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NOSY MEETS PUSHY 3300 SOUTH ALAMEDA STREET A 15-year-old girl told police that a woman pushed her in the chest and accused her of being a nosy neighbor. The girl said the woman got upset when she mentioned that the manager of their apartments was scrutinizing another neighbor 's income. WEIRD SCIENCE? "They go into detail saying that paganism is better for the environment than Christianity." - Peggy Venable of Texas Citizens for a Sound Economy, a conservative PAC, about textbooks the group opposes. BRUSHWORK: AREAS 4,5

11/10/2001
State approves 2 of 3 textbooks
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State approves 2 of 3 textbooks

BY Tim Eaton

The State Board of Education approved two of three textbooks Friday in a vote that fell along party lines, and one of the five dissenting votes came from a Corpus Christi commissioner. The board first decided Thursday to reject two of three new environmental science books for high school students but reconsidered Friday and snubbed only one when publishers said they would work to ease community concerns.

11/10/2001
New Air Rules Already Help City
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New Air Rules Already Help City

BY Michael Hines and Anna M. Tinsley

Stringent new environmental restrictions on Houston are already paying off for Corpus Christi. On Wednesday, the day that the state approved the restrictions, H.E. Butt Grocery Co. scheduled an announcement that it will spend nearly $4 million to expand its bakery and tortilla factory at 102 McBride Lane, instead of building one in Houston.

12/07/2000