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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) urges motorists to drive cautiously during heavy rain storms and flooded areas, and especially at night when judging water depth is more difficult.

Flash flooding is the number one weather-related killer in Texas. More than 50 percent of all flash flood fatalities nationwide involve vehicles. Saving your life can be as easy as turning your vehicle around when you see water on the road. Never attempt to drive through flooded roadways – Turn Around Don’t Drown (TADD)!

DPS offers these safe driving tips:

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Grass and flowers are not the only things growing with the warmer temperatures this year. Utility payment scam attempts seem to be rising as well.

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Texas Department of Transportation spokesperson Sarah Dupre announced May 24 that crews have begun this year’s sealcoat operations around the area. Drivers should expect to see one-lane, two-way traffic operated by flaggers. Work will take place during daylight hours. See below for this week’s schedule.

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Creamy Creations Turtle

Ice cream lovers shy to go back to their favorite treat since Blue Bell's nationwide recall stemming from a fatal Listeriosis outbreak last year have probably been paying close attention to recalls and reports on beloved comestibles and other varieties of sweet frozen treats. For those who have been enjoying H-E-B Creamy Creations brand ice cream rather than old Texas favorite Blue Bell, consumers should beware.

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