aka Uncle Fred, mild-mannered TV reporter fcantu@cbsaustin.com and local icon in Austin, TX. Once nominated for a Grammy. True story. 📺🎙️
OFF THE MENU-- San Antonio City Council sticks with decision to deny Chik-fil-A a spot in city's airport over “legacy of anti-LGBTQ behavior.” ow.ly/vv2h50qQDYt
RT @markknoller: As Pres Trump has repeatedly said, there are only six words worth noting in the Mueller report in his view: no collusion,…
BREAKING— No planes flying out of Houston until 6:30 because of the weather.
I guess if you can hack into one car you can hack into 100. #GadgetGuy ow.ly/4IRT30osY1Z
BREAK A LEG-- The annual Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards are tonight at The Long Center. So many talented kids! thelongcenter.org/events-and-tic…
GOT #HDRADIO? Tune in @SunRadioTX AM 1490 in #ATX and you'll hear how good AM radio can sound. twitter.com/txbroadcasters…
Make that 2 votes of support for @CraigMMorgan's presidential bid. twitter.com/BillGravell/st…
#RoundRock Mayor @CraigMMorgan for president? Hey, a groundswell begins with one. twitter.com/Jeremiah_W/sta…
My mother in law calls this weather a “moja tontos” or “fool soaker.” It’s so light you THINK you’re not getting wet. https://t.co/Mt1WUqyqi9
@cnet really likes this story. They seem to post it every day. Or their autopost is stuck on repeat.
Hey, a groundswell begins with one.
“Unidentified solidified ingredients” force cookie recall. ow.ly/mLoO30osjXi
RT @Hot959Austin: So many combinations "Weird food combinations that people say work well together" twitter.com/i/events/11183…
Maybe that can be relabeled as “Chunky Style.”
They should also pick up or mulch their own lawn waste instead of blowing it into the street.
Congratulation to the future journalists at the Parkland High School student newspaper, The Eagle Eye. They got a shout out from the Pulitzer Prize committee for their coverage of their school shooting. #RealNews ow.ly/RYvy50qwQeX
#ATXtraffc-- Pflugerville school bus involved in crash. Students okay. twitter.com/MelanieCBS/sta…
Valero Corner Stores are now Circle Ks and as it turns out--- THIS OFFER IS NOT TRANSFERABLE! #GoSpurs twitter.com/CornerStore4U/…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SELENA! Yes, she's gone but our Tejano sweetheart would have turned 48 today. What can I say? I'm a fan since her days with The Dinos. Ay ay ay, cómo me duele. https://t.co/4AIbii7trE
I like what-you-see-is-what-you-get politicians, don’t you? Gov Clements comes to mind. twitter.com/brithume/statu…
Propaganda is a loaded term. How about outreach? twitter.com/KHOU/status/11…
‘Mary Tyler Moore Show’ star Georgia Engel dies at 70: ‘She was truly an angel’ ew.com/tv/2019/04/15/…
You know you’re a new mom when you’re eagerly awaiting local news to come on TV to have something to watch.
 
Remember when cable news channels used to do news— even at night? Now it’s all political talk shows.
 
Yes! I’m well versed on all the Democratic candidates now:) #overnightnews
 
FYI— Earlier I was Paris fire coverage on France 24 English service. It’s free on YouTube.
 
