metro will roll out it's new MetroRapid fleet and run multiple tests gearing up for its January 2014 debut.
An 8-year-old was killed while standing outside of a vehicle which lost control during the icy conditions, DPS said.
Democrats say they finally hold a statewide office again in Texas — thanks to a Republican who's switching sides.
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.