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Guest Column Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa: Texans Suffer the Consequences of a Decades-Long Push for Energy Deregulation

State Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa Texas often prides itself on being a low-regulation state that puts the free market ahead of all else. While this approach does work in some situations, often on a short-term basis, it can also have dire consequences as demonstrated by millions of Texans left without power and/or water. To understand how the human-side of this

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Coastal Bend Braces For Cold Temperatures This Weekend and Early Next Week

Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend are bracing for some of the coldest weather that the area has seen in years and it is expected to hit over the weekend into the early part of next week. Forecasters with the National Weather Service Office in Corpus Christi say that a strong cold front will move through South Texas tonight with

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Another Year In The Life of TWIA For Coastal Ratepayers Is In The Books

Dealing with the ever questionable Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) is almost a never ending battle for residents and businesses along the Texas Gulf Coast. For years the ratepayers have seen this group as a thorn in their side that promises to be by their side when they need them the most. But on Christmas Eve many Texans that call

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Saturday Evening Weather Briefing

Good Saturday Evening! The rain has cleared out and we are trending towards increasingly clearing skies overnight and cooler as we reach for lows here in town down into the mid-40s going into Sunday. For your Sunday it will start a bit on the cool side but warm up nicely to around 75 during the afternoon. Plenty of sunshine will

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Friday Night Weather Update

The clouds sure did stick around through our Friday and Friday night and rain chances are going to be increasing overnight. We are expecting the rain chances to really increase into the early morning hours on Saturday and towards daybreak as a system moves through the area and really begins to set off a chain reaction of events that will

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Laguna Shores Construction Project Well Underway

Drive out towards Flour Bluff these days and you see construction and detour signs detailing the route around the construction that is taking place along Laguna Shores Parkway. What might seem like a burden to some is really a welcome relief to others and it was no easy feat getting to where the project is today.  Back in September Corpus

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Delta makes landfall as a Cat Two Storm

Hurricane Delta just made landfall Friday evening near Creole, Louisiana with 100 mph winds. Creole is just 13 miles east of where Hurricane Laura made landfall in August. Hurricane Delta has now become the season’s 10th named storm to make landfall in the United States, breaking the record set in 1919 and is the 4th landfall in Louisiana and the

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Texas prepares for Hurricane Laura ahead of landfall later this week

As Marco continues to cling to life some residents along the Texas Gulf Coast are making preparations for what could be a major hurricane later in the week. The threat that Laura is posing to the Texas Gulf Coast has even caused some leaders to call for evacuation orders. The City of Galveston Mayor Pro Tem Craig Brown has issued

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City to provide sandbags

The city of Corpus Christi is planning and helping you prepare for the possibility of tropical weather. City crews have been working to fill sandbags which will be provided to the public free of charge if the need arises. The city says that they have already prepared 6,000 sandbags and will be ready to distribute on Monday morning if needed.

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Thursday Weather Talk

Happy Thursday afternoon!  Have you noticed how warm it is outside? It is pretty typical for this time of year and with a ridge of subtropical high pressure across West Texas slowly inches its way northward, we will see that easterly flow begin to increase the chances of showers across the Coastal Bend on Friday. As I am putting this

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