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Solutions for Higher Education dives into hot topics in the world of colleges and universities. Sometimes it tackles controversies in education, sometimes it looks at current events, sometimes it's innovations and fun. Brought to you by Southern Utah University, but geared toward anyone with an interest in the subjects, episodes are hosted by SUU's President Scott L Wyatt and Professor Steve Meredith.
 
Podcast edition of Iowa's history in the DIY music scene. New shows air live on 98.9FM KFMG-LP Des Moines & KCOE Coe College Student Radio every Thursday night at 9PM. It can also be heard Friday Nights at 11PM on 90.3FM KWIT Sioux City & 90.7FM KOJI Okoboji. #trustkristianday Find us online: http://www.iowabasementtapes.com
 
A one-on-one actual play podcast co-hosted by a married couple with a focus on lighthearted play. Diana and Zack are just two nerds and teachers who like to spend time in fantasy worlds together. We never squabble over rules, except when we do. Catch up with Season 1 of our Dungeon World campaign in the setting of Segurança, a diverse plains city beset by internal power struggles and devils at the gates. New episodes every other Monday.
 
Do you live in Akron, Ohio? Want to keep up with what is going on in your city? This podcast is for you. We will cover local news (the good and the bad), Entertainment schedules, Updates on what your local representatives are up to (in a "just the facts / Non-biased fashion), and whatever else you'd like to hear. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/akron-podcast/donations
 
Thank you for checking out the Living Off The Land podcast! We’re excited to get this project started, so here is a little overview of what this will be about. At its core, this podcast will examine the finer details of what makes The Land such a great place to live in. We’re going to look deeper than just the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cedar Point, and the casinos. Instead, we’ll be hitting up obscure places to eat and drink and talking to individuals who make Cleveland the city it is. The ...
 
Am I Man Enough?: A Storytelling/Podcasting Show is where people tell personal stories to critically examine the culture of toxic masculinity and the construction of masculinity and manhood, blending social critiques with personal storytelling. This is a traveling show held at different venues in Chicago. Ada Cheng is a professor-turned storyteller and performing artist. She has been featured in storytelling shows in Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Cedar Rapids, Asheville, and Kansas City. Check ...
 
FR NYC is working to archive the many sounds of New York City, large and small. It is far too easy to be caught up by the speed of New York and forget about all there is to appreciate surrounding us at any given moment. This project's goal is to remind us to step aside on occasion and center ourselves. Even the busiest of cities can seem incredibly calm from a distance. Contact: fieldrecordingsnyc@gmail.com
 
Night By Night ,Performance by Performance Bruce Gibbons has been gracing the electronica scene by Headlining/Opening & playing along for such headliner DJ's such as, Paul Oakenfold, Audien, Morgan Page, Markus Schulz, Tritonal, Paul Van Dyk, Blank & Jones, Armin van Buuren, Gabriel and Dresden, Kenneth Thomas, Tiesto, Kaskade, Armin Van Buuren, Benny Banassi, Kyau and Albert, Above and Beyond, Junkie Xl, James Zabiela, Arimn Van Buuren and so many more!
 
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Austin companies JuiceLand and Little City Coffee have teamed for a shop with a drive-thru in Southwest Austin located in the retail center at Southwest Parkway and MoPac that’s also home to a Best Buy. The location opens today at 7 a.m. and will be the 27th Austin location for JuiceLand, which has partnered with longtime Austin brand Little City f…
 
The U.S. Department of Defense has picked Texas A&M University to lead a five-year, $100-million national research initiative focused on hypersonic technology. The initiative, called the University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics, will focus on hypersonic flight systems. Hypersonic refers to projectiles that can travel Mach 5 or faster. The anno…
 
The online community engagement meeting on the operations at the Hancock Golf Course operations, scheduled for Thursday, has been postponed because too many people had signed up to attend. The large group sizes would significantly limit dialogue opportunities for attendees, so the Parks and Recreation Department will add additional options for part…
 
