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Burnet’s My Town project to build more homes as family moves in


BURNET — A family has moved into the first home built through Burnet’s private-public housing expansion project called My Town, while construction continues on two more homes and economic development leaders purchase additional lots. The city launched ...

'Ray Donovan' Adds Jason Butler Harner


Harner joins the recent additions to the cast, including Katie Holmes, Guy Burnet and McShane. The third installment of Ray Donovan will include twelve episodes and will no longer be run by its creator, Ann Biderman, who stepped down from her showrunning ...

Burnet evens series with LHS girls


Lady Badgers could clinch playoff spot with win tonight at home After losing 56-30 to Burnet Tuesday, the Lady Badgers host Salado tonight, with an opportunity to clinch their first playoff spot since 2001. Lampasas (4-2 in district play) is tied with ...

A conversation with Johnnie Moore


The successful television producer Mark Barnett had been working with Liberty University. Moore and Burnet became friends and started working together on a number of projects. That relationship ultimately led Burnet to ask Johnnie Moore to be his chief of ...

One person dead after car versus train accident


It happened at the railroad crossing on S. Burnet Street near the heart of downtown Round Rock around 2 a.m. No one aboard the Union Pacific train was hurt. A Union Pacific spokesperson tells FOX 7 the train crew saw the driver of the car trying to go ...

IMPACT ROUNDUP: Upcoming Austin eatery seeks to put healthy spin on hot dogs


COMING SOON—A second location of MOD FITNESS will open Feb. 16 at 4406 Burnet Road. The first studio will remain open on South Lamar Boulevard and celebrate its two-year anniversary March 1. The new location will offer barre classes that combine ...

Rock N Roll Rentals set to expand into Burnet corridor


Rock N Roll Rentals of Austin has opened its second location, in a building purchased last year in the fast-growing Burnet Road corridor. The business opened Wednesday in a 3,500-square-foot former grocery store and motorcycle dealership that owner Jim ...

One person killed in Round Rock train crash


According to Round Rock police, the incident happened around 2 a.m. on Burnet Street. A Union Pacific spokesperson said the train hit the car after the vehicle went around gates and into the closed position. The driver was killed. There were no reported ...

3 favorite Austin eateries are expanding to booming Burnet Road


Big news for those who frequent Burnet Road: Three of Austin's hottest eateries are headed your way. On Tuesday morning Endeavor Real Estate Group announced that Barley Swine, Bufalina Due and Lick Honest Ice Creams are opening new locations in its soon-to ...

Surprise donation funds body cams for Burnet police


BURNET (KXAN) — Police departments across Central Texas are still working to equip their officers with body cameras. Authorities say it helps provide transparency and accountability on the force, and for the Burnet Police Department, their officers will ...




SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR BURNE

Avoiding cyberbullyng in BURNE

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites.

Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.

Why Cyberbullying is Different

Kids who are being cyberbullied are often bullied in person as well. Additionally, kids who are cyberbullied have a harder time getting away from the behavior.

  • Cyberbullying can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and reach a kid even when he or she is alone. It can happen any time of the day or night.
  • Cyberbullying messages and images can be posted anonymously and distributed quickly to a very wide audience. It can be difficult and sometimes impossible to trace the source.
  • Deleting inappropriate or harassing messages, texts, and pictures is extremely difficult after they have been posted or sent.

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Effects of Cyberbullying

Cell phones and computers themselves are not to blame for cyberbullying. Social media sites can be used for positive activities, like connecting kids with friends and family, helping students with school, and for entertainment. But these tools can also be used to hurt other people. Whether done in person or through technology, the effects of bullying are similar.

Kids who are cyberbullied are more likely to:

  • Use alcohol and drugs
  • Skip school
  • Experience in-person bullying
  • Be unwilling to attend school
  • Receive poor grades
  • Have lower self-esteem
  • Have more health problems

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Frequency of Cyberbullying

The 2010-2011 School Crime Supplement (National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics) indicates that 9% of students in grades 6–12 experienced cyberbullying.

The 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey finds that 15% of high school students (grades 9-12) were electronically bullied in the past year.

