Free HVACR Apprenticeship Program Begins This July
May08

Free HVACR Apprenticeship Program Begins This July

Adults can get trained for a technical career by signing up for a free apprenticeship program leading to a local certificate in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) from Laredo Community College in partnership with Workforce Solutions for South Texas and Project GROW. Enrollment is currently under way for new and current LCC students, who can earn up to 12 credit hours through the apprenticeship program....

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Abstinence-Only Texas High School Hit By Chlamydia Outbreak; 1 In 15 Students Affected
May07

Abstinence-Only Texas High School Hit By Chlamydia Outbreak; 1 In 15 Students Affected

The Huffington Post An outbreak of chlamydia at a high school in Texas has forced administrators there to send a warning note home to parents. District officials confirmed to CBS7 last Friday that the Crane Independent School District has seen 20 cases of the sexually transmitted disease in its high school, adding that letters have also been sent to the district’s junior high school as a precaution. The station estimates 1 in 15...

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Shark ‘Came Out of the Water’ When It Bit Off Teen’s Arm, Witness Says
Jun15

Shark ‘Came Out of the Water’ When It Bit Off Teen’s Arm, Witness Says

ABC NEWS AP PHOTO An eyewitness described the moment when the second shark attack took place off a North Carolina beach on Sunday, describing how the shark breached the water. “He looked like he was waving at his friends,” Randy Milligan said of the unidentified 16-year-old boy who was attacked. “Then the shark just came out of the water and like you snap your fingers — bit his whole arm off.” Milligan...

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Church’s Chicken Taps TAMIU Sanchez School Business Students, Recruits Top Talent
May07

Church’s Chicken Taps TAMIU Sanchez School Business Students, Recruits Top Talent

Special to the Laredo Sun Church’s Chicken, one of the world’s leading chicken chains, is tapping Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business students for internship opportunities within the corporation. TAMIU interns were recently flown to Church’s Atlanta headquarters, where they received free room and board while garnering world-class corporate experience. Meet the TAMIU Interns Texas...

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Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use In Texas Clears House Committee
May07

Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use In Texas Clears House Committee

ABC A proposal seeking full legalization of marijuana on religious grounds has cleared an unlikely legislative hurdle. Republican state Rep. David Simpson of Longview argues marijuana comes from God and therefore shouldn’t be banned by government. The tea party stalwart has repeatedly championed what he calls the “Christian case” for legalization. Simpson’s bill languished for weeks before the House Criminal...

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Clinton Patches Up Relations With Liberals During Beginning Of Campaign
Apr20

Clinton Patches Up Relations With Liberals During Beginning Of Campaign

AP This time, Hillary Rodham Clinton wants to be on liberals’ good side. As a presidential candidate in 2008, she opposed gay marriage, equivocated on granting driver’s licenses to people who were living in the U.S. illegally and endured heavy criticism from rival Barack Obama over her stance on campaign finance. During the opening week of her second presidential campaign, Clinton showed she had retooled her positions to...

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