CapMetro opens second track at Leander Station

CapMetro and local government officials celebrated the opening of a second rail track at CapMetro’s Leander station on Wednesday, the first completed work of Project Connect and a step towards stronger regional transit around Austin. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/capmetro-opens-second-track-at-leander-station/

CapMetro opens second track at Leander Station

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CapMetro and local government officials celebrated the opening of a second rail track at CapMetro’s Leander station on Wednesday, the first completed work of Project Connect and a step towards stronger regional transit around Austin. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/capmetro-opens-second-track-at-leander-station/

No boil water notice for City of Austin

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Austin Water confirmed the city is not under a boil water notice, quashing rumors flying mid-morning that one was imminent. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/no-boil-water-notice-for-city-of-austin/

Several powerlines down in Georgetown due to ice …

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A downed utility pole and power lines near Shell Spur and Logan Ranch Road in Georgetown are causing issues for drivers in the area. Police are asking people to avoid the intersection if possible.

Cleanup begins in Williamson County after days-long …

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KXAN's Dylan McKim reports live in Williamson County, where a neighborhood is beginning what's expected to be a long cleanup process after a days-long ice storm.

Austin-area tree services in high demand following …

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One Austin-area tree trimming service company has received more than 100 calls for limb and brush removal following this week's ice storm.

Austin Mayor Kirk Watson speaks on ice storm, city …

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After a press conference with Travis County and Austin City leaders about the response to a days-long ice storm, Austin Mayor Kirk Watson spoke with KXAN to answer questions about the city's preparedness.

Austin Energy expects to restore power by Friday …

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Thousands of Austin Energy customers remain without power because of outages caused by the ice storm. Leaders from the utility, the city and the county shared information about ongoing efforts to restore electricity to homes. Read more here: https://www.kxan.com/.../blog-power-outages-in-austin-area/

Austin councilmember Zo Qadri discusses ice storm …

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Austin councilmember Zo Qadri discusses ice storm impacts

AFD Battalion Chief Todd Pomroy talks about the department’s …

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Todd Pomroy with AFD said the fire started shortly after 4 a.m. There were no injuries, but the occupants were displaced as a result of the fire.

Northwest Austin duplex catches on fire due to downed …

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AFD responded to several fires overnight, many of them caused by downed power lines. KXAN's Dylan McKim reports from the scene of a duplex that was a "total loss" in one of those fires.

House fire in north Austin caused by downed power …

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Fire crews are on a scene where downed power lines sparked and caused a house fire in north Austin.

Austin Fire Department talks about response during …

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AFD acting division chief Pete Constantine talks about the department's challenges it's facing and the high volume of calls it has received during Central Texas' ice storm. https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/live-blog-freezing-weather-causing-wrecks-school-closures/

TxDOT talks about response to ice storm

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Brad Wheelis, Texas Department of Transportation spokesperson, joined KXAN News Today to talk about the department's response to dangerous conditions after a days-long ice storm impacted Austin's roadways. https://www.kxan.com/investigations/map-austin-traffic-incidents-skyrocket-see-where-theyre-happening/

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No boil water notice for City of Austin

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Several powerlines down in Georgetown due to ice …

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Cleanup begins in Williamson County after days-long …

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Austin-area tree services in high demand following …

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Austin Mayor Kirk Watson speaks on ice storm, city …

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Austin Energy expects to restore power by Friday …

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Austin councilmember Zo Qadri discusses ice storm …

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AFD Battalion Chief Todd Pomroy talks about the department’s …

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Northwest Austin duplex catches on fire due to downed …

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House fire in north Austin caused by downed power …

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Austin Fire Department talks about response during …

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TxDOT talks about response to ice storm

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Weather

First Warning Weather with Meteorologist Nick Bannin

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First Warning Weather with Kristen Currie

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Wednesday evening First Warning Forecast

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First Warning Weather with Meteorologist Nick Bannin

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First Warning Weather with Kristen Currie

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Tuesday overnight First Warning Forecast

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Tuesday night First Warning Forecast

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Tuesday evening First Warning Forecast

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KXAN Tuesday ice storm coverage

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First Warning Weather with Kristen Currie

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First Warning Weather with Rich Segal

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Will Austin trees survive this week’s significant …

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Sports

Rodney Terry talks loss to Tennessee

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Rodney Terry talks facing mentor Rick Barnes in upcoming …

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San Marcos basketball persevering for historic season

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Vic Schaefer, DeYona Gaston on Longhorns win at Baylor

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Australians find home on St. Edward’s men’s basketball …

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Texas freshman Dillon Mitchell on individual progress

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Jade Clack continues family legacy at Austin High

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Gutierrez’s dream realized with Longhorns basketball

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Austin FC back for first day of 2023 training

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Players share their excitement for All-American Bowl

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Keith Moreland on former Texas Baseball Head Coach …

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Roger Wallace and Noah Gross have Instant Analysis …

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