No more paper license plates? Bill clears Senate

A bipartisan bill to eliminate temporary paper license plates — inspired in part by a series of KXAN investigations into widespread fraud — cleared the Senate on Wednesday in a vote of 30-1. It now goes back to the House for final approval. MORE: https://www.kxan.com/investigations/no-more-paper-license-plates-bill-clears-senate/

No more paper license plates? Bill clears Senate

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A bipartisan bill to eliminate temporary paper license plates — inspired in part by a series of KXAN investigations into widespread fraud — cleared the Senate on Wednesday in a vote of 30-1. It now goes back to the House for final approval. MORE: https://www.kxan.com/investigations/no-more-paper-license-plates-bill-clears-senate/

What should I do if I’m caught in a bee swarm attack?

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On Memorial Day, Austin-Travis County EMS responded to reports of a bee swarm attack near a Travis County park which left seven people injured.

Insight: Why a Grand Jury is hearing evidence 3 years …

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KXAN has learned A Travis County Grand Jury is hearing evidence against more Austin police officers stemming from the May 31, 2020 police brutality protests. We have also learned A Travis County district judge has ordered the Travis County District Attorney to record audio of what is usually a secret process. Sources tell us officers could face a deadly Conduct charge if indicted. But time runs out in less than 24 hours for the district attorney to secure an indictment on that specific charge. Our Sally Hernandez talks to an Austin criminal defense attorney for an in-depth look at the timing.

Insight: Texas Senate to Hold Paxton Impeachment

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The Texas Senate will hold the impeachment trial against Ken Paxton by the end of August. But he has already been removed from office. Governor Greg Abbott can appoint an interim but no word yet on that decision. Zach Despart with the Texas Tribune tells us about management in the AG office and next steps on the impeachment process.

Insight: Governor calls for Special Session

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Lawmakers are back at the Texas capitol after Governor Greg Abbott called an immediate special session Monday night. That came hours after the regular session wrapped up without the passage of several key bills identified as priorities. Dr. Brian Smith, professor of Political Science at St. Edward's University gives us insight on the road ahead.

How ‘Capitol Closeout’ discussion aims to help you …

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KXAN Live anchor Will DuPree talked about the conversation he led with State of Texas host Josh Hinkle and Capitol correspondents Monica Madden and Ryan Chandler about the end of the regular legislative session and preparing for what's next on "Capitol Closeout." Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/texas-politics/capitol-closeout-a-look-at-what-happened-and-didnt-happen-on-top-legislative-priorities/

Capitol Closeout: Q&A about takeaways from latest …

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What happened this legislative session in Texas, and what comes next? KXAN's Will DuPree talks with Josh Hinkle, Monica Madden and Ryan Chandler about all that unfolded and what's still to come. Read more here: https://www.kxan.com/news/texas-politics/capitol-closeout-a-look-at-what-happened-and-didnt-happen-on-top-legislative-priorities/

Lt. Gov. Patrick criticizes Speaker Phelan after …

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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick joined the Texas Public Policy Foundation to discuss the end of the regular legislative session and the beginning of a special session focused on property taxes and the border. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/texas-politics/gov-abbott-calls-special-session-to-address-property-taxes-border-security-more-sessions-coming/

KXAN News Today | Tuesday, May 30 top headlines

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Austin city council is holding a work session to discuss Project Connect, Gov. Greg Abbott called the first of what he says will be several special sessions, and construction begins on a bridge on William Cannon Drive. Plus, a look at the forecast. More on KXAN.com.

Round Rock transportation recommends safety improvements …

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Round Rock's transportation team unveiled its recommendations for road safety and capacity improvements.

Destination Texas: Tubing on the San Marcos River

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One of Central Texas' most popular summer activities, tubing down the San Marcos River offers a refreshing retreat from the blazing hot Texas summers. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/texas/san-marcos-river-texas-tubing-floating-destination-at-little-cost/

‘Bee swarm attack’ injures 7 at south Austin park

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7 people were treated for injuries after what medics called a "bee swarm attack" Monday at a south Austin park. No one needed to go to the hospital as a result of their injuries. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/7-people-reportedly-hurt-after-bee-swarm-attack-near-south-austin-park/

Lawmakers pass business incentive law, critics say …

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Within the final hours of the legislative session, Texas lawmakers passed a measure designed to attract businesses to Texas and create high paying jobs, but critics say it hurts schools.

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What should I do if I’m caught in a bee swarm attack?

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Insight: Why a Grand Jury is hearing evidence 3 years …

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Insight: Texas Senate to Hold Paxton Impeachment

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Insight: Governor calls for Special Session

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How ‘Capitol Closeout’ discussion aims to help you …

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Capitol Closeout: Q&A about takeaways from latest …

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Lt. Gov. Patrick criticizes Speaker Phelan after …

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KXAN News Today | Tuesday, May 30 top headlines

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Round Rock transportation recommends safety improvements …

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Destination Texas: Tubing on the San Marcos River

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‘Bee swarm attack’ injures 7 at south Austin park

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Lawmakers pass business incentive law, critics say …

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Weather

Tuesday evening First Warning Forecast

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First Warning Weather with Meteorologist Nick Bannin

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A hot and dry period of weather sets up

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Monday Night First Warning Weather

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Monday Evening First Warning Weather

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Memorial Day Forecast

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First Warning Weather with Meteorologist Nick Bannin

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First Warning Weather with Meteorologist Nick Bannin

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Sunday Morning First Warning Weather

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First Warning Weather with Meteorologist Nick Bannin

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First Warning Weather with Meteorologist Nick Bannin

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Saturday Morning First Warning Weather

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Sports

Taylor baseball making history while honoring late …

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Texas baseball on being selected to Coral Gables …

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Local rowing star leaving her mark at Texas

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Westlake boys golf wins 6th consecutive State Championship

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Texas baseball clinches share of Big 12 title

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Texas’ Porter Brown looking back at time as eye model

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Highland Park Elementary School team wins archery …

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Texas softball on earning 13 seed in NCAA Tournament

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Texas Stars on advancing to Central Division Finals

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Texas baseball talks road trip to Kansas

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Bienfait Yonyimiki impressing from Congo to Marines

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Texas baseball head coach David Pierce ahead of TCU …

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