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Premont Veterans Association hosts Fourth of July festivities

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — It was a celebration, Saturday morning, in Premont as the Veterans Associations came together for their annual Fourth of July celebration. The festivities kicked off at 9 a.m. and the Grand Parade followed shortly after at 10 a.m. 102-year-old Veteran Mr. Herrera was the Grand Marshall of the parade.
PREMONT, TX
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OUR VOICES: Reflections on America’s Independence Observance

Dr. John E. Warren, Publisher, The San Diego Voice and Viewpoint. Because of where America stands today on the ever present issue of race, the following reflections are offered from the first two paragraphs of the Declaration of Independence, signed July 4, 1776. First, the Preamble, which has much bearing on where we stand today as a nation:
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Today’s Talkers: New baby aardvark, Cruise ship betting, Prince William turns 40

HOUSTON (CW39) From baby animals to a milestone birthdays for a royal, we’ve got today’s talkers covered. We’re told the aardvark cub is doing well and developing quickly. The female cub was born May 10 and will nurse from her mother, Zola, for about six months. It’s the zoo’s first first aardvark birth in nearly four decades — so it’s a pretty big deal. Zookeepers say she’s very active and has tripled in size in just five weeks. Now she doesn’t have a name yet, and you won’t be able to see her for about two more months.
HOUSTON, TX
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You Can Get Free Beer At SeaWorld and Busch Gardens This Summer

Endless roller coaster lines, blistering summer heat and massive crowds can make a summer theme park trip less than enjoyable. Busch Gardens and SeaWorld are teaming up this summer with an offer that might make the day trip just a little bit sweeter. For this summer only, both parks are...
WILLIAMSBURG, VA
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Dog tests positive for meth after walk

SAN DIEGO (KFMB) - Roger Dunn knew something was wrong after his 3-year-old dog, Zelda, started acting strange after their walk around the neighborhood. Zelda usually has lots of energy and walks up to six miles a day. Sunday’s walk was nothing out of the ordinary, but how she acted afterwards was.
SAN DIEGO, TX
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WATCH: Pelican Blocks Plane's Path for Takeoff at San Diego Airport

Passengers on a Horizon Airlines flight bound for Everett, Washington, had to spend a few extra minutes on the ground at San Diego International Airport Thursday afternoon. The flight, which departed its gate six minutes ahead of schedule, was forced to stop on its taxiway due to an unexpected visitor in its path.
EVERETT, WA
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SeaWorld celebrates World Penguin Day

ORLANDO, Florida –SeaWorld celebrates World Penguin Day, an annual observance to encourage learning more about this species and their environment, on Monday. Did you know that penguins are the second most endangered seabird with 13 of the 18 species of penguin facing some level of threat concern?. "Dedicated to...
SAN DIEGO, TX
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Veterinary science program offered for youth April 18 at Hebbronville

Registration is now open for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Veterinary Science Certificate Program and East Foundation Animal Science Instructional Course to be held April 18 at the San Antonio Viejo Ranch near Hebbronville. The program will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is designed for youth...
HEBBRONVILLE, TX
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Sesame Street theme park to open in San Diego next month

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Sesame Street theme park is set to open next month in San Diego. Officials on Wednesday announced the opening of the first Sesame Street theme park on the West Coast. It will feature Big Bird’s Beach, Oscar’s Rotten Rafts, and a Cookie-Monster Tower, among other attractions. The nonprofit organization, Sesame Workshop teamed up with SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment on the year-round, 17-acre Sesame Place San Diego theme park. It will open on March 26 to season pass holders. It is the latest move by SeaWorld to move away from live animal shows. Pre-opening season passes are on sale for $129.
SAN DIEGO, TX
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