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Let's stop flipping out and start flipping Texas! A weekly conversation between three progressive activists bringing confetti and taco cannons to Texas politics. Plus, we always offer one simple, straightforward mission to turn Texas blue. Hosted by Rouser: Becky Bullard, Ashley Cheng and Kristen Gunn. Find us on socials: @therabbletx.
 
Each week The Intercept’s Washington, D.C. bureau brings you one important or overlooked story from the political world. Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and a rotating cast of journalists, politicians, academics and historians tell you what the rest of the media are missing.
 
Go inside the most expensive, most talked-about political race of 2018: the U.S. Senate contest between Congressman Beto O’Rourke and Senator Ted Cruz. For a generation, Texas has been America’s ultimate red state. No Democrat has won statewide office here since 1994. Will this be the race where everything changes? Or will Beto-mania turn out to be just another fantasy? For the next month, Texas Monthly, chronicler of life in contemporary Texas since 1974, and Pineapple Street Media, creator ...
 
Podcast by What's up my boiii! Its Monday night and since sports are coming back I had to, I just had to have the homie Beto Duran a boardcaster for Golden boy promotions and CBS. You know how it goes down at the GPS studio shit got weird right off the bat!! I let you in on how I use to make money highschool. Scandalous shit homie! Beto talks about how it was growing up in the hood and avoiding trouble. Stay tune till the end Beto talks about announcing the Canelo knock out and how it effect ...
 
A common refrain about LA sports fans is that they arrive late to games and leave early – we want to flip that on its head. Powered by the award-winning sports staff at the Los Angeles Times and helmed by veteran sports journalist Beto Duran, this podcast will smash the stereotype that our fans don’t have a passion for their sports teams. We'll provide in-depth interviews with the athletes, coaches, and front office personnel that drive our daily sports conversation. We’ll be there when you ...
 
Go beyond the headlines. Beyond the he-said, she-said of the news pages. Join Houston Chronicle Opinion Editor and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Lisa Falkenberg as she and editorial board members tackle urgent, vexing and just plain intriguing questions in the news. From Beto to Trump, bail reform to education, the migrant crisis to church abuse – they explore issues in Houston, Washington and across Texas through the lens of a single question. Sometimes, they even agree on the answer.
 
Beyond the Scores is a podcast from Khel Now where we will speak to the movers and shakers and the newsmakers of sports from India and around the world. This is the place to find candid conversations and passionate debates, with your favorite athletes, coaches, and other professionals who make the sports world tick. Also available on Jio Saavn, Gaana and video versions are available on our Youtube channel Khel Now TV.
 
Tackling the day's important conversations on politics, the pandemic, the movement for racial justice, and more -- with up-to-the-minute Hot Topics. "The View" is the place to be heard. A must-stop destination for political guests. Watch "The View" live each weekday 11 a.m.-12 p.m. ET on ABC, or catch up right here with the podcast! Moderated by Whoopi Goldberg with co-hosts Joy Behar, Sara Haines, Sunny Hostin, and Meghan McCain.
 
Nate is a record collector, music lover and vinyl maniac. Join him on his journey to discuss, share and review all things related to vinyl records. We feature stories about and interviews with musicians, artists and people of knowledge in the area of vinyl records. Additionally we share information on desirable pressings of records, how to tell a $5 pressing from a $500 pressing and care and maintenance for your cratedigging hobby. Subscribe and share with your record-nerd friends. Cheers!
 
Texas is a big state with a growing, diverse population and as the population grows, the issues and challenges facing its residents multiply. Texas Matters is a statewide news program that spends half an hour each week looking at the issues and culture of Texas.
 
The “ArtsVote 2020 Podcast Series with Ben Folds” is a program of the Americans for the Arts Action Fund (Arts Action Fund). The Arts Action Fund is a nonpartisan 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization, whose 400,000 members are dedicated to educating federal candidates on beneficial public policies to advance the arts in our communities, arts education in our schools, and charitable tax policies in our nonprofit sector.
 
