aka Uncle Fred, mild-mannered TV reporter fcantu@cbsaustin.com and local icon in Austin, TX. Once nominated for a Grammy. True story. 📺🎙️
Am I the only one sees the name #SOLO and immediately thinks of Napoleon Solo? #TheManFromUNCLE Greatest TV spy show ever!!! https://t.co/JyDxZtZt4W
#worldcup2018 — #Mexico vs #Korea just starting on @TelemundoAustin https://t.co/WqTahEqc5R
Here’s what makes me teary-eyed: Just how bad would it have to be for someone to tell their child, “Go. You have a better chance without me.” twitter.com/CNN/status/101…
Candidates killed in Mexico. Blast at president’s event in Zimbabwe. A reminder that with all our acrimony we’ve actually got it pretty good. twitter.com/BBCBreaking/st…
@TxDPS tweets about gun safety. Gun safety is public safety. twitter.com/TxDPS/status/1…
BREAKING-- #ABC picks up Rosanne Barr-free spinoff of #Rosanne. Premiere date TBD. ow.ly/Wca330kBWm9 https://t.co/fvXMHBpvD1
BREAKING-- By popular demand #ABC picks up Rosanne Barr-free spinoff of #Rosanne . ow.ly/YIGy30kBWfW https://t.co/GqJ12pDPcU
Not every day in the life of a TV reporter is this glamorous. https://t.co/1BYB5g3Rv7
ONLINE TAX BREAK TO END-- Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers in their state to pay sales tax even when seller is out-of-state.
#IDIOT — Credit card thief tried to pay waitress with her own stolen credit card. She recognized the name. ow.ly/aetT30kBnOc
$600M divided by 2 M #Uber drivers gives you $300 per driver per year... almost $1 per day for each driver. #DoTheMath twitter.com/TechCrunch/sta…
Think of these 3 words as you peacefully read your twitter feed over your morning coffee: Relentless. Gang. Violence. What "deterrent" could possibly change a family's decision to risk heading north?twitter.com/CBSThisMorning…
@tedcruz name noticeably absent from Valley mayor's thank you note to the feds for pitching in on their humanitarian relief efforts. #FamiliesBelongTogether twitter.com/mayordarling/s…
This Tweet begs the question: Why would a WATER tank be on fire? twitter.com/tellthetruthho…
I realize our government is not as diverse as our country, but work with me: Who invites only white men to a meeting in 2018? twitter.com/markknoller/st…
 
I see a tiny splash of purple in the bottom right corner. It could be a skirt (and I don’t mean the 1940s slang for woman.) https://t.co/VVWq24PuT7
Remember it's "recreational" #marijuana , still #NSFW twitter.com/CBSNews/status…
RT @KyleGovernment: APPREHENDED: Kyle Police confirmed today's arrest of the suspect in the May 27 hit and run that killed John Lyon of Kyle. Gilbert Villegas of San Marcos (shown in photo) was apprehended today in the Houston area. cityofkyle.com/police/suspect… https://t.co/8VF8voUDRe
Whoa! (And yes that's how it's spelled.) Check out the flooding in the Valley! #RGV twitter.com/SydneyKGBT/sta…
YOUR CHANCE TO BE A STATE SENATOR! Emergency election is July 31. You must file by MONDAY. Yes this Monday. Where? Dist 19 from San Antonio to NM state line. twitter.com/dallasnews/sta… https://t.co/BeVB9Z8Hz3
YOUR CHANCE TO BE A STATE SENATOR! Emergency election is July 31. You must file by MONDAY. Yes this Monday. Where? Dist 19 from San Antonio to NM state line. twitter.com/dallasnews/sta…
@Austin_Police released this video of a deadly beating (attack blurred out) at Redd Street/Manchaca Road on Saturday in the hopes of learning the identity of people who witnessed the attack in the parking lot and those driving past. This was the 16th murder in Austin this year. https://t.co/lxx21tDi2H
 
Just say the Valero on Manchaca Rd just south of Ben White and everyone down there will know exactly the one you’re talking about.
 
