In this March 12, 2014 photo, passenger Katie Baranyuk, left, and Dara Jenkins, right, a driver for the ride-sharing service Lyft, perform Lyft's trademark fist-bump as they pose for a photo after Baranyuk got a ride from Jenkins to downtown Seattle to meet friends after work. In a fight pitting upstart technology and traditional business, app-based ridesharing firms are fighting with taxi companies for supremacy in the Seattle market. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Austin’s city council will vote this week to approve an agreement with ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft, making their operation i…

White House security

Texas man breaches White House security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way throu…

Kayak on Lady Bird Lake

Lakes reopen after ban

The Austin Fire Department will reopen Lady Bird Lake and Barton Creek to watercraft at noon on Saturday. Lake Austin, which was closed whil…

CPR Training

New law requires CPR training

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City of Lakeway

Lakeway to host public safety event

The City of Lakeway will host their fifth annual Public Safety Day on Saturday, September 27th. Founded in 2009, Public Safety Day gives fam…