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Dozens more Christians kidnapped by ISIS in Syria— have abducted at least 70 Assyrian Christians after overrunning a number of small villages in the northeast of that country. But ISIS also could use its Assyrian captives to try to arrange a prisoner swap with the Kurdish and Christian militias that it faced off against in northeastern Syria.
You’re less likely to get audited by the IRS. The number of IRS audits for individual taxpayers fell in the last five years. The audit declines coincide with recent drops in IRS funding and a steady falloff in revenue agents.
Free doughnuts from Krispy Kreme on Tuesday–-Krispy Kreme celebrates 1000th store with 1,000 free doughnuts per store
School delays and closures due to threat of icy roads-
District petitions for changes to standardized testing–-Leaders and parents at a Wimberley elementary school are taking the fight against the format of current standardized testing to the Texas State Capitol.
Crews battle two-story Northeast Travis Co. house blaze–-Everyone is reported safe as fire crews continue to battle a two-story house fire in Northeast Travis County early Tuesday morning. The people inside the home managed to make it out safely and were in a car with the heater on, keeping themselves warm on a freezing morning, when fire crews arrived.