aka Uncle Fred, by day a mild-mannered TV reporter fcantu@cbsaustin.com 📺 and local icon in #ATX. Off the clock I program Swingin' Hits🎙️ FabulousFredFM.com
NO HEALTH INSURANCE? Scary stuff. Deadline for 2020 coverage is tomorrow. Check out your options-- some inexpensive-- at foundcom.org/prosper-center… https://t.co/ZbFQ4H3ss2
RT @BettieCrossTV: These should be awful - instead they’re addicting and delicious 😋! I have to stop trying all the junk food at #bucees…
Thank you Neal Agarwal for reminding us of the promise of the Internet with one deep sea scroll. 😍😍😍 neal.fun/deep-sea/ https://t.co/6yskkWweuR
#BREAKING-- Water main break at #ABIA causing "disruptions to certain concessions.," Airport warns don't drink the water. twitter.com/AUStinAirport/…
#APD #BLUESANTA NEEDS YOU! Delivery volunteers needed Saturday 8:00 AM. Bring your car, truck or SUV. No need to sign up in advance. For info follow the link: bluesanta.org/delivery-day https://t.co/2UMnPzIqPS
BLUE SANTA NEEDS YOU! Delivery volunteers needed Saturday 8:00 AM. No need to sign up in advance. For info follow the link: bluesanta.org/delivery-day https://t.co/TSVyTHT0TY
#TBT -- Remembering when we were a dog family. Losing dogs is hard. God should have made them last longer. https://t.co/hoMNBKt6zc
Voter intimidation? In Austin this is performance art. twitter.com/ABC/status/120…
Always an amazing sight: the faithful carrying their altars from home on their backs on their annual pilgrimage to the Basilica in Mexico City. twitter.com/Notimex/status…
If you're not on GRETA THUNBERG's side on climate change, be very afraid. Her massive number of young followers will be voters VERY, VERY SOON. nbcnews.com/news/us-news/g…
We're collecting toys today for Blue Santa at the station. You don't even have to get out of the car. cbsaustin.com/news/local/ope… https://t.co/F5y13rXelj
Representing us well! @utexas @nobelprize winner! twitter.com/gregfenves/sta…
The guy who thought up the Ice Bucket Challenge to call attention to Lou Gehrig’s Disease has died from the ailment at age 34. twitter.com/CBSNews/status…
Days after losing an officer to a domestic violence call, former APD Chief Acevedo calls on Congress to take guns from abusers. chron.com/news/houston-t…
THIS EXPLAINS A LOT. Opinion: For the bottom 50% of earners, average real annual income has edged up a meager $8,000 since 1970. That's 50 years! Meanwhile real income for top 1% has TRIPLED. washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/…
Ever imagine Jesus, Mary and Joseph among our caged refugees? One church did. abc7.com/religion/clare…
I hope truthfulness makes a comeback someday. twitter.com/garciaruize/st…
Unless you click on the photo you're not doing to get the full effect of KOKE-FM's Rita Ballou's outfit. Trust me. https://t.co/Jwy7jX5jEU
SORRY FOR THE TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES on my Internet radio today. Mel Torme, Buddy Greco, The Platters and more are spinning once again on fabulousfredfm.com https://t.co/NAMZSZt8ad
Something you don’t see everyday. An actual caboose rolling down the tracks. This one was heading into the BNSF yard in Temple. https://t.co/j6YPQNyFRz
IIRC— He’s the only Texas Pearl Harbor survivor still able to travel. We appreciate him making the trip to Fredericksburg to let everyone honor him. twitter.com/Mr_JCE/status/…
TODAY’S THE DAY. 12:25 PM. Pearl Harbor Day ceremony at the Nat’l Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg. twitter.com/PacWarMuseum/s…
Some people make it too easy to be picked out in a lineup. ow.ly/4dv650xtPEs
Thank you, Robert Smith, for supporting #BLUESANTA https://t.co/dycWzwgXw2
#BREAKING— ATX philanthropist Robert Smith donates $50,000 to #BLUESANTA https://t.co/SmOQu8afMc
Thanks, Tito’s for supporting #BLUESANTA https://t.co/7rG9ZIT04P
#BLUESANTA Breakfast on until 10 AM at Omni Southpark. @cbsaustin https://t.co/sD5BWS9oD1
More fun from the @Austin_Police #BLUESANTA Breakfast at the Omni Southpark. To donate text BLUE to 512-451-5653. https://t.co/Jwy7jXmV3u
