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New Ebola protocols for health care workers

New Ebola protocols for health care workersDoctors and nurses will be advised to leave no skin showing when dealing with an Ebola patient
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Texas

Georgetown rallies emotional support for family possibly exposed to Ebola

Georgetown rallies emotional support for family possibly exposed to EbolaThree Central Texans, who rode the same plane as the second nurse infected with Ebola, are in voluntary isolation tonight.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Texas

Coast Guard: Woman aboard cruise ship showing no Ebola symptoms

Coast Guard: Woman aboard cruise ship showing no Ebola symptomsBlood samples were collected by the Coast Guard on Saturday
  • Texas
  • 2 days ago
Texas

DART: Woman ill at train station not on Ebola list

DART: Woman ill at train station not on Ebola listOfficials now say that a woman who fell ill at the Dallas Area Rapid Transit White Rock Station Saturday afternoon is not known to be a part of any Ebola watch list.
  • Texas
  • 2 days ago
Texas

New photo released of Ebola patient's doggie

New photo released of Ebola patient's doggieWhen Dallas nurse Nina Pham went to the hospital for Ebola treatment, she left behind her dog Bentley. Animal lovers across the world expressed concern and offered up positive thoughts for the pup.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

Backlash continues against mayor over controversial subpoenas

Backlash continues against mayor over controversial subpoenasU.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, visited with pastors Thursday and said the city "crossed the line."
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

Officials say 24 arrested in South Texas drug ring

Officials say 24 arrested in South Texas drug ringOfficials say 24 people have been arrested in connection with a drug ring operating in several south Texas cities.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Tech

5-year-old boy gets new hand made by 3-D printer

5-year-old boy gets new hand made by 3-D printerA 5-year-old boy is waking up Friday morning with an amazing gift – a new hand.
  • Tech
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Texas

UTMB Galveston agrees to dispose of Ebola medical waste

UTMB Galveston agrees to dispose of Ebola medical wasteAmid growing concerns about the transmission of Ebola, UTMB-Galveston announced it's agreed to accept medical waste from Ebola patients.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Texas

Texas jobless rate at 5.2 percent for September

Texas jobless rate at 5.2 percent for SeptemberThe Texas Workforce Commission on Friday announced that compares to the August statewide jobless rate of 5.3 percent. The nationwide unemployment rate for September was 5.9 percent, a six-year low.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Texas

Gov. Rick Perry calls for travel ban due to Ebola

Gov. Rick Perry calls for travel ban due to EbolaSpeaking the day after the last diagnosed Ebola patient in Texas was transported to Maryland, Gov. Rick Perry joined other voices calling for a ban on travel.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Texas

Texas stripper was onboard Ebola-infected flight

Texas stripper was onboard Ebola-infected flightTaylor Cole was onboard Frontier Flight 1143 alongside 131 other passengers. He was heading home from Cleveland to Dallas. Little did he know Ebola patient Amber Vinson was onboard too. And she was running a fever.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Texas

Nurse risks career to voice Ebola containment concerns

Nurse risks career to voice Ebola containment concerns"And then they want to blame her (nurse Nina Pham) for getting sick," Aguirre says, "when she was never provided the right supplies."
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Health

Central Texas parent classified as 'at risk' of Ebola

Central Texas parent classified as 'at risk' of EbolaThe CDC has reclassified a passenger on Flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas as "at risk" of contracting Ebola.
  • Health
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

Texas health workers receiving orders to stay home

Texas health workers receiving orders to stay homeTexas officials are asking dozens of health care workers who had contact with the man who died of Ebola in Dallas to sign legal documents agreeing to stay home.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

Sen. Cruz criticizes Houston over sermon subpoenas

Sen. Cruz criticizes Houston over sermon subpoenasU.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is alleging the city of Houston abused power by subpoenaing sermons and other documents from pastors who publicly opposed a local ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

Texas asks Supreme Court to preserve voter ID law

Texas asks Supreme Court to preserve voter ID lawRepublican Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to keep the state's voter ID law in place with early voting starting next week.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

CDC: Vinson may have had symptoms during flight

CDC: Vinson may have had symptoms during flightA spokesman for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says they have new information that shows Amber Vinson may have had symptoms of Ebola as early as Friday.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Texas

Presbyterian fires back: We followed CDC guidelines

Presbyterian fires back: We followed CDC guidelinesWhile nurses working at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas have reported being put in harm's way while treating the first U.S. Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, hospital officials are firing back -- claiming that CDC guidelines were followed at all times.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Texas

3 more babies test positive for TB in West TX

3 more babies test positive for TB in West TXThree more babies have tested positive for tuberculosis after a nurse's assistant infected with the illness possibly exposed about 860 babies at an El Paso hospital's nursery.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Texas

Record number of Texas voters registered for elections

Record number of Texas voters registered for electionsTexas set a record for the number of citizens registered to vote this year, according to Texas Secretary of State Nandita Barry.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Crime

Stafford cop sued by suspect she shot

Stafford cop sued by suspect she shotShe was hailed a hero cop after surviving a shooting last year, but now Stafford police officer Ann Carrizales is being sued by a suspect who says she used excessive force.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

Attack ads dominate week in race for Texas governor

Attack ads dominate week in race for Texas governorTelevision attack ads stir up the airwaves this week as the countdown continues to election day.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

School: Belton students were on flight with Ebola patient

School: Belton students were on flight with Ebola patientA letter went home to parents of Sparta Elementary School in Belton on Wednesday saying a student was aboard the Frontier Airlines flight that was carrying Ebola victim Amber Vinson.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

Central Texans react to abortion ruling

Central Texans react to abortion rulingReaction is mixed the day after a U.S. Supreme Court decision to temporarily allow some abortion clinics in Texas to reopen. The high court made the ruling Tuesday night.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

Ebola crisis prompts Perry to curtail Europe trip

Ebola crisis prompts Perry to curtail Europe tripGov. Rick Perry's office says he's cutting short a business trip to Europe and will return Thursday because of the Ebola crisis in Texas.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Texas

Texas abortion clinics back to scheduling patients

Texas abortion clinics back to scheduling patientsAbortion clinics in Texas are starting to reopen after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked new restrictions that had closed all but eight facilities.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago