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  1. Port Lavaca experiences street flooding, region on-notice 41 minutes...Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    Harriet Benedick had an appointment on Friday, but when she looked out her door as she was preparing to leave, she saw her street had turned into a temporary river. "It was swift," she described Friday flooding, the likes of which she could recall only from years ago during a tropical storm.

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  2. East, Calallen postponed by rain 2 hours ago Corpus Christi -...Read the original story

    Thursday | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria East coach Wes Kolle and Calallen coach Steve Chapman were surrounded by puddles as they stood in left field of Steve Chapman Field. The coaches decided the field was unplayable and Game 1 of the best-of-three Class 5A regional quarterfinal series was postponed.

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  3. Motorcycle gang rivalries explained 3 hours from now CUERO -...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | The Victoria Advocate

    Regionally, Texas' larger cities, including Houston, San Antonio and Corpus Christi, have a motorcycle gang presence, but the Crossroads only sees them when passing through on U.S. Highways 59 and 77, said Andy Louderback, Jackson County sheriff and president of the Sheriffs' Association of Texas. "We take all the precautions we can because of that," Louderback said, adding that sheriffs throughout the state keep each other informed of such movement, he said.

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  4. 3 VC president finalists named 3 hours from now Three finalists have...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | The Victoria Advocate

    Anthony Kinkel, president of Wichita Area Technical College; Colleen Smith, district senior vice president at Collin College; and Patrick Vaughn, vice president of academic affairs at St. Louis Community College Wildwood Campus, were selected by the presidential search committee from nine semi-finalists and 49 total applicants. "I'm very honored to be considered by the board," said Kinkel, who served as a state representative and senator for Minnesota from 1986 to 2002.

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  5. Victoria County weather alertsRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | The Victoria Advocate

    The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has also issued a Flash Flood Warning for: Victoria County in south central Texas. Northeastern San Patricio County in south central Texas.

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  6. Heavy rains drench Victoria 3 hours from now Victoria received 1.81...Read the original story

    Friday May 15 | The Victoria Advocate

    There was a report of a funnel cloud near Farm-to-Market Road 446 and Loop 463, but Penny Zabel, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said the agency had not received reports of a tornado touching down in Victoria. The Corpus Christi area saw several potential tornadoes and the National Weather Service received reports of a construction site trailer overturning, Zabel said.

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  7. Indianola home built, loved by community 33 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Victoria Advocate

    The president of the Magnolia Beach Volunteer Fire Department installed the heating, ventilating and air conditioning system; a previous owner and friend built one of the beds and a mosaic made of sea glass was created by an artist down the road. Sandwiched between the bay and a lagoon, the modest two-story house, near the LaSalle Monument, feels like a house boat.

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  8. Candidate spending up, voter turnout down 43 minutes agoRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | The Victoria Advocate

    In the last major deadline before the Saturday election, Victoria's City Council candidates reported spending a combined $44,026 in the race for office. Elections Administrator George Matthews has said based on downward trends, he expects the total turnout to be about 12 or 13 percent.

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  9. Big appetite builds case of bigger meal 4 hours from nowRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | The Victoria Advocate

    I don't remember exactly when I moved on from taquitos as a child, but I do remember my grandmother's reaction when I ordered a Jalisco burrito at Jalisco's in Corpus Christi. I'm pretty sure I was younger than 16 at the time when I saw a look of shock wash over her face as the waiter used his hands to illustrate the enormity of this 8-by-5-inch round burrito I was ordering.

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  10. Candidate spending up, voter turnout down 13 minutes ago In the last...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | The Victoria Advocate

    In the last major deadline before the May 9 election, Victoria's city council candidates reported spending a combined $44,026 in the race for office. Elections Administrator George Matthews has said based on downward trends, he expects the total turnout to be about 12 or 13 percent.

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  11. Blotter 20 minutes ago Arrested VICTORIA - Nichole Marie Archey, 26,...Read the original story

    Monday May 4 | The Victoria Advocate

    Nichole Marie Archey, 26, of Victoria, by deputies Friday on a warrant charging her with violation of probation in a possession of a controlled substance case. VICTORIA - Curtis Benjamin Fiorillo, 23, of Victoria, by officers Friday on a warrant charging him with assault causing bodily injury to a family member.

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  12. Tejano Proud 35 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    A father and daughter dance hand-in-hand as the sound of the bajo sexto, a keyboard and drums fill downtown Victoria. Joe Garcia said he taught his daughter Caytlin Garcia, 11, how to dance to Tejano music when she was a little girl.

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  13. EPA hearing on proposed uranium rules scheduled 21 minutes ago The...Read the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting two public hearings in Corpus Christi to discuss newly proposed groundwater standards at facilities that extract uranium using the in-situ recovery process. The public is invited to give testimony or make verbal comments at the hearings April 14 at the Embassy Suites Corpus Christi, 4337 S. Padre Island Drive, according to the registration page.

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  14. Flyers, Lady Flyers finish in third at TAPPS ... 44 minutes ago...Read the original story

    Apr 4, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Shubham Kathpalia won his first round boys' singles match before succumbing to the No. 1 seed.

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  15. Uhv SBDC workshop focuses on selling, promoting art 3 minutes agoRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Maureen "Momo" Brown and Charles "Pompa" Harrison, a pair of artists who have recently designed and produced several gallery and restaurant exhibitions, will present "The Business of Art" workshop on Thursday at the University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center. The Business of Art is a free workshop that will take place from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the UHV SBDC building, 3402 N. Ben Wilson St. The workshop is open to the public and is offered in partnership with the Small Business Administration in San Antonio.

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  16. Warriors beat Roma on penalty kicks 3-1 19 minutes ago Corpus Christi ...Read the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Liz DiSanto has built up such a reputation as a leader and earned so much trust amongst the team, Victoria West girls soccer coach James McCarter said he'd let the senior goalkeeper coach the team if he could. She didn't coach the team, but DiSanto did pretty much everything else in her power to ensure the Warriors were victorious Friday.

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  17. Outdoors: Spring comes alive, so do spots and ... 39 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    I guess speckled trout and redfish were waiting on the calendar to officially register spring, as fishing turned a corner this week just about the time the first patch of bluebonnets appeared. You felt it, too.

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  18. Haircutter earns 2 trophies at San Antonio Barber ... 8 minutes from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    The owner of Exclusive Kuts took two trophies and one cash prize home after competing March 22 in the Kardzmatic Barber Battle in San Antonio. The licensed cosmetologist participated in two competitions - fastest fade and traditional cut - and won against 10 other contestants in each category.

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  19. Sexual assault suspect arrested by U.S. Marshals task ... an hour ago ...Read the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    The U.S. Marshals Service Gulf Bend Violent Offender and Task Force Victoria and Corpus Christi divisions arrested Timothy Wayne Brasher Jr., 37. Brasher sexually assaulted a woman Monday, and Victoria County Sheriff's Office investigators have developed enough evidence to charge him with aggravated sexually assault, unlawful restraint and assault impeding breath or circulation by choking, according to a news release. Brasher was taken to the Bee County Jail.

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  20. Commissioners hear more about Citizens Medical Center controversy 6...Read the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    The neighborhood is roughly defined by Juan Linn Street in the North, Water Street in the South, Liberty Street in the West and Cameron Street in the East. Tickets are $15.

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