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Land office attempting to close Rollover
The days of dropping a line and hooking a big flounder, pulling it from the teeming waters of Rollover Pass may soon be a thing of the past.
The Texas General Land Office applied for a permit to close the Pass after Hurricane Ike in 2008 because of the heavy erosion sustained by surrounding beaches and other ongoing issues.
Officers taught to ‘charge, charge, charge’ at Active Shooter Training
The role of local law enforcement drastically changed after two teenage boys walked into Columbine High School in Littletown, Colo., and opened fire in 1999. Though local police arrived quickly, they waited nearly 45 minutes for the “elite” police team to assemble and go through the school.
Elroy Chester executed, family of victims present
In his last statement before lethal injection began Port Arthur serial killer Elroy Chester admitted to the violent string of murders he was accused of then asked the family of his victims not to hate him.
Southern Baptists expected to address Scouting
The Southern Baptist Convention is expected to take a stand against the Boy Scouts of America’s acceptance of gay members at the denomination’s annual meeting in Houston this week.
PA Transit center near completion
Crews are putting the finishing touches on a newly-renovated Transit Authority Service Center, while construction workers across the street are preparing to build an Auto Scrubber facility to automatically wash Transit vehicles.
Highland Park students slime principal
Second grade students at Highland Elementary School in Nederland lined up on Wednesday to each pour slime on Principal George Rienstra.
SE Texans can help with tornado relief
While rescue crews sift through miles of rubble left by Monday’s monstrous tornado in search of survivors, local organizations are preparing to send both volunteers and supplies to assist the crippled area.
• Go to www.redcross.org to donate
Kree, Candice bring soul to 'Idol' finale
Woodville native and Southeast Texas sweetheart Kree Harrison may already be a local hero, the 22-year-old battled to be America's Idol against fellow Southerner Candice Glover from South Carolina Wednesday night.
Southeast Texas rallies around ‘Idol’
Kree Harrison will take the stage at 7 p.m. Wednesday for the title of "American Idol" on FOX. Make sure to vote!
Angelina Jolie gets double masectomy
Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.
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