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City Council to take up ridesharing, micro-units

statesman.com — American-Statesman Staff The Austin City Council convenes at 10 a.m. today. Last week the Council met and debated whether to legalize ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft. Though the Council gave a preliminary first-reading approval to the ordinance - over the objections of the taxi lobby - there's still plenty of room today for amendments and changed minds.
Oct 02, 2014

Austin may force #uber and #Lyft to add an “accessible service request indicator” to its app. statesman.com/news/news/loca…

Oct 02, 2014

RT @cgrisales: W/@LillyRockwell via @Statesman We preview latest proposal to legalize #Uber, #Lyft before #Atx city council today shar.es/1aRUKT

Report: CPS ‘failed to protect Colton Turner’

statesman.com — Child Protective Services has fired two employees because they "failed to protect Colton Turner" by mishandling multiple complaints they received into the child's safety, according to personnel records and a report released by the Department of Family and Protective Services this morning.