The Newsroom: Top things to know today

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Search teams are going to hit the water again this morning to look for a missing swimmer at Hamilton Pool.

Bystanders at the pool said they saw a man, 18 to 25-years-old, go underwater and not come back up. Swimmers looked for the man, who was there with friends, but visibility was low and they were unable to find him.

  1. TRAFFIC ALERT: There is a wet road in Round Rock that might impact your morning commute. It is not wet from rain, but the water bottles that were spilled across the highway after a crash on I-35 and Westinghouse Road.
  2. Road-side help is on the way: You’re on your way home after a long day of work and you get a flat tire. Don’t pull your hair out in frustration just yet. The HERO program is expanding to offer roadside assistance for Central Texans.
  3. Travis Heights house stuck in the road: Frustrated residents are blocked from leaving their homes after a house that was set to move stopped in the road and could not be moved. The road block might not be moved until Monday night.

Austin student honored at the White House for short film inspired by police protest: After stumbling across a Black Lives Matter movement in New York the teen grabbed his camera and hit the streets to share personal stories about race in his film “The World I Want to Live In.”

Austin High School Filmmaker Quinn Holmes at the White House with Ty Burrell of Modern Family (Courtesy: Brett Holmes)
Austin High School Filmmaker Quinn Holmes at the White House with Ty Burrell of Modern Family (Courtesy: Brett Holmes)

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