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The Victoria Advocate
What makes a good Super Bowl ad?Some are funny; some are decidedly not so. Some are heartwarming; some are cri
What makes a good Super Bowl ad?
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
Some are funny; some are decidedly not so. Some are heartwarming; some are cringe-worthy. Some will keep the room talking - for better or for worse. These are, of course, Super Bowl commercials. The 30-second to one-minute vignettes that make some... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
UHV to consolidate Houston programsThe University of Houston-Victoria will begin offering bachelor's and master's
UHV to consolidate Houston programs
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
The University of Houston-Victoria will begin offering bachelor's and master's degree programs at one location in Katy this fall in addition to its main campus in Victoria. UHV will continue to offer programs through the summer at UH Sugar Land, the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
UHV prepares for campus carry, identifies off-limits areasChristopher McDonald said he feels at ease on the University of Houston-Victori
UHV prepares for campus carry, identifies off-limits areas
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Christopher McDonald said he feels at ease on the University of Houston-Victoria campus. "I don't feel like Victoria or UHV are as dangerous as other campuses," said McDonald, a sophomore at the university. However, come fall that may change as... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Super fans ready for Super Bowl 50Super Bowl 50 will broadcast live at 5:30 p.m. CST on your local CBS channel fr
Super fans ready for Super Bowl 50
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Super Bowl 50 will broadcast live at 5:30 p.m. CST on your local CBS channel from Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. It's been more than 15 years since Raquel Beltran became a Carolina Panthers fan. "I saw the Panthers logo come on TV, and it... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Fire damages apartmentVictoria firefighters extinguished a small blaze in a second-story unit at Moss
Fire damages apartment
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Victoria firefighters extinguished a small blaze in a second-story unit at Mosswood Apartments about 7:45 p.m. Thursday night. Firefighters had put out the fire about five minutes after arriving at the scene, said Assistant Chief Tracy Fox of the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Editorial on UHV and Ben Wilson was enlighteningEditor, the Advocate: Until last Sunday, I intended to write a letter adding t
Editorial on UHV and Ben Wilson was enlightening
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Editor, the Advocate: Until last Sunday, I intended to write a letter adding to those recently in the Advocate speaking out against granting University of Houston-Victoria, if not power, at least a powerful voice in the conversation about the future... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Book club to discuss 'Loving Frank: A Novel'The University of Houston-Victoria Saturday Morning Book Break club will discus
Book club to discuss 'Loving Frank: A Novel'
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
The University of Houston-Victoria Saturday Morning Book Break club will discuss "Loving Frank: A Novel" by Nancy Horan at its next meeting. The meeting will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Feb. 13 in Room 108 of the UHV University Center, 3007 N. Ben Wilson... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Simple solution is put in a crosswalk lightEditor, the Advocate: This flap about Ben Wilson Street and the University of
Simple solution is put in a crosswalk light
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Editor, the Advocate: This flap about Ben Wilson Street and the University of Houston-Victoria is ludicrous. It seems the university is telling us its students are too stupid to cross a street without stepping in front of a moving vehicle. If that... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Correction• Crossroads landowner Nancy Garner did not attend the Value of Land Issues con
Correction
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
• Crossroads landowner Nancy Garner did not attend the Value of Land Issues conference. Information in a story on Page S1 Monday was wrong. • The University of Houston-Victoria Homecoming scheduled March 28 to April 2 is the university's second... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
A look at enhancing esthetics, safetyDiscussions regarding the modification of Ben Wilson Street have appeared as fr
A look at enhancing esthetics, safety
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Discussions regarding the modification of Ben Wilson Street have appeared as front page stories and in numerous letters to the editor. I would like to add a few comments as they relate to surrounding neighborhoods, specifically the impact on the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
'Rise of the Red' selected as UHV's first homecoming themeFor the first time in its 43-year history, the University of Houston-Victoria w
'Rise of the Red' selected as UHV's first homecoming theme
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
For the first time in its 43-year history, the University of Houston-Victoria will celebrate homecoming. Plans are being made for a week full of events for alumni, students and community members from March 28 to April 2. "With a blossoming... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Preserving the value of landNancy Garner knows the value of land. She sat on property off Zac Lentz Parkwa
Preserving the value of land
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Nancy Garner knows the value of land. She sat on property off Zac Lentz Parkway from 1997 until 2013, when the Reserve Apartments were developed there. She owns property off the Guadalupe River near Cuero that she hopes to hand down to her... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Prose that shimmers on the pageThursday's speaker in the University of Houston-Victoria/ABR Reading Series is
Prose that shimmers on the page
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Thursday's speaker in the University of Houston-Victoria/ABR Reading Series is Rikki Ducornet, an acclaimed novelist, poet, essayist, painter and illustrator. Ducornet is a world traveler and resident of numerous countries through the years, and her... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Regarding Ben Wilson, put up a lightEditor, the Advocate: I personally drive down Ben Wilson Street several times
Regarding Ben Wilson, put up a light
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Editor, the Advocate: I personally drive down Ben Wilson Street several times a day, as do probably many employees of Citizens Medical Center or those who work for the many related offices near that hospital. Someone has stated that this is not a... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
DeTar fitness center turns 30This month marks 30 years since the DeTar Health and Fitness Center first opene
DeTar fitness center turns 30
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
This month marks 30 years since the DeTar Health and Fitness Center first opened. The gym offered prize giveaways Monday for its members and commemorated the occasion with 30th anniversary T-shirts. "A lot of people know us as one of the oldest... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Former Goliad mayor wants to serve countyEditor's note: The Advocate wants to help you get to know the candidates for th
Former Goliad mayor wants to serve county
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Editor's note: The Advocate wants to help you get to know the candidates for the Democratic and Republican party primaries, slated for March 1. The Advocate recently hosted media days for the candidates in contested races to learn more about them.... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Correction• Henry Guajardo was speaking as a private citizen and a resident of the area n
