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This illustration provided a 3D graphic representation of a spherical-shaped, measles virus particle, that was studded with glycoprotein tubercles. Those tubercular studs colorized maroon, are known as H-proteins (hemagglutinin), while those colorized gray, represented what are referred to as F-proteins (fusion). The F-protein is responsible for fusion of the virus and host cell membranes, viral penetration, and hemolysis. The H-protein is responsible for the binding of virions to cells. Both types of proteinaceous studs are embedded in the particle envelope’s lipid bilayer. CDC/ Allison M. Maiuri, MPH, CHES, Illustrator: Alissa Eckert

Austin Public Health confirms first case of measles in Travis County since 1999

Austin – A person residing in Travis County has been diagnosed with measles.

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Wimberley fell short in the UIL 4A Division II State Championship game to Texarkana Pleasant Grove, 35-21, inside AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The Texans battled with the Hawks throughout the first half on Friday, seeing themselves tied at 14-14 midway through the second quarter. But Pleasant Grove took a 21-14 lead into the half and never looked back. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter

Wimberley comes up short in state championship game

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A local toy drive held on Dec. 14 collected toys to help put a smile on children’s faces this Christmas. Sponsors of Toy Drive not pictured were Constable Pct 1 David Peterson’s office and Jackie Rodriguez-Cuevas from JaxTax Services. Two families were sponsored from Bohnam Elementary School and the remainder of the toys were given to Hays County Women’s Center. Pictured from left to right is Sarah Guckian, Advocate/Donations Coordinator, Veronica Medina, owner of JaxTax Services Jesse Cuevas, Ryan Ramirez and Erica Ann Villalpando who help put toy drive together. Submitted photo

Local toy drive spreads Christmas cheer

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