Maurice, Reed & Moises are taking the queer brilliance of the Post Twink social gatherings and distilling it on to a podcast. Monthly, we are discussing and diving deep into different LGBTQ topics/issues with different members of the Post Twink group and friends! As so much of Queer/Gay men's culture is downright disappointing, Post Twink and this podcast bring bad ass and brilliant Queer/Gay voices to the forefront. Let's take back the narrative! We are Queer/Gay Men down for anti-oppressio ...
 
The Morning Tempo podcast is for small business owners and entrepreneurial spirited, with a slant on creativity. Episodes will feature insights and expertise curated by host yours truly with the help of featured guests. The intent here is to share information and lessons that will help make your entrepreneurial journey easier. Most episodes feature long form interviews with business owners, startups, and otherwise creative individuals. Find it wherever you get your favorite podcasts.
 
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Former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke will be teaching at Texas State University, the University Star, the school’s student newspaper, reported Thursday. According to the report, Ken Grasso, the chair of the university’s department of political science, said O’Rourke was interested in teaching Texas politics courses. The newsp…
 
Major Garrett spoke with former congressman and presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke about the work that he and other Democrats have been doing to flip typically Republican states like Texas and Georgia in the 2020 presidential race. O'Rourke addressed the passing of the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg and President Trump's effort to replace her on the co…
 
You’ve seen their commercials. They are brutal. And effective. If you needed more proof Texas is a battleground state, The Lincoln Project is ready to spend millions of dollars here during the final days of the campaign. Imagine that for a moment. A group of Republicans trying to defeat a Republican incumbent in a deeply red state. And not only tha…
 
Dr. Jill Biden explains how the Trump administration has made the coronavirus pandemic “political,” calls Pres. Trump’s personal attacks on her husband and family “distractions” and why education would be her top priority as first lady. Then, Natalie Portman discusses the inspiration behind her children’s book “Natalie Portman’s Fables.”…
 
It’s about to get just a little bit easier to get the sweet, sticky, orange-tinted confections from Round Rock Donuts that are loved throughout Central Texas -- and probably one of the things displaced office workers miss most about leaving their house each day. The shop is planning to open its second location near the intersection of East Whitesto…
 
Voting in election 2020 is open in Texas, and Austin businesses are offering deals to encourage participation. You can bring your voting sticker to either one of Home Slice Pizza's locations and get a free slice at the window. Joe's Bakery is offering 10 percent off orders through Oct. 30, and Lick Honest Ice Creams is offering 20 percent off a sma…
 
The Bastrop City Council approved last week more than $337,000 in community support service agreements to help boost tourism in the city. During the council meeting, four resolutions were approved that awarded community support service agreements to the Bastrop County Historical Society, Bastrop Opera House, Lost Pines Art Center and YMCA of Austin…
 
Hays County officials on Tuesday enacted a burn ban for the area amid warmer, drier weather conditions brought on by an ongoing La Niña. The burn ban was discussed earlier on Tuesday at the Hays County Commissioner’s meeting. All outdoor burning is prohibited in the county during the burn ban, including the use of burn barrels with lids, officials …
 
The Travis County sheriff’s office is searching for a vehicle that struck and injured an on-duty deputy Tuesday morning in northwestern Travis County, officials said. The vehicle is described as a silver Lexus E-S-350, and the Texas license plate number is possibly MNP-4774. The vehicle, which might have front-end damage, was last seen heading west…
 
A man was shot by Hays County law enforcement officials Monday night after a highway chase near Buda, the Hays County sheriff’s office said. The deputy, at around 5:15 p.m., attempted to stop a driver who was weaving in and out of traffic on northbound Interstate 35 in Kyle. County deputies and Buda police officers were able to stop the vehicle jus…
 
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is one of 11 state attorneys general joining the U.S. Justice Department in its lawsuit Tuesday against Google, accusing the company of abusing its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers. In a written statement Tuesday, Paxton said Google’s business strategies have “disr…
 
National Democratic super PAC Forward Majority announced Tuesday it will double its spending in Texas after initially planning to spend $6.2 million in 18 Texas House races. In a news release, Forward Majority said it plans to spend more than $12 million in Texas to expand TV, digital and mail ads across the 18 state House districts, mostly in the …
 
