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Friday Sep 12 | AccuWeather.com

Texas Communities Relieved as Season Change Triggers Migration for Nuisance Birds

The destinations to which certain birds will travel and the specific timing of their southward departures may differ, but the migration period has begun. In Houston, the birds annually take over a local park for their spring and summer home, causing one section of it to be closed to the public, ABC 13 in Houston reported.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Oklahoma, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Texas Rangers

Jones honored with Bronze Star

Before Thursday's game with the Angels, bench coach Bobby Jones was formally awarded his Bronze Star for his service in Vietnam. Jones, who is in his 40th season as a player, Minor League manager and coach in the Rangers organization, is a U.S. Army veteran who served 14 months in Vietnam, from December 1969 to February 1971.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Air Force, Sports, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball

KAUZ

SAFB Hosts Memorial Service

On Thursday, the Sheppard Air Force Base hosted a memorial service to remember and honor those lost 13 years ago during the attacks of September 11. Mayors, airmen, fire and police chiefs of many Texoma towns gathered at Sheppard Air Force Base to show their respect. The service began at 7:40 a.m., which was the same time as other memorials held across the nation.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

KAUZ

Preliminary Report Released On Plane Crash in Abilene

We're learning more about a deadly plane crash in Abilene that claimed the life of a former Sheppard Air Force Base pilot. A new report reveals the plane had some type of a problem that forced the pilot, Rick Shafer, to contact the control tower about an emergency.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Former Sheppard AFB T-38 instructor, brother killed in plane crash

A former instructor at Sheppard Air Force Base and his brother were killed in a Sunday evening plane crash near Abilene Regional Airport.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Dyess Air Force Base, Air Accidents, Abilene, TX

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KAUZ

West Nile Worries

The mosquitoes were collected on August 19th as part of the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District's mosquito surveillance program, and were found on the north side of Wichita Falls near Sheppard Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Wichita Falls, TX, Wichita County, TX, US Military, US Air Force, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Air Force Times

'Mystery patients' evaluate medical staff

A resident physician at Scott Air Force Base checks a patient's eyes in this file photo.

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Related Topix: US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, Beale Air Force Base, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Offutt Air Force Base

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KAUZ

SAFB Honors Fallen Pilot

Sheppard Air Force Base honored a fallen pilot Wednesday morning. The base honored Lieutenant Marco Tosi by naming a road on the base after him.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Dallas Morning News

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The founder of Geary, Porter & Donovan PC went before a jury in Denton County and won $309,000 for his client in a state property condemnation case.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Vicki R. Westbrook Martin

Vicki Ruth Westbrook Martin, age 70, died peacefully at her home in Athens, Texas, on August 26, 2014 surrounded by family.

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Related Topix: Texas, Athens, TX, Texas State University, Texas City, TX, US Military, US Air Force

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