Research on cyberbullying is growing. However, because kids’ technology use changes rapidly, it is difficult to design surveys that accurately capture trends.

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There are more opportunities than ever for those receiving benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance [Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)] and SSI [Supplemental Security Income (SSI)] to learn job skills and find permanent employment in BURNE.

If you are looking for work, or are new to the workforce, familiarize yourself with the Americans with Disabilities Act [Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)] of 1990 , a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable people with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

A fundamental principle of the ADA is that people with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to do so should have equal employment opportunities.

This booklet answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA.

How do I know if I am protected by the ADA?

To be protected, you must be a qualified individual with a disability. This means you must have a disability as defined by the ADA. Under the ADA, you have a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as hearing, seeing, speaking, thinking, walking, breathing, or performing manual tasks. You must also be able to perform the job for which you want to be hired, or for which you have been hired, with or without reasonable accommodation.

What are my rights under the ADA?

The ADA protects you from discrimination in all employment practices, including: job application procedures, hiring, firing, training, pay, promotions, benefits and licenses. You are also right not to be harassed because of your disability and your employer can not fire or discipline you for asserting your rights under the ADA. More importantly, you have the right to request reasonable for the hiring process and employment functional adaptations.

What is a "reasonable accommodation"?

A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, work environment or how they usually do things that would allow you to apply for a job, work, or enjoy equal access to the benefits available to others in the workplace. There are many things that can help people with disabilities work successfully. Some of the most common types of accommodations are:

  • physical changes, such as installing a ramp or modifying the workspace or services;
  • sign language interpreters for the deaf or blind readers;
  • provide a quiet space or other changes to reduce noise distractions for someone with mental disabilities;
  • training and written materials in accessible formats such as Braille or audio cassette or computer discs;
  • TTY for deaf can use the telephone, and computer hardware and software to facilitate computer access for people with visual impairments or who have difficulty using their hands; and
  • licenses disability who needs treatment.

    What should I do if I think I need a reasonable accommodation?

    If you think you need a reasonable accommodation for the job application process or at work, you must apply. You may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the job application, or any time before or after starting work. How do I request a reasonable accommodation? Just let your employer who needs an adjustment or change because of their disability. Needless to complete special forms or use technical language to do so. For example, if you use a wheelchair and it does not fit under your desk, you should talk to your supervisor. This is a request for a reasonable accommodation. A doctor´s note requesting disability leave or saying that you can work with certain restrictions is also a request for reasonable accommodation. What happens after making a request for a reasonable accommodation? Once you have made the request for reasonable accommodation, the employer must discuss the options available to you. If you have a disability that is not obvious, the employer may require documentation that demonstrates and explains why you need a reasonable accommodation. You and your employer must work together to determine an appropriate accommodation.

    For more information on labor support, contact the Social Security Administration [Social Security Administration] to:

    1-800-772-1213 (voice)

    1-800-325-0778 (TTY) www.ssa.gov/work [2]




  • How I can eat a healthy diet?

    The body needs minerals, vitamins and other nutrients to stay healthy. A healthy diet means you are eating:


  • Vegetables, fruits, whole grains and non-fat dairy and low-fat
  • Fish, seafood, chicken or turkey, lean meats and low-fat, eggs, beans, peas (peas), seeds and nuts


    Limit your intake of foods rich in:


  • Cholesterol, sodium (salt) and added sugar.
  • Fat trans: fats trans can be found in foods such as cakes (or cakes), cookies, margarine that comes in bars and fried foods.
  • Saturated fats: These fats are in animal products such as cheese, high-fat meats, whole milk and butter.
  • Refined grains: refined grain products include white bread, pasta, white rice and flour tortillas, among others.


    Get a personalized diet plan to help you choose healthy foods



    Having too much cholesterol in the blood can cause heart disease or heart attack. Approximately one in six people in the United States have high cholesterol. You may have high cholesterol and not know it. Good thing its easy to get tested for cholesterol, and if you go too high, you can take steps to control it.


    Who should be tested for cholesterol?


  • Men who are 35 or more
  • Men under 35 who have heart disease or are at risk of suffering from
  • Women who have heart disease or are at risk of suffering from


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