aka Uncle Fred, mild-mannered TV reporter fcantu@cbsaustin.com and local icon in Austin, TX. Once nominated for a Grammy. True story. 📺🎙️
ELECTRICITY OUT at Travis County annex at 5501 Airport Blvd affecting county clerk and tax office operations. twitter.com/TravisCountyTa…
Mexico’s president calls on his people to respect the human rights of migrants and avoid xenophobia. That kind of talk could earn him a Nobel Prize. twitter.com/Notimex/status…
SAD PART OF TEXAS HISTORY— We hung onto slavery in the USA two years longer than everyone else. twitter.com/accnewsroom/st…
BREAKING— WILCO COMMISSIONERS DECIDE only US and Texas will fly over county buildings except for Wilco flag which can fly on separate pole on certain days. https://t.co/FKqD67pkY4
TIGHT SECURITY for Wilco commissioners court discussion on whether county buildings can fly Pride flag and POW/MIA flag in addition to existing US and Texas flags. https://t.co/VTJhpnOrwa
CONGRATS county employee Leo Ramirez who was honored today by Wilco Commissioners Court for saving life of a coworker with CPR. #CPRsaveslives https://t.co/SnhhLs6taN
MODERN PROBLEMS. And a total violation of office rules. cnn.com/2019/06/17/asi…
“Family Owned And Operated 1950-2019” just won’t have the same ring @whataburger https://t.co/XJ9T2pbwh5
I’m no aviation expert but it seems to me the longer Boeing takes to return its 737 Max to the sky the more serious the problem must be. ow.ly/Q3tX30oXbzx
“Thunderbolt and lightning, very very frightening. Galileo, Galileo...”— Queen twitter.com/NHartfordWX/st…
RT @RexChapman: Dogs, bruh...💪😍💪 https://t.co/xocc3qpgNQ
ICYMI-- President Trump unveiled his proposed color scheme for Air Force 1 last night. It's surprisingly subdued. ow.ly/70Hg50uFSXl
Follow @averytomascowx to stay ahead of the weather tonight @cbsaustin https://t.co/bE6Yv8zuPy
GONE 5 YEARS but still my inspiration every day. May he rest in peace. Happy Fathers Day. https://t.co/EE0ggAqiPo
Happy #FathersDay #BBCDad reminds us the job never ends. 😉 https://t.co/KvknQlFPKo
THANK YOU, SPI! Mobichairs giving those with special needs access to the beach this summer | KGBT valleycentral.com/news/local/mob…
If I followed the tradition of naming a pet what it's not (my sister's tortoise named Fluffy comes to mind) I would name this dog Wags. twitter.com/meaganfalcon/s…
ATTENTION SHOPPERS: Target has fixed the problem with its cash registers. twitter.com/CNET/status/11…
#BREAKING-- Target stores experiencing problems with checkouts nationwide. twitter.com/Target/status/…
CELEBRATE! 2019 Central Texas Juneteenth Parade and Festival today in East Austin. juneteenthcentraltexas.com/2019-juneteent…
REAL GYRO DROP in south Korea not nearly as dramatic as the viral fake making the rounds. ow.ly/3ZMd50uEw8G
AND SO IT BEGINS. Be careful out there. twitter.com/ATCEMS/status/…
It's like he's singing just for you, @BettieCrossTV. twitter.com/Jason_A_Walker…
AND SO IT BEGINS. Be careful out there. https//twitter.com/ATCEMS/status/1139635556906950656
BREAKING-- Mexico's immigration commissioner just resigned. twitter.com/INAMI_mx/statu…
I'm either getting ready for the ROT Rally or I'm at the supermarket waiting for my mom to put another quarter in the ride. https://t.co/8oeYmWBZNf
Setting up to speak with #Atx City Mgr Spencer Cronk. #TallerThanMost https://t.co/kRtkwIqYKT
Checking out #ATX buying raw land with bond money to keep clean water flowing to Austin. PURTY, isn’t it? https://t.co/AAAAOT3inY
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…
DRAG STORYTIME may not be for everyone. But it actually looks like fun in a Greater Tuna meets Esther's Follies kind of way. Would you go? ow.ly/L71m50uDEGE
Everything in moderation.
