Tonya Levchuk's mother is a master packer — which comes in handy when you're trying to win a war.
The big picture: The Liberty Ukraine Foundation, based out of Levchuk's East Austin home, sends medical supplies, combat boots, military garb and other material to Ukraine to supply troops in the grinding war.
Trump ally and embattled Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton squares off tomorrow against challenger George P. Bush, the scion of the Bush family dynasty, in a Republican runoff.
Why it matters: The Paxton-Bush race is a distillation of the internecine politics in the Trump-era GOP.
As Central Texans get off their couches and back to their pre-pandemic cubicles, a burning question hangs in the air:
What to wear?
The baby formula shortage has left shelves bare in Central Texas.
Driving the news: The scarcity is largely due to supply chain challenges linked to the pandemic and product recalls. New data shows that more than half of Texas' expected formula stock was absent from shelves the week of May 1, according to Datasembly, a retail software company.
Two award-winning former Austin television journalists have recently started a new venture, aiming to share positive stories in these embattled times.
Driving the news: Judy Maggio, the beloved former anchor of KVUE, and Leslie Rhode, whose career spans Washington, D.C., Texas and Arkansas, have launched ATX Good News.
Austin's housing market continues to break records.
The big picture: Median home prices in the metro climbed in April, up 19.6% compared to one year ago to a record $550,000, per the latest housing report from the Austin Board of Realtors.
Austin public pools that closed during the offseason will open later than normal this summer because of a lifeguard shortage — and some could remain shuttered indefinitely.
Why it matters: Swimming pools are a critical redoubt from the heat.
We recently asked Axios readers for Austin snacks that travel well.
What you're saying: You guys had a lot of great suggestions...
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