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Officials with the Dripping Springs ISD says it has discovered one case of MRSA Yesterday. The strain of staph infections is resistant to antibiotics. The district did not identify the school where the infection was located, saying instead that it was in their “school community...
The Southern California wildfires have destroyed more than 200 structures and forced thousands to evacuate their homes. In addition, the Chapter’s Emergency Response Vehicle (E.R.V.) is also being sent to San Diego. Three Sun City residents are part of this mobilization which is...
Austin's top cop thinks his department's investigations into police shootouts, like yesterday's gun battle in south Austin, shouldn't take forever to complete. APD Detective Aaron Bishop apparently returned fire, so other officers could get wounded Detective Robert Benfer to...
Since January of this year, there have been changes made to when someone can speak during a meeting of the commissioners court and what they can talk about. The Williamson County website contradicts the instructions handed out at the court and how long someone speaks is also...
Texas community colleges will get 154 million dollars to pay for employee health insurance. The deal was reached today by Governor Rick Perry, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and Texas House Speaker Tom Craddick. Community college officials have warned of property tax...
A federal judge in Dallas today declared a mistrial for a Muslim charity and four of five of its ex-leaders charged with financing Middle Eastern terrorists. The fifth man, Mohammed El-Mezain was acquitted of most charges. Supporters of the men rallied outside of the federal...
Travis county commissioners today heard from people who are opposed to a plan that would expand a landfill in the Northeast part of the county. State environmental regulators have indicated they will likely approve the plan to expand the BFI landfill and the company is working...
Round Rock Police has arrested twenty-three-year old Baldemar Jose Vela for inappropriate photography. According to arrest report, a woman called police complaining of a man who was taking images of her from behind with his cell phone camera in the Wal-Mart on Hwy 79 in Round...
Travis county commissioners today will hear what the public thinks about a proposal to expand a landfill in the northeast part of the county. State environmental regulators have indicated they will likely approve the plan to expand the BFI landfill and the company is working on...