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Austin ISD begins construction on major projects for middle school, 4 elementary schools

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www.kxan.com – Julianna Russ – 2024-05-26 11:59:16

SUMMARY: In May, Austin ISD commenced groundbreaking and construction ceremonies for five schools under the 2022 bond projects, including Williams, Cook, Wooten, Harris Elementary Schools, and Sadler Means Young Women's Leadership Academy. Funded by a $2.44 billion program, these projects aim to enhance safety, upgrade technology, repair building systems, improve high school athletic fields, and modernize campuses. Students participated in ceremonial activities marking these events. Superintendent Matias Segura emphasized the impact on the learning environment and the tailored design of each campus to meet community needs. Four additional modernizations are set to start this fall.

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Presidential debate: Watch ABC News’ Presentation of the CNN Presidential Debate simulcast Thursday, June 27

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abc13.com – ABCNews – 2024-06-21 08:16:11

SUMMARY: ABC will extensively cover the 2024 presidential election starting on June 27 at 7 p.m. EDT. The programming includes a special report titled “Battle for the White House” at 8 p.m., followed by the CNN Presidential Debate simulcast at 9 p.m., and a post-debate analysis. Coverage will be available on ABC, ABC News Live, and Hulu, with David Muir, Linsey Davis, and other top correspondents leading the reporting. ABC News Digital and 538 will offer comprehensive online coverage, while ABC Audio will provide live pre- and post-debate updates. “The View” will discuss the debate on June 28, and the second debate will air on September 10.

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Arrested Travis County assistant district attorney resigns, lawyer says

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www.kxan.com – Dalton Huey – 2024-06-21 07:00:00

SUMMARY: Joseph Frederick, an Assistant District Attorney in Travis County, resigned following his June 8 arrest for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. His lawyer, Charlie Baird, cited concerns over losing benefits and the burden on the DA's office as reasons for his resignation. Frederick, who has Parkinson's disease, reportedly pointed a firearm at his roommate. Despite the arrest, Baird asserts Frederick's mental acuity remains sharp. Records reveal that cases he managed, including murder charges, were dismissed or rejected. Post-arrest, the DA's office recused itself, and Caldwell County DA Fred Weber took over the case.

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Hazardous Heat and Humidity Coming this Weekend

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www.wbap.com – Brad Barton – 2024-06-21 06:24:22

SUMMARY: The WBAP WX CENTER forecast for June 21, 2024, predicts sunny to partly cloudy, warm, and humid weather with a high near 93°F and southeast winds at 5-10 mph. Tonight will be fair with lows between 74°F and 78°F. Tomorrow, expect sunny and hot conditions with a high near 95°F and a low near 77°F. Sunday will also be sunny and hot, reaching a high near 98°F and a low near 78°F. Monday continues the trend with highs near 99°F. Tuesday will be sunny, breezy, hot, and humid with highs near 98°F and lows around 79°F.

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