Weather

Tropical Storm Beta Bears Down on Texas

Coastal flooding is already being seen in some areas along the Texas coast as Tropical Storm Beta moves closer. The storm isn’t...
TWIA meets tomorrow

Independent Analysis Recommends Windstorm Insurance Rate Hikes of 44%

The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Actuarial and Underwriting Committee meets Tuesday to consider an independent review of rates and make a recommendation...
Blue Bell

Blue Bell Hit With Largest-Ever Criminal Fine Over 2015 Listeria Case

The little creamery in Brenham has been given a not so little fine for its 2015 listeriosis outbreak that was linked to...
Pandemic Creepy-Crawly

Noticing More Creepy Crawlies at Home? Here’s What to Do.

Are you noticing more roaches, ants and mice in your home these days? Wizzie Brown, AgriLife Extension integrated pest...
State's Method Graphs

State Changes COVID-19 Reporting Method to Improve Accuracy

At one point in mid-August, the state was reporting a COVID-19 positivity rate of more than 24%. In reality, the percentage of...
TRA disputes study saying Covid changes increase at restaurants

Texas Restaurant Association Disputes Findings about Spread of COVID-19

Among adults tested for the coronavirus at 11 U.S. health care facilities in July, none of which were in Texas, those who...
Text Scam Package

Got a Text About A Package? AG Ken Paxton Says Don’t Click It.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning people this week about a scam involving text messages.  The messages include...
Fort Hood

Fort Hood: The Whole Story, So Far, of a String of Suspicious Deaths

Fort Hood has been the center of a bizarre and horrific set of tragedies in 2020. The circumstances are so strange and...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Abbott Calls on Candidates to Pledge not to Defund Police

Gov. Greg Abbott is calling on every candidate for public office and all Texans to pledge not to defund police. 
Health Care Workers in Texas Now Trained to Spot Human Trafficking

Some Texas Health Care Workers Now Must Learn to Spot Human Trafficking

A Texas law that aims to train health care workers to spot human trafficking goes into effect this week. 

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