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  • The 155-foot Kinta S freighter serves a new purpose in the Gulf of...

    The 155-foot Kinta S freighter serves a new purpose in the Gulf of Mexico. Off shore from Mustang Island, the nearly 40-year-old freighter was sunk to foster new marine life as part of an artificial reef. Facing backward, the Kinta S was pushed from Alabama to Port Aransas by a tugboat. The bottom of the Gulf is mostly barren. Artificial reefs provide invertebrates like barnacles, corals, and sponges the hard surfaces they need to thrive.
  • Authorities say a Texas high school has been evacuated after a student was...

    Authorities say a Texas high school has been evacuated after a student was injured in a stabbing. Police Cpl. Vicky Steffanic says two 15-year-old boys fought in a bathroom at Bastrop High School on Thursday morning, with one stabbing the other. The school, about 25 miles southeast of Austin, was placed on lockdown shortly after the incident.Steffanic says the victim was taken to a hospital, but his injuries aren't considered life-threatening. The other teen was apprehended off campus.
  • An animal cruelty charge has been dropped against an ex-Texas sheriff's deputy. He...

    An animal cruelty charge has been dropped against an ex-Texas sheriff's deputy. He was fired after shooting a farm dog and the pet was later euthanized. Former Rains County Deputy Jerrod Dooley appeared in court Thursday in Emory and said he's permanently surrendered his badge. Dooley also apologized for shooting the blue heeler named Candy. Dooley said he was bitten before by another dog and that left him fearful of an attack. The incident happened 50 miles east of Dallas.
  • The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private...

    The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law - down from 8 million reported earlier this year. Medicare Administrator Marilyn Tavenner updated the numbers at a House hearing today. As expected, the latest figures showed slippage. Insurers had said that about 10 percent of their new policyholders failed to seal the deal by paying their first month's premium.
  • A 20-year-old man from Rio Hondo is has been charged with theft after...

    A 20-year-old man from Rio Hondo is has been charged with theft after police say he stole 59 dollars worth of merchandise at a hardware store in Harlingen. According to a police report, Eduardo Zamora was seen selecting a Red Dot Sight (valued at $59.99) and leaving the store without paying for it. During the course of the investigation, it was determined that Zamora had several outstanding warrants from Willacy County. He was arrested at his home and taken to the Harlingen City Jail.

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