Good point. I wish I could edit tweets.
#ATX City Council will have NINE members in #Tornillo tomorrow. Quite a show of force. twitter.com/JeffStensland/…
SOMETHING’S COMING! Are you following ⁦⁦⁦@ChikageWeather⁩ ? Voted Best Weathercast by Texas AP Broadcasters! https://t.co/BCwiYq7H7u
BREAKING— Judge in Criner pretrial hearing rules against use of certain DNA evidence saying “technique was not properly applied.”
#WhereAreTheGirls -- According to one congressman, you won't find them on the border. DHS hasn't provided even limited photos or access the way they have for the boys. DHS Sec gave reporters an "I'll get back to you" when asked. twitter.com/repmarkpocan/s…
PARENTS' EFFORT to help separated immigrant families with legal bills goes viral. $1,500 goal exceeded by about $5,000,000. ow.ly/X4aZ30kzKAJ
HEROES AMONG US-- People like funny stories from Florida, but a Florida man took a rattlesnake bite meant for his grandson. ow.ly/mdcZ30kzKqg
ROAD TRIP!!! Just 8-10 hours depending on how many times they stop. #ATX city council heading to Tornillo to protest desert child detention center. A very Austin thing to do. cbsaustin.com/news/local/aus… https://t.co/xJjLz3xgx4
NOW I KNOW WHY Jerry Springer ceased production. Not trashy enough. #TheProposal twitter.com/cmclymer/statu…
BREAKING— AMAZON FULFILLMENT CENTER in San Marcos evacuated after reported “structure fire.” https://t.co/xbqgEwEpHW
#ATX Mayor Adler joins the growing chorus: twitter.com/MayorAdler/sta…
QUEEN LETIZIA OF SPAIN is in Texas. and her name is throwing local broadcasters. In España her name is pronounced leh-TEE-the-ah but in Latin America it's leh-TEE-see-ah... but never leh-TEE-shuh. Maybe we can call her Letty for short. ow.ly/LyrI30ky9nO
JUST THE FACTS— Elián Gonzalez’s mom died, his dad in Cuba wanted him back & a US court agreed. But Cuban-Americans refused to surrender him. He was not ripped from his parents’ arms. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elián_Gon… twitter.com/charliekirk11/…
The last historic arson case in #ATX I recall was the governor's mansion in 2008. They never caught that firebug. twitter.com/MelanieCBS/sta…
@GayleKing reports from down in the Valley on @CBSThisMorning twitter.com/CBSNews/status…
OP-ED: Laura Bush calls separation of immigrant children from their parents immoral, makes comparisons to our Japanese interment camps. "I know there are good people at all levels of government who can do better to fix this." ow.ly/xgt130kxq7K
@cbsthismorning Gayle King down in the Valley checking out the work of the Humanitarian Respite Center (HRC) operated by @CatholicCharitiesRGV twitter.com/nspimentel/sta…
@cbsthismorning Gayle King down in the Valley checking out the work of the Humanitarian Respite Center (HRC) operated by CatholicCharitiesRGV.com twitter.com/nspimentel/sta…
#MexicoVsAlemania — Mexico wins 1-0 on ⁦@TelemundoAustin⁩ https://t.co/LNnmW32XdQ
#Mexico leads #Germany 1-0 as 2nd half of their match begins. Live on @TelemundoAustin #fifa #worldcup2018 https://t.co/dbjfDoW0nV
#WORLDCUP2018 match between #MEXICO and #GERMANY is live in HD on @TelemundoAustin. #fifa #atx twitter.com/fox7austin/sta…
HAPPY FATHERS DAY. My son is a dad, too. Thanks for those grandkids! https://t.co/vbTYmMzu3X
Sadly, any Korean War remains turned over now may take awhile to ID. POW remains turned over in 1992 were finally ID'd last year. twitter.com/cbsaustin/stat…
JERRY! JERRY! JERRY!-- Daytime TV staple #JerrySpringer halts production after 27 years. Future uncertain. ow.ly/rOnO30kvYyF
