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Sales Tax Holiday for Emergency Preparation Supplies April 22-24

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With the potential for severe weather approaching this spring, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain items tax free during the state’s sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies, April 22-24. “Unfortunately, we can’t predict when the next fire, flood or tornado may strike,” Hegar said. “But ...

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NWFD Responds to Fire in Phelps Community

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Workshop next to home catches fire Wednesday afternoon, threatens to spread to nearby home, but is doused by first arriving crews A resident on Main Street in the Phelps Community was sitting on his front porch Wednesday evening when a neighbor stopped in the street and alerted him to a ...

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New Waverly FD – Weekly Blotter


New Waverly Firefighters responded to 35 calls for service this week, including two house fires and numerous motor vehicle accidents. Sunday, March 19th A pickup truck rolled over on FM 2296 ejecting one victim, Firefighters and EMS treated victim and transported him to the hospital New Waverly Firefighters and EMS ...

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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – February 2017

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City of Huntsville routine health inspection results for February 2017. 1. Carbonero                                                                           Score: 0 ...

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State Report Highlights Public Safety Threats to Texas

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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released the 2017 Texas Public Safety Threat Overview, a state intelligence estimate that offers an assessment of the current public safety threats to Texas.   “Protecting Texans from the full scope of public safety and homeland security threats is the foremost goal ...

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Gas leak at 11th and Avenue I


HPD is handling a gas leak on 11th at Avenue I. 11th Street from Avenue H to Avenue J is closed. Please stay indoors if you live in the area – detour around the area if driving or walking. CenterPoint Energy is working on the leak. The length of the ...

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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections for November 2016

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City of Huntsville routine health inspections for November 2016   1. 1836 Steakhouse                                                                           ...

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Texas Medicaid Brings Back Mosquito Repellent Benefit


The Texas Health and Human Services Commission announced today that it is reinstating the Medicaid benefit for mosquito repellent due to the first reported case of Zika virus disease likely transmitted by a mosquito in Texas. Texas quickly made the decision to bring back the benefit, which had ended Oct. ...

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Potential for Heavy Rainfall this Weekend


The National Weather Service (NWS) says that Houston and surrounding areas can expect to see locally heavy rainfall throughout the area beginning Friday and lasting through the weekend, with the possibility of strong thunderstorms and isolated tornadoes as storms move through our area. Rainfall totals are forecast to be anywhere ...

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TxDOT Launches Safe Phone Zones Across The State


The Texas Department of Transportation today announced the implementation of Safe Phone Zones at 55 Safety Rest Areas and Travel Information Centers (TICs) across the state. The GEICO sponsored Safe Phone Zones are part of the Department’s Sponsor Acknowledgement Program, which seeks companies to fund various benefits for drivers – ...

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