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  • ThomasRMartinez

    On Tap for Friday

    By ThomasRMartinez in Easy writer

    Well, it's Thursday. There's always that going for us. We have another solid lineup of stories for Friday. Our A1 package will be on the Bruce Ure scheduling hearing/city officials subpoenaed story. Our photographer Frank Tilley will be there to ...

  • ThomasRMartinez

    On Tap for Thursday

    By ThomasRMartinez in Easy writer

    Hello. Happy hump day. We have a solid lineup for Thursday's paper. Our A1 centerpiece will be a story about the new Brackenridge Event Center in Edna. As of right now, we have two other strong news stories to round ...

  • ThomasRMartinez

    On Tap for Wednesday

    By ThomasRMartinez in Easy writer

    Happy Tuesday. Here's what we're working on for Wednesday morning: Who is the Crossroads Most Powerful No. 8? Find out for sure on Wednesday, but here's a hint. This person has these things on his desk: “Forbes,” a can of ...

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    Saving a (dog's) life?

    By ThomasRMartinez in Easy writer

    So, public service editor Gabe Semenza and I were out chasing the severe weather when we came across something unusual. Or maybe not. We were trying to get a video shot of the Guadalupe River off of Fox Road when ...

  • ThomasRMartinez

    On tap for Tuesday

    By ThomasRMartinez in Easy writer

    Here in the newsroom we're working on various stories this week. For Tuesday, we're looking at covering the crime victims ceremony for our main package on A1. Other A1 possibilities include coverage of the special Victoria city council meeting, the ...

  • ThomasRMartinez

    The Fatal Funnel

    By ThomasRMartinez in Easy writer

    Next Sunday (April 26) we bring you another installment, the 12th, of our top-notch series, the Fatal Funnel. Reporter Gabe Semenza highlights three people who had the power to open those suffocating trailer doors and maybe save 19 lives. For ...

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    Candidates on video

    By ThomasRMartinez in Easy writer

    We've been broadcasting the interviews of city council candidates with the Advocate's editorial board in the past week. While we don't do endorsements for these races, we think it's important to get to know the candidates, and for the community ...