Nine of the top GOP candidates face off for their final debate of 2015 in Las Vegas tonight. 7:30 CT. 5:30 PT. Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum, Lindsey Graham and George Pataki — will face off in the preliminary debate 5:00pm CT and 3:00pm PT.
Tuesday is the deadline for those without health care to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare — in time for coverage to begin on Jan. 1. The final deadline for new sign-ups and plan switches is Jan. 31. People who remain uninsured after Jan. 31 risk fines when they file their 2016 taxes. You can sign up online: The HealthCare.gov website.
Amazon pulls certain hoverboard sellers— for fire hazard concerns
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is investigating a rash of mailbox thefts in parts of northeast Austin. With Christmas just 2 weeks away one woman shares what a lot of folks are feeling— says she’s afraid to order anything online after thieves pried open her mailbox twice since October. A Postal Inspector says they believe it’s a group of people targeting mailboxes along the I-35 Corridor between Dallas and San Antonio.
The police officer who was in that controversial video in an altercation with a student at Round Rock High School has been cleared of any wrong doing in an internal investigation.
Even though Uber and Lyft may leave Austin if the City Council passes a regulation requiring finger print background checks for drivers, Get Me says they will comply with whatever the city decides. Get Me is new in town and offers both rides and deliveries.