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  • Rattlesnake antivenom doesn’t come cheap

    Rattlesnake antivenom doesn’t come cheap

    Monday, July 17 2017 8:43 AM EDT2017-07-17 12:43:01 GMT
     Getting bit by a snake isn’t that uncommon – more than 8,000 people are treated for snakebites every year in the United States. South Texas is prime breeding ground for rattlesnakes. “Snakebite season is all year round in South Texas because of the warmer climate. We have not had a winter the past few years, that is why we have seen an increase in rattlesnakes, and people getting bit,” said Corpus Christi Medical Center Trauma Program...
     Getting bit by a snake isn’t that uncommon – more than 8,000 people are treated for snakebites every year in the United States. South Texas is prime breeding ground for rattlesnakes. “Snakebite season is all year round in South Texas because of the warmer climate. We have not had a winter the past few years, that is why we have seen an increase in rattlesnakes, and people getting bit,” said Corpus Christi Medical Center Trauma Program...
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  • Islanders online nursing program ranked 17 in nation

    Islanders online nursing program ranked 17 in nation

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:24 AM EDT2017-07-20 12:24:38 GMT
    Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) online program has been recognized among the top 50 colleges in the nation by College Values Online, placing 17 out of 50. “That has to do a lot with the professors. They are willing to go above and beyond to help us do what we need to do to get our education. They are always available, and I think that really helps us to learn and grow,” said Family Nurse Practitioner student Lea...
    Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) online program has been recognized among the top 50 colleges in the nation by College Values Online, placing 17 out of 50. “That has to do a lot with the professors. They are willing to go above and beyond to help us do what we need to do to get our education. They are always available, and I think that really helps us to learn and grow,” said Family Nurse Practitioner student Lea...
  • Pet of the Week: Sally

    Pet of the Week: Sally

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-07-19 15:39:23 GMT
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    Looking for a companion who will be there for the long haul? If so, then look no further than our Pet of the Week.

    Looking for a companion who will be there for the long haul? If so, then look no further than our Pet of the Week.

  • Homeownership simplified at free event

    Homeownership simplified at free event

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:15 AM EDT2017-07-19 15:15:57 GMT

    Local groups are teaming up to open the doors for those who dream of owning their own home.

    Local groups are teaming up to open the doors for those who dream of owning their own home.

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  • City to get $2.75 million in financial assistance to help with desalination planning

    City to get $2.75 million in financial assistance to help with desalination planning

    Thursday, July 20 2017 2:20 PM EDT2017-07-20 18:20:29 GMT
    PHOTO: NBC NewsPHOTO: NBC News

    The City of Corpus Christi is getting some help moving forward with a seawater desalination project. The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved Thursday $2.75 million in financial assistance for the city through a deferred financing loan from the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT).  The City could save approximately $458,000 over the life of the loan by using the SWIFT program, according to a press release from the TWDB. The financial assistance will allo...

    The City of Corpus Christi is getting some help moving forward with a seawater desalination project. The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved Thursday $2.75 million in financial assistance for the city through a deferred financing loan from the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT).  The City could save approximately $458,000 over the life of the loan by using the SWIFT program, according to a press release from the TWDB. The financial assistance will allo...

  • New downtown mural breath of fresh air

    New downtown mural breath of fresh air

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:41:14 GMT

    A local artist unveiled his latest work yesterday - a 30 by 60 foot mural depicting a sea turtle rising to the surface to take air. His canvas? The south wall of the Braswell Building. He said it's symbolic of the new life he envisions and hopes to inspire for Corpus Christi - the place he "loves" and is "proud to call home."

    A local artist unveiled his latest work yesterday - a 30 by 60 foot mural depicting a sea turtle rising to the surface to take air. His canvas? The south wall of the Braswell Building. He said it's symbolic of the new life he envisions and hopes to inspire for Corpus Christi - the place he "loves" and is "proud to call home."

  • AEP reports more than 1,700 homes, businesses without power

    AEP reports more than 1,700 homes, businesses without power

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:37:15 GMT
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    AEP is reporting a power outage that is affecting over 1,700 households and businesses in Corpus Christi. The outage run along the north side of SPID to Pharaoh Drive and from Ennis Joslin to Nile. According to AEP's website, the estimated restoration time is 12:30 p.m.  We will update this story as new information comes in.  The KRISTV.COM application is available now on the App Store™ and Android App Store. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, and iTunes are trademark...
    AEP is reporting a power outage that is affecting over 1,700 households and businesses in Corpus Christi. The outage run along the north side of SPID to Pharaoh Drive and from Ennis Joslin to Nile. According to AEP's website, the estimated restoration time is 12:30 p.m.  We will update this story as new information comes in.  The KRISTV.COM application is available now on the App Store™ and Android App Store. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, and iTunes are trademark...
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