Teen hospitalized after 100s of undigested bubble tea balls found trapped in her stomach. Raise your hand if you hadn’t heard of bubble tea balls until now. m.mysanantonio.com/news/article/T…
Remember hunger does not take a holiday. twitter.com/CTXFoodBank/st…
THIS IS A DRILL. Texas high schoolers are at TxState learning how to handle a crisis at school. https://t.co/hjr48a7SgO
#BREAKING— SH 130 southbound lanes shut down at 29 in Georgetown for investigation of fatal crash. https://t.co/LUkWLOF2jz
#BREAKING— RT @GeorgetownTXPD: Georgetown Police and Fire are on the scene of a multiple fatality crash on southbound SH 130 just south of Hwy. 29. Southbound SH 130 is closed until further notice and traffic is being diverted to Hwy. 29. Please avoid the area if possible.
#BREAKING— RT @TxDOTAustin: Traffic Alert: Southbound SH 130 closed at SH 29 in Georgetown due to a crash. Traffic detoured at the SH 29 exit (#415). #my35 #atxtraffic
Past my bedtime I guess. Who knew Nightline was still on? ow.ly/BGCq50uBQzG
Popular Jacob Wells swimming hole possibly damaged by storms. twitter.com/hayscountygov/…
Watch this wind move a parked pickup near Lampasas. twitter.com/DavidAsche20/s…
Where did all these people stop before there was a Buc-ees. This is I-20 heading to Dallas. https://t.co/URVbpIndCh
Walmart will stock your fridge with groceries while you’re not home - CNET cnet.com/news/walmart-w…
If an Amazon drone can deliver a 5 lb package 15 miles away what chance does a 30 foot wall have against a drug smuggler’s drone? youtu.be/UGQEKbnKI_o via @YouTube
DEVELOPING— Asylum seekers who enter the US without proper documentation will be returned to Mexico to await the resolution of their application there. noticieros.televisa.com/ultimas-notici…
RT @mayraarriaga34: Cielo de #CdVictoria @MeteoroTamps @cd_victoria https://t.co/DTV9Cw7y2E
Before you get all wound up, HBO’s Chernobyl is NOT a documentary. HBO.com says it’s a DRAMATIZATION based on historical events. BTW— My favorite movie based on true events is still Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. twitter.com/ShellenbergerM…
I’m old enough to remember when the president threatened to close the border, then backed off. It was April. twitter.com/AP/status/1137…
#TONYAWARDS always sneaks up on me. It’s this Sunday @cbsaustin. What shows are you rooting for? images.app.goo.gl/SMjWaXzjTWSLYS…
DERAILMENT IN TAYLOR— Main lines blocked by derailed sand cars means morning Amtrak can’t go through. https://t.co/pXJUqxiDUx
Working people with insurance struggling with medical bills, putting off treatment. Why is this happening? bit.ly/2WMBTu2 https://t.co/jS0cyleWso
So happy to hear the Georgetown businesses on Williams Dr that we’re forced to close by a gas leak have reopened... and THEY ARE HIRING. https://t.co/ZEVo8SNOOG
What do you think of Parkland FL deputy being charged for not going in to confront school shooter? twitter.com/CBSThisMorning…
IT ACTUALLY HAPPENED? Someone won lottery using numbers from a fortune cookie! twitter.com/TODAYshow/stat…
STATEMENT— AUSTIN POLICE say they anticipated HB 8 and have already taken steps aimed at meeting or beating the requirements. Their complete statement is attached. https://t.co/9dQJP4F2g7
DM @CBSDFW Will you be streaming the governor's 1:30 bill signing event?
Watch nimble suspect escape from @SheriffChody deputy's vehicle while handcuffed. If you see Ronald Luis Scott Jr, call 911 twitter.com/SheriffChody/s…
HMMM. Where have I seen this car before? https://t.co/WM5yXC5P0D
BACK HOME— Fmr Tx Sec of State David Whitley of faulty voter list fame is already back at the gov’s office as a “deputy director II” making $205k. texastribune.org/2019/05/31/for…
New survey finds Texans working longer hours. Can lead to burnout, health issues, lower quality of life. We don’t want that. twitter.com/txcomptroller/…
FINALLY science backs up what everybody already knew—- “Recent scientific research calls into question the value of... password expiration policies.” ow.ly/MeR630oSkAI
FYI— Many of the northbound trains you see on Mopac everyday carry cars made in Mexico destined for US markets. twitter.com/CNN/status/113…
FUTURE of Butler Pitch & Putt goes before Austin City Council this week. They’re voting on a possible new operator after 70 years under same family. Thoughts? https://t.co/lEGXSIt9U2
DM @paulsaldana — can you send me info on news event for kinser appeal?
