BBB Offers Tips to Protect Against Would-Be Scrap Metal Thieves
VICTORIA, Texas — Copper thieves can wreak havoc on a home or business, dismantling air conditioning units, plumbing and more in hopes of getting scrap to sell. With the cost of scrap metal increasing, Better Business Bureau warns consumers and business owners to take precautions.
Copper thieves have cost residents and businesses thousands of dollars and created an additional challenge for law enforcement, since stolen scrap metal is difficult to track.
Victoria Crime Stoppers and the Victoria Police Department need your help to identify the person responsible for a robbery.
On the morning of July 17, the owner of a business the 700 block of South Delmar entered his shop to find a unknown Hispanic Male stealing property. After the owner confronted the male he was pushed to the ground
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GPS Navigators vs. GPS Smartphone Apps
Most modern smartphones have built-in maps and GPS units. But those built-in apps don't give turn-by-turn audio directions, like those you may be used to from a dedicated GPS. You can buy apps that give turn by turn directions, but they tend to be expensive, and require up-front costs or monthly subscription fees. (Mapquest is a notable exception; it's free for iPhone, BlackBerry and Android.)
In case you didn’t know from the 100 degree temperatures, it’s Summer time!! For me that means all 3 of my children are at home, for the most part, 24 hours a day. This can be good and bad.
Some of the things I love about Summer include staying in bed until after 8 a.m. Granted, I usually don’t sleep past 6:30, but I do get to lie in bed and snuggle with my babies and try to catch an extra 10 minutes of sleep while they watch cartoons! I also love going swimming. It’s one of the only ways to let the kids expend some major energy while keeping cool and it also usually also guarantees a really good naptime!
If you use Outlook and have been running into the problem of sending emails, such as it goes into the outbox and just sits there.
To get it to "leave the premises," you have to open up the Outbox folder and click Send again. From what I seen and heard this is a rather common problem and can have several different causes. Here are some things to try if your “sent mail” is getting stuck in the outbox (depending on the version of Outlook you're using, these may vary):
Tuesday, May 31, 2011, the Victoria Chamber of Commerce notified the City of Victoria that they will not seek to renew their contract with the city for management of the Victoria Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
Toilet paper - It is amazing how little things can just ruin your day and get under your skin. The wind came through the open window on another wonderful spring day. Heck, the only thing missing were the birds singing me a song
]No celebration of Cinco de Mayo is complete without a piñata. After all, what's more entertaining than blindfolded partygoers attacking a sweets-filled papier-mâché figure with a bat? In the gallery above, check out some of the craziest piñatas from craft site Etsy.
Cinco de Mayo is not widely celebrated in Mexico, but is huge in the United States, truly making it a Mexican-American holiday. There are more than 31 million Mexican-Americans living in the United States, a substantial and strong part of the fabric of the US. Here's a quick look at five famous Mexican-Americans:
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