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The Texas stars come out at night: McConaughey, Ingram and Brown walk red carpet
Apr 21, 2017 7:24 pm
The Texas stars were shining bright Thursday night at ACL Live at the Moody Theater with the gala and concert that kicks off the annual Mack, Jack & McConaughey fundraising event.
Oscar winner Ma...
Austin still sets pace in Texas for unemployment, but labor force growing faster than jobs
Apr 21, 2017 7:11 pm
Austin's unemployment rate remains one of the best in the state, tied for second lowest with College Station. But the rapid growth of the labor force continues to outpace job creation.
The metro's un...
Rising costs could wipe out Austin's Red River live music scene, report says
Apr 21, 2017 1:06 pm
Is the Red River Cultural District, an integral part of Austin's live music scene, in jeopardy of losing its rock-and-roll soul?
That is the question posed in a new report from the Urban Land Institu...
UT Austin diversity boss leaves to take top post at alma mater
Apr 21, 2017 1:01 pm
Gregory Vincent is leaving a top administrative post at the University of Texas at Austin to become the head of his alma mater, Hobart and William Smith Colleges in New York state.
Vincent, a profess...
Bebe plans to close all stores by the end of next month
Apr 21, 2017 12:58 pm
Add another retailer to the casualty list: Bebe.
Bebe Stores Inc., a women's apparel store with a pair of locations in the Austin area, announced plans to shut all 168 of its stores nationwide by the...
See where Austin-area cities ranked among the best places to live in the U.S.
Apr 20, 2017 9:56 pm
Round Rock is among the top three cities to live in Texas, according to a recent report.
The growing community just north of Austin ranked No. 3 in the Lone Star State and sixth overall in the U.S. i...
Art-filled abodes to houses made from shipping containers: Sneak peek of 2017 Weird Homes Tour
Apr 20, 2017 2:39 pm
Kooky, quirky and out of the box. That?s the vibe promoted by the annual Weird Homes Tour. The fourth edition is coming up on April 22.
Click on the photo to get a sneak peek at some of the homes on ...
Austin urbanist group slams draft CodeNEXT map for perceived lack of density
Apr 20, 2017 1:09 pm
AURA, Austin's most prominent pro-urbanism group, is not happy with the first draft of CodeNEXT's proposed zoning map, calling it fatally flawed.
Unveiled April 18 at City Hall, the maps chart bounda...
Mike's Take: Here's a better way to see proposed Austin zoning changes in CodeNEXT
Apr 19, 2017 3:42 pm
Though Austin officials have finally unveiled the eagerly awaited (but already controversial) first draft of a new zoning map, the online interactive mapping tools leave a lot to be desired.
Global warming may speed up Austin's population boom, study says
Apr 19, 2017 12:59 pm
Few things rile up Austinites faster than the environment and all those newcomers moving from the coasts, so a new study projecting that rising sea levels will force people to pour into Austin like ne...
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Temps Climbing into the 80s
Apr 23, 2017 5:10 pm
Warming up nicely as the new work and school week begins.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.
Pelosi: Border Wall Is ?Immoral, Expensive, Unwise?
Apr 23, 2017 4:07 pm
A deal to fund the federal government this week won't necessarily include all the funds needed for a border wall, but White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Sunday said there will be "enoug...
Altercation on Video Grounds American Airlines Employee
Apr 23, 2017 3:54 pm
A video showing an American Airlines employee is spreading online showing him in a shouting match with a passenger.Photo Credit: Surain Adyanthaya
Man Turns Himself in for Wife's Murder: Sheriff
Apr 23, 2017 2:45 pm
A man called authorities to tell them he wanted to turn himself in for his wife's murder.Photo Credit: Tarrant County Jail
Most Americans Think Trump Off to Fair-Poor Start: Poll
Apr 23, 2017 1:21 pm
About two-thirds of Americans give President Donald Trump poor or middling marks for his first 100 days in office, including a plurality who say he's off to a "poor start," according to resu...
Hail Damages Thousands of Cars in Plano
Apr 23, 2017 4:56 am
People in Plano are cleaning up from another hail storm that damaged cars and homes.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
Predominantly Black Churches and a Push For Social Justice
Apr 23, 2017 4:44 am
For more than 200 years black churches have been a driving force for social change in America. Though time has changed, the church's role remains the same.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
High School Senior Prepares to Graduate Without Father
Apr 23, 2017 3:40 am
A Keller High School senior is preparing to graduate next month, but her Syrian father won?t be there to watch her walk across the stage because the U.S. government won?t grant him permission to visit...
Funeral Plans Announced for Aaron Hernandez
Apr 23, 2017 3:27 am
Funeral plans for Aaron Hernandez were announced on Saturday, the same day his body was being moved from a funeral home in Watertown, Massachusetts, to his hometown in Bristol, Connecticut.According t...
Lyrid Meteor Shower Tonight
Apr 23, 2017 2:56 am
As the sky clears out tonight, you can catch a very good meteor shower ? and all you have to do is get away from city lights, pull out your favorite lawn chair or blanket, and look up!
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Eagle Ford rig count continues to inch up despite oil price drop
Apr 21, 2017 9:27 pm
Oil prices have dropped, but both production and the rig count continue to climb in the Eagle Ford Shale.
Figures released April 21 in the Baker Hughes Rig Count show that oil-rich region just south ...
American Airlines pilots knew two years ago of problems with Twin Hill uniforms
Apr 21, 2017 7:41 pm
The American Airlines uniform crisis ratcheted up to a new level late April 20.
The Allied Pilots Association (APA) that represents 15,000 American Airlines pilots released a detailed memo from Laure...
Bebe discloses plan to close all stores
Apr 21, 2017 6:38 pm
Bebe Stores Inc. (Nasdaq: BEBE), a women?s apparel store, recently disclosed its plans to close all of its stores nationwide, about a month after news of the potential closures first surfaced.
Schlumberger to redeploy assets from the Gulf of Mexico
Apr 21, 2017 6:31 pm
Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) is preparing to redeploy resources that right now provide service capacity and technical support to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico to more profitable ventures, the company's exe...
Fast-growing Houston tech company names new CFO
Apr 21, 2017 6:09 pm
Houston-based Onit Inc. has named York Richards, the current CFO for Riversand Technologies Inc., as its new CFO.
Besides Riversand, Richards also served as the top financial officer for Houston-base...
New report calculates value of damage caused by Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Apr 21, 2017 4:54 pm
The damage caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is valued at $17.2 billion, scientists at Virginia Tech concluded after a six-year study.
The 134 million-gallon spill ...
Houston company's upstream subsidiary to file Ch.11
Apr 21, 2017 2:55 pm
Houston-based Adams Resources Exploration Corp., a subsidiary of Houston-based Adams Resources & Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: AE), plans to file for Chapter 11 reorganization and conduct a sale process,...
Time names Simone Biles among world's most influential people
Apr 21, 2017 1:42 pm
After grabbing four gold medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Houston gymnast Simone Biles has been named a world influencer.
Biles, 20, landed on Time magazine's "The Most Influential People of ...
Exclusive: Two Houston investment management firms to combine
Apr 21, 2017 1:11 pm
A pair of Houston-based investment management firms are combining.
Brasada Capital Management LP and Friedberg Investment Management Inc. announced the move on April 20. The combined firm will use th...