A former city of Austin employee is accused of abusing his authority by hiring three of his roommates to positions that reported to him. Former Austin Code Department financial manager Franklin Fejarang is also accused of attempting to hire the brother of a romantic interest before terminating the agreement when the relationship ended. The findings…
 
Fort Hood officials on Tuesday said the family of U.S. Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen received word this week that the Army classified the soldier’s death as “in the line of duty.” Army officials spoke with the Guillen family of Houston on Wednesday, saying the new classification would allow them to receive Army benefits on behalf of the 20-year-old who…
 
Continuing an impressive display of turnout this election season, at least 28,000 Travis County voters had cast ballots in person as of 5 p.m. Tuesday in early voting, according to the Travis County clerk’s office. Officials also reported that nearly 32,000 people had voted early in person on Monday. The county was poised to collect more than 30,00…
 
National Weather Service forecasters last week said their winter outlook for the nation favors warmer, drier conditions across the southern tier of the U.S. thanks in part to an ongoing La Niña. The combination of cooler Pacific Ocean temperatures translates into changes in the jet stream, a river of air that can fend off or deliver cold air masses…
 
Only 13 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! But guess what... we get to see you tonight! TODAY'S ACTION: Come to our series finale of "In the House" TONIGHT at 6:30pm CT, in partnership with Swing Left! It's gonna be a big ol' Texas House Party with comedy, music, art, and a bunch of sheroes, including…
 
Whats up my boiii!! You already know what we do on Monday nights, shit gets weird and crazy right off the bat thanks to our sponsors! It's just the wolf pack on this episode my boiii and I loved it just like old times! Everyone lets you in on how'd they'd react to catching there girl cheating on them! Sidedick lets you in on the time he ran into hi…
 
Beloved Austin video store Vulcan Video closed in April and a question remained: What would happen to its vast library of movies? On Friday, cinephiles got an answer when the Alamo Drafthouse announced that the Alamo's South Lamar Boulevard location will be the new home for Vulcan Video's movie library. It will be the newest location of the Austin-…
 
Westlake High School has suspended all football activities for one week to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The school reported four cases involving “staff and students” on Sunday. School officials confirmed the students are football players. The Westlake-Bowie [BOO-wee] football game, scheduled for Friday, has been shifted to Thursday, Nov. 12, a…
 
Austin-area auto sales still aren’t back to where they were before the coronavirus pandemic struck, but they started to show signs of life in September. Dealers sold more than 11,000 new vehicles in the Austin metro area last month, according to Freeman Auto Report. The total is still down 11.5 % from the nearly 13,000 vehicles sold in September 20…
 
Eating Apart Together, the city of Austin’s meal and resource delivery program developed in response to COVID-19, says it has served more than 500,000 meals to people experiencing homelessness. The program was developed in response to food shortages experienced during the initial stay-at-home order. Individuals and organizations interested in helpi…
 
Pflugerville’s 22nd elementary school will be named Jessica Carpenter Elementary following a unanimous board vote on Oct. 15. The school will honor Jessica Carpenter, a former teacher who dedicated more than 16 years of teaching to the school district. The district received a total of 613 name recommendations and 117 were for Carpenter. Her husband…
 
Every election cycle, campaign signs are defaced with graffiti, torn down or cut. But this year, the Travis County Democratic Party has reported incidents involving glue and barbed wire, while their Republican counterparts are reporting graffiti that doesn’t seem to have a political bent. Sign vandalism during an election is a normal occurrence. Ca…
 
Only 14 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! Who else is feeling sweaty??? TODAY'S ACTION: Ooookay, Election Day is officially 2 weeks from today. If you have friends who haven't volunteered yet, now is the time to bring them into the fold! OUR dear friend Cari Marshall (the mastermind behind Flip the T…
 
Two years after he lost his North Texas congressional seat, Pete Sessions’ comeback could be close at hand. The longtime Republican U.S. House member, who was born in Waco, is now reclaiming his Central Texas roots in the 17th Congressional District, which ranges from North Austin to Bryan-College Station to Waco and includes Texas A&M and Baylor u…
 
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Texas does not have to give voters a chance to correct mail-in ballots that were rejected for signature problems. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the state’s signature-matching process does not place a severe burden on voting rights, even if Texas voters are not notified that their ballots were r…
 
