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Council authorizes design of new veteran's memorial
PORTLAND — The Portland City Council is moving forward with plans to design a new veteran’s memorial at the Daniel P. Moore Community Center Complex to replace the existing memorial at 13-Acre Park...
Sep 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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State-of-the-art security systems to be installed at new G-P ISD facilities
Gregory-Portland ISD school board members authorized capital project fund allocations for furniture and security systems at new facilities Tuesday during a special meeting. The allocations were des...
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Escape from the Pentagon
Although she had never spoken publicly about her experience that day, 9/11 survivor Ruby Manen recounted her survival of the attack on the Pentagon in 2001 for Portland residents Sept. 9. Manen fin...
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 ...
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Starks sing and "Boil Cabbage Down" at Portland Opry
A mother and son duo is helping the Portland Opry draw customers with their musical talents, which each of them has been developing for several years. Stacey Stark sings for the Opry’s house band, ...
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Renaissance in Portland
Expect to see a varied assortment of lords, queens, kings, maidens, knights, wenches and jesters at Portland’s Northshore Country Club Sept. 18. The Portland Chamber of Commerce will host the 2014 ...
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San Patricio County teams clean up in Friday night football
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San Patricio County teams clean up in Friday night football
Shirley Rowe sign installed at junior high gym
by Shane Ersland
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The new Shirley Rowe sign has been installed on Gregory-Portland's junior high gym. School board members recently renamed the gym for Rowe, who coached high school girls' sports from 1953 to 1990. ...
Council members eye city's needs during tour
by Shane Ersland
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – City Council members toured Portland and its extraterritorial jurisdiction Tuesday to review upcoming projects and initiatives. A city bus transported the Council and a few staff members...
Sparking student excitement
by Shane Ersland
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
New equipment and labs were tested Aug. 28 at Gregory-Portland High School as staff and students celebrated the opening of the school’s new dual credit welding program. The district is partnering w...
Latest oil and gas updates
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
City Council approves 2015 budget, tax rate
by Shane Ersland
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – City Council members adopted the budget and tax rate for fiscal 2015 during Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled meeting at City Hall. The Council reviewed budget items in a July 30 works...

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Still image taken from an undated video of Suleiman Abu Ghaith
By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A seemingly unrepentant Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Os...
2014-09-23 11:02:55 -0500
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(Reuters) - Three people were killed, including the gunman, in a shooting on Tuesday at a United ...
2014-09-23 10:58:54 -0500
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By David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States edged closer on Tuesday to compliance...
2014-09-23 11:09:15 -0500
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Army Lt. Gen. William Mayville, Jr., Director of Operations J3, speaks about the operations in Syria, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, during a news conference at the Pentagon. In a separate action from the air strikes against the Islamic State group, the U.S. bombed a cell of al Qaida militants in northwestern Syria after concluding they were close to attacking the U.S. or Europe, Pentagon officials say. Mayville, the Pentagon’s operations chief, said that the Khorasan Group was nearing “the execution phase of an attack either in Europe or the homeland." (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a separate action from the air strikes against the Islamic State group, the ...
2014-09-23 11:20:56 -0500
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