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8 dead in shootings at three spas in metro Atlanta

Authorities in metro Atlanta are investigating whether shootings at three massage parlors that left eight people dead and one wounded are connected. Two of the shootings were at spas across the street from each other in northeast Atlanta and the…

About 390,000 Texans are still under boil water advisories from the winter storm

About 390,000 Texans are still under boil water advisories from the winter storm

TEXAS - About 390,000 Texas residents were still under boil water advisories as of midday Monday, almost two weeks after a winter storm slammed large swaths of the South. The Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) website shows there are 399 active boil…

House passes Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief package

Originally Published: 26 FEB 21 07:05 ET Updated: 27 FEB 21 09:26 ET By Clare Foran, Annie Grayer, Kristin Wilson and Lauren Fox, CNN (CNN) -- The House of Representatives voted early Saturday morning to approve President Joe Biden's $1.9…

20 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 11.50% as of Monday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 20 new cases of COIVD-19 Tuesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Monday evening, there are: 20 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 324 currently active…

President Biden approves major Disaster Declaration for Texas

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WASHINGTON – FEMA announced federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by a severe winter storm beginning on Feb. 11, 2021 and continuing. The…

How you can help Texas winter storm victims

Newscenter25 is dealing with power outage and remains off the air

Originally Published: 17 FEB 21 13:31 ET By Lauren Lee, CNN (CNN) -- Unprecedented winter storms have blanketed Texas, causing bitter cold temperatures and widespread power outages throughout much of the state. President Joe Biden has declared a state of…

Governor Abbott declares ERCOT reform an emergency item

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AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott declared the reform of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) an emergency item this legislative session. In declaring this item an emergency, the Governor is calling on the legislature to investigate ERCOT and ensure…

President Biden approves Emergency Declaration for Texas

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WASHINGTON – FEMA announced federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by a severe winter storm beginning on Feb. 11, 2021 and continuing. The…

Senate votes to acquit Trump

(CNN) -- The Senate votes 57-43 to acquit former President Donald Trump of inciting an insurrection at the US Capitol. Seven Republican senators joined all 50 Democrats in voting to convict the president. Sixty-seven votes were needed to convict. U.S.…

Larry Flynt has died at the age of 78

Larry Flynt died of heart failure Wednesday

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Larry Flynt, who turned Hustler magazine into an adult entertainment empire while championing First Amendment rights, has died at age 78. His nephew, Jimmy Flynt Jr., told The Associated Press that Flynt died Wednesday of heart…

Cicely Tyson, iconic and influential actress, dies at 96

NEW YORK - Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper’s wife in “Sounder,” a Tony Award in 2013 at age 88 and touched TV viewers’ hearts in “The Autobiography of…