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There is a lot of mystery surrounding the plane that crashed in the French Alps. They have recovered the black box but it has been damaged. They are hoping to get it working to see if they can get any clues as to what happened. Nearly 150 people were on board the flight that was supposed to go from Barcelona to Dusseldorf. Victims’ families are expected to arrive today. There aren’t many hotel rooms so some local people are offering rooms in their homes.
TIMING IS EVERYTHING--Sen. Ted Cruz may have been the first Republican to declare his candidacy for the 2016 presidential race, but he appears to have missed the boat on purchasing a web domain featuring his own name. Instead, web users landing at tedcruz.com see only two phrases: “Support President Obama” and “Immigration Reform Now!” Oops! -Positive Prep
Austin’s traffic woes are a problem Austin city council members hear about it, but what can actually be done to fix it? This week, several Austin city council members and Austin Mayor Steve Adler are supporting proposed state legislation aimed to get 18-wheelers off of Interstate 35 through Austin and provide a reduced toll rate to big trucks on state-owned portions of SH 130.
5 things you need to know about Austin’s hands-free law—1. Drivers cannot use ANY mobile devices behind the wheel. The rules don’t stop at cell phones. 2. Software and gadgets can help you stay hands-free. Headsets aren’t the only option. 3. The rules apply to bikes too. 4. You can use your cell phone in emergencies. 5. The cost of a ticket: up to $500.
Something to Lift Your SPIRIT:
What if the next big step God wants you to take is actually small? Lysa Tykerst