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By Tara Bozick, Victoria Advocate, Texas Aug. 6--A nuclear plant wouldn't come to town without the assurance of a water supply, Exelon Nuclear staffers said. But that didn't stop residents from asking who would pay in the event of a worst-case scenario drought.
By Rubi Reyes, Victoria Advocate, Texas Jul. 29--Substitute teacher Roxanne Torres is getting a little help in her quest to become a teacher.
By David Tewes, Victoria Advocate, Texas Jul. 29--Victoria County could be involved in a power struggle by the end of the year. But officials said it's a struggle that will only benefit the taxpayers by cutting the county's cost for electricity to power county buildings.
By David Tewes, Victoria Advocate, Texas Jul. 29--There was no fanfare Monday when the commissioners court approved plans to seek bids to replace water and sewer lines at Victoria's airport. But County Judge Don Pozzi said it was a step in preparing for growth at the Victoria Regional Airport.
By David Tewes, Victoria Advocate, Texas Jul. 25--Victoria's air traffic controllers are ready to take on the dual role of guiding aircraft near the airport while keeping an eye on the weather.
By Victoria Advocate, Texas Jul. 22--With an update due at 4 p.m. by the National Weather Service but in advance of the Tropical Storm Dolly Gov. Rick Perry has issued a disaster declaration for 14 South Texas counties according to a news release.
By Tara Bozick, Victoria Advocate, Texas Jul. 22--REFUGIO --The 3,400-acre ranch never received this much attention.
By David Tewes, Victoria Advocate, Texas Jul. 15--A three-county effort to get grant money to study damaging and prolonged flooding on the Guadalupe River drew support Monday. "I believe this fresh look into this will be refreshing," said community activist Kenneth Schustereit.
By Jim Bishop, Victoria Advocate, Texas Jul. 13--Ah, how skillful grows the hand that obeyeth love's command! ...And he who followeth love's behest far excelleth all the rest. I have to go back a long way to recall the first time I met Dr. Michael DeBakey.
- An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.