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'They were afraid for their own security'

Cheney says some GOP members voted against impeachment out of fear for their lives

Originally Published: 14 MAY 21 17:26 ET Updated: 15 MAY 21 13:15 ET By Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) -- Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, whose criticism of former President Donald Trump led to her ouster from House Republican leadership, said…

'To be chartered and get such a prestigious award was doubly exciting for us'

UHV recognizes student organizations, award winners in virtual ceremony

VICTORIA, Texas - On Tuesday, May 4, the University of Houston-Victoria Multicultural Advisory Council had a double celebration, as the group was officially chartered as a student organization and was named the Student Organization of the year. The Multicultural Advisory…

A word from superintendent Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D.

Closing thoughts: Community based accountability

The following is an article provided by Supt. Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. As we worked through the process of writing our Strategic Plan, several strands of conversation resonated emotionally with teachers, parents, community members, and students. Perhaps one of…

Paxton sues Biden Administration to reinstate billions promised for Texas healthcare

The Biden Administration unlawfully rescinded Texas's Medicaid waiver extension

AUSTIN, Texas -- On April 16, the Biden Administration unlawfully repealed Texas’s 1115 Medicaid waiver extension, which would have ensured stable funding for providers of healthcare for children, people with disabilities, and the elderly. To secure the assistance that numerous…

The Victoria Fire Department has updated its emergency transport policy

The new policy is to emphasize on-scene care and reduce the need for lights and sirens

VICTORIA, Texas - Recently, the Victoria Fire Department updated its emergency transport protocols to emphasize on-scene care and reduce the need for lights and sirens during transport. The on-scene crew will evaluate patient's conditions to determine whether having lights and…

The Easter Island Heads of Victoria Texas

What's the mystery that has shrouded these stone heads for decades?

VICTORIA, Texas - The Easter Island Heads of Victoria Texas. Stone heads that weigh more than a ton and are over 15 feet tall continue to be shroud in mystery.…

How organizers plan to make the Olympics happen

Japan has expanded it's COVID-19 state of emergency

Originally Published: 14 MAY 21 04:33 ET Updated: 14 MAY 21 10:15 ET By George Ramsay, CNN (CNN) -- Despite protests from the public, skepticism from stakeholders and an ongoing state of emergency in Tokyo and other prefectures, organizers maintain…

Irish health system targeted in 'serious' ransomware attack

Ireland’s health service took precaution by shutting down its IT system

LONDON (AP) -- Ireland’s health service says it has shut down its IT systems after being targeted in a ransomware attack by what it called “international criminals.” The Health Service Executive said Friday the move was a precaution and appointments…

20 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

There are 186 active cases in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 20 new cases of COVID-19 Friday afternoon. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Friday afternoon, there are: 20 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 185 currently…

Chemist Spencer Silver, who gave Post-it Notes their signature stick, dies at 80

Texas chemist who created the adhesive that gives Post-it Notes stickiness

Originally Published: 14 MAY 21 11:03 ET By Scottie Andrew, CNN (CNN) -- Of the duo that created 3M's now-ubiquitous Post-it Notes, Spencer Silver was, quite literally, the glue. Silver, a chemist from Texas, created the adhesive that gives Post-it…

27-year-old VC student reveals her emotions through her artwork

Learns about herself through painting on a canvas

VICTORIA, Texas - Kimberly Higdon, 27-year-old Victoria College student, often finds art as a time of introspection and has learned more about herself from simply painting on a canvas. “I have emotions and feelings that nobody else can see,” Higdon…

Service dogs can be life-changing and lifesaving for humans

'A service dog can smell differences in our chemistry, when we're stressed or sick'

Originally Published: 13 MAY 21 05:06 ET Updated: 14 MAY 21 10:23 ET By Shauna Springer, CNN Editor's note: Shauna 'Doc' Springer is a leading experts on psychological trauma, suicide prevention and close relationships. She is the author of…