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Tonight on Texas Newswatch, thousands await a decision on DACA. One Austin organization teaches Dreamers how to protect themselves to give them a little peace of mind ahead of the holidays. UT students are taking on human trafficking every day this December. Find out how that's empowered their wardrobe. Get out your knee pads. These Austin women are taking roller derby out of the rink and into the community.

Coming up on Texas Newswatch, one students helps out the environment by growing a garden out of garbage. A UT organization is doing something unique to help homeless victims in Austin. And some Victoria animals made their way to the Austin Zoo after Hurricane Harvey. Take a look at what the zoo is doing to care for them.

An Austin man is giving out free food -- how he's using his business to help the hungry. A big name recently joined small businesses around campus. How students and local store owners are reacting to Target's newest location. And the UT Women's Basketball home opener was this Sunday. Hear what they've got planned for the season.

A UT fraternity is suspended after violating national standards. The whole Greek Life community may be under watch. We'll reveal what some Austinites express about President Trump one year after his election. And one man's initiative uses the snap of a camera to preserve nature. Discover what he's doing to go green.

Tonight on Texas Newswatch, how the blind community is coming together to show they are just as capable to work as anyone else. Take a ride with a UT police officer as she navigates campus on a Texas football game day. Plus, cooler weather comes to Texas this weekend as a cold front hits Austin. Find out how low temperatures will go.

Coming up on Texas Newswatch, find out what extra security precautions ACL took this year. If you're walking near downtown, you may need to use the restroom. We'll show you what the city did to provide public restroom access. And an Austin elementary school gears up to serve students their most important meal of the day for those who may not be able to afford it.

Tonight on Texas Newswatch... Early voting for Proposition 1 drew big crowds to the ballot. We show you what some Uber and Lyft drivers are saying about their job depending on your votes. A big day for music, Austin City Limits lineups were announced and Zilker Park is already preparing for this years festivities. Graduation is approaching and jobs aren't on the agenda, why some UT students are leaning towards internships.

Tonight on Texas Newswatch... Nearly a month since the death of a UT student we look at how some are hoping to see a changes around campus. What a supreme court ruling could mean for the undocumented in the US. And, showers may be returning after these few sunny days. What to expect for the rest of the week ahead.

Tonight on Texas Newswatch... A week of heavy rains caused flooding all across Texas. We have a look at the precipitation levels in Austin. Nearly three weeks since tragedy struck the UT campus. How students are coming together to stay safe. And updated shuttle buses will soon be on the road. Why some students aren't so excited about the new features.

Tonight on Texas Newswatch... Campus safety steps up after the death of a UT student, Haruka Weiser. We have a live look at what police are doing to make campus more secure. Global violence leads to more people fleeing to Texas and more issues of deportation and now a local church is a place of asylum. And, how nail polish can affect your health. Find out what you need to know before your next trip to the nail salon.