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About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to TX Gulf

Tue Jan 27, 2015 6:58 am

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — About 100 green sea turtles found stunned on Texas beaches during recent cold weather have been will be warmed and will be returned to the Gulf of Mexico.

Officials with Padre Island National Seashore near…


Playing the waiting game: What to do next

Mon Jan 26, 2015 10:09 pm

By Donna Spann, Guest Contributor For many high school seniors, it’s all over but the waiting. Though a few students may be finishing their college applications before final deadlines (Sunday is the cutoff for the majority of schools), most…


Lon Morris funds sent to Texas Wesleyan

Mon Jan 26, 2015 10:04 pm

Approximately $1.24 million in former endowment funds from the now defunct Lon Morris College in Jacksonville have been awarded to Texas Wesleyan University for need-based scholarships. Travis County Associate Probate Judge Dan Prashner awarded Texas Wesleyan the former endowment funds…


Palestine man arrested on multiple tax counts

Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:43 pm

A 37-year-old Palestine man has been charged with federal income tax violations in the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Attorney John M. Bales said today.

Jefferson Kincade appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge K. Nicole Mitchell today and was released on…


Fire damages downtown J'Ville building

Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:41 pm

A downtown Jacksonville building is closed following an afternoon fire. The Jacksonville Fire Department was called to 215 Ragsdale Street at 12:25…


Passerby saves family from early Monday fire

Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:41 pm

LINDALE — A passerby is being credited with saving the lives of five people early Monday morning when he not only woke up the occupants at a home that was ablaze, but went into the fire to save several of…


Bananas, hairspray and Constitution, not guns, at Austin gun rally

Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:22 pm

Bananas, hairspray and Constitution, not guns, at Austin gun rally By JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gun rights activists staged another rally at the state Capitol and promised to keep things peaceful in their…


Teen in custody after infant found dead in Dallas apartment

Mon Jan 26, 2015 10:39 am

DALLAS (AP) — A 14-year-old girl is being questioned in the death of an infant found dead in a Dallas apartment. Police say a preliminary investigation indicates the teenager drowned the 3-month-old child while the mother was away from the…


Galveston County officials want to root out beach squatters

Mon Jan 26, 2015 6:35 am

Galveston County officials want to root out beach squatters GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Galveston County officials are seeking a change in state law to help them root out squatters living on…


TWC warns Texans of unemployment benefits scam

Sun Jan 25, 2015 9:15 pm

TWC warns Texans of unemployment benefits scam The Texas Workforce Commission warned Texans’ seeking unemployment benefits to beware of third-party vendors offering assistance.

Unemployment insurance (UI) claims should be…


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