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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31am

Statewide News

What you need to know about the Texas Ebola case

On Tuesday, federal and state health officials confirmed the first case of Ebola in the U.S.

People who had Ccontact With Ebola Patient Being Watched

 

Like 'Ahab and the white whale,' man hunted missing daughter for 12 years

Like 'Ahab and the white whale,' man hunted missing daughter for 12 years   By Michael Martinez CNN  

Rio Grande cutthroat trout no longer an endangered species candidate

New Mexico’s state fish, the Rio Grande cutthroat trout, no longer is a candidate for listing under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday.

Ebola: Tracking the patient

The first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States continues to receive treatment from a team of experts inside Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

Ebola: Containing the virus

The first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States continues to receive treatment from a team of experts inside Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

Austin mulls regulations for Uber, Lyft

The battle lines were clearly drawn at a tense City Council meeting one evening last week in Austin.

Could work-study jobs, Section 8 Housing help Students?

Longtime University of Texas at Brownsville President Juliet García — currently focused on creating a new academic institute in South Texas — is proposing two innovative ways to increase retention and completion among at-risk

Report: Abortion restrictions tied to poor health

States that put tight restrictions on abortion generally perform worse on women’s and children’s health outcomes, according to a new report released by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Ibis Reproductive Health, both groups tha

CDC confirms first Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.

A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday.

Texas boy savors every sight before his vision fades

A young Texas boy whose sight will soon fade is visiting Alaska to see landscapes he has long dreamed about. Ben Pierce was born four months early and weighed just 22 ounces.

Final Gubernatorial debate looms in Dallas

Democrat Wendy Davis has one more chance to share a debate stage with the Republican front-runner in the race for Texas governor, and if the recent past is any guide, she’ll

Davis accuses Abbott of grant fund 'cover-up'

*This story has been updated throughout to include a response from the office of Attorney General Greg Abbott.

Dallas hospital isolates patient over possibility of Ebola

A Dallas hospital has isolated a patient to be tested for the deadly Ebola virus, hospital officials confirmed Monday.

In Debate, Patrick and Van de Putte Spar Over Taxes

In the only scheduled debate in their race for lieutenant governor, state Sens.