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Britney Spears falling for a hobo highlights G-P's 'Follies'
PORTLAND – Gregory-Portland theater students will perform in “Follies,” which will open at the high school tonight, and performers geared up for their roles during a dress rehearsal Monday night. S...
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Businesses introduce new services at Chamber's SupPortland event
PORTLAND – Visitors discovered some new goods and services available in Portland Jan. 15 at the SupPortland Business Expo and Health Fair at the Portland Community Center. The event – sponsored by ...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Invasive Brazilian peppertrees detrimental to native plants
PORTLAND – Garden Club members learned about several plant species they will look to keep out of their gardens Tuesday at Portland’s First Christian Church. Aransas/San Patricio Master Gardener Jen...
Jan 28, 2015 | 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 on a weekly basis. For the counties of Bee, Goliad, Jim Wells, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio for the week of Jan. ...
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Explosion at natural gas plant shuts down traffic near Gregory
GREGORY - An explosion at a natural gas plant outside of Gregory spouted fire that was seen from miles away from the plant Tuesday night. The explosion occurred at around 6 p.m. Tuesday at Southcro...
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Housing complex gets nod during first reading
PORTLAND - City council members approved the rezoning of 13.26 acres of land that would allow a developer to construct a housing complex in Portland during the ordinance’s first reading Tuesday nig...
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union files unfair labor practice charges against Sherwin Alumina
by Shane Ersland
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GREGORY – The divide between Sherwin Alumina and locked-out workers continues to grow larger, as the workers’ union has filed unfair labor practice charges against the company. The United Steelwork...
Trial date set in animal cruelty case
by Jason Clay Jansky
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A tentative trial date has been set for a man accused of felony animal cruelty. Arturo Aleman is set to appear in court Feb. 16. He is accused of having intentionally inflicted a stab wound to the ...
Area firefighters brave exploding propane tanks
by Jason Clay Jansky
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
SINTON – A fire outside Sinton destroyed two recreational vehicles and a workshop Jan. 9, sending volunteer firefighters from all three area cities to contain the blaze. Sinton, Odem and Taft firef...
Odem substitute fired after school claims ‘unprofessional’ conduct
by Jason Clay Jansky
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
ODEM – An Odem-Edroy ISD substitute teacher has been fired after three students leveled accusations of assault. No one was hurt, but OEISD officials determined the teacher had acted inappropriately...
City employees prepare for Cheniere's $14 billion project
by Shane Ersland
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the country’s most expensive projects will soon be underway in the area, and city employees were recently briefed on how the project will affect them. Cheniere Director of Public Affairs Jas...
Four vehicles involved in Portland wreck
by Shane Ersland
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Four cars were involved in a wreck that occurred at the intersection of Buddy Ganem Drive and U.S. 181’s northbound frontage road Tuesday in Portland. A maroon Honda was travelling north...

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The Dalai Lama speaks to the media after meeting with U.S. President Obama and Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State, outside his hotel in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama are scheduled to attend the U.S. National Prayer B...
2015-01-30 14:11:30 -0600
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Julie Patz, mother of Etan Patz, walks from her family home in New York
By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - The mother of Etan Patz, a boy whose disappearance from a...
2015-01-30 11:03:03 -0600
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George Zimmerman listens to judge during a first-appearance hearing in Sanford, Florida
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida prosecutor announced on Friday he will not ...
2015-01-30 11:05:59 -0600
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has agreed to turn over a legal opinion regarding govern...
2015-01-30 16:46:15 -0600
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