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The Toledo Blade
UT holds vigil for slain studentJames D. Worley, 57, has been charged with her abduction and murder. After a G
UT holds vigil for slain student
The Toledo Blade / Posted 5 hours ago
James D. Worley, 57, has been charged with her abduction and murder. After a Gospel reading, the Rev. Philip Smith, of Corpus Christi University Parish, reminded the group of its message: “Love is stronger than death.” Father Smith said that... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Feria de las Flores 2016 queen crownedduring the 57th annual Feria de las Flores Scholarship Pageant on Saturday at A
Feria de las Flores 2016 queen crowned
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 6 hours ago
during the 57th annual Feria de las Flores Scholarship Pageant on Saturday at American Bank Center, Selena Auditorium in Corpus Christi. Lucero Guerrero Saenz performs during the 57th annual Feria de las Flores Scholarship Pageant on Saturday at... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Funding cuts hit Coastal Bend homeless support servicessay. Widespread federal funding cuts will affect not only homeless service pro
Funding cuts hit Coastal Bend homeless support services
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 9 hours ago
say. Widespread federal funding cuts will affect not only homeless service providers, but support services as well. In Corpus Christi, that means losing a $130,247 federal grant for Wesley Community Center's homeless day care program, and... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Coastal Bend homeless services seek alternatives in midst of federal cutsto almost solely serve as transitional housing for families. COURTNEY SACCO/CA
Coastal Bend homeless services seek alternatives in midst of federal cuts
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 9 hours ago
to almost solely serve as transitional housing for families. COURTNEY SACCO/CALLER-TIMES Charles McKenzie, a resident at Corpus Christi Metro Ministries' Rustic House, spends time reading before going to bed on July 7. About $453,000 in federal... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Emergency shelter funding cuts mean losing 40 bedsthe anticipated closure of emergency shelter offered by The Salvation Army. Ab
Emergency shelter funding cuts mean losing 40 beds
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 9 hours ago
the anticipated closure of emergency shelter offered by The Salvation Army. About 40 overnight beds for the homeless in Corpus Christi won't be available after September. In addition to federal funding cuts, there have also been sharp decreases... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Work visa approved, Astros' Yulieski Gurriel plays for GCL affiliatewas expected to play a few games in the GCL before moving to a more advanced mi
Work visa approved, Astros' Yulieski Gurriel plays for GCL affiliate
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 hours ago
was expected to play a few games in the GCL before moving to a more advanced minor league affiliate, likely Class AA Corpus Christi. But because after Monday the Astros' GCL affiliate does not play another home game until the following... Read more
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Nueces County Record Star
City holds open house event to gather public feedback on wastewater facilitiesholds open house event to gather public feedback on wastewater facilities Post
City holds open house event to gather public feedback on wastewater facilities
Nueces County Record Star / Posted 12 hours ago
holds open house event to gather public feedback on wastewater facilities Posted Jul. 30, 2016 at 3:50 PM The City of Corpus Christi is currently considering ten different proposals regarding the six wastewater facilities in the city. A public... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Expanding Texas pizzeria chain picks Corpus ChristiCorpus Christi's food menu continues to grow this week with Urban Bricks Pizza
Expanding Texas pizzeria chain picks Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Corpus Christi's food menu continues to grow this week with Urban Bricks Pizza becoming the latest eatery to unveil plans to open. The Texas-based pizza company gets a hint of flavor from Italy courtesy of its imported ovens, and Corpus Christi... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Veterans group plans USS City of Corpus Christi memorialthe group is hoping to establish a memorial they think the entire city can bene
Veterans group plans USS City of Corpus Christi memorial
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 12 hours ago
the group is hoping to establish a memorial they think the entire city can benefit from — a memorial for the USS City of Corpus Christi. Since 2009 the Sea Turtle Base, a local group that's part of the U.S. Submarine Veterans Inc., started... Read more
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Nueces County Record Star
Tony Parker coming to Corpus Christi for Casa de Amor fundraiser Posted Jul. 29, 2016 at 10:24 PM Several families at the Ronald McDonald Hou
Tony Parker coming to Corpus Christi for Casa de Amor fundraiser
Nueces County Record Star / Posted 14 hours ago
Posted Jul. 29, 2016 at 10:24 PM Several families at the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) in Corpus Christi are looking forward to September 1. This is because that Thursday is... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Garcia stayed busy with nursing career, politics and raising childrenso her husband could attend medical school, Garcia later returned to the U.S. w
Garcia stayed busy with nursing career, politics and raising children
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
so her husband could attend medical school, Garcia later returned to the U.S. with their children, working as a nurse in Corpus Christi while her husband completed his education. “We missed him terribly,” Libby Garcia said. “He would come visit... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Commission finds city director did not violate ethicsCorpus Christi's ethics commission won't recommend further discipline for the c
