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Premont's beauty salon spans seven decades

Stepping inside Bertha Ortiz's beauty salon off West Main Street in this tiny South Texas town is like time traveling to the mid 1960s when the shop was new.


TAMUCC gains new engagement director

Engaging the community and alumni will be key for a recently named director at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.


Doctor's ties to drug makers questioned

Sales of new anticoagulant drugs are booming, thanks to their convenience — but thanks also to new guidelines that call for doctors to prescribe them and a new scale that greatly expands the pool of potential patients.


Woman killed in crash on FM 655

A local woman was killed in a wreck near HALO-Flight headquarters on Sunday.


NSA will stop looking at old phone records

The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop using millions of American calling records it collected under a controversial program leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowden.


Cycling plans take shape amid debate

The Metropolitan Planning Organization is in the process of developing a bike plan intended to promote safety and connectivity.


Fewer landlords accept Section 8 vouchers

Fewer choices mean families spend more time searching for housing, sometimes ending up in the worst parts of the city, experts say.


Open lot on SPID generates buzz

The Retail Connection, a Dallas-based brokerage and marketing firm, put up a billboard on the property at Rodd Field Road earlier this month.


Police seek man accused of theft

Corpus Christi police released camera surveillance images Saturday of a man they believe stole equipment from an auto service shop July 23.


Section 8 voucher applications show housing need

More than 47,000 applications for subsidized housing were reportedly filed with the Corpus Christi Housing Authority through its online system.


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