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Couple arrested for leaving baby home alone to go drinking

OROVILLE, Calif. ( AP) - A couple being booked on suspicion of public intoxication in Northern California told police they left their 1- year-old son home alone while they went to a bar.  More...

Businessman, community volunteer succumbs to injuries from accident

Well- known local car salesman and public servant Fred Silva has died from injuries suffered in an Aug. More...

City commissioner fondly remembered

Raymondville city leaders agreed to hold a special meeting on Monday to schedule a special election to replace Commissioner Eziquiel Cavazos, who died early Tuesday.  City officials only have 120 days to elect a replacement for the longtime comm More...

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SEPTEMBER ROAA STUDENT AND PRINCIPAL AWARD FOR THE MONTH-Shown, from left to right, are Joe Angel Martinez (Student of the Month Award) and Cody William Guzman (Principal’s Award). More...

Hawaii finds snorkeling as top cause of tourist drownings

HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii officials are working to raise awareness of the top cause of drowning for people visiting Hawaii: snorkeling.  Out of 650 ocean drownings from 2007 to 2016, the state Department of Health has recorded 169 as related to the More...

Baby born five weeks early during Hurricane Irma doing fine

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) During the largest hurricane to hit Florida, five weeks early and under a flashlight, baby Aiden Christopher Tracey entered the world in a stranger's arms.  More...

Administration favors change in electricity pricing

DALLAS (AP) The Trump administration is advocating changing the way electricity is priced to better reward coal and nuclear power, which face growing competition from natural gas and renewable energy.  More...

Texas officials to change penalties for marijuana possession

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Authorities in Bexar (bayr) County are seeking to divert misdemeanor offenders, including those found with marijuana, away from jail and instead receive a citation similar to a traffic ticket.  District Attorney Nico LaHood and More...

First Lyford food distribution a success

Fruits and vegetables were distributed to over 1,000 people Thursday in Lyford during the first-ever distribution to the public by the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, Children’s Defense Fund and Lyford city officials.  More...

Health officials watching mosquitoes in Texas after Harvey

DALLAS (AP) Health officials in Texas will be on watch in coming weeks for any increases in mosquito-borne diseases including the West Nile and Zika viruses after Harvey's heavy rains and flooding brought water that filled ponds and ditches and crept More...

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School gardens, food 'rescues' are helping Nevada's hungry

LAS VEGAS (AP) Recession's injuries do not heal on an even timeline, and one of southern Nevada's deepest wounds refuses to close. More...

San Perlita School News

AROUND CAMPUS   Karsen Kilbourn of the San Perlita FFA chapter will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 25- 28 during the 2017 National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. More...

Tourism drop means Harvey still punishing Texas beach towns

PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) Hurricane Harvey caused extensive damage to Port Aransas and Texas Gulf Coast beach towns like it.  But that may be only the beginning of the economic pain.  More...

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Mac McKinnon is on the road - again

Our latest travels took us to “purple mountains majesty, above the fruited plains” as described in the song “God Bless America.”  I had traveled much of this route previously, some of it more than once, but on most occasi More...

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