"TELL THEM THEY CAN'T HUG" -- Staffer at immigrant children's shelter quits over instructions he was supposed to relay to distraught siblings separated from parents. ow.ly/V3Xn30kvQIh #SouthwestKey
Thank you for your service. #BastropCounty twitter.com/BastropNews/st…
#TBT — Look what’s back... dinosaur logo and all. Saw this on Anderson Ln. If you don’t recognize it ask your grandparents. https://t.co/mp2XYSYNTW
FLAG DAY-- always reminds me of one of my favorite stories: a US flag rescued by American Pacific War POWs toward the end of WWII. youtube.com/watch?v=uwvhHQ…
IT'S @chief_manley NOW-- Interim Austin Police Chief Brian Manley loses the Interim part of his title after unanimous vote by #ATX council to make him the permanent police chief. https://t.co/P4lpmXVQQs
#TBT -- A year ago this month my brother came to Austin to check on my mom who was recovering from a fall. Not a clue he would die two months later. Lots of great memories. https://t.co/0R50pMKJNq
TURBULENT SKIES— Airbus nosedives after hitting wake of plane in front of it. Why you should always keep your seatbelt on. ow.ly/XpZc30kuNfF
The economy is GREAT, unemployment is low. So when will hard-working Americans start seeing MEANINGFUL pay raises? Fed Chief answers, "It's a bit of a puzzle." ow.ly/R2wp30kuFgO
I don't know if the locals were consulted in naming this child immigrant detention center in Brownsville, but in Valley slang "Casa Padre" translates to "Cool House" or "Awesome House." #QuePadre ow.ly/bbo930kuELT
This would be a good time to teach them how to make crisper fries. Just my preference. #in-n-out twitter.com/austin360/stat…
HE MADE IT!-- Determined raccoon scaled skyscraper in St Paul, MN overnight as anxious city watched and worried. Local public radio #MPRraccoon owned the story. twitter.com/timnelson_mpr/…
IT'S THE #NAFTA OF #FUTBOL-- United bid by USA, Canada and Mexico is awarded the 2026 World Cup. USA will host the championship game. #FIFA twitter.com/CBSNews/status…
SOMETIMES WE NEED A LITTLE DIVERSION: ⚡️ “The world anxiously awaits the fate of a raccoon that's scaling a skyscraper in St Paul, MN” #MPRraccoon the local NPR station is keeping its listeners updated. twitter.com/i/moments/1006…
Local broadcasters serving local communities.@cbsaustin was there to help those hit by a string of Hurricanes in 2017 #BroadcastGood https://t.co/0SDVzboYCO
Today local broadcasters are celebrating the good they do in their communities year-round. I couldn’t be prouder of @cbsaustin support for #BlueSanta putting toys under the tree for needy #ATX families. #BroadcastGood https://t.co/cbikNqNlsK
#TrumpKimSummit SWAG ALERT-- Journalists were given a gift bag which includes a USB-power fan (It gets hot in Singapore.) Security experts caution plug-in could contain malware. ow.ly/jETH30kstrM
#AMAZON owner Bezo makes $40 BILLION, typical Amazon work worldwide makes $12k. Wouldn't it be nice to see those billions ripple through the local economy? ow.ly/XTNJ30kssFH
You should have mentioned the issues on-air. Viewers like being included. What we now call engagement. twitter.com/__Lockwood__/s…
FOLLOW THE STRIPES AND THE BARRELS— That’s what the next 6 months will be like on Slaughter Ln at Mopac as TxDOT builds a new bridge over what will be new main lanes for #Mopac. https://t.co/FA5fxPnpOf
IT’S ABOUT TIME— @utrgv possibly opening a student affairs office in Matamoros. How many years have they had students from Mexico? All of them. ow.ly/WZZA30krrDQ. #ut #rgv
Funeral begins in Brownsville today for Grupo Mazz frontman Jimmy Gonzalez bit.ly/2LD2Y9Z
 
