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Texas Newswatch November 20, 2014

On this week’s edition of Texas Newswatch, we investigate immigration detention centers that have long made headlines. We tell you why more women are packing heat.  Plus a look at an Austin family demanding justice for a man gunned down by Austin Police Department, a new emersion program here in Austin, and a look at your five-day weather forecast. Catch all of these stories and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.

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Texas Newswatch November 13, 2014

On this week's edition of Texas Newswatch, winter weather is blasting Central Texas. We tell you how to protect your pets. Plus, your five-day forecast. Some graduates say their UT ID cards were not de-activated once they crossed the stage. Chelsey Pena shows us how this could pose a safety threat. Two people are still in the running for Austin mayor. Hear from both run-off candidates. And, you still have time to attend New Braunfels’ annual Wurstfest. Find out what’s in store for the final weekend. Catch all of these stories and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.

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Texas Newswatch November 06, 2014

On this week's edition of Texas Newswatch, we have your November election updates including who's going to be on the Austin City Council. Also, a breakthrough on the UT campus could help change the outcome for victims of a debilitating disease. And we'll show you how some kids are selling their Halloween candy to help out for a special cause. Plus, Daniel Jenkins gives you the 5-day weather forecast. Catch all these stories and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.

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Texas Newswatch October 30, 2014

On this week's edition of Texas Newswatch, we take a look at how high speed transit could have an effect on Austin traffic. While the rail bond is arguably the most controversial ballot item in Austin, Michael Aaron discusses how candidates running for Texas' Governor are urging people to vote. Also, we report on the new UT feminism course that will make you fall "crazy in love". The new course is said to "shine bright like a diamond". Plus, Rachel Corbelli reports on the new WNBA player making her debut for the Spurs as the NBA's first full-time female assistant coach. Catch all these stories and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch. 

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Texas Newswatch October 23, 2014

On this week’s edition of Texas Newswatch, an interview with the parents of the girl who died at ACL after taking the drug Molly. Also, we take a closer look into the new vaccine being developed at UT to treat Pertussis, commonly known as “Whooping Cough.” Plus, what the new Voter ID laws mean for students at UT who are looking to vote, and how UT is offering a new advance scholarship option for high school seniors coming to campus. Also, Nita Mandar gives us a recap of the latest World Series baseball games in Sports. Catch all these stories on more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.

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Texas Newswatch October 16, 2014

On this week’s edition of Texas Newswatch: An inside look at regulations around your neighborhoods that have a chance to bring sweeping changes. Also, what the city of Austin is doing to combat the Ebola crisis in Texas. Plus, we look at how image is taking place in social media and the workforce, and we go in depth on how local high schools are combating domestic violence issues across the sports landscape. Catch all these stories and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.

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Texas Newswatch April 24, 2014
On this edition of Texas Newswatch, UT broke ground on the new Dell Medical School this week and the construction will change how people and traffic operate around campus. Stealth dorms have been banned in Austin and what this means for some students. Aqua-Tots teaches Austin area kids and their families how to keep safe around water this summer. CapMetro is giving bikers an alternative to riding the metro rail. Free Art Fridays has made its way to Austin and local artists are hiding their artwork around the city. We also learn how Marley Fest not only brings great reggae music to the city each spring, it also provides many meals for local families. All of this and more on this week’s episode of Texas Newswatch.
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Texas Newswatch April 17, 2014

On this week’s edition of Texas Newswatch, we take a look at gun laws on and off campus. See how one UT alumni is making a name for himself in the golf world. Spring is here and the bluebonnets are blooming, We’ll show you the flowers some UT students think is a big prank from Texas A+M. Plus, learn about a new program in Austin dealing with texting and driving. Also, find out about an event that’s bringing traditions from Mexico closer to home. All these stories and more on Texas Newswatch.

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Texas Newswatch April 10, 2014
On this edition of Texas Newswatch, we take a look inside the LBJ Summit. See how one bus is curing hangovers throughout Austin and find out if it is too good to be true. Also we take a look at how multiple groups in Austin and on campus work to raise money for cancer research. There are always new technologies to choose from, we take a look at Google Glass and learn why some love it and others are a little skeptical about the invention. Plus, find out how a campus group is putting together care packages for the homeless. All these stories and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.