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Colorado’s Gov. will visit the area near the contaminated Animas River near Silverton, Colo., today, one day after declaring a state of emergency. Howls of outrage are still echoing through the mining town six days after an EPA contractor spilled about 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater into the Animas River, temporarily turning the waterway orange and acidic. Federal folks are testing the water, and local governments closed off river access through the tourist town of Durango, about 50 miles south.
Quite possibly the best meteor shower of the year —shoots through a sky starting Today—this morning. There could be as many as 80 meteors per hour at the peak of the shower — most visible in the morning just before daylight.
The City of New Braunfels passed a hands-free ordinance last night in an attempt to make roads safer, and the ban goes beyond cell phones. The new ordinance states any driver seen holding a device can be pulled over and fined. There will be a grace period until Nov. 1.
Two steps, One sticker. It’s supposed to make inspecting and registering your car easier, but is it?
1.Get your inspection (must have insurance that meets Texas minimum coverage)
2. Take your inspection report (if you pass) to the tax office or HEB
3. Apply/get your registration sticker