Commission finds city director did not violate ethics
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted yesterday
Corpus Christi's ethics commission won't recommend further discipline for the city's director of intergovernmental relations after he posted a controversial Facebook post. The commission voted 4-3 during their meeting Thursday that the complaint... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County gets grant for new programafter reading a scenario dealing with mental health Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at
Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County gets grant for new program
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted yesterday
after reading a scenario dealing with mental health Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County in Corpus Christi. The Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County was awarded a grant for their new project, Chronic Homeless... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Annaville TB hospital dedicated as Texas Historical MarkerPusley unveil the historical marker for the Hilltop Tuberculosis Sanatorium dur
Annaville TB hospital dedicated as Texas Historical Marker
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted yesterday
Pusley unveil the historical marker for the Hilltop Tuberculosis Sanatorium during the dedication Friday, July 29, 2016, in Corpus Christi. GABE HERNANDEZ/CALLER-TIMES Chairwoman Anita Eisenhauer from the Nueces County Historical Commission talks... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texas Veterans Commission donates $975,000 to Corpus Christi organizationsreceived $500,000 from the Texas Veterans Commission. The Austin-based commiss
Texas Veterans Commission donates $975,000 to Corpus Christi organizations
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted yesterday
received $500,000 from the Texas Veterans Commission. The Austin-based commission delivered checks to three other Corpus Christi organizations in addition to Family Endeavors: Goodwill Industries of South Texas, Inc., Salvation Army-Corpus... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Affidavit: Fingerprints, hat, bandages led to latest homicide arrestBy Jamil Oakford, jamil.oakford@caller.com Corpus Christi police thought they
Affidavit: Fingerprints, hat, bandages led to latest homicide arrest
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted yesterday
By Jamil Oakford, jamil.oakford@caller.com Corpus Christi police thought they caught a killer but the evidence later led them to another suspect. An arrest affidavit shows that the physical evidence — a blood stained hat and fingerprints — helped... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Campus carry law to take effect Mondayon college campuses will go into effect Monday. Despite the law's implications
Campus carry law to take effect Monday
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted yesterday
on college campuses will go into effect Monday. Despite the law's implications, Don Albrecht, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi vice president for student engagement and success, assured Monday and this year's fall semester will be... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Human remains found in FalfurriasREAL ESTATE Plumbers Licensed plumbers needed for commercial projects in Corpu
Human remains found in Falfurrias
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted yesterday
REAL ESTATE Plumbers Licensed plumbers needed for commercial projects in Corpus Christi and surrounding areas. Benefits include 401K, health, dental, vision, paid vacation and holidays. Apply in person at: Gentry Company 1413 Valero Way Corpus... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
CCPD captain on paid administrative leaveA Corpus Christi police captain remains on paid administrative leave while unde
CCPD captain on paid administrative leave
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted yesterday
A Corpus Christi police captain remains on paid administrative leave while under investigation by the department's professional standards division. Capt. Robert Alvarado has been on leave since Monday afternoon, said Lt. Chris Hooper. "Professional... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Texas Research Facility Fined for Deaths of Primatesoften used in medical research. Two animals died when a thermostat malfunction
Texas Research Facility Fined for Deaths of Primates
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
often used in medical research. Two animals died when a thermostat malfunctioned at the facility about 40 miles west of Corpus Christi. A similar incident occurred about a month later when a thermostat override switch failed, killing... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Thief steals young cancer patient's laptop, memoriesof my friends from college pulling out pieces of my hair.” Photo: Courtesy: Ji
Thief steals young cancer patient's laptop, memories
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
of my friends from college pulling out pieces of my hair.” Photo: Courtesy: Jillian Williams) Williams, who’s from the Corpus Christi area, recently had a portion of her leg removed at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She and her parents are staying... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Texas research facility fined for deaths of primatesoften used in medical research. Two animals died when a thermostat malfunction
Texas research facility fined for deaths of primates
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
often used in medical research. Two animals died when a thermostat malfunctioned at the facility about 40 miles west of Corpus Christi. A similar incident occurred about a month later when a thermostat override switch failed, killing... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Texas research facility fined for deaths of primatesoften used in medical research. Two animals died when a thermostat malfunction
