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Construction is underway on the new East Cliff Elementary School, which will feature state-of-the-art locks on its doors.
Construction is underway on the new East Cliff Elementary School, which will feature state-of-the-art locks on its doors.
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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 furnitu...
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Brandon “B” Scott Martinez
Brandon “B” Scott Martinez, 19, of Corpus Christi, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. Mr. Martinez was born July 14, 1995, in Corpus Christi to Jose (Joe) Martinez Jr. and LeeAnn Thomas. His hobbies inc...
Benito Gonzalez
Benito Gonzalez, 46, died Monday, September 8, 2014. Mr. Gonzalez was born in El Campo to Rogelio and Marcela (Ruelas) Gonzalez. He was a crane operator employed by REF-CHEM for two years. Precedin...
Rita Ann Huante
Rita Ann “Momma Rita” Beltran Huante, 54, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Mrs. Huante was born Aug. 12, 1960, in El Paso to Rodolfo and Domitila Beltran. She was the founder of the Rapha House and Alab...
Antonina Aguirre Cano
Antonina “Antonia” Aguirre Cano, 78, of Beeville, died Monday Sept. 8, 2014. Mrs. Cano was born on May 22, 1936, in Pettus to Juan and Trinidad (Jaure) Aguirre. She married Jose W. Cano in 1952 in ...

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National News
File photo of Bishop Blase Cupich answering questions from the press in Bellevue Washington
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in his first major appointment in the hierarchy of the Cat...
2014-09-20 11:01:31 -0500
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By Steve Bittenbender LOUISVILLE KY. (Reuters) - A Kentucky firefighter who was severely injured ...
2014-09-20 14:03:38 -0500
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A U.S. Secret Service agent with an automatic rifle hurries people to evacuate the White House complex over a security alert moments after President Barack Obama and his family left for the presidential retreat, Camp David, in Maryland
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped over the White House fence and made it to the f...
2014-09-20 07:51:32 -0500
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