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Looks like UT Longhorns will not be playing conference football this fall!

The Big Ten and Pac-12 have announced they will not be playing football this fall due to concerns about Covid-19. The Big 10 conference, which includes the UT Longhorns, stated that it was a difficult decision but it was made in the best interest of the players. Last week several of the Big Ten conference teams …

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Two people arrested in connection to Christopher Branham’s death

Round Rock Police report that two arrests have been made in connection with the homicide of 26-year-old Christopher Branham, a Round Rock man who went missing on June 24th. Anthony Davis and Kyle Cleveland are currently booked in the Travis County Jail. The Texas Rangers and U.S. Marshals Service assisted Round Rock Police in this …

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NASA successfully launches the next step to Mars

July 30th, 2020 Under clear skies in Florida this morning N.A.S.A launched their latest Mars rover “Perseverance” and another new tool in their search for life on the Red Planet, the “Ingenuity”. The high tech duo began their journey early this morning but will not set down on the Martian soil until February 18th,2021. The …

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DSHS makes changes in reporting of COVID-19 Fatalities

On Monday the Texas Department of State Health Services issued the press release shown below. DSHS News Release July 27, 2020 The Texas Department of State Health Services is improving the reporting of fatalities due to COVID-19 by identifying them through the cause of death listed on death certificates. This method allows fatalities to be …

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FDA Updates on Hand Sanitizers with Methanol

UPDATED LIST – FDA warns consumers of risk of methanol contamination in certain hand sanitizers The FDA issued several warnings on the risk of methanol contamination in several hand sanitizers on July 2nd. They have added additional products to the list. This article contains the latest update as of July 22nd. FDA is warning consumers …

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