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CBC wins region XIV debut, 77-45
BEEVILLE – It’s better to be 1-0 than 0-1, so says Coastal Bend College men’s basketball coach Larry Mendez. And his Cougars are the former in Region XIV after a victory last Saturday afternoon. CB...
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"I am one of the lucky ones, regardless of what I lost"
BEEVILLE – Mary Perales stood looking at what remained of her home this week. Charred boards. Blackened metal. The smell of smoke still lingering in the air. “You work so hard and in 15 minutes — e...
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Through the valley of the shadow of death - Silva battling leukemia for a second time
News Thursday wasn’t quite what David Silva was expecting. The leukemia he had hoped had subsided was still eating away at his body. “You react emotionally,” he said. “I am not a rock.” His wife, Y...
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Community gathers for annual breaking of bread
PETTUS – The recipe for the annual Thanksgiving Dinner here recently was as simple as it was substantial. Bake 150 pounds of turkey, 160 pounds of dressing, 50 pounds of wheat rolls, 400 servings o...
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Family fun explodes on screen for ‘Big Hero 6’
BEEVILLE – Disney has found a lot of success recently with its computer generated family cartoons starting with “Wreck-It Ralph” and continuing with its massive global phenomenon “Frozen.” And it’s...
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Desirae Gonzales helps Moreno White to second victory
ROCKPORT – The Moreno eighth-grade girls basketball white team improved to 2-0 last Monday by holding off Rockport-Fulton on the road. The Lady Trojans won a low-scoring affair, 12-10, despite bein...
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TDCJ confirms incidents at Kenedy, Beeville
BEEVILLE – The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed this week that two incidents in Coastal Bend prison facilities resulted in the death of one offender and injuries to another. The first in...
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Waiting for an open eagle
Pettus guard Abby Cantu dribbles around the arc as she surveys the court looking for an open teammate during the Eagles’ loss to London last Tuesday night.
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S-T lets lead slip away in loss to KC
SKIDMORE – Karnes City handed the Skidmore-Tynan girls basketball team its sixth loss of the season on Friday evening. The visiting Lady Badgers upended S-T 55-50. “Karnes City is a strong team and...
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Many blessings to share
Thanksgiving takes on a lot of different meanings for different folks this year. First, we give thanks we are not living in Ferguson, Missouri, where rioting, looting and burning have replaced basi...
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Cougars fall in region debut
BEEVILLE – The Coastal Bend women’s basketball team opened Region XIV play with a loss on Saturday afternoon. Panola dumped the Cougars 83-61. “Region XIV is the best women’s basketball region in t...
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Lady Eagles drop home opener
PETTUS – The Pettus girls basketball team dropped its home opener last Tuesday. The visiting London Lady Pirates ran out to a double-digit lead after one en route to a 67-25 victory over the Eagles...
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A protester holds a sign outside a burning Walgreens drug store after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri
By Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Demonstrators shut down a shoppi...
2014-11-29 01:11:30 -0600
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(Reuters) - A man shot his girlfriend before fatally shooting himself inside a Chicago Nordstrom ...
2014-11-29 00:43:41 -0600
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(Reuters) - A woman shot a 22-year-old man trying to barge into her home early on Thanksgiving mo...
2014-11-29 00:43:03 -0600
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Protesters of the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting chant slogans at the St. Louis Galleria mall on Wednesday evening, Nov. 26, 2014, in Richmond Heights, Mo. They stayed in the mall for about 15 minutes and then left peacefully without confrontation with a large police presence. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, J.B. Forbres)
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators temporarily shut down three large malls in suburban St. Louis ...
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