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Continued growth spurs developers' interest in building new businesses
PORTLAND – City Manager Randy Wright updated ChatWork Civic Club members on upcomming projects and new businesses coming to Portland last week. Civic Club members hosted Wright at their monthly mee...
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Body found outside Mathis
The body of a young man was discovered near Mathis Wednesday and local law enforcement are in the process of identifying the remains. Sheriff Leroy Moody said the corpse was a few days old and had ...
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Discount Tire's construction set for completion in four to five months
PORTLAND – Residents will soon have an additional option for purchasing tires and related services, as construction on a new Discount Tire is moving fast. Royce James Construction, based in Spring,...
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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 Feb. ...
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arrest made in peeping Tom case
PORTLAND – Portland Police officers have arrested the Goodwill employee who was accused of using a camera to peek at a customer who was changing clothes. Daniel Aleman, 34, was arrested Feb. 17, an...
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Road in annexed area to be renamed Kestrel Lane
PORTLAND – A road within the recently annexed area of Portland that is in need of renaming will be christened after a member of the falcon family, city officials determined last week. Several San P...
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five cases of whooping cough reported in San Patricio
by Jason Clay Jansky
Mar 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Five cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, have been confirmed in San Patricio County this year, and health officials are urging citizens with young children to be on the defensive. Health Departm...
Local lawyer charged with shooting estranged husband
by Shane Ersland
Mar 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – A Corpus Christi attorney who lives in Portland has been accused of shooting her estranged husband after he allegedly entered her home. Portland police officers received a 911 call at ap...
High speed chase suspect indicted on seven felony charges
by Jason Clay Jansky
Feb 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A Nigerian national arrested in San Patricio County last year was indicted on seven felony charges Tuesday. He is accused of having broken into an Aransas Pass home before threatening a family and ...
Gregory looks to establish new citizen committee
by Shane Ersland
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
GREGORY – City officials will look to establish a new citizen committee to help pinpoint and attract grant funding for Gregory projects. City council members adopted a resolution Monday night to au...
Taft sends 100 percent of its graduating class on to higher learning
by Jason Clay Jansky
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
TAFT – All 63 of Taft High School’s graduating class have signed with or plotted a path toward a college education this year. 2015 will mark the second year straight Taft has sent 100 percent of it...
Union issues safety concerns regarding Sherwin Alumina
by Shane Ersland
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
GREGORY – The United Steelworkers union issued a report that raises concerns about the safety of workers and the surrounding community at Sherwin Alumina. Replacement workers are currently employed...

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Christopher Cornell, 20, of Cincinnati, Ohio is pictured in this handout photo
An Ohio man claiming sympathy with Islamic State militants and charged with plotting to attack th...
2015-03-06 20:30:10 -0600
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File photo of protesters staring at a line of police officers and National Guard soldiers outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson
President Barack Obama condemned the Missouri city of Ferguson on Friday for "oppressive and abus...
2015-03-06 18:08:09 -0600
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By Steve Quinn and Shelby Sebens JUNEAU/PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Uber said it was halting opera...
2015-03-06 20:39:47 -0600
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Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks to reporters during a news conference in Newark, N.J. on Friday, March 6, 2015. A person familiar with a federal investigation says the Justice Department is expected to bring criminal charges against the New Jersey Democrat in the coming weeks. Menendez says that he has always behaved appropriately in office. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, under federal investigation for his relationship with...
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