President Obama will take part in a televised town-hall-style event on CNN at 7 p.m. CT / 5p.m. PT Tonight called Guns in America, following his emotional announcement earlier this week of a series of executive actions aimed at reducing gun violence. The actions are an attempt to clamp down on unlicensed gun sellers avoid having to run criminal background checks on gun purchasers.
Swimmers from Nitro Swimming in Cedar Park are hoping to be a part of Team USA in the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. A dozen swimmers from Nitro Swimming have qualified for the 2016 Olympic trials. The Olympic trials take place June and July at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.
The oil and gas slump may seem like another city’s problem, but a report released yesterday by a Mortgage Insurance Company states Austin has one of the highest risks in the country for falling home prices. The report cites sagging oil prices as the culprit. Oil prices have hit their lowest level in more than 11 years.