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Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Abbott asks feds for Zika funding, guidance

As Texas braces for a possible Zika virus outbreak via local mosquito populations, Gov. Greg Abbott asked federal health officials Wednesday to review the state’s plan to combat the disease, which has been linked to serious birth defects.

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Blue Bell on its way back to San Marcos area stores

H-E-B in San Marcos expects to restock a limited selection of Blue Bell ice cream early next week — before they are available in New Braunfels or San Antonio. The creamery recalled all of its products April...

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

San Marcos sees climb in suicides for May, June

Five people in San Marcos took their own lives in May and June, four other people were known by San Marcos police to have tried it in the last two months and another case of a man...

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

CTMC encourages breastfeeding despite swine flu

Central Texas Medical Center is continuing to support the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in regard to breastfeeding during the swine flu outbreak.