Travis County residents looking for a quick way to travel into downtown Austin can once again utilize the MetroRail Downtown station after more than a year of renovations. Capital Metro, the Austin-area’s public transit authority, on Monday unveiled the first platform for the newly revamped commuter rail station, which sits next to the Austin Conve…
 
The Travis County sheriff’s office is investigating the death of a juvenile who found after reports of gunfire at the Villas Tech Ridge apartment complex near Pflugerville (FLOO-gher-vihl) early Sunday. Deputies said that per office policy, the victim's identity will not be released because he is a juvenile. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy …
 
Austin and the University of Texas will soon have the largest center for research and education on stuttering. On Monday, UT announced a $20 million legacy grant given to the Moody College of Communication to establish the Arthur M. Blank Center for Stuttering Education and Research. The grant will be paid over 10 years and is from the family found…
 
With less than two weeks of early voting to go, Central Texas counties are on track to record their largest early voter turnout in recent memory. Williamson County is leading the way, with ballots from nearly a third of its registered voters already accounted for. With 16.9 million voters registered statewide, more than 4 million Texas, or about 24…
 
A Williamson County grand jury indicted a former sheriff’s deputy Thursday on assault and official oppression charges after a 30-year-old Black woman said she was thrown to the ground during a traffic stop. The April 2019 incident involving former Williamson County sheriff’s Deputy Christopher Pisa — the details of which have not been previously di…
 
The Eanes school district announced three new positive COVID-19 cases at Westlake High School as of Thursday this week, bringing the total cases in the district to 34 since data collection began on Aug. 19, according to the district dashboard. The majority of cases in the district — three staff and 19 students — have been associated with the high s…
 
San Marcos police are investigating what they say appears to be a new fad of party goers firing weapons while in a large crowd of people. Between Oct. 10 at 9 p.m. and Oct. 11 at 5 a.m., police responded to seven separate calls for weapons being fired at apartment complexes across the city, including the Village on Telluride, Copper Beech apartment…
 
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller on Friday kept the pressure on Governor Greg Abbott over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, writing in a fundraising appeal: “Governor, your cure is worse than the disease. End the lockdown IMMEDIATELY.” The email continued: “Governor Abbott continues to keep his boot on the neck of every Texan, and …
 
Williamson County reported one new coronavirus death and an increase of 44 known coronavirus cases on Friday. The total number of confirmed cases in the county is now 9,157. The total number of cases include 147 deaths and an estimated 8,790 recoveries as of Friday. The rolling seven-day average positivity rate was 2.53 percent on Friday. The Cente…
 
By the fourth day of early voting, 22.7 percent of registered voters had cast their ballots in Williamson County by early Friday evening. A total of 85,829 votes have been cast as of 5:30 p.m. Friday since early voting began on Tuesday, according to a Williamson County election website. The county has 376,931 registered voters. Early voters, on Fri…
 
Hays County health officials on Friday reported that two more people in the area have died from coronavirus-related complications. A San Marcos man in his 50s and a Kyle woman in her 90s died, health officials said. The county’s pandemic death toll is now 61, according to the county's online coronavirus dashboard. Local health officials also said 2…
 
A proposed 1-billion-dollar mixed-use project featuring a 4-acre lagoon with white sand, a beach area and restaurants, retail, a hotel and apartments could start construction next year in Leander. The 78-acre proposed development, called Leander Springs, would be at the southwest corner of RM 2243 and the 183-A tollway, Leander Mayor Troy Hill said…
 
Travis County health officials on Friday reported 109 new local cases of the coronavirus, bringing the pandemic total to 30,797. County health authorities also said one more person in the area has died from coronavirus-related complications, and the county’s pandemic death toll is now at 443. The county also said that 103 people who tested positive…
 
Governor Greg Abbott on Friday dispatched medical personnel and supplies to the Amarillo and Lubbock areas amid rising coronavirus cases in those cities and surrounding areas. Officials at the Texas Department of State Health Services have deployed 171 medical workers to the areas’ hospitals with another 100 expected to arrive by Sunday. The state …
 
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