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Less Wind & Warmer For Friday

CORPUS CHRISTI- Our winds will continue weaken for much of the day on Friday resulting in morning fog and low clouds giving way to more sun and warmer temperatures. A strong low pressure system passing well to our north brings warm temperatures for the weekend and more wind and humidity so not as nice as today. Temperatures will be higher...

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9 hours 5 minutes ago

Law Meant to Protect Abuse Victims Rarely Used

CORPUS CHRISTI -- State Representative Abel Herrero (D-Corpus Christi) authored the bill that unanimously passed the Texas Legislature in 2009 as 'Mary's Law.' It's designed to protect victims of domestic violence from their accused abusers by allowing judges to give alleged domestic violence offenders ankle monitors. A companion pager... Read Story

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10 hours 59 minutes ago

Buc Days Slack Competition

CORPUS CHRISTI - The Buc Days Rodeo got underway today with the slack competition featuring ladies barrel racing. There weren't as many folks in the stands for this competition which happened during the day, but that doesn't mean the times put in today won't count. Often times there... Read Story

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13 hours 48 minutes ago

Texas Woman Gets 3 Years for Investment Fraud

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A South Texas woman who scammed financial clients by using an actor pretending to be a wealthy investor has been sentenced to more than three years in prison. A federal judge in Galveston on Thursday sentenced Kimberly Fontenot of Brazoria County on fraud convictions and ordered... Read Story

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Apr 23, 2014 7:58 AM

2 Houston Nursing Home Residents Slain

HOUSTON (AP) - Two residents of a Houston nursing home have been killed and police detained a third roommate for questioning. Sgt. Ben Williams said Wednesday that one man was dead at the scene while a second man was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Williams says... Read Story

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9 hours 27 minutes ago

FDA Eases Into Regulating E-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown. Most everyone agrees a ban on selling them to kids would be a step forward. But health and public policy experts can't say for certain whether the electronic devices are a good thing or... Read Story

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10 hours 29 minutes ago

DHS Secretary Puts Ex-Watchdog on Leave

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security secretary has put the agency's former internal watchdog on administrative leave. This comes after a Senate report that concluded he was too cozy with senior agency officials and improperly rewrote, delayed or classified some critical reports to accommodate President Barack Obama's political appointees. Secretary... Read Story

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12 hours 23 minutes ago

Attack Kills U.S. Doctors in Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN (NBC News) - An American doctor killed in an attack at a charity hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan is being remembered as a hero. Pediatrician Dr. Jerry Umanos was led by his convictions and his faith to move to Afghanistan to treat children and train other physicians. He,... Read Story

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