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Stealing an Aggie’s class ring and other Texas crimes that are worse than they sound
mysanantonio.com / Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:14:00 UT

Earlier this month, a Bryan man was arrested and charged with stealing the Texas A&M class ring of his employer.  While, if found guilty the man could face anywhere from 180 days to 2 years in jail for felony theft, somehow the punishment doesn't just doesn't sound severe enough for such a heinous Texas crime. Stealing an Aggie's ring? Who would do such a horrible thing?

Test shows mixed results
LMTonline.com / Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:17:38 -0600
LISD’s middle schools showed mixed results on the second administered curriculum-based assessments, or CBAs.

Goodwill workers find cremated remains in donation
mysanantonio.com / Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:41:30 UT
(AP) — Two boxes of cremated human remains mistakenly included among household items donated to an Indiana Goodwill have been reunited with the deceased's next of kin, police said. Goodwill employees sorting through donated items Friday found two small, white boxes filled with cremains, Lafayette police Sgt. Grant Snyder told the Journal & Courier (http://on.jconline.com/12WHcXY ).

Incentive program likely
LMTonline.com / Wed, 10 Dec 2014 06:05:23 -0600
UISD, the city’s biggest employer, will likely once again offer incentives for full-time employees who give the district early notice of their plans to resign or retire.

Victim recounts Southern California shark attack
mysanantonio.com / Sun, 6 Jul 2014 17:01:44 UT
(AP) — A man who was attacked by a great white shark off a Southern California beach is describing how quickly a routine swim turned into a bloody nightmare. Witnesses said the shark had been hooked by a fisherman on a nearby pier and was thrashing in the water for more than 30 minutes before biting Robles about 300 yards off shore.

Robotics team awarded
LMTonline.com / Mon, 15 Dec 2014 03:36:00 -0600
A robotics team from a local high school took home several awards recently at a competition held in Garland, located northeast of Dallas.

Health insurance options
LMTonline.com / Sat, 13 Dec 2014 11:59:50 -0600
New choices and more competition in the Health Insurance Marketplace are giving Texas consumers affordable options during Open Enrollment this year, and the majority of returning consumers who shop can save money on premiums, according to a report recently released by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Associate: Tommy Ramone, last of the Ramones, dies
mysanantonio.com / Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:47:56 UT
The band influenced a generation of rockers, and their hit songs "I Wanna Be Sedated," and "Blitzkrieg Bop," among others, earned them an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. Clad in leather jackets and long black mops of hair, the group of motley misfits started out in legendary New York clubs like CBGB and Max's Kansas City, where they blasted their rapid-fire songs. Since its debut album in 1976, the band struggled for commercial success, but they left a formidable imprint on the rock genre. The Ramones' best-known songs reflected their twisted teen years in Queens: Beat on the Brat, ''Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue, ''Teenage Lobotomy, ''Sheena Is a Punk Rocker.

Hainds’ odyssey
LMTonline.com / Fri, 12 Dec 2014 03:50:13 -0600
Two men have embarked on a unique journey to complete their personal projects.

City hosting Paisano Rest Stop
LMTonline.com / Fri, 12 Dec 2014 03:50:13 -0600
For the past 16 years, the City of Laredo has hosted a Paisano Rest Stop to help Mexican citizens returning home from throughout the U.S. have a smoother experience as they head home for the holidays.

Tijerina shares his vision
LMTonline.com / Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:28:27 -0600
Webb County Judge Elect Tano Tijerina shared his vision for Laredo with business and city leaders Thursday, and named growing local businesses as one of his priorities when he enters office in January.

Lessons from Rockefeller’s US Senate farewell address
LMTonline.com / Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:17:38 -0600
Spending hours over the weekend trying to make sense of recent City Hall images and sounds, we could not help but think of that Sunday, Dec. 7. It was Pearl Harbor Day.

H-E-B donates to Blue Santa
LMTonline.com / Wed, 10 Dec 2014 06:34:31 -0600
H-E-B presented a donation Tuesday to Laredo Police Department’s Blue Santa charity program.

Man in federal custody, charged with sexual assault on flight from Japan
mysanantonio.com / Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:02:00 UT

A Japanese citizen is accused of sexually assaulting a woman sitting next to him on a flight from Japan to Houston.

Mitsuaki Takahashi, 36, was a passenger on a United Airlines flight from Narita, Japan, to Houston, on Aug. 20. He was seated next to a 21-year-old woman, also a Japanese citizen, according to court documents.

TAMIU honored for civic work
LMTonline.com / Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:17:02 -0600
For the first time in its history, Texas A&M International University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes the important role universities play in solving community problems through meaningful and measureable student civic engagement in the community.

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