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The skies over South Texas are about to get a lot more crowded after drone researchers at a Texas university were granted more airspace to test and fly their unmanned aircraft. The Federal Aviation Administration recently approved a new range for the Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, providing the researchers with around 290 flying days a year over mountains, high deserts, agriculture, coastal and maritime topographies, including the Gulf of Mexico and other virtually unpopulated regions.
In a Sept. 11 Jurisprudence , Dahlia Lithwick misspelled the city of Corpus Christi, Texas.
A South Texas man accused in a 2012 park attack that left a woman dead and her girlfriend hurt has pleaded not guilty to capital murder. Strickland, who waived arraignment on Thursday, has been held without bond since his June arrest in Helotes , near San Antonio.
General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions has enriched its network security analytics solution, Fidelis XPSTM Collector, with new capabilities that enable security analysts to more quickly detect and remediate threats. Fidelis XPS Collector's real-time, automated application of threat intelligence to current and historical metadata provides the information necessary to identify and react to malicious traffic, reducing the time from infiltration to remediation.
He was so good as a combination outfielder/pitcher at Mary Carroll High School in Corpus Christi, Texas, the White Sox selected the 6-foot-3, 220-pound right-handed hitter in the first round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft. He chose to sign with the club rather than attend the University of Texas at Austin on an athletic scholarship.
What many recent analyses have missed is that both candidates moved to invoke their personal struggles over adversity - Davis' terminated pregnancies and Abbott's physical disability - at a time when uncontrollable events were threatening to shift the issue terrain. The court-instigated shift toward discussions of issues like education, Texas' voter ID law and abortion may well have provided advantages to Davis, and could still.
One of the original founders of the Diez y Seis de Septiembre celebration in Beeville is being honored as parade marshal this weekend. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. in downtown Beeville.
Legislation promotes revitalization of maritime industry through export of liquefied natural gas on U.S. flagged ships Chairman Duncan Hunter and Ranking Member John Garamendi held a hearing Wednesday that brought together the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure's Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation to address "The status of the Merchant Marine". The hearing focused attention on H.R. 5270, the bipartisan Growing American Shipping Act or GAS Act, which would promote the export of liquefied natural gas on U.S.-flag vessels.
The Gulf of Mexico will be getting another artificial reef as a retired Japanese-built freighter makes its way to a site off Texas. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports the Kinta began its journey Monday from Alabama, where it was certified environmentally clean and safe to sink.
Maag Automatik reports that M&G Finanziaria has picked Maag to supply equipment for its PET pelletizing plant in Corpus Christi, Texas, that will produce one million tons of material per year when it gets commissioned by the of 2015. Maag, of Oberglatt, Switzerland, is providing Sphero underwater pelletizers and corresponding melt pumps, screen changers and Maag's direct-crystallization CC-PET process.
A 53-year-old Victoria woman was taken to Citizens Medical Center on Saturday after the car she was a passenger in was struck by a vehicle in the 4700 block of North Navarro Street. The driver of the other vehicle was found at fault for failing to control speed.
On the city's southside, Corpus Christi police say two men tried to break into a home on Dody Street off Mcardle around 2:30 this afternoon. Investigators say when the men broke into the home, they were met by the homeowner who started to fight back with his fists.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 12:19 am
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