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Of course, tomorrow is tax day. If you are part of the so-called gig economy, you could have some sticker shock because of the 15 percent self-employment tax says tax expert Matt Jennings. He says if you can't pay your tax bill make sure you file for an extension and then figure...
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It may be cool today, but we all know that hot temperatures are on the way, and that means a greater chance of children being left in hot vehicles and dying because of it. Amy Artuso with the National Safety Council says children can suffer heatstroke when the temperature...
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April is Donate Life month, encouraging people to become organ donors. Frank Holloman is with the Health Resources and Services Administration says it's easy to do, just go to www.organdonor.gov and sign up. He says more than 113 thousand people are on the national organ...
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Travis County could soon be providing the Village of Briarcliff law enforcement patrols if they can agree on who pays for what. The cost that Briarcliff was first pitched for having two Precinct 2 deputies patrol the village was around eight thousand a month but then they it was...
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In just a few years, your driver license may become a thing of the past, a t least in terms of a physical piece of plastic that we've all traditionally carried around for generations. State Senator Jose Menendez says old fashioned paper and plastic is archaic, and by digitizing...
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Republican Senator from Texas John Cornyn is running for re-election. While a Democrat opponent has not yet been named, Democrats have announced they opened a multi-million dollar "war room" to unseat him. Cornyn says bring it on. Cornyn says Democrats will have a tough time...
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Austin police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found near the intersection of sixth and Brazos shortly after 4 this morning. They say the death is suspicious and are reviewing any video available in that area to try to determine what happened. (Photo:...
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When planning that summer vacation one thing to consider is travel insurance. Travel expert Christopher Elliott says if your trip costs more than 5 thousand dollars it is something to look at. He says the number one thing is to make sure you know exactly what a travel policy...
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The town of West dedicates a memorial to those who died in the massive fertilizer plant explosion there in April of 2013. Mayor Tommy Muska says a lot of progress has been made since then. That includes the reconstruction of the entire part of West that was destroyed by the...