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Portland parks to get new playground equipment
PORTLAND – Children visiting Portland’s parks will soon have new equipment to play on. Portland Parks and Recreation Director Kristin Connor discussed the need for new equipment at three of the cit...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioner Price arrested on felony theft charges
County Commissioner Jim Price was arrested late Tuesday on suspicion of felony theft. Specific details still are under wraps, but the Texas Rangers are heading the investigation, according to Distr...
Jul 29, 2015 | 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 on a weekly basis. For San Patricio County for the week of July 17-23 3 permits were requested and/or approved and 2 well compl...
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Annexation draws ire from residents
GREGORY – City council members will move forward with annexation plans aimed to bring affordable housing to Gregory, although many residents in the affected area are not keen to the idea. The meeti...
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conflict sparks possible noise ordinance changes
PORTLAND – A recent conflict between a contractor and neighbors living in the area he is building in has sparked a need for changes to Portland’s noise ordinance. Neighbors have recently complained...
Jul 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tale of the Tape
At one point in time, Blockbuster, the movie rental giant, had 6,000 stores open across North America and had more than 60,000 employees. But, times change. In 2010, the mega movie chain filed for ...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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View from Voestalpine's reduction tower not for the faint of heart
by Shane Ersland
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – The view from the top of Voestalpine’s reduction tower is one most people will never see; and for those liable to become weak in the knees when facing extreme heights, that’s a good thin...
House of Rock to celebrate 10 years
by Paul Gonzales
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
CORPUS CHRISTI – Back in 2005, a small venue opened up in downtown Corpus Christi called the House of Rock. One of the co-owners and prominent faces of the venue, Casey Lain, has been the go-to-guy...
Feeling hot, hot, hot
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The National Weather Service predicts hot and dry conditions will be common again today across South Texas. Humidity values may be slightly lower today with heat index values mainly between 100 and...
Latest oil and gas updates
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions on a weekly basis. For San Patricio County for the week of July 9-16 1 permit was requested and/or approved and 0 well completi...
Wesley Nurses to educate uninsured and low-income residents on health services
by Shane Ersland
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Members from a Corpus Christi-based nurse program are working to extend health services to uninsured and low-income residents in Portland. The Methodist Healthcare Ministries’ Wesley Nur...
Methodist outreach program assists Odem’s less fortunate
by Jason Clay Jansky
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
ODEM – A local Methodist pastor has brought a large-scale community service project to town and youths from around Texas have been busy assisting the needy all week. The United Methodist Church’s U...

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Terina Allen, the sister of Samuel Dubose, speaks to the press outside of the Hamilton County Courthouse in Cincinnati, Ohio
By Steve Bittenbender CINCINNATI (Reuters) - A judge on Thursday set a bond of $1 million for a f...
2015-07-30 16:20:30 -0500
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Two incidents on separate airplanes at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport led to evacuations...
2015-07-30 15:34:45 -0500
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NFL: New England Patriots-Training Camp
By Jonathan Stempel and Steve Ginsburg NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tom Brady's effort to void...
2015-07-30 13:42:55 -0500
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GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — No injuries were reported after a tire on a landing gear on a Spirit Airl...
2015-07-30 17:47:09 -0500
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