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Karen Brooks Harper

After a summer of tension and protest, Austin braces for election-week unrest
(Jordan Vonderhaar/ Texas Tribune)

Austin police and city leaders say they are preparing for November protests as the city steels itself for an election that has wrought tension at the highest levels of national government.

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Flashy digital billboards could light up Austin after court opinion

Digital billboard in Michigan.

Up to 85 digital commercial billboards could light up the skies all over nature-loving, small-business-owning Austin after a decades-old ban on the bright, flashy signs was recently found by a court to be unconstitutional.

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Former UT tennis coach Michael Center released after serving federal bribery sentence for college admissions scandal
(Associated Press)

Former UT tennis coach Michael Center completes his prison sentence and is released from halfway house.

Former University of Texas men's tennis coach Michael Center was released from a Texas halfway house on Friday, where he finished a six-month federal prison sentence for falsely designating a wealthy West Coast student as a Longhorns recruit.

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