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Weekly news updates featuring the most recent government, business, development and transportation stories from Community Impact Newspaper.

    Gabriela’s eyes new horizons & Central Health faces an audit

    Gabriela’s eyes new horizons & Central Health faces an audit

    Local restauranteur Gabriela Bucio discusses her local business empire and upcoming plans, including opening her first restaurant outside of Austin. Plus, Community Impact’s Central Austin reporter Katy McAfee breaks down controversy surrounding Central Health, the taxing health district for Travis County.

    The Austin Breakdown is a production of Community Impact Newspaper. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with assistance from Connor McGovern and Morgan O’Neal and editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

    • 21 min
    Austin pushes for housing density & H-E-B focuses on e-commerce with Leander center

    Austin pushes for housing density & H-E-B focuses on e-commerce with Leander center

    Community Impact’s Austin City Hall reporter Ben Thompson gives the latest on policy moves by local leaders to address Austin’s housing crisis by encouraging construction density. Plus, reporter Chloe Young discusses H-E-B’s newest location, a fulfillment center in Leander aimed at growing the company’s e-commerce capabilities in the Austin metro.

    The Austin Breakdown is a production of Community Impact Newspaper. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with assistance from Morgan O’Neal and editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

    • 19 min
    University of Texas astronomer talks James Webb Space Telescope & Samsung eyes massive Taylor expansion

    University of Texas astronomer talks James Webb Space Telescope & Samsung eyes massive Taylor expansion

    Steven Finkelstein, an Associate Professor of Astronomy at the University of Texas, discusses his work using the newly released images from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to study some of the oldest galaxies in the universe. Plus, Community Impact senior editor Brian Rash shares the latest on Samsung’s potential multi-billion dollar expansion in Williamson County.

    The Austin Breakdown is a production of Community Impact Newspaper. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge and Connor McGovern with editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

    • 25 min
    Austin asks residents to lower their speed & San Marcos moves forward on movie studio deal

    Austin asks residents to lower their speed & San Marcos moves forward on movie studio deal

    Community Impact’s Central Austin reporter Katy McAfee discusses the city’s plan to lower speed limits in a bid to reduce traffic-related fatalities. Plus, listen to the latest on the proposed film and production studio within the La Cima development of San Marcos.

    The Austin Breakdown is a production of Community Impact Newspaper. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge and Connor McGovern. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

    • 18 min
    Single-family rental communities spread in Williamson County & Hutto looks to reel in Applied Materials

    Single-family rental communities spread in Williamson County & Hutto looks to reel in Applied Materials

    Community Impact senior editor Brian Rash discusses the new trend of single-family rental communities under development in Williamson County. Plus, reporter Carson Ganong discusses Hutto ISD’s efforts to attract a $2B project from Applied Materials to the area.

    The Austin Breakdown is a production of Community Impact Newspaper. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

    • 16 min
    Austin leaders respond to Roe v. Wade overruling & urge safety with fireworks amid drought

    Austin leaders respond to Roe v. Wade overruling & urge safety with fireworks amid drought

    Austin Fire Department Division Chief Tom Vocke discusses drought conditions in the area and the heightened risk of wildfires due to upcoming Fourth of July celebrations. Plus, Community Impact’s Austin City Hall reporter Ben Thompson shares how local officials are responding to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

    The Austin Breakdown is a production of Community Impact Newspaper. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

    • 18 min

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