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
IN AN ALTERNATE UNIVERSE -- Mexico's president @lopezobrador_ starts every morning answering questions from the press LIVE. twitter.com/lopezdoriga/st…
#BREAKTHROUGH in domestic lithium production. Could more American made lithium ion batteries follow? #GadgetGuy twitter.com/latimes/status…
#TGIM -- Great advice to kick off the week from @PfChiefRobledo. twitter.com/PfChiefRobledo…
WHO'S THE VICTIM HERE? Austin attorney "DWI Dude" Jamie Balagia going on trial this week charged with money laundering for allegedly shaking down reputed drug lords for $1.5 million. He says he was part of a secret federal sting operation. dallasnews.com/news/crime/201…
SAVE THE DATES-- This year It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown will air Tues, Oct 22 7PM #ATX time and Sun 10/27 6PM #ATX time on ABC. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%27s_th…
Heading south across King Ranch conveniently avoiding all that Texas-OU traffic. https://t.co/yYTOmCcFdU
Nothing to panic about. Cold temps make gases contract including the air in your tires. Carrying a small air pump in the trunk would have spared you the line. twitter.com/melaniecbs/sta…
#BREAKING— San Marcos Police Officer Claudia Cornier thanks everyone who worked to save her after she was hit by suspected drunk driver. https://t.co/81HELMp0rR
UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TODAY at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery just south of Killeen. Juan Eloy Cosio, 64, lived in Temple and served honorably in the United States Navy. No immediate survivors. The community is invited. https://t.co/e979JhLrFW
LET THEM SLEEP-- Some @AustinISD schools are off today. ALL are off Monday. twitter.com/AustinISD/stat…
ATTN: AISD PARENTS-- Don't forget some kids are off Friday and ALL kids are off Monday. twitter.com/AustinISD/stat…
Backlog in processing refugees at southern border raising tensions among asylum seekers. twitter.com/MarybelKGBT/st…
#tbt TAKING A BREAK FROM TURBIDITY-- It was just last October that cloudy water forced #ATXy to close soda fountains so a fountain drink meant a road trip. https://t.co/qUs4W61V8K
MAKING MONEY OFF HIS MUTT-- #BuddyMercury sings and plays the piano while his little friend dances and his owner sells merch on his web site. youtube.com/watch?time_con…
MAIN COMMUTER BRIDGE between Brownsville and Matamoros closed during morning rush. No explanation. #RGV krgv.com/news/gateway-i…
He's Goodenough. He's smart enough. And doggone it... The Nobel Prize Committee likes him. 👍 #Hookem news.utexas.edu/2019/10/09/nob…
I just noticed @GovAbbott sent out this message last week on his personal account instead of his official office account. Not official business? twitter.com/GregAbbott_TX/…
RT @Prof_Mejean: @NobelPrize Still nice graphic, very clear and understandable👍🏻 and still i couldn't resist to animate it also and i stil…
This year's winners of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry helped develop the Lithium ion battery we have in our cell phones and electric cars and "laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society."
Important info for LEOs in Central Texas, too. twitter.com/JoeGamaldi/sta…
PLEASE SHARE — A woman who attended the recent funeral for the unaccompanied Vet from Leander said we should announce all of the ones happening in our area. We’ll, there’s one this Friday. https://t.co/ebsUB6GJT6
Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for Study of the Universe’s Structure - The New York Times nytimes.com/2019/10/08/sci…
67% Of homeless people in LA County suffer from mental illness. Much higher than first thought. twitter.com/nypost/status/…
Why did they put his twitter handle on this instead of his name? twitter.com/jasonkersey/st…
 
