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  1. Storm system brings tornadoes, flooding to parts of TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Residents of San Jacinto County, Texas, north of Houston say powerful winds tore through on Wednesday, tearing roofs off houses and knocking down trees. Houston area residents were warned to avoid flooded roads as storms moved through.

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  2. Frustrated Gulf Coast homeowners call for end to Texas Windstorm InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Barbie Ann King, a volunteer from Pennsylvania, tosses damaged roof shingles into a wheelbarrow at a home on Corpus Christi Street in Rockport. King was part of a group of volunteers from an out-of-state nonprofit called Community Aid Relief Effort.

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  3. Retirement: Week 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    As most of you know, I'm really way past week 16 of my retirement. I've been retired almost seven months but life always has a way of throwing obstacles your way which has hindered my writing somewhat.

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  4. Tourists return to area ravaged by hurricane 7 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    The event was canceled this year because of Hurricane Harvey. "These guys were on the verge of extinction, so we're really lucky to see them," Jeff Culler said about the grus americana.

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  5. Texas Tribune hosts luncheon, conversation with 4 mayors 28 minutes...Read the original story

    Oct 16, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    Join Texas Tribune CEO, Evan Smith, for a panel discussion with four mayors of Texas Gulf Coast communities affected by Hurricane Harvey from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex, 7403 Lone Tree Road. The program will include lunch and a conversation with four area mayors on how they weathered the storm and what is ahead for the region.

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  6. Thumbs-up, thumbs-down; it's your choice 49 minutes ago THUMBS-UP...Read the original story

    Sep 22, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    Thumbs-up to hummingbirds. An easy to make, inexpensive "nectar" for filling hummingbird feeders can be made by stirring 1/3 cup of white sugar into 1 cup of boiling water and then adding a couple of ice cubes to cool it down before filling the feeder.

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  7. Storm a new experience for veteran coach 4 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    But he changed his mind after seeing the weather forecast the morning before the storm and headed for the house where his son Burl lives in Georgetown. "I was surprised our house wasn't damaged," he said.

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  8. 'It was like we had been bombed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    El and Bill Gibbens didn't expect Hurricane Harvey would obliterate their three-story, 3,200-square-foot vacation home on Holiday Island in Rockport. "It was like we had been bombed," said El Gibbens, 51. "If you could imagine, all the debris that is pilled up on the roads was everywhere."

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  9. News you can use 32 minutes ago If you see something missing from the ...Read the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    FEMA is recommending people apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov or call 1-800-621-3362. - FEMA Disaster Recovery Center open at Calhoun County Library, 200 W. Mahan St., Port Lavaca.

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  10. Residents still without power 2 weeks after Harvey 9 minutes ago It's ...Read the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    It's been nearly two weeks since Sheila Williams and her family have been able to sleep in their home. Williams and her family evacuated from their home on Cardinal Street off Lone Tree Road Aug. 25 before Hurricane Harvey hit.

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  11. Hurricane Harvey recap 34 minutes ago When Harvey made landfall along ...Read the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    When Harvey made landfall along the mid Texas coast, it grew rapidly from a tropical depression to a major hurricane in less than 36 hours. Harvey was born on Aug. 13 when a tropical wave came off the west coast of Africa and emerged with an area of low pressure near the Cabo Verde Islands, according to a National Weather Service summary.

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  12. Crossroads not forgotten, officials say 8 minutes ago State and...Read the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    By BY ISMAEL PEREZ and Marina Starleaf Riker - iperez@vicad.com and mriker@vicad.com Aug. 30, 2017 at 10 p.m. State and federal elected officials visited Victoria onWednesday to assure residents affected by Hurricane Harvey they have not been forgotten. Visitors included Lt.

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  13. 'We thought we were going to die' 41 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    Lucas Garcia, 60, walks out of his home in Refugio. "When it got to 3 a.m., we were all wishing we would have left," said Garcia's son-in-law.

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  14. 1 death confirmed in Rockport 17 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Austin American-Statesman reported Saturday that Aransas County Judge C.H. "Burt" Mills Jr. also says 12 to 14 people were injured by Harvey, which came ashore Friday night as a Category 4 hurricane but has since been downgraded to a tropical storm. City leaders said at a news conference that their coastal community has been turned into a debris field and that the storm damaged a school, the library and other public buildings.

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  15. Report: Rockport-Fulton High School partially destroyed 47 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Caller-Times is receiving the following report: 11 p.m.: Reports that the high school in Rockport is gone appear to have been inaccurate, according to the volunteer fire department in Rockport. "A part of the roof has caved in, but the reports that buildings have disappeared don't appear to be accurate," said Gillian Cox, the department's public information officer.

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  16. Crossroads weekly fishing report 29 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    Redfish are good under rafts of shad on topwaters. Redfish are good in the marsh on small topwaters.

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  17. Crossroads weekly fishing report 50 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    Redfish are good under rafts of shad on topwaters. Redfish are fair to good at the mouths of bayous draining from the marsh.

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  18. Crossroads weekly fishing report 50 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    Trout are good while drifting scattered shell on plastics. Trout are good at the nearshore rigs on finger mullet and croakers.

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  19. Crossroads weekly fishing report 25 minutes ago - North Sabine: Trout ...Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    Redfish are good in the cuts and drains leading to the marsh on shrimp and Gulps. - SOUTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good while drifting the reefs on live shrimp and topwaters.

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  20. Crossroads weekly fishing report 1 day, 18 hours ago - North Sabine:...Read the original story

    Jul 11, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    Redfish are fair on jigs tipped with shrimp around marsh drains. Some birds have worked over trout.

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