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Texas lawyer arrested in Corpus Christi

2 mins ago - Paul Andrews, who practices law in Corpus Christi and San Antonio is already facing a charge of felony barratry, or illegally soliciting clients.

CPRIT probe didn’t target Gov. Rick Perry

Posted: 10:25 AM - Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s legal team made what they called “a major announcement” Thursday morning during a conference call: saying an affidavit proves an investigation into the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas, or CPRIT, did not target the governor.

Perry will tap campaign account to pay attorneys

Updated: 11:11 AM - Gov. Rick Perry, who has been using taxpayer dollars to pay his defense lawyers, will tap campaign funds from now on to compensate the attorneys who are fighting his felony indictments, his spokesman said Wednesday night.

Lawyer arrested accused of trying to have witness killed

Posted: 8:12 AM - A lawyer already facing trial in San Antonio on charges he illegally solicited personal injury cases has been arrested for what prosecutors say was an attempt to arrange the killing of a witness against him.

Texas ranks low for preventing lung cancer

Posted: 8:09 AM - Tobacco use continues to be a leading contributor to cancer and death here in Texas, but a new report out Thursday morning by the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network, a nonprofit advocacy affiliate shows Texas is a leader in the nation when it comes to preventing the disease.

Foreign Minister of Honduras visits the Valley

Updated: 08/20/2014 - Honduras Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero de Corrales met with U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar and representatives of the U.S. State Department Tuesday in McAllen, Texas to discuss steps that her country has taken to stem the flow of unaccompanied child immigrants to the United States.
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Sale of million dollar home helps homeless

Posted: 08/20/2014 - Art Burdick with Burdick Custom Homes built the exquisite single story home in his newest hill country community - Smithson Ridge in San Antonio. Back in May, it was put on the market for $1.1 million.

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