Because it's 2019. Some people set up Twitter filters to collect certain keywords or user names. That sign was directed at them.
ICYMI-- #ACL star performer @Lizzo was featured on CBS Sunday Morning. She had a story to tell. ow.ly/pMnp50wEEqa
DEVELOPING-- Suspect arrested after crashing thru gate, abandoning stolen truck, forcing lock down at Naval Air Station - Corpus Christi. ow.ly/q3eZ50wEyp2
That’s what I’m talking about! #TGIM @CBSThisMorning twitter.com/CBSThisMorning…
Round Rock’s “Play for All Abilities Park” is way cool, too. And much closer. twitter.com/NewsHour/statu…
R.I.P. RIP TAYLOR. Thanks for the laughs. The confetti was a nice touch. ew.com/celebrity/2019…
Annual #Selena festival leaving Corpus Christi. Maybe San Antonio? La Onda is strong in that one. brownsvilleherald.com/news/annual-se…
Looks like you can’t count on your car yet to save you from hitting a pedestrian... especially a little one. autonews.com/regulation-saf…
Special Olympics #fallclassic19 underway in College Station. Thanks @TAMU for use of the “Natatorium.” @SOTexas twitter.com/SOTexas/status…
A new beginning for “Navarro Early College High School” In North Austin. Congratulations 🎉 twitter.com/AustinISD/stat…
RT @teainfo: It’s #WorldTeachersDay! We're grateful for our wonderful #Texas teachers and all the tremendous work they put into educating o…
The thought of 10,000 STRs in Austin with no guarantee the service background-checked the customer makes those sex offender maps pretty useless, doesn’t it?
AFRICA’S OLDEST TORTOISE DIES— Alagba was 344. That means he was born in 1675. Spain was still trying to conquer the Americas! allafrica.com/stories/201910…
WATERSPOUT at Playa Bagdad on the Gulf of Mexico just south of the southern tip of Texas. twitter.com/TornadosMexico…
We hear of the booming economy and the Texas Miracle but poverty continues to exist... everywhere. The ATX experience should be a wake up call to everyone to review what safety nets exist in your area to prevent the poor from slipping into homelessness. twitter.com/sheriffchody/s…
RIP Diahann Carroll, TV’s “Julia.” An African-American female lead was a big deal back in the 60s. I remember side character became show’s catch phrase. Julia’s son always called Earl J Waggadorn by his full name. twitter.com/SamOnTV/status…
My favorite Joker is the original. Latin lover Cesar Romero from the 60’s Batman TV show lamented how dark the movies had made the Joker character. eonline.com/photos/25555/s…
#TBT— Can it be a year already? Oct. 3, 2018 we laid our cell phones on the table waiting for them to all light up at 1:18 PM with the #presidentialalert test. They did. https://t.co/UnMqB7DChd
RT @DellMedSchool: @DesignInHealth @UTAustin @gregfenves @KirkPWatson @ClayDellMed @utsystem .@TexasHHSC is partnering w/ #DellMed to desig…
Wilco @SheriffChody making a fashion statement for breast cancer awareness. This is his new Twitter profile pic. https://t.co/Y0l1kaFEEd
Could this be the solution to the sanitation concerns associated with being homeless? Build more simple bathroom/shower facilities like the ones we have in our state parks. https://t.co/JWRZlYsG1K
Governor Abbott complains to mayor about “Homelessness Crisis” in Austin. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
#BREAKING—- Second Lady Karen Pence in #atx to help launch State of Texas Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone. https://t.co/IVBaHU1sJX
Not a peep about paying $6.00 for fries but you balk at $1.68 to make sure the workers serving you stay healthy? twitter.com/darrenrovell/s…
Look! They put up a few balloons in the newsroom to celebrate the 10th anniversary of our sister station @TelemundoAustin. Hope we have enough. twitter.com/BettieCrossTV/…
Clearly we’re killing this plant. Not! Its probably the healthiest thing in the building. https://t.co/VSoeOdHQDn
Did not see that coming. Fmr Dallas Officer Amber Guyger GUILTY OF MURDER. twitter.com/cbsaustin/stat…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CUPCAKE! A new month. All the best to you if your birthday is in October. https://t.co/PwxuMDJ8BI
Map graphics like this one suggest USA is evenly populated. But while Hudspeth County east of El Paso appears 2.5 times the size of Harris Co (Houston.) Harris actually has more than 1,000x the votes. twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…
Nobody asked me. But— yes— I’m concerned, too. twitter.com/KUT/status/117…
WHERE IS JOSE JOSE??? Family who flew into Miami after hearing of the legendary Latin crooner's death have been unable to locate his body or his caretaker. telemundo51.com/noticias/mexic…
One of these days @CBSThisMorning should fix their tweets so the photo matches the topic they're posting. If they're trying to give us a twofer it's not working. twitter.com/CBSThisMorning…
CBS Sunday night shows are running :46 behind schedule. Also means 10:00 @cbsaustin news will air at 10:46. https://t.co/2thB8AUElb
Winter weather and it’s still September. A sign of things to come? twitter.com/CBSNews/status…
Moment of silence before Texans game to honor trail-blazing Houston sheriff's deputy. twitter.com/KHOUSportsMatt…
THANKS FOR SUPPORTING @SAFEATX Touch-A-Truck 2019. If you missed it Saturday, they posted a QUICK recap on FB. facebook.com/SAFEatx/videos… https://t.co/w0tpq2BKsi
JOSE JOSE was HUGE in the 70s and remained a real pop star for decades. twitter.com/cbsaustin/stat…
Tonight #CapCity19 Marching Finals 7:30pm Waller 7:45pm Travis 8:00pm Burbank 8:15pm Elgin 8:30pm Anderson 9:00pm Brennan 9:15pm Lockhart 9:30pm Dripping Springs 9:45pm Austin 10:00pm McCallum
FREE STICKERS at the Touch-A-Truck at Camp Mabry. https://t.co/jBnE2lWDCm
Thank you #TribFest19 for reminding us how important it is to keep civil discourse alive. So many important topics! twitter.com/TexasTribune/s…
This coincides with the dawn of the Internet. Can you imagine what earlier presidencies might have been like if social media and online pundits had existed back then? twitter.com/aarondmiller2/…
Here’s the schedule for today’s BOA at RRISD Kelly Reeves Stadium. Ticket and parking info, too. marching.musicforall.org/event/austin19/
Here’s the performance schedule for the Capital City marching festival. If you’ve never been, think of it as one high school football half-time show after another without having to sit thru the games. capitalcitymarching.org/competition/sc…
Good luck to all the bands participating today in BOA at RRISD Kelly Reeves Stadium and CapCity at AISD Toney Burger Center. Have a great show! https://t.co/LrUJIaylke
TOUCH-A-TRUCK IS TODAY!!! It got rained out in the Spring and regrouped for today 9am-3pm at Camp Mabry. KIDS LOVE IT! safeaustin.org/touchatruck
Remember the seltzer bottles The 3 Stooges would spray each other with? Apparently Seltzer home-delivered is big glass bottles is still a thing in NYC. Who knew? ow.ly/vKcM50wtALa
DUELING MARCHING BAND CONTESTS-- Bands of America (BoA) at RRISD Kelly Reeves Stadium and Capital City Marching Festival (CapCity) as AISD Toney Burger Center. Both Saturday, Sept 28. Which is your school playing? https://t.co/76p7t8wewt
PICTURE THIS--- You call 911 to report an emergency and 911 sends you a link that allows you to instantly turn the convo into a video call so you can show them the problem. Good idea?ow.ly/sqxC50wsXNk
RT @KABBFOX29: Edinburg dispatchers use new technology to video chat 911 callers foxsanantonio.com/news/local/edi…
Young US Navy sailors from across the US and Mexico stand ready to receive US Navy Vet Mark Walker at Central Texas Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. https://t.co/0OQNW9MVcx
#ATXTRAFFIC ALERT— Navy Vet funeral procession will head east on Whitestone from Cedar Park, then north on Ronald Reagan to 195 enroute to Military cemetery in Killeen. https://t.co/MxprmGK2Kf
#BREAKING— Navy Vet Mark Walker not being buried unclaimed. County Judge Gravell says, “Williamson County claims him!” https://t.co/cJF6ADG81D
Former Navy Submariner Mark Walker was going to be buried as an “unaccompanied veteran” but this roomful of people in Cedar Park isn’t going to let that happen. https://t.co/YnbdNIg05F
Avoid those crimes of opportunity by not giving them the opportunity. twitter.com/WilCoSheriffPI…
It certainly helps those of us who have to read this stuff aloud. twitter.com/APStylebook/st…
I came all the way from Texas to Japan and what did I find? A Toyota Tundra built in Texas by Texans. https://t.co/Yyk0QlMpcp
 
