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Human smuggling ring busted - Mathis PD, federal agencies grab 49 illegals, 8 vehicles seized
MATHIS - A coordinated effort between the Mathis Police Department and several federal agencies culminated Tuesday with the arrests of 10 persons and the apprehension of 49 illegal aliens. Police C...
Jul 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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: Bee, Goliad, Jim Wells, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week ...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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G-P’s Bright relates NASA experiences to students
Incoming science-loving students who will attend Gregory-Portland Intermediate School this year will have the rare opportunity to hear stories about distinguished science programs at NASA. Amber Br...
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Geek Bus visits Portland’s Bell Whittington Public Library
Visitors of the Bell Whittington Public Library arrived Friday to find the Geek Bus in the library’s parking lot, accompanied by the lively thumping of techno music. Tanja Hernandez, operations man...
Jul 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gregory man killed in drive-by shooting
GREGORY - Residents of a small, but close-knit community are grieving after a drive-by shooting early Saturday morning claimed the life of a Gregory man. Adan Colunga, 37, was shot to death outside...
Jul 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Portland Council OKs transit service for TPCO employees
A public transit service will soon be available in Portland to transport employees to a work site in Gregory. The Corpus Christi Regional Transit Authority currently contracts with Tianjin Pipe Com...
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Lozano proposes policy changes to increase border security
by Shane Ersland
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
State Rep. J.M. Lozano discussed immigration reform with local Republicans Tuesday in Portland, and highlighted several policy changes he will soon propose to improve border security. Lozano was fe...
FERC to host public meeting regarding Cheniere project Tuesday
by Shane Ersland
Jul 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Federal Energy Regulatory Committee (FERC) will host a public meeting in Portland on Tuesday to receive comments about the Corpus Christi Liquefaction Project. The project, which is a subsidiar...
Portland’s Bayside Park hosts premiere Fourth of July festivities
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayside Park was the place to be to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday in Portland, as the Parks and Recreation Department hosted the city’s premiere Star Spangled Spectacular Friday. The event o...
BCHS hosting youth photography contest
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information The Bee County Historical Society is sponsoring its first Youth Photography Contest. Ages run from 7 to 18 years of age. Youths can keep busy during the summer “shooting” fr...
Lozano proposes policy changes to increase border security
by Shane Ersland
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
State Rep. J.M. Lozano discussed immigration reform with local Republicans Tuesday in Portland and highlighted several policy changes he will soon propose to improve border security. Lozano was fea...
Mayor pro tem Zambrano appointed as Gregory’s financial officer
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gregory City Council voted to appoint Mayor pro tem Celestino Zambrano as the city’s financial officer Monday night during a regularly scheduled meeting. Zambrano recently attended Texas Munici...

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Ellisha Flagg, sister of Eric Garner, arrives to attend his funeral in New York
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Family members gathered on Wednesday evening for the funer...
2014-07-23 17:53:09 -0500
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Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. speaks during a news conference at his office in midtown Manhattan, New York
By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) - Police have arrested seven people on charges they were tie...
2014-07-23 17:16:30 -0500
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Skakel reacts to being granted bail during his hearing at Stamford Superior Court, in Stamford, Connecticut
By Richard Weizel STAMFORD Conn. (Reuters) - Michael Skakel, a Kennedy cousin awaiting retrial af...
2014-07-23 17:13:20 -0500
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2014, file photo, Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., right, and his son Michael leave the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, after a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with Vice President Joe Biden. Walsh's thesis written for the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages that appear to be taken word-for-word from previously published papers. The Democrat is running to keep the seat he was appointed to in February. Walsh faces Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines on Nov. 4. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sen. John Walsh of Montana said Wednesday his failure to attribute conclusio...
2014-07-23 19:13:38 -0500
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