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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 ...
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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 ...
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Patricio County teams clean up in Friday night football
San Patricio County teams clean up in Friday night football
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Shirley Rowe sign installed at junior high gym
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. ...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Solutions presented for Coastal Bend's workforce
by Shane Ersland
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff from Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend detailed the organization’s initiatives and programs for visitors at Portland’s NorthShore Country Club Aug. 28. Workforce Solutions Contract Mana...
One dead after shoot-out at Sheriff's office
by Jason Clay Jansky
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Sinton – A man was fatally shot by a sheriff deputy this morning after he crashed a Ford pickup into the San Patricio County Sheriff’s Department offices and began firing a handgun into the buildin...

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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 Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man was arrested on Saturday for trespassing at the White ...
2014-09-20 16:20:50 -0500
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A large sailboat ran aground on a sandbar near the Statue of Liberty in New ...
2014-09-20 16:35:57 -0500
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Tense hunt for Pa. trooper ambush suspect hits 8 days
The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Penn...
2014-09-20 21:21:29 -0500
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