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High near 70 with sunny skies for Austin

Today’s weather will be warm and sunny with temperatures reaching about 70 degrees – a nice change from the record lows we experienced overnight.   Elias & Associates Realty Trustworthy, High Quality Real Estate Services in the Greater Austin Area

The Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Library

The Civil Rights Summit is being held at the LBJ Library here in Austin from April 8th through the 10th to commemorate the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. President Obama will deliver a keynote speech along with three former Presidents: Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Johnson began his quest […]

Aerial America: Texas

  We found a wonderful aerial tour of Texas produced by the Smithsonian Channel which not only provides scenic views of the State but an overall history of the formation of Texas. Check it out here: Aerial America: Texas   Elias & Associates Realty Trustworthy, High Quality Real Estate Services in the Greater Austin Area […]

Family saves whale

Watch this memorable footage of a family saving a baby humpback whale’s life: family saves baby whale   Elias & Associates Realty Trustworthy, High Quality Real Estate Services in the Greater Austin Area

GAP Inc raised minimum wage

GAP Inc (Banana Republic, GAP, Old Navy, Athleta and Piperlime.com) has announced an increase in their minimum wage for employees in the United States from the federally required $7.25 an hour to $9 in 2014 and up to $10 in 2015. In a statement, Murphy said the company made the decision after months of consideration […]

Edward Snowden SXSW presentation

Edward Snowden spoke to a audience at SXSW via Google Hangout concerning eroding online privacy and led a call to action to the SXSW audience to do more. The presentation, “A Virtual Conversation with Edward Snowden” was live-streamed for free by the Texas Tribune and questions were submitted via Twitter in addition to questions and comments […]

Goats the answer to Texan brush fires?

According to the Associated Press officials in Victoria, TX are currently conducting an experiment utilizing goats to graze on large areas of high grass/brush in order to assist in preventing material for brush fires. The trials is being done to see if goats will be more efficient than human efforts due to their ability to […]

Google acquires Nest

As reported by the Associated Press, Google has Nest for $3.2 billion dollars. Google’s acquisition is a step on the road towards having fully synchronized and technologically advanced homes ll controllable via one hub. Google hasn’t disclosed its specific plans for Nest, but analysts anticipate an entire line of Internet-connected home products will be coming to countries […]

Cedar pollen counts at record high over the weekend

This past weekend cedar pollen counts were reported to be at record highs per KVUE News: AUSTIN—Cedar season is in full bloom and allergy sufferers are miserable. KVUE meteorologists collect air samples everyday to monitor cedar pollen at the KVUE studios in North Austin. Sunday the cedar count hit 13,340 gr/m3, Saturday it hit 16,765 […]

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