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Tropical rainstorm to bring downpours, drought relief to Gulf Coast

  NEWS     VIDEO     SEVERE WEATHER   Tropical rainstorm to bring downpours, drought relief to Gulf Coast AccuWeather meteorologists warn that residents along the Gulf Coast should be on alert for flooding downpours as a tropical rainstorm could gain strength and make landfall this week. AccuWeather Hurricane Center – June 28, 2022 – A tropical rainstorm tracking toward the Caribbean is on the…

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At least 50 people found dead in abandoned 18-wheeler in San Antonio

By Jaden Edison and Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune June 27, 2022 “At least 50 people found dead in abandoned 18-wheeler in San Antonio” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up…

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Texas Weekly Gas Price Update

Average gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 12.0 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.52/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 13,114 stations in Texas. Prices in Texas are 29.1 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.73/g higher than a year ago. The price of diesel has risen 2.6…

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Is It Hot Enough For You?!

By Jim “Pappy” Moore Summer is officially here, and with it an old-fashioned East Texas heat wave. It’s “hotter than a chicken in a wool basket,” as one of my departed icons – W.I. Capps – used to say. He was born and raised a country boy who knew hard work and hot summer days. …

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U.S. Supreme Court rules there’s no right to abortion, setting up Texas ban

By Eleanor Klibanoff, The Texas Tribune June 24, 2022 “U.S. Supreme Court rules there’s no right to abortion, setting up Texas ban” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up for The…

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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Van Zandt County Fatal

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY   Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1             Number of Injured: 1                    Number killed: 1 Date & Time: 6/23/2022   2:13 AM County: Van Zandt Location: FM 17, approximately 2 miles south of Grand Saline, TX. Posted Speed Limit: 60 mph Vehicle 1: 2002 Ford F-150 Driver 1: Deceased Austin J. Moore, male, 28 YOA of Wills…

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Video: Hunter Taylor @ Gilmer Rotary Club – June 21, 2022

Hunter Taylor discusses his new book, Draw the Line: Jeff Traylor, The Gilmer Buckeyes, And a Season Deep in the Heart of East Texas, at a meeting of the Gilmer Rotary Club at the Gilmer Civic Center on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. Synopsis: East Texas is a land of tough, committed, resilient, hard-working people who…

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