Austin Toros http://kut.org en From NBA All-Star to Austin Toro, Josh Howard Shoots for a Comeback http://kut.org/post/nba-all-star-austin-toro-josh-howard-shoots-comeback <p>Not even four years ago, Josh Howard was making more than $10 million a year playing in the NBA. <span style="line-height: 1.5;">T</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">oday, he plays for the Austin </span>Toros<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the NBA's Development League (or "D-League"), with a salary of $25,000. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:30:00 +0000 David Brown 9409 at http://kut.org From NBA All-Star to Austin Toro, Josh Howard Shoots for a Comeback AM Update: Early Voting Starts, Education Committee Meets, Toros Win Title http://kut.org/post/am-update-early-voting-starts-education-committee-meets-toros-win-title <p><strong>Early Voting Begins Today</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.votetexas.gov/when_to_vote.html" target="_blank">Early voting</a>&nbsp;begins today in the Austin city election. There are a total of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kutnews.org/post/who-are-these-14-people-running-city-council" target="_blank">14 candidates</a>&nbsp;running for four different positions, including mayor and three city council seats.</p><p>You can find information on the candidates and their views on Austin&rsquo;s pressing issues at kutnews.org. You can&nbsp;stream&nbsp;interviews with candidates for the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kutnews.org/term/place-5-interviews" target="_blank">Place 5</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kutnews.org/term/place-2-interviews" target="_blank">Place 2</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kutnews.org/term/place-6-interviews" target="_blank">Place 6</a>&nbsp;seats, and beginning today, interview with Austin&rsquo;s mayoral candidates.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.austintexas.gov/page/may-12-general-municipal-election-mayor-candidate-videos" target="_blank">The City of Austin</a>&nbsp;has also put&nbsp;<a href="http://www.austintexas.gov/vote" target="_blank">videos</a>&nbsp;for the council candidates including those vying for&nbsp;<a href="http://www.austintexas.gov/page/may-12-general-municipal-election-mayor-candidate-videos" target="_blank">mayor</a>.</p><p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 13:19:55 +0000 Carlos Morales & Laura Rice 4121 at http://kut.org AM Update: Early Voting Starts, Education Committee Meets, Toros Win Title AM Update: Army Bases Go Green, Food & Wine Fest, and Austin Toros Force Game Three http://kut.org/post/am-update-army-bases-go-green-food-wine-fest-and-austin-toros-force-game-three <p><strong>Army Bases in Texas Going Green</strong><br /><br />Fort Hood and other Texas Army bases are working to become more energy efficient, according to an <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/texas-energy/energy/texas-army-bases-go-green-challenges-remain/" target="_blank">article</a> in the <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/" target="_blank">Texas Tribune</a>.<br /><br /> By 2020 the Central Texas base aims to reduce its waste to &ldquo;<a href="http://www.hood.army.mil/netzero/" target="_blank">net </a><a href="http://www.hood.army.mil/netzero/" target="_blank">zero</a>.&rdquo; Brian Dosa, Fort Hood&rsquo;s director of public works, believes it won&rsquo;t be an easy task. &nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s really as much about behavior change as it is about technology,&rdquo; said Dosa. Recycling rates at soldiers&rsquo; housing complexes, for example, are low, he said.</p></blockquote><p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 13:24:59 +0000 Carlos Morales 4110 at http://kut.org AM Update: Army Bases Go Green, Food & Wine Fest, and Austin Toros Force Game Three