Heyyy I’ll have to check it out. Thanks Uncle Fred😊
You can get a home mortgage online but you can't register to vote. #UseTheForceLuke twitter.com/CeliaIsrael/st…
BREAKING--- Notre Dame not a total loss. twitter.com/BBCBreaking/st…
The 856-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is on fire tonight (It's 10:30 PM in Paris.) twitter.com/cbsaustin/stat…
Wouldnt be the first time— Meteorologists Receive Death Threats After Cutting In for Severe Storm Coverage During Masters. adweek.com/tvspy/masters-…
Beloved San Antonio #Tejano radio KXTN— or what’s left of it— moving to AM (KCOR’s old spot.) “Vibe” pop to take its place on FM. | ow.ly/9Fda30or7hP ow.ly/O4zF30or7hQ
IT’S TAX DAY. Need more time? Form 4868 is your friend. Remember your taxes are still due today. This just gives you more time to file the paperwork. ow.ly/4mJ2Aw
WHAT A COMEBACK STORY! Tiger wins the Masters @cbsaustin https://t.co/IyAZPYWbed
RT @ATXANT10: Unbelievable drama right now on @cbsaustin Live final round coverage of the Masters!! Tune in now!! Here we go!! Buckle up!!…
If you can make it to Houston by 2pm and love creative cars... Their annual Art Car Parade is today! twitter.com/HouArtCarParad…
Storm blowing across Stassney Ln in South Austin right now. https://t.co/fQ5a6Or7Ps
RUNNING MARATHONS IN HUARACHES? If that’s what you’re used to. twitter.com/dealer_rug/sta…
Hey, @averytomascowx. Burnet Bluebonnet Festival parade starts at 11:00. How’s Burnet County looking this morning?
ICYMI— UT remembers Pres. Bill Powers, a gentleman and a scholar. twitter.com/gregfenves/sta…
FAMILY FREEBIE!!!-- #APD Hwy Enforcement Command proud to host 13th Annual American Heroes Air Show at Camp Mabry. Saturday and Sunday, April 13 &14. ow.ly/Ikxa30opw5b https://t.co/xx7t9TT4up
ICYMI-- AKWASI EVANS died this week. He was a long-time, old-school East Austin Activist. He not only spoke up for his neighbors, he worked to make things right. RIP. ow.ly/jXay50q02ab
TIS THE SEASON— Small town festival season in Central Texas. Burnet is the place to be this weekend. bluebonnetfestival.org
SOLD! Sounds like a deal for family fare. #DisneyPlus #GadgetGuy twitter.com/CNET/status/11…
TALK ABOUT BINGE WATCHING— New Disney+ streaming service will debut this fall with 30 seasons of The Simpsons. variety.com/2019/tv/news/t…
Celebrating Life: #ATXCouncil has backed moves to rename a portion of State Loop 111 after East Austin's Richard Overton, who at 112 became the oldest living man in the U.S. and the oldest living veteran. He enjoyed ice cream, cigars & whiskey. 📷: instagram.com/scottawade https://t.co/ZNNxrXB7oH
 
