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Students set sail with Capt. Whitney Curry and her crew on the Texas Floating Classroom. The 90-minute boat tour allows students to learn about the San Antonio Bay by catching, touching and seeing the various marine life within the waters.

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A 35-year-old Victoria man was arrested Tuesday afternoon at a home in the 100 block of South Ben Jordan Street on suspicion of possession of illegal narcotics with intent to deliver. 

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The Victoria school board will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Administration Building Board Room, located at 102 Profit Dr.

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Victoria Regional Airport commissioners on Tuesday discussed an airport system in need of replacing and efforts to address noncompliant property leases in order to bring the airport into good standing with the Federal Aviation Administration.

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The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a low-pressure system near the Yucatan Peninsula as a potential tropical cyclone, according to an update from the National Weather Service in Corpus Christi.

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Although an estimated 90% of public schools in the U.S. practice active shooter drills, there’s little standard protocol across the country.

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At least once a year, students in Victoria public schools practice what they would do if there were a gunman on campus.

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Retired Lt. Colonel Allen West signed copies of his book, “Hold Texas, Hold the Nation,” at a luncheon at Bayside Seafood Restaurant in Victoria on Saturday. West is a former U.S. congressman and a Fox News contributor.

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With the fall come pumpkins and jack-o’-lanterns, which can be any size, shape or color. They can also be scary, funny or scenic.

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Editor’s Note: Gushers and Dusters is compiled from reports filed by oil and gas operators with the Texas Railroad Commission in Austin. The Advocate does not independently verify the information reported.

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This is a listing of building permits issued by the city of Victoria from Oct. 3 to 9 for new commercial, commercial remodeling, new residential construction and manufactured homes.

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CUERO – Seeking a victory after his loss in hometown of Worthington, Minn., Paycheck the turkey galloped toward the finish line and gobbled up Ruby Begonia’s chance of a second triumph.

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University of Houston-Victoria students pick up trash in September during a beach cleanup trip to Mustang Island near Port Aransas. Twenty-five students spent the morning picking up trash along the beach, then spent time relaxing in the sun and surf. Some community members saw the students c…

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