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Hurricane season forecast below normal
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Citing exceptionally unfavorable conditions for hurricane formation, the Colorado State University hurricane forecast team is predicting a below-average Atlantic season this y...
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Nomination deadline nears for FSA county committees
WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan Garcia reminds farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that Aug. 1 is the deadline for loc...
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New church minister fled from his calling, lost the race
BEEVILLE – For the Rev. Bryan Boatman, the new pastor of Bible Baptist Church, turnabout is more than fair play. About the time Boatman was graduated from Carroll High School in Corpus Christi in t...
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County unemployment rate higher last month than in prior month
Bee-Picayune staff BEEVILLE – Bee County’s unemployment rate in June rose to 6 percent, up from May’s 5.3 percent. But, the June figure still is lower than last year’s June rating of 7.2 percent. W...
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Pass it, set it, spike it: Trojan volleyball camp draws more than 40 players
BEEVILLE – Beeville volleyball coach Rebecca Riojas’ first summer camp has drawn quite a crowd. More than 40 girls, in grades fourth through ninth, are participating in the four-day camp. “It’s a t...
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Normanna residents agree four hours better than no hours for post office
NORMANNA ­­– Last Thursday, Post Office Operations Manager Daniel Reyes announced that the Normanna Post Office would be reduced to a four-hour service each day. “The realignment of the hours has a...
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Countywide show of support
NORMANNA — Fire Chief Sam McCoy was getting emotional as he strolled along a seemingly endless line of folks waiting to get inside the Normanna Volunteer Fire Department building Saturday. “We didn...
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Courthouse phones still on the fritz
BEEVILLE – Disconnects and garbled audio are just part of the problem the county is facing as it wrestles with phone system that doesn’t allow incoming or outgoing calls. Last week, the problem was...
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Tribute to the founders
Ivan Cordes, left, and Robert ‘Bob’ Horn stand next to the new bronze plaque naming the five men who founded the Normanna Volunteer Fire Department 40 years ago. The two men are the only survivors ...
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Seal coating project expected this week in northwest corner
BEEVILLE – Residents of the northwest corner of Beeville will need to start preparing for this year’s seal coating project. Public Works Director Albert Bridge told the City Council Tuesday night, ...
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Caught mething around: Woman arrested in Berry Street raid
BEEVILLE – A 33-year-old woman was arrested on a drug-related charge Monday after police officers found what federal investigators said were chemicals used to make methamphetamine. Amber Michelle P...
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Latest oil and gas updates
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Atascosa, Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio and San Patricio. For ...
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Handout photo of Dr. Kent Brantly speaking with colleagues at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia
By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - Two American aid workers, both seriously ill after being inf...
2014-08-01 18:34:10 -0500
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A San Francisco police officer stands in front of a Google commuter bus after clearing demonstrators blocking its path in the Mission District in San Francisco
By Jennifer Baires SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Commuter shuttles run by Google Inc, Facebook Inc an...
2014-08-01 16:34:11 -0500
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By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado task force charged with tightening controls on mar...
2014-08-01 19:42:31 -0500
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President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The president spoke on various topics including the economy, immigration, Ukraine and the Middle East. (AP Photo/Connor Radnovich)
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House of Representatives has approved a $694 million bill to address the cr...
2014-08-01 19:51:35 -0500
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