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Council approves annexation
by Shane Ersland
PORTLAND - Portland has been growing steadily through new industry ...
New Taft welding program equipping students with in-demand skills
by Jason Clay Jansky
The latest expansion to Taft’s education programs has students lear...
County hires advisor to look at possible road bond
by Jason Clay Jansky
SINTON - Roads were back on the agenda at commissioners court Monda...
Remembering a Longhorn named... WOW
by Joe Baker
KARNES CITY – The owners of WOW – the world famous Texas Longhorn s...
Children jostle in South Texas snow at Christmas in Portland
by Shane Ersland
Leah Cornell and Elian Pulido got an opportunity to do something th...
Immigrant detention center expansion looks likely
by Joe Baker
KARNES CITY – The possible expansion of an immigrant detention faci...
Lozano encourages Republicans to attend Swearing-In Day events
by Shane Ersland
PORTLAND - With Election Day over, and the next round of political ...
Sinton students set to launch experiment into orbit
by Jason Clay Jansky
SINTON – Three Sinton High School seniors recently got the chance t...
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New York Mayor De Blasio attends a news conference about the two NYPD police officers who were fatally shot in the Brooklyn borough of New York
By Jonathan Allen and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio implored p...
2014-12-22 20:00:26 -0600
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By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida court officials, citing confusion after t...
2014-12-22 18:07:03 -0600
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A sign of support of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is seen in Hailey, Idaho
By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. general will decide whether to pursue disciplinary ...
2014-12-22 14:42:01 -0600
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