news roundup en Sunday News Roundup for March 27, 2011 <p>An Austin man with dual US-Egyptian citizenship has reportedly been detained in Syria, a country whose authoritarian regime has been <a href="">rattled by an uprising</a>.&nbsp; Syria&rsquo;s state run news agency, Sana, claims a man &ldquo;confessed&rdquo; to <a href="">selling photos and videos of protests</a>.</p> Sun, 27 Mar 2011 17:15:32 +0000 Nathan Bernier 1006 at Sunday News Roundup for March 27, 2011 Sunday News Roundup for February 27, 2010 <p>Weekend traffic felt more like rush hour for many people who had to drive through South Austin on Saturday.&nbsp; The Texas Department of Transportation <a href=";feature=player_embedded">closed I-35 at Ben White</a> to work on completing an interchange.&nbsp; KVUE <a href="">reports</a> this morning that everything has now been reopened.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 27 Feb 2011 17:43:48 +0000 Nathan Bernier 855 at Sunday News Roundup for February 27, 2010 Sunday News Roundup For January 9, 2010 <p>All the papers lead today with the biggest national story of the weekend, a shooting in Tuscon, Arizona that killed six people, including a federal judge, and critically wounded US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.</p><p>Some of the most comprehensive coverage can be found from news organizations with the biggest newsrooms such as the&nbsp;<em><a href=";hp">New York Times</a></em> (including their <a href="">slideshow of images from the scene</a>), <a href="">NPR</a>, the <em><a href="">Washington Post</a>, </em><a href="">CNN</a>, and the <em><a href=",0,6628193.story">LA Times</a></em>.&nbsp; But it’s also worth browsing coverage from local news outlets that often have more contacts within the city and state than national media. Check out coverage from the <em><a href="">Tuscon Citizen</a>, </em>the <em><a href="">Arizona Daily Star</a>, <a href="">the Arizona Republic,</a></em> and Arizona TV stations <a href="">KMSB</a>, &nbsp;<a href="">KOLD</a>, &nbsp;<a href="">KVOA</a>, <a href="">KGUN</a>, <a href="">KNXV</a>&nbsp;and <a href="">KPHO</a>.</p><p>KUT News sought local reaction from Texas lawmakers last night, and <a href="">spoke on the phone</a> with US Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Austin) and US Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Austin). We also talked to a friend of Giffords’, Austin philanthropist Marc&nbsp;Winkelman, who told us Giffords “loves Austin" and has visited the city half-a-dozen times over the past five years.</p><p> Sun, 09 Jan 2011 17:16:13 +0000 Nathan Bernier 602 at Sunday News Roundup For January 9, 2010 Morning News Roundup, Friday Oct. 22 <p><b>Early Voting Turnout High</b></p> Fri, 22 Oct 2010 13:38:30 +0000 Nathan Bernier 97 at Morning News Roundup, Friday Oct. 22 Morning News Roundup <p>A roundup of some of the stories worth checking out this morning.</p><p><b>Fort Hood Testimony Continues</b></p> Thu, 21 Oct 2010 13:41:45 +0000 Nathan Bernier 91 at Morning News Roundup