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A history teacher who is also the head coach of the freshman football team at Goose Creek Memorial High School in Baytown is on paid leave because of a Facebook rant administrators say he posted. The post was made by Scott Griffin and it bragged about Memorial beating its rival...
Health officials scrambled to learn how a Dallas health care worker caught Ebola at a Texas hospital where she had cared for a man who died from the deadly virus. The woman was identified Monday as nurse Nina Pham, her family confirmed. Pham, 26, became infected while treating...
Hundreds of Travis County health care workers are being trained this week on what to do if they come in contact with an Ebola patient, from staff at major hospitals to paramedics who work in ambulances and workers at neighborhood emergency clinics. Protocols for helping Ebola...
Having recaptured national attention, much of it negative, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis said Monday that her campaign’s stark “wheelchair ad” had nothing to do with Republican rival Greg Abbott’s disability and everything to do with his “hypocrisy.” “After...
A new television ad by Democrat Wendy Davis goes into territory she hadn't touched until now: Republican Greg Abbott's use of a wheelchair. A 30-second ad released Friday and titled "Justice" notes the Texas Attorney General recovered millions in a lawsuit after he was injured...
Earlier this month, seeking to play down the risk of contracting Ebola to a nervous public, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins entered the apartment where a Liberian man diagnosed with the virus had stayed. At 7:30 a.m. Sunday, an ashen-faced Judge Jenkins, the county’s top...
Two cases of Ebola disease on U.S. shores are raising concerns about just how ready Americans hospitals and health care workers are to fight the lethal virus, despite all the assurances from public health officials that it can be identified, isolated and safely treated. The...
When Mark Jurman started as plant manager at a piston factory in Marinette, Wis., two years ago, he quickly realized how deeply the area’s heroin and pain-pill problem was afflicting his workforce. He sometimes discovered empty plastic bags at the factory stamped with the...
Travis County Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Glenn Bass, who is running for re-election this November, has paid settlements to two county employees after they reported being bitten by the Maltese dog, named Justice, that he brought to work with him. Danny Villegas, who works in...