Correction
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
• Henry Guajardo was speaking as a private citizen and a resident of the area near the University of Houston-Victoria when he commented on the proposed Ben Wilson Street improvement plans during Tuesday's City Council meeting. He was incorrectly... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Economic diversification needed in the CrossroadsWith oil prices below $30 a barrel and area plants and other Eagle Ford Shale c
Economic diversification needed in the Crossroads
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
With oil prices below $30 a barrel and area plants and other Eagle Ford Shale companies reporting layoffs and cutbacks, financial hardship - or, at least uncertainty - is knocking at many doors in the Crossroads. Some are scrambling for work, while... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Hospital board weighs in on street projectCitizen Medical Center officials said the conversation isn't over when it comes
Hospital board weighs in on street project
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
Citizen Medical Center officials said the conversation isn't over when it comes to the future of Ben Wilson Street. Hospital CEO Mike Olson told board members Wednesday morning to be speak up if they have concerns about a proposed project between... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Council indicates direction for Ben Wilson improvementVictoria City Council members laid the groundwork Tuesday for a new constructio
Council indicates direction for Ben Wilson improvement
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
Victoria City Council members laid the groundwork Tuesday for a new construction project with the University of Houston-Victoria. In an informal vote, most council members chose to endorse a decision to narrow Ben Wilson Street between East Airline... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Author brings powerful stories from subconscious to ABRRikki Ducornet didn't set out to become a writer. She started her career as a p
Author brings powerful stories from subconscious to ABR
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
Rikki Ducornet didn't set out to become a writer. She started her career as a painter, and the writing crept up on her. Each step of her writing career, from her first experiences writing poetry and other short pieces, to writing full novels and... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Mayor opposes UHV's preferred Ben Wilson optionConcerns about traffic congestion are causing some city officials to second-gue
Mayor opposes UHV's preferred Ben Wilson option
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
Concerns about traffic congestion are causing some city officials to second-guess proposed plans to reduce lanes on Ben Wilson Street. In December, City Council members were presented six options to make the roadway in front of the University of... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Martin Luther King Day scheduleThe Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule for governmental offices and other serv
Martin Luther King Day schedule
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule for governmental offices and other services in the Victoria area includes: GARBAGE SCHEDULE There will be normal garbage and limb collection. The brush site and landfill are open. The recycling center is... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Werewolf short story by UHV writer published in Las Vegas anthologyAn online Halloween writing contest set in motion the first published work of f
Werewolf short story by UHV writer published in Las Vegas anthology
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
An online Halloween writing contest set in motion the first published work of fiction by Lauren Emerson, a University of Houston-Victoria communications specialist. Emerson's short story, "My Favorite Pet," recently was published in the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Martin Luther King Day scheduleThe Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule for governmental offices and other serv
Martin Luther King Day schedule
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule for governmental offices and other services in the Victoria area includes: GARBAGE SCHEDULE There will be normal garbage and limb collection. The brush site and landfill are open. The recycling center is... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
UHV Saturday Morning Book Break plans discussionThe University of Houston-Victoria Saturday Morning Book Break will meet from 1
UHV Saturday Morning Book Break plans discussion
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
The University of Houston-Victoria Saturday Morning Book Break will meet from 10 to 11 a.m. Jan. 23 in the University Center Building, Room 108, of UHV, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St. The group is led by Cindy Schnebly, associate professor of... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Trustees give president OK to negotiate land dealVictoria College plans to move forward with its ongoing land discussions with i
Trustees give president OK to negotiate land deal
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
Victoria College plans to move forward with its ongoing land discussions with its expanding neighbor, the University of Houston-Victoria, said David Hinds, VC president. "We've been in discussions with them, and they have made it very clear they are... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Correction and ClarificationJesse Pisors, a Victoria Business and Education Coalition volunteer and Univers
Correction and Clarification
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
Jesse Pisors, a Victoria Business and Education Coalition volunteer and University of Houston-Victoria vice president for advancement and external relations, has volunteered as a mentor once a week for the past year at Victoria West High School. A... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
UHV to host conference discussing land ownership issuesA Jan. 22 conference at the University of Houston-Victoria is designed to provi
UHV to host conference discussing land ownership issues
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
A Jan. 22 conference at the University of Houston-Victoria is designed to provide education and advice about five pressing landowner issues. The UHV School of Business Administration, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension in Victoria County and De-Go-La... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
UHV, Victoria College battle for intramural bragging rightsWhile the University of Houston-Victoria and Victoria College share a campus, i
UHV, Victoria College battle for intramural bragging rights
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
While the University of Houston-Victoria and Victoria College share a campus, it's not often the two institutions go head to head in friendly athletic competition. In an effort to boost intramural participation and school pride, UHV and Victoria... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
UHV programs earn recognition from education websitesTwo University of Houston-Victoria programs recently earned praise from three n
UHV programs earn recognition from education websites
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
Two University of Houston-Victoria programs recently earned praise from three national higher education websites for being affordable and flexible. The master's program in publishing and bachelor's programs in communications, English and creative... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Police sergeant brings experience to UHVWhen Travis Gundelach graduated from high school in Hallettsville, he started r
Police sergeant brings experience to UHV
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
When Travis Gundelach graduated from high school in Hallettsville, he started riding along with police officers. He began going on the rides because he was curious, and he soon was inspired by the exciting variety of situations he saw the officers... Read more

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