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WilCo Pct. 2 Commissioner Long re-elected CAMPO chair

Commissioner Cynthia Long Re-Elected CAMPO ChairThe Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) Policy Board unanimously re-elected Williamson County Precinct 2 Commissioner …

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Kids should stay in school during COVID spike, Cardona says

The Biden administration wants to keep children in school, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said on Sunday, adding that “they’ve suffered enough” in the pandemic. Cardona …

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Round Rock runs past Westwood to stay perfect early in district play

Round Rock head coach Brent Murphy is very adept at planning against bigger teams.

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Texans comeback falls short to Titans in season finale

The Texans had one of their strongest second halves of the entire 2021-22 season in the second half against the Titans on Sunday. Down three scores at halftime, the Texans mounted a second half …

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Who’s required to get vaccinated in Texas? Here’s what you should know Texas has been at odds with the federal government over COVID-19 vaccine mandates since President Joe Biden first rolled out requirements in the fall. The Biden administration has made vaccine …
Gov. Greg Abbott says critics are "playing politics" over Texas National Guard suicides Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday pushed back against critics of his border security mission and the suicides that have been linked to it, saying the loss of any life is ...
Austin voters could decriminalize small amounts of pot in May As greater numbers of Texas voters sour on harsh punishment for marijuana offenses, Austin voters will likely decide in November whether to effectively decriminalize the drug. The ballot measure, …
Texas sheriff under investigation for routinely seizing cash from undocumented immigrants A rural sheriff near the Texas border is under criminal investigation for allegedly having his deputies illegally seize money and a truck from undocumented immigrants during traffic stops. Last …
How often can you reuse KN95 or N95 masks — and how do you safely do it? What to know Health experts have recommended switching to N95 or KN95 face masks as the omicron coronavirus variant — which transmits and evades COVID-19 vaccines more easily than past strains — …
Fully vaccinated and just got COVID? Here’s how long you should wait to get a booster The surge of COVID-19 cases across the nation is proving an unsettling yet well-known fact: you can still get infected with the coronavirus despite being fully vaccinated, even more so with the …
COVID-19 tests: Different types and when to use them There are various types of COVID-19 tests that people may choose from to find out if they are infected with the virus. Dr. Matthew Binnicker and the team at Mayo Clinic Laboratories help …
Most states are wary of mandating COVID shots for kids Every state requires children to receive an array of vaccinations before they enroll in school. Typically, those inoculations are for protection against polio, diphtheria, pertussis, measles, …
Amazon is focus of push to curb ‘rank-and-yank’ worker ratings For years, white-collar employees at  Amazon.com Inc. have accused the company of using opaque “rank-and-yank” performance reviews to periodically cull its workforce. Now a proposed …
Tax-efficient investing: 7 ways to minimize taxes and keep more of your profits If you’re an investor, be sure to give special attention to the taxes you’ll have to pay on your investments. In many cases, you have ways to legally reduce, defer or even eliminate taxes …
Hertz orders 100,000 Teslas in car-rental industry shake-up Hertz Global Holdings Inc., just months out of bankruptcy, placed an order for 100,000 Teslas in the first step of an ambitious plan to electrify its rental-car fleet. The cars will be delivered …
Coworking offices hope for COVID-19 rebound Quinton Myers expects his payments company, Appetize, to double its Atlanta-based staff from 14 to 28 in the next few months to handle a surge in business. To make room for his …
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