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25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

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Last Wednesday, Jan. 13, marked 25 years since 9-year-old Amber Hagerman was abducted in Arlington. Four days later her body was found in a creek and the events ultimately led to the creation of the AMBER Alert System that recently recorded its 1,000th successful recovery.
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Vaccine subHUB in area

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As part of the state’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout, vaccination HUBs were established in metro areas and rural county vaccination sub-HUBs were set up away from the major cities. Late last week, the Washington County Fairgrounds was identified as the closest sub-HUB available to Austin County residents and 2,000 doses started being administered on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Partnership announced

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On Jan. 13, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and UroGen Pharma Ltd. announced a strategic three-year collaboration agreement to advance combinatorial intravesical immunotherapy, which is delivered directly into the bladder, for the treatment of highgrade non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (HG-NMIBC).

NEWS BITS

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Austin County Rotary to host Kurt The Austin County Rotary Club is hosting Denise Kurt with the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo at Cazadores Mexican Restaurant on 241 Gebhardt Road in Sealy from 12 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan.
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Announcing Our New Digital Service

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The Sealy News is pleased to present two exciting upgrades to its service: our brand new website and e-Edition, a digital version of our newspaper.

The e-Edition is an exact replica of the printed edition of the Sealy News in a popular, flipbook format. It is the best way for out-of-town subscribers to access timely community news. The e-Edition is easy and convenient, delivered right to your email inbox and there’s nothing to download — just click the edition and begin reading.