If the Lila Cockrell Theatre in the city where you were mayor is named after you, you should be clear to vote. twitter.com/RepLloydDogget…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CUPCAKE! My wife is among those who celebrate their birthday in June. All the best all month long! https://t.co/FPu460b6Gj
Maybe we’re looking at this backwards. I can see things being so bad that desperate parents are seeking out someone to take their child to America and having to say, “Go. You have a better chance without me.” twitter.com/johncornyn/sta…
ICYMI— My Friday story: Lakeway plane crash survivor and first responders say rescue was no coincidence cbsaustin.com/news/local/lak…
If we could just do something about American appetite for illegal drugs the drug smuggling would end. twitter.com/KABBFOX29/stat…
UPDATE-- 11 DEAD in Virginia shooting. Suspect also dead. twitter.com/CBSNews/status…
TRENDING— Social media buzzing with reports that longtime Austin psychedelic rocker ROKY ERICKSON has died. sv.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roky_Eric…
LOCAL FIREFIGHTER begins GoFundMe to help families of survivor he rescued from private plane crash and fellow passenger who wasn't as lucky. Here's the link: ow.ly/23K750uu7KJ https://t.co/12uG5W9Zrq
FIREFIGHTERS say it was no coincidence they were on the scene shortly after Lakeway private plane crash. “Divine intervention.” https://t.co/RvgZ7HDPED
Learning all about March private plane crash in Lakeway from the pilot and his rescuers. https://t.co/f4FQin0T0r
OOH... SKY CRANE. If you see a helicopter flying way too close to the TV towers west of Austin today it’s @cbsaustin switching out transmitting antennas. Good luck to all involved! https://t.co/ybWol8jbiR
HE'S RUNNING. Former Austin City Council Member Don Zimmerman today officially announced he's seeking the Texas House Dist. 47 seat, "to pick up where his Republican predecessor Paul Workman left off before being unseated by a Democrat." https://t.co/4UOydMNdPh
JUNO WHERE JUNO IS? Sorry I couldn't resist. I had to look it up. It's north of Del Rio about halfway to I-10. Not exactly a known landmark. twitter.com/NWSSanAntonio/…
Report: #ATX parks board rejects "do-over" for long-time Pitch & Putt operator who submitted faulty renewal application. ow.ly/KeNo50usmtH
Checking out a transportation plan that’s supposed to help improve emergency response times in southeast Wilco. That area includes ESD #3 in Hutto, home of the Hutto Hippos. https://t.co/FlBbGEqqbX
#BREAKING-- It's been 2 years since Special Counsel Mueller spoke publicly, but now he has something to say... and he'll be cutting into Price is Right to do it. twitter.com/CBSThisMorning…
RT @kgbt: Beto O’Rourke has unveiled his immigration plan. It’s one that would seek a pathway to citizenship for 11 million people in the c…
Where are our flying cars? I was thinking this today as TxDOT announced its new I-35 message boards. Maybe I hoping for something a little too Hanna-Barbera? https://t.co/HZFdavXmW6
Dallas just lost its historic Ambassador Hotel to a fire. twitter.com/chrissadeghi/s…
ICYMI-- Gov Abbott's Secretary of State nominee David Whitley resigned on last day of session. He never got the votes to approve his nomination after embarrassing start making faulty claims of illegal voting. cbsaustin.com/news/local/whi…
ICYMI-- @CourtCBS and I anchored @cbsaustin This Morning on Memorial Day. twitter.com/CourtCBS/statu…
TORNADOES not done yet. Now it's Ohio's turn. twitter.com/CBSNews/status…
Save your wedding dress, @CourtCBS. A @nytimes reporter (left) found out at the last minute she needed to bring a floor length dress to cover the state dinner for @realDonaldTrump in Japan. And she thought she would only wear it once. https://t.co/DRRGEdzpOi
 
 
 
 
 
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