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Luxury home sales see biggest decline since the start of the pandemic

Sales of luxury homes plummeted 17.8% year over year during the three months ending April 30.

Originally Published: 12 JUN 22 16:28 ET By Ramishah Maruf, CNN (CNN) -- Even the wealthiest Americans are starting to feel the effects of economic uncertainty, as sales of luxury homes saw their largest decline since the start of the…

Avoiding Covid-19 test kit scammers

Here are some tips on how to prevent scammers from getting personal information

VICTORIA, Texas - Now that it's easier to get Covid-19 testing kits delivered to your home. The Lavaca county Office of Emergency Management Office has some tips on how to avoid scammers who will try to obtain personal information. Here…

Health care workers and patients clash over alternative Covid-19 treatments

'Folks act as if they can come in the hospital and request any certain therapy they want'

Originally Published: 24 DEC 21 00:43 ET Updated: 24 DEC 21 07:16 ET By Alaa Elassar, Ed Lavandera and Ashley Killough, CNN (CNN) -- Dr. Jack Lyons remembers the pandemic's early days when grateful communities banged pots and pans to…

Covid-19 was third leading cause of death in 2020

Driving record rise in death rate and nearly two-year drop in life expectancy

Originally Published: 22 DEC 21 02:14 ET Updated: 22 DEC 21 06:40 ET By Deidre McPhillips, CNN (CNN) -- Covid-19 claimed hundreds of thousands of lives in the United States in 2020, driving a record increase in the death rate…

DeWitt County Sheriff's Office keeping jail clean with robots

Sheriff Carl Bowen and Captain Jerry Garza are satisfied with their investment to keep jail cells germ free

CUERO, Texas - The DeWitt County Sheriff's Office spent $180,000 on new disinfecting xenex robots using inmate commissary funds. Sheriff Carl Bowen said since Aug. 2020 inmates…

Victoria Pain & Rehabilitation Center offers space for COVID-19 testing

UMMC hospital of Houston is conducting the testing at no cost to patients

VICTORIA, Texas - The delta variant continues to surge across the U.S. According to the CDC, a PCR test for COVID-19 is one of the most accurate and reliable testing for COVID-19. The PCR results are most accurate because they…

Cuero ISD assigns COVID-19 responding team to district campuses

As covid-19 cases keeps rising in Texas, Cuero ISD explains how they are handling this health challenge to keep everyone in the district safe.

CUERO, Texas - The highly infectious delta variant has caused an increase in covid-19 cases all over the U.S. On Wednesday, August 18, Texas still ranks second as…

Calhoun I.S.D. implements new Jump Start Program, amidst pandemic

While the first day back might cause some anxiety among parents and students, Calhoun ISD remains prepared with a new accelerated learning program.

CALHOUN, Texas - Administrators at Hope High School in the Calhoun County I.S.D. are starting the year off on the right foot. Teachers, administrators, and staff are…

Students and administrators weigh in on the first day of school

Calhoun ISD started their academic year on Wednesday, August 11, and they are eager to be back in the classroom.

CALHOUN, Texas - Many students are still looking forward to their first day of school, despite the unease of the delta variant and how it can affect the normal classroom learning experience. According to Assistant Superintendent Kelly Taylor, they are…

Texans take advantage of tax free weekend

Shoppers will save about $107 million dollars

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, August 6, Greg Abbott urges Texans to take advantage of the first day of tax free weekend. The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts estimates…

COVID-19 case numbers announced

Texas has 291 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

TEXAS - State health officials say Texas has 291 new confirmed COVID-19 cases. There are now over 51,000 deaths due to COVID-19 across the state. The Texas Department of State Health Services says there have been over 2.5 million confirmed…