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There's a new effort to empower mothers in Texas. Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) Texas, along with Huston-Tillotson University are starting a program called Boldy B.L.U.E.
A 29-year-old woman who was missing for nearly one month was found and is cooperating with law enforcement, the Round Rock Police Department said in a news release Wednesday. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/round-rock/missing-29-year-old-woman-found-rrpd-says/
Spirit Airlines has canceled a nonstop international route between Austin and Monterrey, Mexico, citing low demand. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/austin-airport/spirit-airlines-cancels-international-route-from-austin-citing-low-demand/
Austin Energy officials detailed its latest progress toward a more equitable distribution of electric vehicle charging stations in a Monday memo. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/austin-outlines-steps-toward-equitable-electric-vehicle-charging-stations/
Who’s hungry? Schlotzsky’s announced Wednesday its launch of a limited-edition home décor collection, aimed at paying tribute to its first sandwich. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/schlotzskys-launches-sandwich-themed-home-decor-line/
Bastrop students got the chance to have something a little more than the traditional school lunch today in the cafeteria. Cedar Creek High School students sampled Japanese cuisine. This was part of partnership between the district's 'child nutrition department' and food service company Taher.
Whistleblowers reached out directly to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott this week, escalating their continued concerns about denials and delays in getting Texans critical medical support and food assistance. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/texas/whistleblowers-beg-abbott-to-take-action-over-medicaid-errors-food-assistance-delays/
The United Auto Workers strike is expected to grow in the coming days, with more workers walking off the job. Now some progressives in Congress are using it as an opportunity to score some political points. KXAN's Tom Miller talked with the Hill's Sylvan Lane about what to expect as the strike drags on.