Measles cases holding steady in Tarrant County; none are still infectious The outbreak appears to be occurring within a group of families that ... Measles outbreaks are rare now in the U.S. because of the nation’s high vaccination rates. Last year, Texas reported no cases of the highly infectious disease, while in 2011 ... 08/23/2013 - 9:58 am | View Link
Dallas County announces fourth West Nile case Monday, involving Oak Cliff man Dallas County Health and Human Services announced Monday the fourth West Nile human infection of the season. The victim was a man over 60 who lives in ZIP ... when Dallas County was the nation’s hot spot for the virus. More than 400 residents developed ... 08/19/2013 - 5:38 am | View Link
To fight West Nile, Dallas launches aerial defense Aircraft took off at 10 p.m. Thursday to spray insecticide over the county's northeastern quadrant to combat the nation's worst outbreak of West Nile virus. That outbreak has killed 10 people and caused at least 230 others to fall ill. "I cannot have any ... 08/16/2012 - 4:24 pm | View Link
Dallas signs up for aerial spraying over West Nile DALLAS -- Dallas is joining a list of North Texas cities that will use aerial spraying to combat the nation's worst outbreak of West Nile virus so far this year. Mayor Mike Rawlings declared a state of emergency Wednesday and said the city would agree to ... 08/15/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Dallas County allows aerial spraying for West Nile DALLAS (AP) — Suffering from the nation's deadliest outbreak of West Nile virus this year ... Three nearby counties have reported one death each. There is no vaccine for the virus, which has been in the U.S. since about 1999, according to the CDC. 08/10/2012 - 2:53 pm | View Link
When it comes to celebrating his inauguration, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in a New York State of mind. The governor announced that his swearing-in will take place on Jan. 21 in Trenton, followed by a party that night inside the historic Great Hall on Ellis Island.
In the months that Gov. John Hickenlooper has visited dozens of counties damaged by September's historic floods, he has found himself in a potentially enviable position for a politician seeking re-election.
House Republicans appeared Wednesday to be rallying around an $85 billion deal to avert another government shutdown, brushing off complaints from their right wing that the effort would trade immediate spending cuts for less-certain long-term savings.
More voters choose indie label, buck Democrats and GOPChillicothe GazetteKelly Raab, left, and other Colorado voters cast early votes in the 2012 election. Colorado has seen a jump in independent voters. / Ed Andrieski, AP. USA Today. by Catalina Camia, USA TODAY. USA Today. by Catalina Camia, USA TODAY. Filed Under.and more »
Landrieu TV ad distances her from ACAPoliticoSen. Mary Landrieu, the vulnerable Louisiana Democrat, tried Wednesday to distance herself even further from both Obamacare and President Barack Obama in the first television commercial of her reelection campaign. The $250,000 buy continues a marked and more »