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On a recent morning at Target in Victoria, individual customers and families filed into the store, all of whom were wearing masks. They were greeted by the smiling eyes of a masked employee who disinfected shopping cart handles and counted customers to ensure the store did not go over 50% capacity.

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At a time when businesses and organizations are slowing down because of the pandemic, artists are finding more time to practice their craft. The Nave Museum is helping the Crossroads’ young artists leverage their down time with free online art classes and supplies.

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If you’ve driven by the Dr. Pattie Dodson Public Health Center parking lot on a recent Saturday, you undoubtedly witnessed a bustling scene. The Victoria Farmers’ Market has seen an increase in business since the pandemic hit because of the perceived safety of the outdoor setting and the sho…

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“I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. … It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forwa…

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Alex McCaskill, 16, a sophomore at Goliad High School, is helping to save the Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles for his final project to become an Eagle Scout.

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For more than two weeks, protests of all sizes have formed across the nation seeking justice for the death of George Floyd and countless others who have died at the hands of the police.

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Think picnic blankets, ice coolers and low lawn chairs spread out across a grassy hillside. Now imagine the stars that shine as the sun sets. When the hot days in Victoria cool to thick, sultry evenings in late July, Theatre Victoria will take the stage outdoors in Ethel Lee Tracy Park to pr…

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A significant milestone in our experience with COVID-19 was reached at the end of May: The United States surpassed 100,000 deaths related to the virus.

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What started with the tragic death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police turned into mayhem and madness as protests morphed last week into riots and looting in cities across the country.

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Though the 2020 census has been overlooked because of the urgency of the pandemic, everyone should take the time to respond because we all count now more than ever.

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