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Ladybirds basketball off to 2-0 start

The El Campo Ladybirds basketball is off to the races with a 2-0 start. The Ladybirds opened the season with a road win over Industrial and then a big home win over Bellville this past Tuesday. "All and all, I'm very happy with the 2-0 start. I hope we can keep going and push forward," Head Coach Ga

EL CAMPO LEADER-NEWS - 2017-11-18 11:00:00

Mauldine Lamar (Stuessel) Schubert

Mauldine Lamar (Stuessel) Schubert, 81, of Sealy, Texas, passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at her home. She was born Nov. 4, 1935, in Cat Spring, Texas, the daughter of Theodore Ted and Annie (Bender) Stuessel. Mauldine grew up and attended schools in the Cat Spring area, graduating from Sealy Hig

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Program seeks to train residents in CPR

The American Heart Association is seeking to train residents in northwest Harris County how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation through its Anytime CPR program. The Tomball Regional Health Foundation gifted the association approximately $87,000 as part of a grant train 3,000 residents how to pe


FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fears

In this Nov. 17, 2017, photo, the cover page of a FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is photographed in Washington. The report is stirring fears of a return to practices of the Civil Rights era, when the agency notoriously spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws.

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-18 16:24:51

Trump administration takes a step toward closing PLO office

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press Updated 2:35 am, Saturday, November 18, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration has put the Palestinians on notice that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they've entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, pot

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-18 08:33:00

Navy issues apology for giant sky penis

A pilot took liberty with his flight pattern Thursday and left behind a giant penis in the sky over Okanogan County, Washington. The Navy issued an apology after several tweets and videos showing the phallic design went viral. "The Navy holds its aircrew to the highest standards, and we find this

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-11-17 19:27:11

Tax overhaul faces tough Senate battle

WASHINGTON - A tax overhaul passed by the U.S. House could face thorny problems in the Senate. The Senate is expected to take up the tax bill when it returns from the Thanksgiving holiday. The House passed the bill last Thursday on a 227-205 party-line vote. It would be the biggest revamping of the

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-11-18 18:00:00

Five elected to EDF board

Five directors have been elected to the Brenham Economic Development Foundation board. Three current directors were re-elected to serve another term: Tee Dippel of Brenham National Bank, Mike Hopkins Jr. of Mike Hopkins Distributing Company and Barney Loesch of Thrivent Financial. Two newcomers to t

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-11-18 17:57:00

Job totals rise across Mid-Hudson, Catskills

Almost all the counties in the Mid-Hudson and Catskills experienced solid job growth during the 12-month period ending Oct. 31, new state statistics show. Ulster County added 600 nonfarm jobs, a gain of 1 percent, during the period, while the Dutchess-Putnam Metropolitan Division, which comprises al


Man sentenced in fatal drunk-driving crash

KINGSTON - A Town of Saugerties man was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison Thursday in Ulster County Court, following his guilty plea for a drunk-driving crash on Route 32 that killed his passenger. When he pleaded guilty Nov. 2, John Playford, 22, admitted he caused Jacob Sweeney's death Jan.

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-18 02:00:29

History resurfaced: Film tells story of Great Sacandaga Lake

Charlie Kraebel -- ckraebel@digitalfirstmedia.com The Conklingville Dam is shown facing the Stewart's Bridge Reservoir in Hadley, which eventually empties into Sacandaga River and then flows into the Hudson River. By Paul Post, The Saratogian EDINBURG, N.Y. >> Centuries of local history, along w

SARATOGIAN - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

Green, sustainable drives inventors

Nachman Kaul-Seidman flipped a switch and his invention clicked and hummed away, etching an image on a sheet of paper. The X-Y Plotter is a printer - a mishmash of hardware - based off a salvaged inkjet printer and topped off with wires and a Raspberry Pi, built around the theme of repurposing. MINI

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-18 20:51:49

Mid-Hudson Civic Center still helping displaced Poughkeepsie apartment residents

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> When an electrical fire forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents of the Rip Van Winkle Apartments in the City of Poughkeepsie late last month, many were housed at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center. On Friday, community leaders gathered to tout the success of the instant relief

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

Mid-Hudson economy has rebounded, state comptroller says

MONTGOMERY, N.Y. >> All the signs of a healthy economy are present in the Mid-Hudson Valley, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said. DiNapoli told members of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce on Friday that employment is up, unemployment is down, sales tax revenues have increased and home sales

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

Saugerties school district to begin prekindergarten in January

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. >> A $161,682 state Education Department grant will help pay the cost of full-day prekindergarten classes expected to begin Jan. 8, 2018, school district officials said. At a Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Superintendent Seth Turner said the district plan is to begin the progra

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

Editorials: Long story short

Faso and Stefanik finally standing up to Trump? Finally, the two Republican members of Congress who represent parts of the Capital Region oppose a Trump deal. U.S. Reps. John Faso of Kinderhook and Elise Stefanik of Willsboro voted against the GOP tax plan, which would, among other things, end the d

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-18 17:53:45

Families grieve for 2 young men apparently murdered by MS-13 gang

Pallbearers carry the coffin of Javier Castillo, 16, of Central Islip, from St. John of God Roman Catholic Church in Cental Islip, on Nov. 9, 2017. Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz Kerin Pineda and Javier Castillo were just children when they left their home years ago, running from MS-13 and the g

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 11:00:00

Stolen Car Backs Into 2 Officers During Traffic Stop: Police

A man on Long Island drove a stolen car into police officers, throwing one of them to the ground, police said Saturday. Markus Mcintyre, 25, of Hempstead, was charged with assaulting a police officer among other charges, Nassau County police said. His passenger, Kevin Curry, 27, was charged with re

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-18 13:32:17

Long Island hires and promotions: Lindsay Ragona, CN Guidance and Counseling Services

Lindsay Ragona of East Islip, quality improvement coordinator at CN Guidance and Counseling Services in Hicksville, has been promoted to program director.BOARDS Dr. Harris Nagler of Manhattan, who is with the Smith Institute for Urology in Lake Success and Manhattan, has been named president of the

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 13:08:59

Officials to try to herd humpback whale out of Reynolds Channel

The Atlantic Marine Conservation Society said Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, it plans to coordinate an effort to herd a subadult humpback whale out of Reynolds Channel on Saturday. Photo Credit: Atlantic Marine Conservation Society A lasso-less marine flotilla aims to mimic cattle herders and gently her

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 10:00:00