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Act of compassion or a mockery of system?
Editor: Getting things done in City Hall is as slow as the Time Warner Internet service as our county official says. A person on the west side has been violating a city ordinance since July 2012. A...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another successful bake sale
Editor: I recently held my 6th annual Great American Bake sale to help end childhood hunger. I am proud to announce that a total of $800 was raised. With the “Share Our Strength” program, that is e...
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartoon a lie
Editor: While reading your Saturday, June 14, paper, I saw the editorial page cartoon claiming 74 school shootings since the Newtown, Connecticut, shooting. I find myself wondering why your paper w...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Misleading information
Editor: Has anyone noticed how the media and even the president are feeding us misleading information that could be labeled as propaganda. The latest is when Michael Bloomberg and the gun ban crowd...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Best lawyer/insurance story
Editor: This actually took place in Charlotte, North Carolina. A lawyer purchased a box of very rare and expensive cigars, then insured them, among other things for fire. Within a month, having smo...
Jun 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students need support from home
Editor: A recent issue of the Bee-Picayune contained your light criticism of the BISD board for the low rating achieved by BISD schools and also contained the story of the superior academic achieve...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surge of kids crossing border means trouble
by Chip Latcham
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
What started as a trickle has turned into a steady, troubling flow. Articles in the national and international media have again turned the spotlight on Texas-Mexico border crossing problems. Last m...
Water warning came too late
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The state’s warning about turbidity in Beeville’s water supply reached us by telephone May 30, far too late for my wife and me to avoid consuming tap water disguised as iced tea in a local ...
City spring cleaning
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: We, J&M Lawn Service & Contracting would like to challenge/ask other contractors to get involved with the city’s spring cleaning by volunteering to help our community look nice. J&M is volu...
Blessings of food donations
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: We have been truly blessed by the recent donations of food items to our pantry at The Beeville Vineyard. Sincere thanks to the Beeville community for donating to the annual U.S. Post Office...
Cemetery thanks
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The Tuleta Cemetery Association would like to thank all who helped trim, cut and clean the Tuleta cemetery on Saturday, May 24. We would especially like to thank Rick, Morgan, Charles, Toni...
Vote yes
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Voting yes for the new Texas Beef Checkoff is a sound business decision. My family has been ranching here in Bee County for many generations. Back in the 1980s, the U.S. Department of Agric...
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Woman fills out a job application as she attends a job fair in New York
Private job gains in June were 281,000, which was the strongest reading since November 2012. Econ...
2014-07-30 07:59:03 -0500
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at the Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders in Washington
By Annika McGinnis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - First lady Michelle Obama embraced her family’s African...
2014-07-30 13:28:13 -0500
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Handout photo of Dr. Kent Brantly wearing protective gear at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia
By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Peace Corps said on Wednesday it was pulling ...
2014-07-30 17:57:58 -0500
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JAMUL, Calif. (AP) — A skydiver who plunged to his death in San Diego County had three decades of...
2014-07-30 20:11:57 -0500
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