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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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Analysis: Abbott’s State of the State revealed just how out of touch he really is—and Texas Democrats were not much better

Texas Governor Greg Abbott de;inverted his State of the State address on Monday evening from a small business in Central Texas. He used the thirty odd minute speech to lay out priorities and emergency items that he demanded were priorities for this legislative session. He used his time to promote special interest groups like law enforcement unions, and he catered

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Is the North Beach Canal project dead?

It seems like the North Beach Canal project in Corpus Christi is dead for the moment and nobody is really certain as to what the future holds. While the threat of flooding still looms it seems that the money and overall interest in the entire project might have finally dried up instead.

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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Graduate Wins Impressive Award

Curriculum Associates has named Elizabeth Neuendorff of Onslow County Schools in Jacksonville, NC as the recipient of its 2021 Inspire Award. This recognition, which is part of the annual Extraordinary Educators program celebrating exemplar teachers around the country, is given to one district-level educator for their ability to create strong bonds with school-based teams to take the use of i-Ready

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Local food bank continues to grapple with the possibility that demand will likely increase as the community awaits clear policy decisions

Matt Pierce Briscoe Published 12/16/20 14:28pm CST Maria Valencia, 33, never once imagined that she and her husband would have to rely on a food pantry to help feed their family of 5.  Before the pandemic the Valencia family, who lives in the Corpus Christi, Texas area, were making ends meet by combining their salaries, Maria caring for the elderly

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Officials confirm that COVID-19 vaccines will arrive in Corpus Christi on Tuesday

The first doses of the newly developed and long awaited COVID-19 vaccinations are expected to arrive here in Corpus Christi on Tuesday, state of Texas health officials confirmed on Monday. On Monday 19,500 doses began arriving in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin. On Tuesday, another 75,0075 does will arrive at 19 other facilities across the state, including right here

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Analysis: District 4 Is A Big District And One Bedroom Community Seems To Feel That They Ought To Be Able To Control The Entire City—And It Looks Like They Have A Plan To Do It

I saw a post about the Island this week and it revolved around who they thought should be voted for in the D-4 council race. They claimed parts of the city see them as “island assholes.” Well, they do think that way and here’s why. The post that was emailed to me said that “Runoff elections are determined almost solely

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Coronavirus Blog: Updated

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 Public health officials in Nueces County announced 148 new cases of Coronavirus on Tuesday. They also announced 2 additional deaths, taking the death toll to 472. Local hospitalizations decreased to 132. That’s 7 less that Monday. The state numbers went through the roof on Tuesday. Department of State Health reported 13,998 new daily cases of COVID-19.That’s

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Coronavirus: New Cases Increase Across State On Saturday

State health officials reported another 7,677 new daily cases of COVID-19.  That number increased by 456 more than Friday.  The state also confirmed that there are 6,068 lab confirmed COVID-19 patients currently in Texas hospitals. That number remained close to Friday’s totals. The state also reported 111 more COVID-19 deaths on Saturday.  Locally in Nueces County the numbers remained fairly

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The Laguna Madre offers more than most people realize and a simple jot of the freeway is well worth your time.

Situated on the banks of Flour Bluff lies the Laguna Madre. It is known far and wide as a sportsman’s delight and ecologists use its hypersalinized features to study the various life forms that call the Laguna home. Researchers say that the Laguna Madre is a hypersaline lagoon is even saltier than most seawater. It remains a very unique feature

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