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A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for Travis, Williamson, Hays, Burnet, Llano, Gillespie, and Blanco County from Midnight Wednesday to Noon Thursday.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued for Bastrop, Caldwell, Lee, and Milam County from Midnight Wednesday night to Noon Thursday and for Mason County from Midnight until 6 AM Thursday.

A WIND ADVISORY has been issued for Milam County from 5 PM to 6 AM and for Llano, Burnet, Gillespie, Blanco, Williamson, Travis, Hays, Lee, Bastrop, Caldwell and Fayette County from Midnight Wednesday night to Noon Thursday.

Freezing rain, sleet, and icy roads are possible tonight and through midday tomorrow.
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Gov't Paying People To Get The Flu

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Forget being sneezed on: Government scientists are deliberately giving dozens of volunteers the flu by squirting the live virus straight up their noses.

It may sound bizarre, but the rare type of research aims to show how the body fights off influenza. Scientists hope to use the research to improve flu vaccines.
 
Only healthy adults need apply. Doctors at the National Institutes of Health spray millions of microscopic particles of flu virus up each nostril. The dose is intended to cause mild to moderate symptoms.
 
Then the volunteers spend nine days quarantined inside a special isolation ward at the NIH hospital so they don't spread the germs and can be closely monitored.
 
The incentive is about $3,000 to compensate for their time.

More information from CBS News.


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Gov't Paying People To Get The Flu


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