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Flu season has returned with a vengeance, prompting the CDC to declare an epidemic.
Cases of the flu are on the rise across the state and a local E-R doctor tells KLBJ's Perry Watson the same trend is occurring here in Central Texas, but common sense can help you prevent it. Dr. Tobleman notes that washing your hands is a simple, but successful way to avoid...
Another Central Texas law enforcement agency is making plans for an equipment upgrade that would potentially protect officers and those they confront. The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office, like the Austin Police Department, is looking into equipping its officers with body cameras...
If you've been feeling under the weather in recent days or weeks, an Austin doctor says it could be caused by something you paid for and brought into your home. Dr. Miller also says "There are more than 50 varieties of mold that can grow on the leaves and the needles of the...
A recent move by Congress means a controversial ban by the federal government will be coming to an end and a local non-profit says Texas lawmakers should take notice. Espinoza says he wants to clear up some misconceptions about its use. "This is no legalization. We are not...
The Texas Medical Association is pushing for Texas to become a smoke-free state and the agency's head says even if that doesn't happen, there are things that can be done to move in that direction. Here's a list of TMA's concerns/proposals: ✓Enact regulation of electronic...
A San Francisco-based company is bringing its operation to Austin and as KLBJ's Perry Watson reports...it could change the way people think about car rentals. For those concerned about insurance, Zaparde says "We provide our own insurance that will cover up to a million dollars...
What piqued the interest of people in Austin this year? According to Roya Soleimani, a Google trends manager, the top searches in Austin mirrored what the rest of the country was interested in this year, with the World Cup and Robin Williams coming in at one and two,...
The popular, Central Texas residential community is about to undergo a major expansion. Sun City in Georgetown currently has about 7,000 homes. Brent Baker, Vice-president of Operations for Pulte Group in Austin, says plans are underway to add another 2,400 homes on an...