Wiki says the Tundra is a “grey market” import in Japan.
A landmark in my hometown of #Brownsville is leaving. The downtown HEB has been there since 1958. It closes next month. twitter.com/kgbt/status/11…
MEET JERRY. He says he grew up watching me and says I was a role model. He’s now a student @HustonTillotson. I couldn’t be prouder of him. #broadcastgood https://t.co/CUJyoAGGN3
THIS IS 2019. And still no supermarket in Del Valle? twitter.com/DelValleISD/st…
REMEMBER, You do have a say at the ballot box. Speak up. #NationalVoterRegistrationDay https://t.co/NEa3vuKWjA
Splintered streaming audience is also helping to push the Emmy ratings down. Nominees don't have big audiences rooting for them on award night anymore. twitter.com/nypost/status/…
Who says #ATX doesn’t have Fall colors. They’re just more subtle. https://t.co/sLc3htDD8R
Congratulations The versatile Billy Porter on on his Emmy for best dramatic actor. Halfway to his EGOT. Here he is with his Broadway showstopper from Grease. m.youtube.com/watch?v=pPSCgD…
#BREAKING— Homicide at Galewood Gardens Apts in north Austin. Had one here less than 2 weeks ago. https://t.co/DQxCdkjU8C
#HOUSTON #HowdyModi event is LIVE on youtube. youtube.com/watch?v=QxZ6Gc…
 
 
 
 
 
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