Texas research facility fined for deaths of primates
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
often used in medical research. Two animals died when a thermostat malfunctioned at the facility about 40 miles west of Corpus Christi. A similar incident occurred about a month later when a thermostat override switch failed, killing... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Texas research facility fined for deaths of primatesoften used in medical research. Two animals died when a thermostat malfunction
Texas research facility fined for deaths of primates
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted yesterday
often used in medical research. Two animals died when a thermostat malfunctioned at the facility about 40 miles west of Corpus Christi. A similar incident occurred about a month later when a thermostat override switch failed, killing... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Texas research facility fined for deaths of primatesoften used in medical research. Two animals died when a thermostat malfunction
Texas research facility fined for deaths of primates
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
often used in medical research. Two animals died when a thermostat malfunctioned at the facility about 40 miles west of Corpus Christi. A similar incident occurred about a month later when a thermostat override switch failed, killing... Read more
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Daily Mail
Thousands of worshippers celebrate festival in the AndesValley deep in the Andes to celebrate the Quyllur Rit'i festival. Every year,
Thousands of worshippers celebrate festival in the Andes
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Valley deep in the Andes to celebrate the Quyllur Rit'i festival. Every year, days before the celebration of the Feast of Corpus Christi - a Latin rite which celebrates the belief in the body and blood of Jesus Christ's presence in the Eucharist -... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Texas A&M team studies sharks on Texas coastof me, I don’t want to get eaten by one, nor bit, or attacked, I just saw shark
Texas A&M team studies sharks on Texas coast
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 2 days ago
of me, I don’t want to get eaten by one, nor bit, or attacked, I just saw shark week a few weeks ago,” said Alex Sharp at a Corpus Christi beach, visiting from Kansas. Then there are those who are not worried because sharks are “out of sight, out... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Cyclists ride in Andy Heines’ honorof silent ride in honor of Andy Heines. He died early this week from injuries h
Cyclists ride in Andy Heines’ honor
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
of silent ride in honor of Andy Heines. He died early this week from injuries he sustained in a hit-and-run crash. The Corpus Christi Cycling Club paid tribute Thursday to Andy Heines the best way they could — with a bike ride in his... Read more
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11 News Houston
Thief steals young cancer patient's laptop, memoriesof my friends from college pulling out pieces of my hair.” (Photo: Courtesy: J
Thief steals young cancer patient's laptop, memories
11 News Houston / Posted 2 days ago
of my friends from college pulling out pieces of my hair.” (Photo: Courtesy: Jillian Williams) Williams, who’s from the Corpus Christi area, recently had a portion of her leg removed at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She and her parents are staying... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
G-P junior high teacher appointed to state certification boarddepartment head. She is president of the Flour Bluff ISD Education Foundation a
G-P junior high teacher appointed to state certification board
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
department head. She is president of the Flour Bluff ISD Education Foundation and vice president and subcommittee member of Corpus Christi Community Outreach. She is a member of the Nueces County Historical Commission, former coordinator for the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
How Hillary Clinton Found a Mentor in a Texas Labor Organizerhis job expansively," Krokmal says. "That took him all over the state – to Brow
How Hillary Clinton Found a Mentor in a Texas Labor Organizer
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
his job expansively," Krokmal says. "That took him all over the state – to Brownsville in south Texas, to San Antonio, to Corpus Christi." He connected organized labor with the growing Chicano movement and African-American civil rights... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Coastal Bend nonprofit hosts training on reproductive justiceA local nonprofit is hosting training to empower the Corpus Christi community t
Coastal Bend nonprofit hosts training on reproductive justice
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
A local nonprofit is hosting training to empower the Corpus Christi community to "speak up for their rights," organizers said. The South Texas Colonias Initiative is sponsoring a Saturday mini version of the National Latina Institute for... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Tony Parker to be featured speaker at Casa De Amor GalaParker will be the Casa de Amor Gala featured speaker in September that benefit
Tony Parker to be featured speaker at Casa De Amor Gala
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Parker will be the Casa de Amor Gala featured speaker in September that benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Corpus Christi. A few years ago Tony Parker met a boy who made a lasting impact on him. "A little kid came to meet me in... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
CCPD arrest husband, father in family violence callargument stemming from a husband's drinking habits turned violent, police said.
