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Photo: Shutterstock An estimated 280,000 Travis County residents are infected with the human papilloma virus (HPV). In Travis County alone, an estimated 102 cancer cases per year are caused by HPV; approximately 60 of these cancer cases are diagnosed in women, with the remaining...
Photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ While we didn’t get a total eclipse in Texas, many in the Lone Star State are still just as eager as the rest of the nation to catch a glimpse of this historic event. But before you venture out, experts warn stargazers to think ahead about the sun’s...
Photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ The University of Texas says statues of Robert E. Lee and other prominent Confederate figures have been removed from the main area of campus in Austin. University of Texas President Greg Fenves announced late last night that the statues would be removed...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) If you have a home in Hays County, your property may now be in a flood plain where before it might not have been. Property owners in Wimberley, San Marcos and all over Hays County may have to brace for changes with the release of new FEMA flood maps. FEMA is...
(Credit: University of Texas) University of Texas President Greg Fenves has ordered the removal of statues of Robert E. Lee and other prominent Confederate figures from a main area of campus, saying such monuments have become "symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism."...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 2.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.09/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.4 cents...
(Photo:Shutterstock/ Kokoulina) Austin first responders arrived at an accident in North Austin early this morning where a 30-year-old man was hit by a car and pronounced dead. The accident happened just before 3:30 a.m. at an apartment complex on Galewood Drive, east of 183...
(Photo:Shutterstock/RoschetzkyProductions) The Travis County Taxpayers Union continues to hammer the City of Austin's consideration of raising the property tax rate to 13.2-percent while the Austin school district lowers its rate. TCTU's Roger Faulk said Mayor Adler is depriving...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Monkey Business Images) Starting Monday morning Round Rock gets regular bus service by Capital Metro. Three routes will run between the Tech Ridge Park & Ride and the Round Rock transit center. Cap Metro Planner Michelle Meaux, Round Rock is the metro...