Every week on “Forever Families,” we feature a child in our area who is in need of a loving, adoptive home. Today, we take a look what happens after a family decides they want to adopt. Amanda Wintenburg with the Adoption Coalition of Texas joins us in the studio to provide some answers.
5/19/2013 - By: Jennifer Borget
Brother Caleb and Logan love school, athletics, art and video games in no particular order. In fact, they bright brothers love school so much, neither could pick a favorite subject. Meet them in this "Forever Families."
5/14/2013 - By: Jennifer Borget
He has a contagious smile that can brighten any room, or in this case, an entire basketball court. Twelve-year-old Raheeim is ready to be adopted and he's hoping to find a forever family who will cheer him on, both on and off the court.
5/12/2013 - By: Jennifer Borget
Curious, bubbly and outspoken -- those are just a few of the qualities you'll find in 8-year-old Devon and his 9-year-old sister Daphne. They have a lot in common, including their love for animals. YNN's Jennifer Borget went with them on a tour around the Austin Animal Center where the siblings checked out pets they'd love to adopt someday.
5/6/2013 - By: Jennifer Borget
If you’ve ever traveled Highway 71 between Austin and Bastrop, you likely noticed a gigantic, flashing sign advertising pecans. That’s the Berdoll Pecan Candy and Gift Company and it’s featured today on “Local Wonders.”
5/14/2013 - By: YNN Staff
Over the last decade video game arcades across the country have slowly shut their doors and disappeared. But as senior photojournalist Drew Moses shows us, one Austin gaming enthusiast followed his love of video games to revive the community gaming experience.
4/23/2013 - By: Drew Moses
Need a romantic Valentine's Day gift with a twist? In this “Local Wonders," meet Mardi Wareham, a singing telegram delivery expert who can personalize any occasion in song.
2/12/2013 - By: YNN Staff
In this "Local Wonders," YNN senior photojournalist Drew Moses takes a tour of the South Austin Popular Culture Center, a museum where you can find relics of all kinds which tell a different side of Austin’s colorful history.
1/8/2013 - By: YNN Staff
Live in Action: Gretta Gardner, director of the Travis County Family Violence Center, joined us in the studio to discuss a new partnership between the county and SafePlace to provide a location where troubled families can safely exchange children between parents or have supervised visitation.
5/22/2013 - By: Rich Segal
Today on "Life in Action," we talk to April Rose of TreeFolks, a Central Texas organization focused on urban forestry.
5/15/2013 - By: Rich Segal
In this “Life in Action,” find out more about a local nonprofit aimed to help homeless families in Central Texas.
5/8/2013 - By: YNN Staff