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Council members eye city's needs during tour
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...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sparking student excitement
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...
Sep 10, 2014 | 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 for the following counties on a weekly basis: Bee, Goliad, Jim Wells, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week ...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council approves 2015 budget, tax rate
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...
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Solutions presented for Coastal Bend's workforce
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...
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Code enforcement works to remove the eyesores
Portland Code Enforcement Officer Dezirae Hanks recently updated City Council members on department initiatives, and improvements that need to be made at properties within the city. Hanks said seve...
Sep 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hanks brings substandard up to code
by Shane Ersland
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dezirae Hanks has been hitting the city’s streets looking for code violations and working to rehabilitate any unwholesome areas. Hanks was hired as Portland’s code enforcement officer in January an...
Latest oil and gas updates
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 ...
G-P season opener's halftime to feature 'Dream' performance
by Shane Ersland
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Much like the school’s football players, members of Gregory-Portland’s marching band have been preparing relentlessly for Friday night’s home opener against El Campo. The band began practicing up t...
Aransas Pass man shot after weekend dispute escalates
by Bianca Galvan
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Aransas Pass – An Aransas Pass man, approximately 43 years old, remains in stable condition at Spohn Memorial Hospital in Corpus Christi after a weekend dispute escalated. The San Patricio County S...
ALS #IceBucketChallenge sweeping the county: Is it a good thing?
by Bianca Galvan
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
We’ve been seeing the popular #IceBucketChallenge going viral all across social media, and now it’s sweeping the cities of San Patricio County. Yet the controversy continues to grow over this new f...
Gregory-Portland ISD staff 'all got raises'
by Shane Ersland
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Gregory-Portland ISD instructors received welcome news from Assistant Superintendent Darla Czerwinski during the district convocation held at the junior high Aug. 14. “You all got raises!” Czerwins...

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U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs Chairman Senator Sanders leads a hearing on "The State of VA Health Care" on Capitol Hill in Washington
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bernie Sanders, one of the Senate's leading liberals, said ...
2014-09-14 11:58:29 -0500
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Firefighters were making slow progress on Sunday in a battle to contain a wildfire that has roare...
2014-09-14 17:18:42 -0500
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(Reuters) - Police pushed ahead on Sunday with a massive manhunt in three states for a gunman who...
2014-09-14 15:19:19 -0500
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Pregnant woman killed, baby still critical in Frankford shooting
A pregnant woman was fatally shot in Philadelphia's Frankford section and the woman's infant daug...
2014-09-14 21:03:29 -0500
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