Bastrop County voters has surpassed the total early voter turnout for the 2016 presidential election, according to the county’s election office. Election officials say it’s possible that the early voting turnout this election could exceed the total voter turnout for 2016. The total number of ballots cast in 2016 was 28,888. As of Monday, more than …
 
The Williamson County Commissioners Court on Tuesday unanimously approved a grant for the sheriff’s office to receive excess equipment from the Department of Defense. Commissioners had denied the grant in July, with some saying they did not have enough information about it because neither Sheriff Robert Chody nor any of his representatives had appe…
 
Travis County Chief Appraiser Marya Crigler says she thinks she’s found a solution to get the sales data she needs to reappraise home values next year. Earlier this year, Crigler said she lacked sufficient sales data to update values for most residential properties in Travis County for the 2020 tax year. Crigler has said a May 2019 cease-and-desist…
 
The Texas Supreme Court upheld Gov. Greg Abbott’s order limiting counties to one mail-in ballot drop-off location in a Tuesday evening ruling that overturned two lower courts. A Democratic District Court judge in Travis County had found that Abbott’s limit of drop-off locations was an impermissible burden on voting rights, but the all-Republican co…
 
The Austin school district could begin offering COVID-19 rapid testing to students and teachers as soon as next week. State leaders this month launched a rapid testing pilot program for eight school districts, including the small Central Texas districts of Granger and Lampasas. Austin was not among the districts chosen for the pilot program, but Su…
 
Michael Bloomberg will be spending about $1 million a day the last week of the campaign on statewide advertising in Texas in to help Democratic nominee Joe Biden defeat president Donald Trump. The ads, in English and Spanish, will attack the president for mismanaging the response to the coronavirus. It’s the latest sign that Texas is in play in the…
 
Travis County bars will remain closed amid concerns of increasing coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe announced Tuesday. Bars were closed in March in an effort to help combat the spread of COVID-19, the disease linked to the coronavirus. But earlier this month, Gov. Greg Abbott relaxed coronavirus restrictions, wh…
 
Based on the Austin and Travis County’s current transmission rates of the coronavirus, as many as 700 people could be in the hospital by the third week of November, the region’s top health official told county leaders Tuesday. The projection comes from the University of Texas COVID-19 Modeling Consortium, and would place Austin and Travis County un…
 
Texas coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, two key indicators of the prevalence of COVID-19, reached their highest point in two months Tuesday. The Texas Department of State Health Services reported 5,500 coronavirus patients in Texas hospitals Tuesday, the most since Aug. 21. Gov. Greg Abbott has said he will rely heavily on hospitalization num…
 
Located southwest of Austin in Wimberley, Blue Rock Artist Ranch & Studio got aboard the livestream train this summer, presenting a two-month ticketed series that included performances by the likes of David Ramirez, Carrie Rodriguez and Terri Hendrix. It went well enough that they’ve launched another Blue Rock aLive series for the fall, dubbed “Coo…
 
Jerry Jeff Walker, who moved to Austin after becoming famous with the song “Mr. Bojangles” and helped change the Austin music landscape in the 1970s, died Friday evening. He was 78. Walker had been dealing with throat cancer for several years and had nearly died in 2017. Along with Willie Nelson’s move to Austin about 50 years ago, Walker’s arrival…
 
An Illinois-based holding company, Transform SR LLC, is eliminating 170 jobs with the closing of a Round Rock building where it operated a call center for its Sears retail brand, according to documents filed with the state. The company told the Texas Workforce Commission that the jobs being cut are at 1300 Louis Henna Boulevard. The layoffs at the …
 
The Austin Parks and Recreation Department will host a virtual community meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday to discuss the future of the Dougherty Arts Center. The department is taking the next steps toward moving the center into a newly envisioned building on Butler Shores Park. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Dripping Springs district Superintendent Todd Washburn appears to be on his way out, less than a year after he took the post. The school board 11 months ago signed a $207,000 contract with Washburn to lead the 7,200-student district. Washburn’s contract is slated to run through June 30, 2023. But the school board’s agenda shows trustees are set to …
 
