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DA says stolen equipment found at Price residence
A Tuesday search of San Patricio County Commissioner Jim Price's residence turned up stolen equipment and parts, according to District Attorney Michael Welborn. He confirmed Friday morning the sear...
Jul 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arrest warrant obtained in county commissioner's felony theft case
New details have emerged in the arrest of San Patricio County Commissioner Jim Price. The warrant for Price’s arrest details how Texas Rangers believe he used county materials, equipment, parts and...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
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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 | 2 2 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...
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Conflict sparks possible noise ordinance changes
by Shane Ersland
Jul 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Tale of the Tape
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
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 | 1 1 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 | 2 2 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...

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Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman is escorted by soldiers during a presentation at the Navy's airstrip in Mexico City
A Mexican judge temporarily suspended a U.S. extradition order on Friday for the fugitive drug lo...
2015-07-31 21:46:12 -0500
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RICOH Women's British Open 2015
By Mica Rosenberg, Ryan McNeill, Megan Twohey and Michelle Conlin NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Tru...
2015-07-31 21:06:44 -0500
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An impromptu memorial for Samuel Dubose is posted near the crime scene in Cincinnati Ohio
For all that was shocking about a university police officer shooting a man at point blank range d...
2015-07-31 17:49:14 -0500
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FILE- In this July 10, 2015 file frame from dashcam video provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety, trooper Brian Encinia arrests Sandra Bland after she became combative during a routine traffic stop in Waller County, Texas. Encinia, a Texas trooper who arrested Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop, had been cautioned about “unprofessional conduct” in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper. (Texas Department of Public Safety via AP, File)
DALLAS (AP) — The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a...
2015-08-01 04:43:11 -0500
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