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Austin suspends extra trash fees as at-home residents make more of it

Jodi Bart Holzband loves trash day - and perhaps now more than ever, since she visits the bins twice as often as usual since stay at home orders went into effect. (Photo by Bess Maple Holzband, age 5)

Jodi Bart Holzband looks forward to trash day all week.

"I love that feeling, that it's leaving my house," the Austin public relations consultant said.

Never more than right now, perhaps, because Holzband says her family is generating more trash and recycling at the home than they ever did in the days before the stay-at-home order kept the family of four home all day.

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19 elementary school kids, 2 adults killed in Uvalde shooting

(Uvalde ISD)

Nineteen kids and two adults are dead after a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas—a small town an hour and a half west of San Antonio—on Tuesday afternoon.

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