A big mix up at the Academy Awards. La La Land was named as best picture, but presenters Warren Beaty and Faye Dunnaway were given the wrong envelope. So officials interrupted La-La Land’s acceptance speech and announced that the real winner was Moonlight.
Ian Grillot says he was happy to risk his life to save others. A man in Kansas shot at two Indian men yelling “get out of my country” when Ian intervened and was shot. He is recovering. One of the men has died.
Customers will still be able to order at the counter…for now. Wendy’s says it plans to install self-ordering kiosks at about 1,000 locations by the end of the year. Steven Harvey.
Historically, the Texas legislature doesn’t like to tell Texans what they can buy or sell. But lawmakers will debate whether to make the sale and use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes the same as alcohol, 21. Studies show 90% of smokers begin at 19 or younger.
To ease traffic congestion on SH 71, the Texas Department of Transportation is opening two toll lanes near Austin Bergstrom International Airport. The lanes start near Presidential Boulevard and run eastbound to toll road 130. The eastbound lane is expected to open tomorrow, the westbound toll lane is already open.
Southside Flying Pizza has fired an employee who wrote an insulting message to a police officer. They have also donated $1000 to the Police Officer Memorial Fund. Austin Police Association president Ken Casaday said he thought officers would continue to eat there and that “you can’t let one bad egg spoil the bunch.”