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Victoria, Texas is located in Victoria County. Zip codes in Victoria, TX include 77901, 77903, and 77905. The median home price in Victoria is $189,900. More Victoria information.

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43 min ago | The Victoria Advocate

Police blotter

Two vehicles in the 6900 block of North Main Street at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday. A 24-year-old man driving a 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling north in the inside lane.

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4 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

In Good Company

Fred Litton, dean of the University of Houston-Victoria School of Education and Human Development, has accepted an appointment from the Texas Education Agency to be on a committee that will advise the State Board of Educator Certification.

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9 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

Years ago for Sunday, Aug 03, 2014

Aug. 7 - The Victoria National Bank received a telegram from a bank in San Antonio about three o'clock this afternoon stating that 13 cents was being bid for cotton today in Liverpool.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

New York Yankees player, ex-Jaguar convicted of DWI in Victoria

A Victoria man who was recently drafted by the New York Yankees was found guilty of driving while intoxicated Tuesday.

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The Victoria Advocate

Blotter

A tractor-trailer hauling lumber lost its load late Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 59, shutting down the highway in both directions from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. VICTORIA - A 23-year-old Cuero woman by officers Tuesday on suspicion of theft of property between $50 and $500.

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The Victoria Advocate

Libraries want to encourage readers, not jail them

As a retired librarian, I appreciate the Advocate's concern about libraries having trouble getting their books back, expressed in the editorial, "Libraries should drop jail policies on overdue books," on July 25. Having worked in both public and college libraries, I can say that we are a profession dedicated to serving our constituents.

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The Victoria Advocate

First Community Bank to have grand opening

First Community Bank will host its grand opening and ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. Thursday at the bank in Whispering Creek Shopping Center, 6252 N. Navarro St. The bank has been open in temporary office space in One O'Connor Plaza while remodeling the Navarro Street building, which officially opened for business on Monday.

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Jennifer Dodd Joins KENS as Assistant ND

Dodd is a former reporter for KSAT , the ABC affiliate in San Antonio. Most recently, she has been news director at the Victoria Television Group in Victoria, Texas, where she oversees operations for the ABC, Fox and Univision affiliates.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Students with supplies have security

Contributed Photo by Clifford GrimesFill the Bus, a campaign to collect school supplies for children who need them, kicked off Monday at both Victorial Wal-marts.

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The Victoria Advocate

Texas Secretary of State urges people to register to vote

As an economic ambassador for the state, Nandita Berry's visit to Victoria included a tour of the Caterpillar plant and the site of the Victoria College's Emerging Technology Complex.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Blotter: Three taken to DeTar after wreck on Ben Jordan

Three people were taken to DeTar Hospital Navarro on Saturday. All occupants were passengers in a black GMC Acadia when it struck the back fender of a vehicle that failed to yield right of way when pulling out of a private driveway in the 100 block of Ben Jordan Street.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Cancer victim burns rubber at his benefit

Jimmy Cisneros, 39, of Victoria, drives back from doing a burnout in his truck at his benefit at Mario's Ballroom.

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The Victoria Advocate

Family maintains history of 131-year-old home

Victoria attorneys John Griffin and Lynn Knaupp restored the Dominick H. Regan home in Victoria after purchasing it in 1995.

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The Victoria Advocate

Advocate Editorial Board opinion: UHV at a crossroads with future of nursing

The first public meeting about the University of Houston-Victoria's transition team and its work will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 in the campus Multi-Purpose Room, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St. The first public meeting about the University of Houston-Victoria's transition team and its work will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 in the campus Multi-Purpose Room, ... (more)

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The Victoria Advocate

Do you know any of these women?

This photo is from the Alfreda Mueller Huck Collection at the Victoria Regional History Center.

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The Victoria Advocate

Incumbent candidate fails to disclose campaign finances

In the most recent round of financial disclosures, all but one candidate in the contested Victoria County races showed donors have contributed $55,520 to the political cause, and 31 high-dollar donations exceeded $500.

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The Victoria Advocate

Sentenced

Contents on the back of a flatbed truck caught fire and sparked a grass fire 2 miles south of the intersection of U.S. Highway 77 and state Highway 111.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Victoria Police Department hopes to track new trends with mid-year ...

Officials with the Victoria Police Department are looking at mid-year crime stats in a new way because they'll set the tone for trends in crime going forward.

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The Victoria Advocate

Classic Western films, bicycling movie featured at Welder Center

Harken back to the days of 1940s movie matinees with the showing of "Stagecoach" at 2 p.m. and "The Mark of Zorro" at 4 p.m. "We started off with a bang, selling out our first movie offering, the 'Frozen Singalong,'" said Sue Prudhomme, Victoria College's director of cultural affairs.

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The Victoria Advocate

Three Victoria women's clubs are

Three Victoria women's clubs are hosting a presale and onsite offering of heirloom and naturalizing bulbs from Aug. 1 through Sept.

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