Some 24th Ward candidates missing at forum

by Devon G. Marti on January 23, 2015

Six of the 10 West Siders running for the open seat appeared at Tuesday’s event.

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Westside Health Authority getting $300,000 grant

01.22.2015 Community

State Rep. La Shawn Ford helped secure the funding, which will be used to provide crisis intervention to North Austin residents with critical health needs.

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A disrespected community

01.21.2015 Opinion

One longtime Austin resident wants to know why 15th District Commander Barbara West has been quietly reassigned to another post.

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Chicago civil rights activist recounts time with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01.19.2015 News

Timuel Black, 96, tells members of Third Unitarian Church in Austin what a crucial role MLK played in Chicago and across the country.

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Celebrate MLK Day by seeing the movie “Selma”

01.18.2015 Community

Insurance agent Darren Tillis will host local senior citizens and young people Monday afternoon at a Cicero theatre.

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Free breakfast Monday to remember MLK

01.17.2015 Community

It will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., on a first-come, first-serve basis, at Alice’s restaurant, 5638 W. Chicago Ave. La Coulton J. Walls, a candidate running for the 29th Ward seat, is the sponsor.

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No response from Ald. Mitts to debate request

01.16.2015 News

The longtime alderman faces three challengers in the Feb. 24 city election.

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Murders down citywide in 2014, but not in Austin

01.15.2015 News

Major issues need to be addressed before homicides and other crime will decline, say local residents and advocates.

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Candidates removed, drop from 29th, 37th wards

01.14.2015 News

Voters will get to choose among four in one race and eight in the other in the Feb. 24 election.

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Teens can apply for After School Matters

01.13.2015 Community

Programs start in schools, parks and many other locations the week of Feb. 2.

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