Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Officials Confirm First Ebola Case Diagnosed in US

Health officials say a patient at a Dallas hospital who has tested positive for Ebola arrived in Texas from Liberia earlier this month and showed no symptoms while on the plane. Updated 5:13 PM

FCC Spikes Sports Blackout Rule

The Federal Communications Commission has voted to spike a decades-old rule preventing cable and satellite operators from airing sports events that were blacked out on local TV.

1:09 PM

Lawmakers Work to Prevent Child Abuse

Texas lawmakers are working to reduce cases of child abuse. On Tuesday the select House Committee on Child Protection heard testimony on what is and isn't working both nationally and across the state. Our LeAnn Wallace has more on what lawmakers say needs to change.

6:24 PM

New WilCo Program Aims to Tackle Juvenile Drug Cases

A new court is taking a proactive stance against substance abuse among young adults in Williamson County. The judge behind the program tells our Mitch Goulding by addressing problems early on, he hopes to keep young adults out of court down the road.

5:26 PM

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Austin's 10-1 Election

Interactive Map: Do you know what district you live in? Austin voters will soon pick one candidate to represent their own geographic district under what's called the 10-1 plan. That's not all--after Election Day, Austin will also have a new mayor. We've compiled an interactive map and candidate bios to keep you informed ahead of Nov. 4.

Updated 09/09/2014 12:19 PM

Lifestyles

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