CCPD arrest husband, father in family violence call
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
argument stemming from a husband's drinking habits turned violent, police said. About 12:15 a.m. Thursday Corpus Christi police responded to an assault call in the 1600 block of Meeks Road in the Flour Bluff area. A 56-year-old... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
One of world’s largest oil rigs docked in Port AransasSince then, prices have drastically declined and oil exploration companies are
One of world’s largest oil rigs docked in Port Aransas
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Since then, prices have drastically declined and oil exploration companies are cutting back, according to the Port of Corpus Christi. On Thursday, the price per barrel was $41.16. The Noble Jim Day is deepwater rig that had been drilling for... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Latino Voters Sue to Bolster Influence on Electing Judges - Latino Voters Sue to Bolster Influence on Electing Judges by Jim Malewitz The Texas Tribune July 28 2016 The state’s most powerful courts don’t exactly resemble the population outside of ...case,” said Jose Garza, an attorney representing the plaintiffs in a lawsuit fi
Latino Voters Sue to Bolster Influence on Electing Judges - Latino Voters Sue to Bolster Influence on Electing Judges by Jim Malewitz The Texas Tribune July 28 2016 The state’s most powerful courts don’t exactly resemble the population outside of ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
case,” said Jose Garza, an attorney representing the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed last week in a U.S. district court in Corpus Christi. “Latino voters don’t have a say in who gets elected to the Texas Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Coastal Bend works to preserve area wetlandsof land located just off Ocean Drive and Ennis Joslin Road. Elementary-aged ch
Coastal Bend works to preserve area wetlands
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
of land located just off Ocean Drive and Ennis Joslin Road. Elementary-aged children were paired with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi marine biology graduate students and learned about the marine life that made up its ecosystem. Thirty-seven... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Ranked: The 50 U.S. cities with the lowest gas pricesof ties, the city with the highest population was ranked ahead on the list. #5
Ranked: The 50 U.S. cities with the lowest gas prices
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 3 days ago
of ties, the city with the highest population was ranked ahead on the list. #50. Texarkana, TX #45. Columbus, GA #44. Corpus Christi, TX #42. Kansas City, MO #41. Lafayette, LA #40. Amarillo, TX #39. Slidell-St. Tammany Parish, LA #38.... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Ranked: The 50 U.S. cities with the lowest gas pricesof ties, the city with the highest population was ranked ahead on the list. #5
Ranked: The 50 U.S. cities with the lowest gas prices
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
of ties, the city with the highest population was ranked ahead on the list. #50. Texarkana, TX #45. Columbus, GA #44. Corpus Christi, TX #42. Kansas City, MO #41. Lafayette, LA #40. Amarillo, TX #39. Slidell-St. Tammany Parish, LA #38.... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Ranked: The 50 U.S. cities with the lowest gas pricesof ties, the city with the highest population was ranked ahead on the list. #5
Ranked: The 50 U.S. cities with the lowest gas prices
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 3 days ago
of ties, the city with the highest population was ranked ahead on the list. #50. Texarkana, TX #45. Columbus, GA #44. Corpus Christi, TX #42. Kansas City, MO #41. Lafayette, LA #40. Amarillo, TX #39. Slidell-St. Tammany Parish, LA #38.... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Ranked: The 50 U.S. cities with the lowest gas pricesof ties, the city with the highest population was ranked ahead on the list. #5
Ranked: The 50 U.S. cities with the lowest gas prices
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
of ties, the city with the highest population was ranked ahead on the list. #50. Texarkana, TX #45. Columbus, GA #44. Corpus Christi, TX #42. Kansas City, MO #41. Lafayette, LA #40. Amarillo, TX #39. Slidell-St. Tammany Parish, LA #38.... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Ranked: The 50 U.S. Cities with the Lowest Gas Pricesof ties, the city with the highest population was ranked ahead on the list. #5
Ranked: The 50 U.S. Cities with the Lowest Gas Prices
