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Pilot advocates Black Hawk use for stopping human traffickers
Benjamin Falk is able to observe San Patricio County from angles that are unfamiliar to most residents. The Rockport resident flies Black Hawk helicopters for the U.S. Army Reserve. He often utiliz...
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction on Voestalpine's $740 million facility pushes ahead
Voestalpine has secured all of its necessary construction permits, and work on a $740 million facility that will be located in the La Quinta ship channel has begun in earnest. The Austrian company ...
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Portland City Council authorizes big expansion plans
Portland is growing, and city officials are making plans to expand the city’s borders to accommodate that growth. The City Council authorized Freese and Nichols to move forward with annexation plan...
Jul 24, 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 ...
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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 ...
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G-P’s Bright relates NASA experiences to students
by Shane Ersland
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Geek Bus visits Portland’s Bell Whittington Public Library
by Shane Ersland
Jul 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Gregory man killed in drive-by shooting
by Shane Ersland
Jul 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Portland Council OKs transit service for TPCO employees
by Shane Ersland
Jul 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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...

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Woman fills out a job application as she attends a job fair in New York
Private job gains in June were 281,000, which was the strongest reading since November 2012. Econ...
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By Patricia Zengerle and David Adams WASHINGTON/MIAMI (Reuters) - Yasel Lopez's journey to the Un...
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By Nate Raymond and David Ingram NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former partner at defunct law firm Jenken...
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By Tim Reid LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The city attorney of bankrupt San Bernardino, California, has...
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