An Austin district principal was abruptly placed on administrative leave, leaving some parents to question the district’s decision and others to rally to save his job. In an email to Casis Elementary School families sent late Friday afternoon, Associate Superintendent Gilbert Hicks said Principal Samuel Tinnon had been placed on administrative leav…
 
Texas State University will hold two in-person commencement ceremonies in December, the institution announced on Monday: one for students graduating this fall and one for students who graduated during the spring and summer semesters. Both ceremonies will be held outdoors at Bobcat Stadium and limited to no more than 25% capacity, with seating arran…
 
A man was killed early Monday in a shooting near a homeless camp in Southeast Austin, the city’s second homicide in as many days. Austin police officers responded in the early morning to reports of a man shot near a homeless camp near the intersection of East Riverside Drive and South Pleasant Valley Road. Investigators said they do not know if the…
 
State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, of San Antonio, said Monday that he will run for speaker of the Texas House, the second Democrat to do so. State Rep. Senfronia Thompson, a longtime lawmaker from Houston, filed to run for the position on Friday. The position is up for grabs after embattled Speaker Dennis Bonnen, a Republican from Lake Jackson, sai…
 
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg gave more than $2.6 million to Chrysta Castañeda’s campaign for a seat on the Texas Railroad Commission, delivering a last-minute boost to the Democrat in the final month leading up to the election. Castañeda, a Dallas attorney, is running against Republican Jim Wright for one of three seats on the state agency that re…
 
The adjutant general of the Texas Army National Guard said there are no plans to dispatch troops to polling locations in Texas. Maj. Gen. Tracy Norris said in a statement Monday evening, “there has been no request nor plan to provide any type of support at any polling location in Texas.” Norris’ statement came hours after the San Antonio Express-Ne…
 
Three Texas counties, including Hays and Williamson, have reported early voting numbers already surpassing 2016 vote totals. According to Hays County officials, nearly 75,000 early ballots had been cast by the end of Sunday. That total accounts for about 49% of the county’s registered voters. Williamson County and Denton County in North Texas also …
 
The mother of Javier Ambler’s 4-year-old son choked back tears as she described at a news conference Monday how the boy doesn’t understand his father died while in the custody of Williamson County deputies. The news conference came after the family filed a lawsuit Sunday against the county for the in-custody death of Ambler, who died after being sh…
 
A TV special to honor the 50th anniversary of Asleep at the Wheel will air locally on PBS on Saturday. The special will showcase past performances by the band and the hand Austin City Limits had in creating the local music scene. It will highlight the band’s history, starting with its performance on the first episode of the first season of Austin C…
 
For many small Austin businesses including costume shops, party stores, seasonal pop-ups and event spaces, Halloween provides a crucial boost to the bottom line and marks the beginning of the do-or-die holiday season. Now many are trying to figure out how to navigate what they expect to be a steep drop-off in sales as consumers change the way they …
 
The city of Bastrop will move forward with a planned skate park at Fisherman’s Park despite a significant cost increase to the project. As part of the design process, a geo-tech report was completed and remediation to the existing soils at the project site was proposed. With remediation, the estimated base bid construction cost would increase by ab…
 
The Round Rock City Council approved last week an economic incentive agreement with an electronics manufacturer that will bring 60 new jobs and a $5.65 million investment in a new facility in the city. East West Manufacturing will build a facility at 1974 Steam Way. The approximately 43,000-square-foot building is expected to be complete by August …
 
The Williamson County Commissioners Court this week will reconsider a grant for the sheriff’s office it rejected in July. Some deputies said they are missing out on much-needed free equipment from the federal government that will cost more than $500,000 to replace. Commissioners who voted July 21 against the grant said at that time they did not hav…
 
Throughout the summer, as the clock got closer to midnight on weekends, the parking lot of an AMC movie theater in North Austin would ring with subwoofers rattling in trunks, tires screeching against pavement and engines roaring to life. On some nights, more than a hundred cars would gather to take part in Austin’s now not-so-underground car meetup…
 
