G-P ISD growth could spark construction of new facilities
PORTLAND – Gregory-Portland ISD facilities may eventually need to accommodate more students than ...
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Karen G. Downie
Karen G. Downie, 59, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Mrs. Downie was born Dec. 12, 1954, in Taft to Alexander and Marjorie Gray. She helped her community by working at the Community Action Agency Ce...
Irma M. Cantu
Irma M. Cantu, 63, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, with her family at her side. Survivors include her husband, Santiago Ignacio Cantu Jr. whom she married on Feb. 8, 2003; her children, Jaime, Meliss...
Maria De Jesus Saldivar
Maria De Jesus Saldivar, 74, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Ritchea-Gonzales Funeral Home. The funeral service was conducted there at 10 ...
Maxine E. Thyssen
Maxine E. Thyssen, 86, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Mrs.Thyssen was born Aug. 8, 1928, in Robstown to A. A. and Hilda Turner. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pete Thyssen; and three brot...

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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power speaks to members of the Security Council during a meeting on the Ebola crisis in New York
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations embarked on a...
2014-10-26 01:05:33 -0500
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Student Tyanna Davis and others place flowers outside Marysville-Pilchuck High School the day after a shooting at the school in Marysville, Washington
By Eric M. Johnson and Victoria Cavaliere MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Relatives of a Washington ...
2014-10-25 20:07:22 -0500
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Crime scene tape criss-cross a Motel 6 parking lot where Sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver was killed in Sacramento
(Reuters) - A Utah man was charged with carrying out a crime spree in Sacramento that killed two ...
2014-10-25 22:11:40 -0500
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