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Early Voting Begins Today in the Crossroads
Hard to believe it's already been four years since the last election.  Well the time has come once again and with the general election only 2 weeks away, early voting begins today around the country and right here in the Crossroads.
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Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature
Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for work that the Swedish Academy described as “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.”
He is the first American to win the prize since Toni Morrison in 1993, and a groundbreaking choice by the No…
UHV Receives Accolades from U.S. News & World Report
When it comes to higher education, Victoria has a lot to offer. Both Victoria College and the University of Houston-Victoria have received numerous awards and lots of national recognition, and now, UHV has been noted in U.S. News & World Report for it's ethnic diversity.
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Creepy Clown Sightings Have Spread From SC to NC
Remember the blog I posted last week talking about creepy clowns in South Carolina trying to lure kids into the woods? No that wasn't the plot to another cheesy horror flick. It is actually happening and now it's spread from South Carolina to North Carolina and police are concerned...
Comedy Star Gene Wilder Passes Away
Man, there goes another from my childhood. Actor Gene Wilder, best known for his many Mel Brooks movies including Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein, has passed away at age 83.
The two-time Oscar nominee also starred as a quirky candy man in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory and in fou…
5 Times Victoria Made National News
It's not too often small towns make national headlines and the same can be said for us here in Victoria. However, it's inevitable even in small towns that somebody or something is going to do something worthy enough to tell the rest of the country...
Fake Penises To Take Over University of Texas Campus This Week
If you are a student at the University of Texas Austin then be forewarned. This week may be a little....odd.
For the second year in a row, activist Jessica Jin, will be hitting the campus to help distribute over 4,000 dildos to returning students who wish to protest the recent legislation passed tha…
Playboy Mansion Sold to Surprise Buyer
Hugh Heffner's iconic crib is now off the market. The famous Playboy Mansion recently sold for $100 million. Quite the bargain actually as it was originally listed by Heff at $200 million so the new owner got it at half price.
Who is the new owner...

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