HEY, EARLY RISERS! It's #BLUESANTA Breakfast Day! We'll give you a preview in our 5AM hour on @cbsaustin this morning. https://t.co/tY7mZe079w
#TBT -- With Viacom re-merging with CBS after 14 years apart let's return to 2005 when @cbsaustin was owned by CBS. This mural at Rocco's on West 6th was a work in progress. There's Judy, me and Byron Webre (weather.) Mural includes Skip Baldwin (sports.) https://t.co/xF5mJty16y
#TBT -- Today the Austin City Council votes on whether to zone Richard Overton's house as Historic. ow.ly/W6Pi50xsB93
#TBT -- SAVE THE DATE--Annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance in Fredericksburg is this Saturday at 12:25 PM. ow.ly/nCSQ50xsqM7
My sister went to Harvard and has done amazing things to improve access to education for all. She’s made America better. twitter.com/RiegerReport/s…
Check out who was looking over my shoulder during my 6pm live shot on South Congress. https://t.co/Md8v9GMM4A
Another way to look at it: Are they 10x better than your $25 earbuds. twitter.com/dsilverman/sta…
Still feeling that post-Thanksgiving letdown? https://t.co/hxgIXihK4d
#T-MOBILE LAUNCHES #5G SERVICE-- But not everywhere. Follow link for their 5G Network Coverage Map. #GadgetGuy t-mobile.com/coverage/5g-co… https://t.co/zIqB2Rvm5g
RT @WilCoSheriffPIO: Thank you to all the students at Liberty Hill ISD! This morning @BrownSantaWilco received more than 250 stuffed animal…
A real #hero standing up to injustice. #courage twitter.com/CBSNews/status…
The thought of a “high-end gym” in what we fondly remember as Bubbaland. twitter.com/MyABJ/status/1…
Thanks for attending the @ChuysRestaurant children’s parade and supporting @Austin_Police #BlueSanta. If you missed out, we’re streaming the parade on @cbsaustin and there are Blue Santa donation boxes all around Austin. https://t.co/F0mRVlNsFA
I thought it was a problem with someone's phone camera. But I saw it with the nekkid eye on my way home. The #ZilkerHolidayTree is now a lot more purple than I remember. I guess it'll grow on me? https://t.co/5s1h1NV3Mb
HAPPY CYBER MONDAY-- Looking for an inexpensive high-tech stocking stuffer? I just scored a TWO-PACK of Google Home Minis from Walmart.com for $38. #GadgetGuy walmart.com/ip/Google-Home…
#BREAKING-- THREE DEAD after private plane crashes into neighborhood near San Antonio airport. twitter.com/News4SA/status…
#ZilkerHolidayTree is LIT... as the kids would say. twitter.com/austinenergy/s…
The #ATX Zilker Tree returns tonight. Another sure sign the holidays are here. Are you ready? https://t.co/jILfGwJewy
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CUPCAKE! Here’s to my friends who mark their birthday in December. They’ve got lots to celebrate. https://t.co/CC47YFkHsI
Look, @BettieCrossTV!!! A photo of you and me at the @ChuysRestaurant Children's Parade. twitter.com/tresmama/statu…
FIRST THE CHUY’S PARADE. Then tonight I’m filling in at the @cbsaustin anchor desk at 6 & 10. Long day for Uncle Fred. https://t.co/Eh6pi2FVLE
Thanks for attending today’s parade and supporting Austin Police Operation Blue Santa https://t.co/anuOE2VxxU
# RIGHT NOW— Children giving to children! @cbsaustin https://t.co/skNNE2Y2E0
Ready to walk the parade. See you soon. https://t.co/O4T7mQUVAA
Look for John-Carlos Estrada in the parade @cbsaustin https://t.co/qeCKOtr05X
THIS IS IT! SEE YOU AT THE PARADE or watch live at 11:00 AM on @cbsaustin TV and online. Don't forget a toy donation for Austin Police Operation Blue Santa https://t.co/zWiy6r2Ho3
THE WEATHER'S LOOKING BETTER FOR THE PARADE! See you there. cbsaustin.com/news/local/chu…
PLEASE RESPECT the #BrownSanta barrels. They are not trash cans. https://t.co/2AmiZfRov5
I remember when “Trooper Tom” Mobley was our go-to for @TxDPS traffic stories. Then he retired and was replaced by a young up and comer. Now she’s retiring. Time marches on. Congrats, Robbie! twitter.com/SpecNewsATX/st…
Firm up those weekend plans! Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade is Saturday 11AM. cbsaustin.com/news/local/chu…
