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What does Texas law say about a creditor trying to collect a debt from someone who died? You may be surprised to learn that some debts can be erased as part of the probate process, somewhat like discharging debts in bankruptcy. The case of Ullrich v. Est. of Anderson, 740 S.W.2d 481 (Tex. App.‒Houston [1st…Continue...
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Kali Cook, a 4-year-old Galveston County girl, was running around her Bacliff home Monday, gleefully batting the fake red eyelashes her grandmother had given her for Labor Day. By 2 a.m., she had a fever. By morning she was gone. The 4-year old died of COVID-19 in her sleep Tuesday at 7 a.m., her mother…Continue...
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Spurs fans have a rare chance to own a Tony Parker collectible curated by his No. 1 fan: his mom. Vogt Auction, a San Antonio-based company, is helping basketball mom Pamela Firestone downsize before she moves back to Paris. The estate sale is taking place on site, at her North Central home, on Friday, August…Continue...
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The FDA announced on Monday the full approval of the Pfizer vaccine for those 16 and older. That means the vaccine has now undergone extensive review over a substantial period of time —more than six months —to ensure long-term safety, said Dr. Prathit Kulkarni, with infectious diseases at Baylor College of Medicine. A fully approved…Continue...
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More than 10,000 Texans are hospitalized for COVID-19, according to data released by the Texas Department of State Health Services Tuesday afternoon. According to Tuesday’s report, 10,041 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 across the state of Texas on Monday, the highest rate since Feb. 4, as the delta variant continues to dominate new COVID-19 infections.…Continue...
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A GoFundMe was created for the young 25-year-old San Antonio woman killed in a fiery wrong-way crash with a suspected drunken driver early Saturday. The crash occurred around 2:45 a.m. in the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 at Walzem Road when a wrong-way driver in a Ford 350 hit a Nissan Rogue, the San Antonio…Continue...
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Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on Thursday plans to return the county to the highest COVID-19 threat level and urge unvaccinated residents to stay home and avoid unnecessary contact with others, two officials said. She plans to make the announcement at a 1:00 p.m. news conference with Mayor Sylvester Turner The virus has significantly worsened…Continue...
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Houston police tracked the Buick LaCrosse from its sale to its fiery destruction, leading to the identification and arrest in the road rage death of a teen Astros fan. Gerald Williams was taken into custody Monday after surrendering downtown at the Houston Police Department headquarters. Williams was charged last week in the death of 17-year-old…Continue...
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During a coronavirus pandemic briefing on Friday, July 23, Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced that hospitalizations in San Antonio are now at 418 — and more than 95 percent of those patients are unvaccinated. The positivity rate has also jumped from 11.2 percent to 13.8, with a 7-day average of new cases being 363. More than…Continue...
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The number of lab-confirmed COVID hospitalizations in Texas broke 4,000 on Friday for the first time since March, a worrying sign of the pandemic’s quick resurgence since the Delta variant was discovered in the state. The milestone comes amid rising COVID cases and hospitalizations across the country, especially in states with below-average vaccination rates. Dr.…Continue...
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