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Sam's Club is raising its membership by $5

The raise will begin in October, first change to the fee in nine years

Originally Published: 31 AUG 22 17:01 ET By CNN Business (CNN) -- Add a Sam's Club membership to the list of subscriptions that are getting more expensive. The warehouse club, owned by Walmart, announced Wednesday that it's raising its annual…

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte is coming back at a higher price

The fall favorite will return Tuesday

Originally Published: 29 AUG 22 09:24 ET By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business (CNN) -- Not even Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte is immune to inflation. The fall favorite, which returns Tuesday, is getting more expensive with a grande-sized hot PSL costing…

Texas sales tax holiday starts Friday

Savings run Friday through Sunday

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on clothes and school supplies during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5-7.

BREAKING: Friday's Mega Millions jackpot now $1.28 billion

This is the second-largest jackpot in game history

Originally Published: 29 JUL 22 00:02 ET Updated: 29 JUL 22 12:54 ET By Paul P. Murphy, CNN (CNN) -- The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday has risen to an estimated $1.28 billion, according to the game's website -- and…

Texas McDonald's restaurants raise over $250,000 to support Uvalde community

The restaurants donated 10% of lunchtime sales on June 23 to organizations assisting Uvalde

VICTORIA, Texas – Last week, the McDonald's Uvalde Fundraiser raised over $250,000 for the Uvalde community. Local McDonald's Owner/Operators donated 10% of lunchtime sales on June 23 to two organizations, The Robb School Memorial Fund and Ronald McDonald House Charities…

Vickers Elementary raised over $18.5K in annual fundraiser

Vickers has competed in this annual fundraiser for a total of 17 years

VICTORIA, Texas - Vickers Elementary School has completed its annual competition raising money for the American Heart Association's (AHA) Jump Rope for Heart Kids Heart Challenge. The school achieved its best year, this year, in the history of completing this…

Three of the largest credit reporting agencies to wipe 70% of medical debt

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion will eliminate billions of dollars

Originally Published: 19 MAR 22 14:36 ET Updated: 19 MAR 22 14:39 ET By Ramishah Maruf, CNN (CNN) -- Three of the country's largest credit reporting agencies are removing nearly 70% of medical debt from consumer credit reports, the companies…

Governor Abbott announces $10 million in Spaceport Trust Fund grants

Here are the details

AUSTIN, Texas – On Thursday, Jan. 13, Governor Greg Abbott announced Spaceport Trust Fund grant awards of $5,000,000 to the Cameron County Spaceport Development Corporation. He also announced $5,000,000 to the Houston Spaceport Development Corporation. The Governor's Office of Economic…

Governor Abbott announces extension of emergency SNAP benefits for January

Since April 2020, Texans received over $5.4 billion in benefits

AUSTIN, Texas – On Tuesday, Jan. 4, Governor Greg Abbott announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing over $307 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of January. The allotments…

Powerball jackpot is now $483 million, according to game operator

There was no big winner in Wednesday's Powerball drawing

Originally Published: 29 DEC 21 09:17 ET Updated: 30 DEC 21 02:40 ET By Alisha Ebrahimji and Joe Sutton, CNN (CNN) -- There were no winners in the final Powerball drawing of 2021, and the jackpot grew to $483 million,…

Foreign college athletes left out of rush for NIL windfall

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn forward Dorka Juhasz, like many of her teammates, was excited when she heard college athletes would be allowed to make money through celebrity endorsements and other means. The problem? Juhasz, who is from Hungary, is…

Victoria Regional Airport to receive funds through new infrastructure law

Airport's executive director sees increase in passenger numbers

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria Regional Airport plans to receive $295,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The airport will obtain this money through President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law that was passed in November. According to the Victoria Regional Airport…

Texas Lottery® presents Veterans Cash scratch ticket game

Players have the chance to support military veterans and their families

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Lottery® players have the chance to honor the services of military veterans and the sacrifices of their families this Veterans Day. They can support these American heroes when they purchase the new Veterans Cash scratch ticket…

Keep Victoria Beautiful receives funding for local grants

KVB plans to use grant to restore butterfly garden at The Texas Zoo

VICTORIA, Texas - Keep Victoria Beautiful received a $1950 Green Bag Grant from Keep Texas Beautiful. KVB plans to use the grant to help restore the butterfly garden at The Texas Zoo. “Keep Victoria Beautiful is truly a community effort,…

Registration for VC’s spring classes run through Jan. 13, 2022

Registration began on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021

VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, Nov. 1 , registration for Victoria College's traditional Spring 2022 classes — those that lead to a degree, certificate or university transfer — began. It will run through noon on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. Eligible…

V.I.S.D. receives grant from TEA’s Grow Your Own program

You can view the outline of funding allocations by visiting https://www.visd.net/article/536711

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria I.S.D. received a $114,000 grant as part of the Texas Education Agency's (TEA) Grow Your Own (GYO) program. V.I.S.D. opted to use the grant money to help paraprofessionals, specifically instructional aides, throughout the district become certified…

VC receives grant funding to support high-demand job training

To further meet immediate regional employer needs for skilled employees

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria College plans to collaborate with Workforce Solutions Golden Crescent to further meet immediate regional employer needs for skilled employees. They are able to do so thanks to a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission's High Demand…

D6 headquarters to relocate to Sulphur Springs

Governor Abbott released a statement in regards to the relocation

AUSTIN, Texas - On Friday, Oct. 15, Governor Greg Abbott announced D6 Inc., "D6", will relocate its headquarters from Portland, Oregon to Sulphur Springs, Texas. It will also expand its manufacturing presence in the state. D6 is an advanced design-to-shelf…