Looking for an OLD AUSTIN movie to stream? "Outlaw Blues" was filmed all around Austin including Texas Memorial Stadium. A jailed country singer gets his song stolen and carries out his revenge. It's also a time capsule of Austin circa 1977. https://t.co/2LO7N92z5G
The great pecan debate. In this part of the world there's only one way to say it. https://t.co/ze08foAj8d
RT @GabrielaVtv: Greg Kelley was sentenced to 25 years in prison for a sexual assault charge against a child. Today, he was officially exon…
It didn’t take long to fill up the room. Feast of sharing is ON! https://t.co/iRsJcjCZ5X
Is President Carter okay? @latimes just tweeted out links to four great stories about his amazing life. twitter.com/latimes/status…
BREAK BREAD WITH AUSTIN TODAY! Free Thanksgiving meal, live music, and everyone is welcome. facebook.com/FredCantuTV/ https://t.co/vzZlF0tKf5
The world’s most famous dog? I would say Triumph, the insult comic dog. twitter.com/zachjourno/sta…
Another story about cost of living outpacing wages. What to do. What to do. twitter.com/cbsthismorning…
Oh, in case you hadn't heard... #Frozen2 now in theaters. twitter.com/DisneyFrozen/s…
PRESIDENT TRUMP & FIRST LADY made unannounced trip to Dover AFB last night to honor Fort Hood soldiers killed in Afghanistan chopper crash. abcnews.go.com/Politics/army-… https://t.co/vjx3SPMoUv
2 Ft Hood Soldiers die in Afghanistan chopper crash. stripes.com/news/middle-ea…
#TBT REMEMBERING WHEN... actual photo of my wife's car fitting in the garage back in 2009. Good times. https://t.co/5SlUPAm2t6
HOLIDAY DRIVES are underway. Congratulations @GeorgetownHS twitter.com/GeorgetownISD/…
POLL QUESTION: Are you keeping up with the impeachment hearings?
RT @CTXFoodBank: Stay warm and fight hunger with a Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte from @AustinJava. For each latte sold through December 1, Austi…
d RobertHadlock Marina Youngblood says hi. She was at the trump motorcade watch on RIATA pkwy
Trump supporter climbing tree IN HEELS. https://t.co/FfotmRoP0M
DM @savepease Do you have someone we can talk to today to get reaction to last night’s vote? Fred Cantu CBS Austin News.
JUST AN OPINION from someone who served five tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and received the Silver Star, the Bronze Star for Valor, and the Purple Heart. time.com/5731655/trumps…
#BREAKING-- Suspicious package shuts down #daytonabeach airport. Small passenger airport is about 55 miles from much large Orlando airport. twitter.com/clairemetzwesh…
Not to be confused with Sacha Baron Cohen who is not pregnant that I know of. twitter.com/people/status/…
RIGHT NOW— Large group of Pease students urging trustees to vote no on school closings. https://t.co/qmsbJeMU0T
CONGRATULATIONS TERESA LOZANO LONG! Long-time ATX philanthropist is receiving one of President Trump's first National Medal for the Humanities “for supporting the arts and improving educational opportunities.” news4sanantonio.com/news/entertain…
CONDITIONS DETERIORATING in makeshift refugee camps just south of the border as families seeking asylum in the US await their turn before an immigration judge. expressnews.com/news/us-world/…
MOURNFUL MORNING AT #TAMU-- Texas Aggies gathered at 2:42 AM to mark exactly 20 years since their 1999 Aggie Bonfire under construction collapsed killing 12 students and ending a @tamu tradition more than 100 years old. kbtx.com/content/news/A…
WAGES IN TEXAS UP ONLY 2.4% since last Oct. Why isn't the tight labor market helping Texas workers make more headway? twc.texas.gov/news/historic-…
COMING UP ON 20 YEARS AGO-- Longhorn Band mourns for the Texas Aggies at Kyle Field following their 1999 bonfire collapse that killed 12. I think we all mourned. youtube.com/watch?time_con…
FELICIDADES to our @TelemundoAustin co-anchor. twitter.com/lorenaplacenci…
Selfie sticks can be handy for documenting one’s stupidity. twitter.com/awardsdarwin/s…
 
 
 
 
 
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