Cat population explodes at a Texas prison after ‘working’ cats are deployed to hunt rats

A prison in Texas adopted a couple of barn cats to solve a rat problem. Because the cats weren’t spayed or neutered, a couple of years later, they ended up with a cat problem too. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/top-stories/cat-population-explodes-at-a-texas-prison-after-working-cats-are-deployed-to-hunt-rats/

Cat population explodes at a Texas prison after ‘working’ …

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A prison in Texas adopted a couple of barn cats to solve a rat problem. Because the cats weren’t spayed or neutered, a couple of years later, they ended up with a cat problem too. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/top-stories/cat-population-explodes-at-a-texas-prison-after-working-cats-are-deployed-to-hunt-rats/

Her daughter died when a car hit her on MoPac, now …

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A woman was indicted on two charges, including felony murder, after her 14-year-old daughter was hit and killed by a pickup truck on MoPac Expressway in November 2021. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/her-daughter-died-when-a-car-hit-her-on-mopac-now-this-mom-faces-a-murder-charge/

Police investigating south Austin suspicious death

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The Austin Police Department is investigating a homicide after one person died from serious injuries Tuesday. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/1-dead-in-south-austin-shooting/

‘It is killing people’: Overdose deaths continue …

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Travis County has started a campaign to raise awareness about this issue. It’s called Safer Together and the goal is to reduce the number of overdose-related deaths. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/it-is-killing-people-overdose-deaths-continue-to-rise-in-travis-county/

Why are you voting in a runoff if Austin voters approved …

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In 2021, voters in Austin approved ranked-choice voting, a method that allows people to “rank” candidates on their ballot instead of voting for only one. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/your-local-election-hq/why-are-you-voting-in-a-runoff-if-austin-voters-approved-ranked-choice-voting/

Bilingual children might have a superpower, UT study …

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A yellow smiley face bounces around a flat screen TV as a mesmerized toddler sits in front. He’s wearing a cap that cradles his head, attached to a bundle of wires. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/bilingual-children-might-have-a-superpower-ut-study-finds/

First-of-a-kind national strategy aims to take care …

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For the first time, the federal government has issued a national strategy to support family caregivers. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/first-of-a-kind-national-strategy-aims-to-take-care-of-family-caretakers/

Q&A: Georgia Senate runoff election

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As the last act of the midterms plays out, we wanted an analysis of what we should watch for in the Georgia Senate runoff. Cheyanne Daniels from the Hill joined KXAN for insight.

Williamson County DA’s office honors victims of violent …

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The Williamson County District Attorney's Office honored victims of violent crimes at its 10th annual Tree of Angels Ceremony.

‘It is killing people’: Overdose deaths continue …

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Travis County has seen hundreds of overdose deaths over the past few years. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/it-is-killing-people-overdose-deaths-continue-to-rise-in-travis-county/

Narcan in most Williamson County buildings

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KXAN's Mercedez Hernandez has more on the growing problem in the county and the fight to save lives

Legal Texas immigrants at risk of deportation if …

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According to Improve the Dream, an immigration nonprofit, there are roughly 250,000 documented dreamers in the United States. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/texas/thousands-of-legal-texas-immigrants-at-risk-of-deportation-if-senate-doesnt-pass-bill-by-end-of-year/

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Cat population explodes at a Texas prison after ‘working’ …

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Her daughter died when a car hit her on MoPac, now …

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Police investigating south Austin suspicious death

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‘It is killing people’: Overdose deaths continue …

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Why are you voting in a runoff if Austin voters approved …

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Bilingual children might have a superpower, UT study …

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First-of-a-kind national strategy aims to take care …

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Q&A: Georgia Senate runoff election

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Williamson County DA’s office honors victims of violent …

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‘It is killing people’: Overdose deaths continue …

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Narcan in most Williamson County buildings

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Legal Texas immigrants at risk of deportation if …

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Sports

Counter Culture is closing its doors

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Touchdown Westlake: Paxton Land to Bradley Mays 15-yard …

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Westlake’s Grady Bartlett stiff-arms a Brennan defender …

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Interception Westlake: Will Magids makes his 2nd …

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Touchdown Westlake: Grady Bartlett 19-yard run

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Touchdown Westlake: Brett Skinner to Keaton Kubecka …

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Touchdown Westlake: Jack Kayser 3-yard run

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Touchdown Westlake: Brett Skinner to Bradley Mays …

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Interception Westlake: Denim Collins in the right …

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Field goal Westlake: Spencer Barnett 48-yard kick

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Touchdown Westlake: Brett Skinner 4-yard run

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Dripping Springs, Vandegrift excited for playoff …

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