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Illicit drone flights surge along US-Mexico border as smugglers hunt for soft spots

Smugglers are using video cameras and small drones to spot vulnerabilities along the U.S.-Mexico border, and the Department of Homeland Security is struggling to stop them. Reports of unmanned aircraft flying along the Southwest border have spiked in recent months, with more than three dozen sightings since October, when the current fiscal year began. That Read More…

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First-ever 'Sidewalk Saturday' to be held in Follansbee

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) – In just two weeks, the Follansbee Chamber of Commerce will hold their first-ever ‘Sidewalk Saturday’. The new event will take place on August 4th closing down Municipal Square and opening all sidewalks Read More…

Plane crashes at Burnet Municipal Airport

An aircraft has crashed at the Burnet Municipal Airport, according to the airport manager.  The crash happened on a runway at the airport shortly after 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 21. The C-47 “Bluebonnet Belle” was reportedly trying to take off when the crash happened, according to the Burnet County Sheriff’s Office.  Thirteen people were Read More…

Fraile powers to win Stage 14

Spain’s Omar Fraile celebrates as he crosses the line to win Stage 14 of the Tour de France.  1:44 PM ET MENDE, France — Spain’s Omar Fraile powered to victory with a late burst in the last climb of Stage 14 of the Tour de France Saturday. After the 188-kilometre ride from Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux, Astana rider Read More…

Democratic Socialism Surging In The Trump Era

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Last Friday, Maine Democrat Zak Ringelstein wasn’t ready to consider himself a formal member of the Democratic Socialists of America, even if he appreciated the organization’s values and endorsement in his bid to become a United States senator. Three days later, he told The Associated Press that was ready to become Read More…