Closer Look Wrap Up: 10/18/13
There is no shortage of events this weekend in the Permian Basin. The Midland Parks and Recreation Endowment Fund Committee is throwing its second annual Kickoff Cook-off event this Saturday and Sunday at Grande Stadium. The event is free to the public and is the perfect place to catch the Cowboys game on Sunday.
Do you Goggle every sniffle or cough? You are not alone in fact a growing number of people are self-diagnosing with the help of the Internet. Levi Stone with Odessa Regional Medical Center cautions against this trend. He said there are hundreds of health apps out there and not all of them are reputable. Stone said an app could never take the place of your doctor or nurse.
We sat down with US Congressman Mike Conaway on the impact of the shutdown. He said it has been a frustrating time in Washington during the shutdown. He voted against House Bill 2775 to end the shutdown because he said it did not address concessions he felt were important. He said they will continue to address the budget in months to come. He is back in Washington on Tuesday.