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Confederate flag debate begins in S.C. House–Pushback could develop today as the South Carolina House debates removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds. Some House members remain adamantly opposed to removing it. The momentum to remove it comes three weeks after the shooting rampage at a predominantly black church in Charleston left nine people losing their life.
Flash Flood Warning for San Saba County until 7:00am Wednesday.
Plenty of folks in Austin, Texas have spotted Google’s distinctive self-driving Lexus cars recently, and now we know why. The company revealed that it’s now rolling the vehicles in downtown Austin in order to ‘(test) our software in different driving environments, traffic patterns and road conditions.’ While Google could also test its self-driving cars elsewhere, Austin is the first city where it’s actually done so. The reason? ‘We’ve loved how much Austin embraces innovation,’ a Google spokesperson said.
Taco Bell begins testing delivery service at 200 stores—testing in several cities including Dallas.
The MoPac Improvement Project was supposed to be finished this fall like the sign in the story shows, but the completion date has been pushed back to 2016 due to a lack of manpower.