The state resolution doesn’t “rename” the road but dedicates it to mr Overton. Still Airport Blvd.
First UT’s satellite project blows up at launch (2014) and now this. Somebody doesn’t want #ATX in space. twitter.com/cbsaustin/stat…
A GENTLEMAN AND A SCHOLAR-- #UTexas is celebrating the life of former President Bill Powers on Friday at 3PM on the main mall. ow.ly/PotZ50pSjMU news.utexas.edu/2019/03/10/ut-…
#TBT 2017-- That time I was Grand Marshal in the Pflugerville Deutschen Pfest Parade, but we got rained out right before it started. With @PfChiefRobledo. https://t.co/um3evxODAl
BREAKING— #wikileaks founder arrested in London. twitter.com/CNN/status/111…
BREAKING— #wikileaks founder arrested in London. twitter.com/AP/status/1116…
Vigil at 7PM at Givens Park for Andre Davis, better known in the neighborhood as "Big Dre from 12th Street." He was killed in the park last night. Watch for a parking crunch in the area. cbsaustin.com/news/local/sho…
GREAT NEWS-- Goodwill Austin offering hard-working people the skills for the new jobs out there! twitter.com/AustinGoodwill…
#ATXtraffic-- Any smoke and fire at the airport this week is a fire drill. Move along. Nothing to see her. RT @AUStinAirport: Exercise and drill: This week you may see smoke and fire from the Austin airport and @austinfiredept for #FAA certification. https://t.co/TUK0C1Ei74
I'm old enough to remember we lowered the voting age to 18 because that's the age we're old enough to die for our country. ow.ly/1RJG50pJAO2
BREAKING— Still sorting out details of 4AM shooting at La Quinta on north I-35. @Austin_Police confirm 1 dead, 1 wounded. Security officer here says wounded man was hit multiple times but talking when he was transported.
DEVELOPING-- Here's what police are saying about late night shooting in Givens Park that left one dead. twitter.com/Austin_Police/…
@RadioRicko was just laid off from his news job in Florida. Seen here in happier times. Every year is a miracle. twitter.com/RadioRicko/sta…
ALL OF MOPAC starting off the afternoon rush a lovely shade of green. Let's keep it that way. https://t.co/P5AvfLWBpL
#TxState Student Govt votes to ban conservative group from campus. university reminds them they can’t do that. twitter.com/DOSTxState/sta…
RT @Hot959Austin: Tune in on your ride home for traffic updates with the O.G. Uncle Fred 💯 twitter.com/fredcantu/stat…
Hey @hot959Austin. i'm filling in at the @cbsaustin anchor desk this morning. But I'll be joining you for traffic this afternooon. https://t.co/7AJSOrDUFH
If you come across someone bragging about their great showing in the Cap 10k, stick this in their face. twitter.com/cap10k/status/…
UNIVISION NY ANCHOR Luis Gomez has died at age 40. His rise to the top included a stop at Univision Austin. Cancer sucks. twitter.com/univisionNY/st…
ICYMI— DPS trooper wounded in The Valley following traffic stop. twitter.com/kgbt/status/11…
#WEATHER— Rotating storm organizing in Blanco County. Follow @averytomascowx twitter.com/averytomascowx…
You know what you want to see but not WHICH service it’s on. These apps can help you find it. #GadgetGuy ow.ly/5VLl30olC3z
I'm all for pilot transparency, but maybe it's not best to tell passengers you're close to flying blind. #LetsNotPanicThem goodmorningamerica.com/news/story/uni…
My mom in Brownsville doesn’t wear one either. twitter.com/jbbreazeale/st…
#TBT 2012 — Uncle Fred wins sexy legs contest in his weight class (lone entry.) https://t.co/0P3HcZjS9A
Are our schools doing this? They should. wsbt.com/news/local/elk…
Alliance of American Football's San Antonio Commanders will NOT be on CBS this weekend after all. #AAF just pulled the plug. Adjust your TV viewing plans accordingly. ow.ly/kFXs50oZRuh
#NationalFindaRainbowDay This one was SO CLOSE. twitter.com/fredcantu/stat…
#NationalFindaRainbowDay How about a double rainbow? twitter.com/AUStinAirport/…
New Waco DA drops remaining cases in 2015 Twin Peaks shootout between motorcycle club members and police after 4 years and no convictions. Nine people dead and nobody convicted? cbsaustin.com/news/local/mcl…
Report: Abbott gave new SOS appointee Whitley 49% pay increase. That was before he released embarrassing unvetted voter fraud list. - epaper.statesman.com/popovers/dynam…
Synchronized swimmers unite against #plastic #pollution twitter.com/BBC/status/111…
Working a split shift this week and got so busy I almost forgot to wish my friends who have a birthday in April all the best in their birthday month. HAPPY BIRTHDAY CUPCAKE! https://t.co/HpyGYnxleV
Folks who have never lived on the border don’t understand the number of USA businesses and jobs that depend on a steady flow of Mexican customers. twitter.com/petegallego/st…
There should be a limit on how cruel your April Fools gag can be. #tasteless twitter.com/adamh_cbsausti…
NO APRIL FOOLIN.’ It was in the 40s during our morning live reports @cbsaustin. What happened to Spring? https://t.co/edsEibR9WA
ONCE AGAIN sports pushing back CBS prime time. God Friended Me at 7:17. @cbsaustin news at 10:17.
WE CELEBRATE #CESARCHAVEZDAY IN TEXAS, TOO-- The work of this dad, Navy vet and civil rights leader also led to improved working and living conditions for Texas workers. twitter.com/HildaSolis/sta…
HUMANITARIAN CRISIS. Good Neighbor Settlement House in Brownsville needs shoes for immigrant children. You can trust "Good Neighbor." They've been around longer than I have. ow.ly/qCMP30ogtuw
Heard former KTBC & @cbsaustin anchor Neal Spelce just published his final Neal Spelce Newsletter after 40 years. At 82 he’s focusing on a book project and maintaining his rugged good looks. (I added that last part.) https://t.co/f8YnJhb2jI
What has been the return on this $800 million per year investment? Where is this posted? twitter.com/GregAbbott_TX/…
So... new research finds people prefer getting their local news from people who know the history and care about their community. Sound like anyone you know? ow.ly/n6cd30ofcBv https://t.co/bovYhg7CKk
LAST CHANCE to take in RODEO AUSTIN. Ends Saturday. ow.ly/ClV430of4pE
#ATXtraffic — LaCrosse Av intersection at south Mopac closing for construction. Detour map below. twitter.com/TxDOTAustin/st…
REPORT— #Amazon expansion bringing 800 jobs to #atx. Not #amazonHQ2. ow.ly/9paN30oe4lx
School buses detouring off E St Johns Av near our live location. #atxtraffic https://t.co/UFSRpGIbr1
#BREAKING— Statement from Sheriff Chody on “in custody death” in Austin. twitter.com/sheriffchody/s…
#BREAKING— Wilco Sheriff & APD jointly investigating an “in custody death.” We’re told “no shots fired” Started as pursuit in Wilco and ended with crash on E St Johns Av in #ATX. https://t.co/D0vs3JA1oy
 
 
 
 
 
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