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  1. Candidates for District 13 state representative differ in views on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | The Victoria Advocate

    Immigration and border security are hot topics for the Republican and Democratic nominees for the District 13 seat in the state's House of Representatives. Incumbent Ben Leman , 42, of Iola, took office May 31 after winning in a special election for the office.

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  2. Sunshine required to expose shadow governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | The Victoria Advocate

    It's a shadow government that operates without any public knowledge or accountability. This isn't the stuff of black helicopters or John Grisham novels.

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  3. A sweet getaway in Round TopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Flop Houze is a little village of shipping containers that have been repurposed into individual bed and breakfast units, located about eight minutes from Round Top. Flop Houze is a little village of shipping containers that have been repurposed into individual bed and breakfast units, located about eight minutes from Round Top.

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  4. Kolkhorst appointed to statewide water advisory committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick appointed state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst to serve on a state committee that doles out funding for water infrastructure projects, the state senator's office announced in a news release Tuesday. Kolkhorst was appointed to serve on the advisory committee for the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas , more commonly known as SWIFT.

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  5. Kolkhorst names new southern district director for Victoria officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    State Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, has named Jill Fox as her southern district director, managing the lawmaker's Victoria-based office. Actively involved in the Victoria community for many years, Fox serves as president of the Victoria Junior League and is a former board member of the Museum of the Coastal Bend and the Victoria ISD Foundation.

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  6. 1 of 3 women charged in woman's hot-van death gets probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    One of three women charged in the July 2017 hot-van death of a resident at a Southeast Texas center for people with developmental disabilities has been sentenced to probation. The Brenham Banner-Press reports that Charlotte Washington was sentenced Thursday after her July 12 guilty plea to injury of a disabled person in the death of Amy Parrish.

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  7. Kolkhorst opposes Sunset Commission's proposal to close DPS offices in Lavaca, Calhoun countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst has joined fellow lawmakers in sending a strongly worded letter to the Texas Sunset Commission opposing the commission's recommendations to close 87 Department of Public Safety offices, many in rural areas across the state, including Lavaca and Calhoun counties. "The Sunset Commission's suggestion to close rural DPS offices is not the way we should find government efficiencies.

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  8. Goliad's Morris reflects on freshman year at BlinnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Former Goliad standout Roxanne Morris, middle, had 179 kills and 110 digs in 32 matches during her freshman year at Blinn College. Roxanne Morris would always receive compliments about her performance, whether it was playing volleyball, basketball or track at Goliad High school.

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  9. Maternal mortality rate in Texas actually lower than previously reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Eighteen months after the state made national news for its skyrocketing numbers, careful fact-checking has determined that inaccurate reporting on death certificates inflated the number of Texas women who died from pregnancy-related complications in 2012. With reliable data now in hand, the Texas Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force can dig in on lasting solutions aimed at the too many deaths that do occur.

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  10. Maternal mortality rate in Texas actually better than previously reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Eighteen months after the state made national news for its skyrocketing numbers, careful fact-checking has determined that inaccurate reporting on death certificates inflated the number of Texas women who died from pregnancy-related complications in 2012. With reliable data now in hand, the Texas Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force can dig in on lasting solutions aimed at the too many deaths that do occur.

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  11. East, West set to begin new season 7 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria East's Reagan Gonzalez, left, and Victoria West's Adri Hernandez battle for control of the ball during a District 27-5A game last season at Memorial Stadium. The Lady Titans and Warriors overcame a newly aligned District 27-5A, which featured Calhoun, Angleton, Rosenberg Terry, Rosenberg Lamar Consolidated and Richmond Foster.

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