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 3 days ago
of ties, the city with the highest population was ranked ahead on the list. #50. Texarkana, TX #45. Columbus, GA #44. Corpus Christi, TX #42. Kansas City, MO #41. Lafayette, LA #40. Amarillo, TX #39. Slidell-St. Tammany Parish, LA #38.... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
4 Virginia cities among U.S. cities with the lowest gas pricesof ties, the city with the highest population was ranked ahead on the list. #5
4 Virginia cities among U.S. cities with the lowest gas prices
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
of ties, the city with the highest population was ranked ahead on the list. #50. Texarkana, TX #45. Columbus, GA #44. Corpus Christi, TX #42. Kansas City, MO #41. Lafayette, LA #40. Amarillo, TX #39. Slidell-St. Tammany Parish, LA #38.... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Wellness center in Corpus Christi offers peer supportPeople view a classroom during the grand opening of La Mariposa New Life Wellne
Wellness center in Corpus Christi offers peer support
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
People view a classroom during the grand opening of La Mariposa New Life Wellness Center on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Corpus Christi. Rachel Denny Clow/Caller-Times Minnie Alcantar (left) and Angela Garcia paint and color in the art room of... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
San Patricio in running for Exxon steam cracker facilitya lot of good qualities they could take advantage of here." Edwards hoped the
San Patricio in running for Exxon steam cracker facility
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
a lot of good qualities they could take advantage of here." Edwards hoped the community's close ties with the Port of Corpus Christi and the efforts made in recent years to improve the LaQuinta Terminal would help it stand apart from its... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
St. Louis encephalitis detected in mosquito found in Corpus ChristiA mosquito collected in Corpus Christi has been confirmed as carrying St. Louis
St. Louis encephalitis detected in mosquito found in Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
A mosquito collected in Corpus Christi has been confirmed as carrying St. Louis encephalitis virus. Animal control and vector services sent a Culex mosquito collected from the 1000 block of Bobalo Street for testing on July 19, according to a news... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Services set for AEP Texas’ Andy HeinesSpohn Hospital Memorial. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. P
Services set for AEP Texas’ Andy Heines
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Spohn Hospital Memorial. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Pius X Church. Mass will be celebrated at the Corpus Christi Cathedral at noon Thursday. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Food Bank of... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Bail $1M after conviction reversed for man accused of murderoutside with a group in the 1100 block of Sabinas Street when witnesses say sho
Bail $1M after conviction reversed for man accused of murder
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
outside with a group in the 1100 block of Sabinas Street when witnesses say shots were fired from a red Ford F-150 pickup. Corpus Christi police have said the shooting was gang related. Saenz's family hired Houston-area defense lawyer Milan... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Roundtable: Predicting the soccer team's performanceassistant sports editor: I can see the Cougars winning five non-conference gam
Roundtable: Predicting the soccer team's performance
The Daily Cougar / Posted 3 days ago
assistant sports editor: I can see the Cougars winning five non-conference games in 2016 by beating Texas A&M University—Corpus Christi and the University of the Incarnate Word, both of whom they defeated in 2015. They will also win against the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Eva Longoria goes make-up free as she arrives in Londonfrom a small town in South Texas. And if you know your history, Texas used to b
Eva Longoria goes make-up free as she arrives in London
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
from a small town in South Texas. And if you know your history, Texas used to be part of Mexico,' Eva, who was born in Corpus Christi, told the crowd. Now, I'm ninth-generation American. My family never crossed a border, the border crossed us.... Read more
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