Visitation today. Funeral tomorrow.
Can I hear an amen? #realnews #realpeople twitter.com/AP_Politics/st…
Hello, @IHOb ? Robert De Niro says he has just a couple of words about your publicity stunt. It’ll only take a second. #ihop #ihob https://t.co/sAADC2jZeJ
DEVELOPING-- Texas-born Mexican cartel leader "La Barbie" to be sentenced today. Feds say he shipped truckloads of cocaine to US and millions in cash back to Mexico. ow.ly/g3y330krfx3
Robert De Niro stole the spotlight with his "bleeped" F-bombs (technically they were muted, not bleeped.) But the winners of the #TonyAwards deserve their recognition. twitter.com/CBSNews/status…
Robert De Niro's aims F-Bombs at @POTUS during Tony Awards but censors muted the audio. Only folks in the theater heard it. deadline.com/2018/06/robert…
DID YOU KNOW Roseanne cast member is also a #Tony winner? Now a DOUBLE Tony winner. Live on @cbsaustin. twitter.com/TheTonyAwards/…
Boodles and boodles of them! @heb @chron twitter.com/chronbusiness/…
Why wasn’t I told there was a new Tremors movie??? #straighttoNetflix https://t.co/MKszmXyAbR
Ha! They thought of everything. #summit2018 twitter.com/markknoller/st…
Mayor Adler getting his FitBit steps in Boston. #ATX Pride Parade is Aug 11. twitter.com/mayoradler/sta…
At #G7 @JustinTrudeau gave @POTUS a picture of a hotel Trump's grandfather ran in Canada during the Gold Rush. New Yorker says Trump's grandpa, "pursued a colorful career providing food, liquor, and women to miners." Maybe hotel isn't the right word. twitter.com/PressSec/statu…
The downside of @ROTRally weekend. Be careful out there. twitter.com/ATCEMS/status/…
Here’s why you should always be nice to folks you think you’re meeting for the first time. twitter.com/ABC/status/100…
Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, both loved and widely admired, both lost to suicide in the same week. And there's help out there! Here’s a list of hotlines all around the world you can call. suicide.org/international-…
#BONNAROO IS BACK-- Which always conjures up this classic clip from Triumph the insult comic dog. Never been. Is it really like this? youtube.com/watch?v=t2kNAv…
Thinking about JIMMY GONZALEZ of Grupo #Mazz who died yesterday. #Tejano fans will appreciate this hit of theirs which says if I l die, bring on the music, maybe the songs will wake me up. youtube.com/watch?v=YjAx6g…
If you want to keep postage rates down for your letters, use USPS for your packages. twitter.com/MontseTXAFLCIO…
#SHRINERS doing what they do best. Thank you. ow.ly/FVas30knW8I
“SELF SERVE” kiosk at local McD. (Note the attendant.) Don’t forget to enter your table tent number... and swing by the counter for your drink cup. It’s that easy. https://t.co/Umd0nR2nLE
TRANSLATION: PLEASE DON’T SUE US— Night club where Colorado man was accidentally shot by dancing FBI agent offers man free drinks for life. ow.ly/dvr730kng5Y
Not ready for adoption yet but look at that face. Getting a preview of the new Canine Corral for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter. @wilcopets https://t.co/oW6wU1SyxP
HUGE TEJANO HEARTBREAK-- Tejano legend Jimmy Gonzalez from Grupo Mazz has died in a San Antonio hospital. He kept the Tejano torch burning brightly for decades. #Tejano #Mazz foxsanantonio.com/news/entertain…
 
 
 
 
 
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