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250-unit housing complex set to be built in Portland
PORTLAND – A new 250-unit housing complex will soon be under construction in Portland. Portland City Council members approved the rezoning of 13.26 acres that will allow Oldham Goodwin Development ...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glades of G-P housing complex coming to Gregory
GREGORY - City council members voted to support a project that will bring a housing complex to Gregory that will include between 72 and 80 units Monday night. The Glades of Gregory-Portland will be...
Feb 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 the counties of Bee, Goliad, Jim Wells, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio for the week of Jan. ...
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G-P ISD board approves $117 million bond election
PORTLAND – Gregory-Portland ISD school board members have authorized a $117 million bond election to be held May 9 for the addition of new district facilities. Board members unanimously approved th...
Feb 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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TxDOT prepares for $800 million project to replace Harbor Bridge
PORTLAND – ChatWork Civic Club members were recently updated on developments that will soon be under way during the $800 million project that will replace the Harbor Bridge. Civic Club members host...
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Virtual dementia tour throws participants for a loop
Visitors at Portland’s Pavilion Assisted Living had the type of virtual experience they hope they never have to combat in reality Monday at the senior center. Pavilion Director Cheryl Longwell dire...
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Latest oil and gas updates
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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 Jan. ...
City looks to improve living conditions in rentals through inspections
by Shane Ersland
Feb 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – City officials are currently looking into improving safety and living conditions in Portland rental properties by conducting inspections. City Council members discussed a possible ordina...
Chamber leaders tout windstorm insurance reform
by Shane Ersland
Feb 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – South Texas residents interested in gaining support for windstorm insurance reform gathered at Portland’s Northshore Country Club Jan. 22. The Portland Chamber of Commerce hosted a lunch...
Carawan family honor lost loved one at A&H show
by Jason Clay Jansky
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Douglas “Dougie” Carawan touched many lives during his 20 years on Earth and, through his parents, his memory continued to live on during San Patricio and Aransas County A&H Show this year. A count...
Two unknowingly caught up in counterfeit check-cashing scheme
by Jason Clay Jansky
Jan 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
SINTON – Police here are cautioning area residents about releasing personal information online after two Odem residents were unknowingly caught up in a fraudulent check-cashing scam. Two individual...
Show sales projected to be near $1 million mark
by Jason Clay Jansky
Jan 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Organizers are calling the 2015 San Patricio and Aransas County A&H show one of the most successful years yet with nearly $800,000 in sales. After bumps and scholarship donations are factored in, s...
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A man looks over the Affordable Care Act signup page on the HealthCare.gov website in New York in this photo illustration
By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the U.S. Supreme Court takes on a make-or-break Obamacar...
2015-03-04 09:27:33 -0600
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Supreme Court weighs new conservative attack on Obamacare
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court began hearing arguments on Wedne...
2015-03-04 09:13:18 -0600
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File photo of a couple displaying their marriage license reacting after receiving flowers as they leave Jefferson County Courthouse in Birmingham
(Reuters) - The Alabama Supreme Court ordered probate judges on Tuesday to stop issuing marriage ...
2015-03-03 22:03:56 -0600
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FILE - This undated file photo released Friday, April 19, 2013, by the FBI shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Opening statements are scheduled Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Tsarnaev's federal death penalty trial for allegedly conspiring with his brother to place twin bombs near the finish line of the race, killing three and injuring 260 people. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)
BOSTON (AP) — His life on the line, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial Wednesday in the Boston Marat...
2015-03-04 09:42:02 -0600
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