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Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 07:25 PM CDT

Knitting Project in Victoria Means Plastic Mats for Homeless

Knitting Project in Victoria Means Plastic Mats for Homeless

In recent years, Debra Yencer has noticed an uptick of visible homeless in the Crossroads. The Victoria Advocate reports driving home from errands or volunteer work in Victoria, Yencer's heart has grown heavy...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 07:10 PM CDT

Food Trucks Gaining Popularity, Customers in Victoria

Food Trucks Gaining Popularity, Customers in Victoria

Despite the occasional spring shower, a group of friends were enjoying an evening of warm conversation, cold beer and boiled crawfish at an outdoor food truck garden in Victoria.

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 07:07 PM CDT

Soldiers, Families Recall 2016 Fort Hood Training Accident

Soldiers, Families Recall 2016 Fort Hood Training Accident

It was a hot, sunny day on Saturday -- a perfect day for a barbecue at Killeen's Long Branch Park. The Killeen Daily Herald reports slowly, the guests began to arrive. As each person showed up, some bringing...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 06:24 PM CDT

Detention Unit in South Texas Holds Transgender Immigrants

Detention Unit in South Texas Holds Transgender Immigrants

The San Antonio Express-News reports as a transgender woman in Honduras, she was constantly at risk. She narrowly escaped being abducted, and then would endure another brutal beating on the streets. Escobar said...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 06:17 PM CDT

Texas Husband, Wife Share Love of Classroom Teaching

Texas Husband, Wife Share Love of Classroom Teaching

For more than 20 years, the husband and wife teaching duo of LaNette and David Godfrey have taken teaching seriously by instructing in an anything but serious way.

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 06:12 PM CDT

Houston Theater Groups Promote Diversity in Live Productions

Houston Theater Groups Promote Diversity in Live Productions

Live theater in Houston is starting to look more like the diverse city in which it resides. The Houston Chronicle reports local companies are producing more women and people of color than in previous years,...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 05:37 PM CDT

Houston Texans Abruptly Fire GM Brian Gaine

Houston Texans Abruptly Fire GM Brian Gaine

The Houston Texans have abruptly fired general manager Brian Gaine less than 18 months after he took the job.

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 05:07 PM CDT

More Than 60 Deaths Now Linked to Serial Killer: Prosecutor

More Than 60 Deaths Now Linked to Serial Killer: Prosecutor

A Texas prosecutor said Friday that investigators have linked more than 60 killings in at least 14 states to a 79-year-old California inmate who may be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history. Ector...

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 09:18 PM CDT

Strong Winds Kick Up Dust Storm in Parts of West Texas

Strong Winds Kick Up Dust Storm in Parts of West Texas

Strong winds have kicked up a dust storm in parts of West Texas. Forecasters blamed strong thunderstorms northwest of Lubbock for producing an outflow that lifted considerable amounts of dust on Wednesday,...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 07:31 AM CDT

Baby Boom: 19 NICU Nurses Pregnant at Texas Hospital

Baby Boom: 19 NICU Nurses Pregnant at Texas Hospital

Baby fever is alive and well in Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas, where 19 NICU nurses were recently pregnant at the same time.

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