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'One of my nightmares': Pipe bomb attack hits in NYC subway
The New York Police Department is responding to a report of an explosion near Times Square.
Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California community
Officials say the largest, most destructive wildfire burning in Southern California is expected to grow as it enters its second week.
Some glitches seen in deadline week for 'Obamacare' sign-ups
Some HealthCare.gov customers get incorrect message that no plans are available to them.
Louisiana man admits misusing Trump's Social Security number
Louisiana investigator admits misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number, trying to get candidate's tax information.
Alabama foes make final push before big Senate vote
Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones are making their final pushes ahead of Tuesday's special Senate election in Alabama.
Kathie Glass files for Texas Governor as libertarian
Kathie Glass filed her application to run for Texas Governor in 2018 as a Libertarian on Sunday, December 10, 2017. "Greg Abbott is not the leader Texas needs, so today, I filed my candidacy for Texas governor as a Libertarian. I want to be Texas governor to unite Texans to fight two threats to our freedom: an unconstitutional federal behemoth and cronyism in Austin." Kathie Glass said. "Texans have not yet reviewed Greg Abbott's performance against their ...
Goliad Mayor Decides To Make Their Own Emergency Management Plan
Goliad's Mayor is deciding to make their own emergency management program by cutting ties with the County's Office of Emergency Management.
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for November 2017
AUSTIN –– The Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) issued a total of 1,187 original drilling permits in November 2017 compared to 673 in November 2016. The November total included 955 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, 11 to re-enter plugged well bores and 221 for re-completions of existing well bores. The breakdown of well types for those permits issued November 2017 included 358 oil, 66 gas, 682 oil or gas, 57 injection, zero service and 24 other permits. In No...
Victoria County announce settlement win in Grease and Grit legal dispute
Victoria County Commissioner's announced a settlement in their ongoing legal battle with beneficial land management. Victoria County and Beneficial Land Management have agreed to settle out of court in their legal battle over grease and grit sludge.
Victoria Commissioners amend ordinance for landfill expansion
Today, the Victoria County Commissioner's agreed to amend an ordinance to allow the city to expand the Victoria landfill. The Victoria County Solid Waste Ordinance was amended, paving the way for landfill expansion.
Victoria County postpone cancellation of county trapper program
The Victoria County Commissioner's agreed to suspend the cancellation of their trapper program to give local ranchers time to find a solution. Local ranchers spoke to commissioners about the benefits of the Wildlife Damage Management and Predator Control program, including killing or capturing predators that could destroy crops and livestock.
Victoria Public Library facing unknown electrical issues
The Victoria Public Library has been closed since December 9th. The closing comes after experiencing some electrical issues and currently does not have power.
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Gov. Abbott Posthumously Awards Texas Legislative Medal Of Honor To Master Sergeant Travis Watkins
AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today posthumously awarded the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Master Sergeant Travis Earl Watkins of the United States Army. "May we always remember Travis Watkins’ courage and heroism in the face of true evil," said Governor Abbott. "By posthumously presenting him with this honor, we will ensure that his legacy continues to endure and that future generations of Americans can find inspiration from his st...
Chef Mario Batali steps down after sexual misconduct allegations
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Mario Batali is giving up oversight of the daily operations at his restaurant empire following reports of sexual misconduct by the celebrity chef over a period of at least 20 years. The online site Eater New York, part of Vox Media, reported Monday that the incidents involve at least four women, three of whom worked for Batali. The women, who were not named in the Eater story, claim that Batali engaged in behavior including groping one’s chest and grab...