Woman eyed immigrants for clients
As immigrants waited in South Texas detention centers to get legal help, a Boerne woman says she trolled the centers to round up clients for three immigration lawyers and eventually for herself, keeping a cut of attorneys fees in an illegal practice that went on for two years, court records show.
TxDOT road report for week of Nov. 23
Here’s a look at road work planned this week across Northeast Texas by the Texas Department of Transportation:
LISD reports bullying cases
LISD officials reported 79 cases of bullying for the month of October while showing a high number of attendance visits, which show the number of times a student received counseling for chronic absences.
‘Nut’ tickets on sale
Make this holiday season extra special by taking in a performance of Peter Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at Texas A&M International University on Thursday, Dec. 4 through Sunday, Dec. 7 at the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Theatre.
UISD to purchase land
UISD trustees voted to enter into a purchase and sale agreement for the purchase of a tract in the Lomas del Sur Subdivision on Wednesday evening.
Donate today for holiday food drive
Today is donation day for the 30th annual Thanksgiving Food Drive in Longview.
Singing and composing
A Laredo woman who began singing in childhood almost achieved a goal recently — she reached the quarterfinals of “Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento!” — A talent competition broadcast by Estrella TV, based in Los Angeles.
Nonprofit’s goal is to help supply medication
Assisting the needy with their medication is the goal of a nonprofit that supplies drugs, either generic or branded, at a low cost for up to six months.
Radio announcer wins award
A local radio announcer was awarded the Premio Nacional de Locución 2014 (National Announcers Award 2014) by the Asociación Nacional de Locutores de México, A.C., in the Social Content category.
Today in History for Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
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■ On Nov. 24, 1944, during World War II, U.S. bombers based on Saipan attacked Tokyo in the first raid against the Japanese capital by land-based planes.
■ In 1784, Zachary Taylor, the 12th president of the United States, was born in Orange County, Virginia.
■ In 1859, British naturalist Charles Darwin published “On the Origin of Species,” which explained his theory of evolution by means of natural selection.
■ In 1864, French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was born in Albi.
Longview road report for the week of Nov. 23
The city of Longview has scheduled the following projects that may affect traffic this week across the city:
Students statewide struggling with higher math standards
In homes across Texas, parents say their children are in tears over math homework.
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