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Aggies face big test in No. 7 Oklahoma State

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M’s defense was near perfect in Saturday’s 37- 7 win over Idaho.  The offense still has some things to work on before the eighth- ranked Aggies open Big 12 play against No. More...

Federal raid of gun shop netted 1,200 firearms

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. More...

CONTROLLING THE TRENCHES

#69 Marky Cavazos

After drafting a short linebacker named Dexter Coakley in the first round, some years back, a reporter questioned the decision, while addressing Cowboy’s owner Jerry Jones. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a RHS Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, September 26, 6:30 p.m. at Gym Room 102-G located at the RHS gym.   More...

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2011 WORLD POWERLIFTING CHAMPION Justin Duran travelled to Moosejaw, Canada as part of the USA World Powerlifting team August 29th –Sept. 4th. Justin competed in the 93kg weight class. More...

Fort Worth man gets 60 years for armed robberies

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A Tarrant County jury has sentenced a Fort Worth man to 60 years in prison for a string of armed robberies.  The Tarrant County District Attorney’s office says Devaughn Dejon Bryant was sentenced Friday.  More...

Man dies in tractor accident on family farm

LEBANON, Ore. More...

Bulldogs maul Warriors

Jacob Lerma and the Bulldogs lit up the scoreboard as Lyford High School’s varsity football team blasted Progresso 55-0 on Friday.  Lyford first got on the scoreboard when Jacob Esparza hit Ethan Cavazos on a 20-yard touchdown pass at 5:19 More...

Texas homeowners may have to pay more for insurance

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - State Farm Insurance has filed notice seeking an average 10 percent increase in Texas homeowner rates.  But company officials say discounts will be boosted to hold the actual premium hike to 1.4 percent statewide.  More...

Lawmakers defiant over federal clean air rule

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas lawmakers have slammed the EPA over a new pollution rule they say will cause electricity shortages and cost hundreds of jobs. More...

Hand-drawn St. John’s Bible on display in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - It was a task of biblical proportions - drawing every letter and illustration in a Bible painstakingly by hand. Now, 13 years after its inception, the brightly colored and massive St. More...

DWU welcomes Raymondville native to staff

MITCHELL, S. D. - Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, S. D., recently hired several new staff members, including Raymondville native, Joel Allen.  More...

Captured drug kingpin pets strain Mexico’s zoos

TOLUCA, Mexico (AP) - The three tiny squirrel monkeys led a life of luxury on a 16- acre ranch, surrounded by extravagant gardens and barns built for purebred horses.  More...

Bearkats lose game and QB

Losing their first game of the season wasn’t bad enough for Raymondville High School’s varsity football team who lost to Port Isabel 27-21 last Friday. More...

RHS pushes forward with cutting edge technology

Raymondville High School has recently upgraded several of its classrooms with cutting edge technology that will improve teacher instruction and promote student engagement. More...

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WORLD TEEN POWERLIFTING CHAMPION JUSTIN DURAN is honored before the Point Isabel vs Raymondville football game by Mr. Benjamin Clinton, Principal of Raymondville High School. More...

San Antonio, U. T. battle over archives

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) The documents are 300 years old. More...

Panama installs 19 radars to stem drug trafficking

PANAMA CITY ( AP) - Panama is installing a radar system along its coastline to alert it and three other countries, including the United States, of drug trafficking activity.  Panama’s Public Safety Ministry says the Central American countr More...

STATE CAPITOL HIGHLIGHTS

Officials, power company warn of job losses over pollution rule

AUSTIN - Top state officials reacted negatively to a U. S. Environmental Protection Agency rule finalized July 6.  The “Cross State Pollution Rule” requires 27 states including Texas to improve air quality, beginning Jan. More...

Hispanic plaintiffs make final push over Texas voting map

SAN ANTONIO ( AP) - Minority groups made a final push Thursday to have new redistricting maps tossed out, arguing in court that the new election lines violate federal law by diminishing Hispanics’ voting strength and failing to recognize a surg More...

Bush, Perry rift roots in nixed in-law appointment

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - So what’s at the heart of the rift between Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his predecessor, George W. More...

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