Former Travis County Sheriff Raymond Frank, who held office from 1973 to 1980, died Oct. 10 at the age of 95. Frank was known as an early supporter of some progressive stances, like allowing conjugal visits for jail inmates, refusing to arrest nude sunbathers at Lake Travis and advocating for the decriminalization of marijuana. After losing his sea…
 
A 2019 email suggests that, through steep fines, U.S. immigration officials targeted undocumented immigrants — including one mother in Austin — who were living in American churches and had spoken out publicly about their experiences. The fines totaled more than $3 million, the email says. Hilda Ramirez, who said she fled domestic violence in Guatem…
 
Texas polls will close at 7 p.m. on Nov. 3, but officials caution that Election Day results will take hours to compile — and extremely close races could take almost a week to resolve. Some of the uncertainty is the result of an unprecedented number of mail-in ballots during the pandemic and heavy voter interest in the presidential election. But lon…
 
On Friday, the Austin Police Department introduced a new class of graduated cadets for what will probably be the final time in the next year or more. This summer, Austin City Council members canceled the next cadet class, which had already been pushed back by one month, because of concerns that the curriculum for cadets lacked what they considered …
 
A quarter of a billion dollars in delinquent debt is raising questions about the stability of Austin-based businessman Nate Paul’s real-estate empire. Since late 2019, lenders have moved to foreclose on a combined $258 million in what they have contended are overdue loans made to more than two dozen Texas-based real-estate entities controlled by Pa…
 
Police violence became increasingly common in Williamson County after Sheriff Robert Chody invited the camera crews of “Live PD” to feature his department. An American-Statesman analysis of 124 use-of-force reports shows that violent encounters between Williamson County sheriff’s deputies and civilians nearly doubled from 43 in 2017 — the year befo…
 
Show Notes: President Scott L Wyatt and Steve Meredith sit down with Tawny Hammond, National Director of Learning Advancement for Best Friends Animal Society and SUU's Melynda Thorpe, Executive Director of Community and Professional Development. They discuss the SUU & Best Friends Executive Leadership Certification, the nation’s first university-en…
 
For the first time, Franklin Barbecue will be available for shipping across the country in a partnership with company Goldbelly. Owner Aaron Franklin said the time and partner just felt right. Customers can order a package that includes a five-pound brisket and a 15-ounce bottle of Franklin Barbecue sauce for $249, which includes shipping. Orders a…
 
As the temperature gets more fall-like, it’s a great time to get out of the city and check out local musicians or get some good grub in Bastrop (BAS-truhp) County. Wild Bunch Brewing Company will hold an Oktoberfest celebration today from noon until 11 p.m. The event will feature music all day, bratwurst and craft beer. See omnystudio.com/listener …
 
A free drive-thru flu shot clinic will run from 9 a.m. to noon today, or until supplies run out, at the Sacred Heart Community Clinic, at 620 Round Rock West Drive, Building 8. Children ages 4 and older who are uninsured, medically underinsured or on Medicaid are eligible, as well as adults who are uninsured, medically underinsured or on Medicare. …
 
The Williamson County election administrator said he has warned the organizer of a car rally for President Trump planned for Cedar Park today to make sure political messages are not broadcast within 1,000 feet of the public library, which is a polling place and along the parade route. Sound amplification devices are not allowed within 1,000 feet of…
 
The Austin Parks and Recreation Department is temporarily prohibiting the building of fires and grilling in all city parks, greenbelts and preserves effective immediately and until further notice due to drought conditions. This includes the use of wood or charcoal barbecue pits/grills/smokers. Propane stoves are allowed in designated picnic areas o…
 
Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge, who had resigned in February to continue dating his department’s chaplain, has been selected to serve as the new police chief in San Marcos, city officials announced Wednesday. The selection is subject to San Marcos City Council approval on November 4th. Standridge, who served with the Abilene Police Department…
 
The George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center turned 40 this month, making it the oldest, continuously operating museum in Austin that preserves the history, art and culture of Austin’s Black community. In its four decades, the museum has grown from the small building that sits in front of its campus to include a library and a …
 
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