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Texas Judge Arrested for DWI

Late Saturday night, Nora Longoria, a justice with the 13th Court of Appeals in McAllen was arrested and charged with suspicion of DWI. 

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Specialty Plates Drive $25M to Texas General Revenue

The state’s specialty license plate vendor, License Plates of Texas, LLC, operating as MyPlates.com has met its current contract $25,000,000 revenue obligation to the State of Texas, four months ahead of schedule.

In November 2009, My Plates was awarded a contract by TxDMV to market and sell specialty plates. The contract was authorized by the Texas legislature as a way to raise money for state services at no cost to taxpayers and guaranteed the state a return of $25M over five years.

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TX Water Development Board Seeks Public Input

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) will be holding Board work sessions around the state over the next two months to solicit comments on draft rules for the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) and the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas (SWIRFT). The draft rules establish prioritization criteria for projects seeking financial assistance from the TWDB.

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Elderly Houston Woman Douses Robber with Boiling Water

"What kind of momma you got that raised you up like this?"

Those were the words spoken by 83 year old Lillie McClendon when she was confronted by an intruder in her central Houston home. 

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Victoria Advocate
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Miss Rodeo Texas Teen From Inez

KIXS 108 is always happy to see the youth in our area achieve their goals.

McKenna Greene, 16, of Inez, won the title of 2014 Miss Rodeo Texas Teen in San Antonio on June 26. She received a $3,500 scholarship, trophy saddle, trophy buckle, mohair jacket, luggage and other prizes.

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Police Say Texas Mom Drove Home Drunk With 6 Kids On Top Of Her Car – VIDEO

A mother from Crowley, Texas, is in jail now after allegedly driving home from a pool party intoxicated. But wait, this gets worse! Not only did she drive home drunk, but police said she drove with 6 kids on top of her car.

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Photo courtesy of KAVU; Facebook
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Victoria Police Officers’ Kindness Goes Viral

Photos and/or videos of police officers "go viral" just about every day; often, it has something to do with cops behaving badly. However, in the case of two of Victoria's finest--Senior Officer Bryan Knief and Cadet Officer Anthony Vacarro--they're getting national attention for doing a good deed.

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Victoria Resident Wins Community Service Award

American Military University (AMU) has recognized alumnus Gilbert Ramon of Victoria, Texas, with a 2014 Alumni Community Service Award for his professional accomplishments, community engagement, and service to the university.

Ramon completed his Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security at AMU in 2009. He has been involved in community service since 1990 and is active in The Boys and Girls Clubs, as a volunteer in his church, and as a

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Winning Lottery Ticket Purchased in Moulton

Here we go again... another multi-million dollar lottery winner in our area... but nobody knows who it is. If you remember, there was recently a winning ticket sold in Cuero. At last report, the winner had not come forward.

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New Boating Rules Effective July 1

Beginning July 1, boaters must drain all water from their boat and on-board receptacles before leaving or approaching a body of fresh water anywhere in Texas.

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Electric Companies Say Beware of Scammers

Another day, another way that scammers are attempting to rip you off! Read up on the latest methods thieves are using to steal your personal information and use it fraudulently. It involves you getting a phone call telling you that your power is about to be cut off...don't fall for it!

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TX DMV: Your Windshield View Will Soon Be Clearer

I've lived in California (my birth state--please don't hold that against me!), Tennessee, and Arkansas before I moved to Texas in June of 2012. In all of those other states, you got your vehicle inspected as required by the state; then you took the piece of paper that showed your vehicle passed inspection to the DMV office, and they gave you a little sticker to put on the designated corner of your license plate. You were now good for a year. Well, when I got to Texas, I found out the process is a little more involved, and not one, but TWO stickers go on your windshield, not your plate. Now, that's about to change.

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