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Juan Rodriguez


Port Arthur, TX, United States

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Past articles by Juan:

Sisters give birth within an hour of each other at Austin hospital

Within an hour, both baby Steiner and baby Haze were born, each weighing 6 pounds and 13 ounces. → Read More

Texas keeps it weird with their alcohol laws

Texas has some wacky laws when it comes to alcohol. Here are some that stand out. → Read More

Austin mom uses sign to help find job before the holidays

The Austin mother is searching for any labor work to help buy her children Christmas presents. → Read More

11-year-old Austinite is now youngest ever Tejano Music Awards recipient

With some calling her the "mini version of Selena," Mia Garcia is making Austin proud as the youngest star to ever receive a Tejano Music Award. → Read More

From zero to heroes | Austin couple becomes first-time parents to six after adoption

On Austin Adoption Day, the Morton family became a family of six, joining dozens of other kids who found their forever homes. → Read More

Businesses feed thousands affected by flooding in Kingsland

In an act of kindness for people that lost their homes in the floods this week, businesses are working together to provide food for the community Kingston. → Read More

Travis County officials investigating after ACL Festival-goer reported missing

Friends of the missing Minnesota man say they last saw their friend early Saturday morning after he left their rental property near the Colorado River. → Read More

Scattered showers dampen Labor Day weekend for San Marcos tubing businesses

Many businesses on Central Texas waters depend on the Labor Day weekend to cash in, as it's the unofficial end to the summer season. → Read More

Gerrymandering game created by Austin siblings gains national attention

"First and foremost, we want to teach politicians that gerrymandering is not a game," said one of gamemakers. → Read More

Austinite to star in new Discovery Channel TV show 'Hard To Kill'

"Every day that I wake up, I try to figure out how I'm not going to die," said Kennedy. → Read More

Central Texas archaeologists find ancient artifacts dating back 20,000 years

Researchers believe these findings could be the earliest signs of human existence in North America. → Read More

Texas boy with half a heart gets dream hockey rink thanks to Make-A-Wish Foundation

"We found out when I was 20 weeks pregnant that he had only half of his heart," his mother Lisa Crane said. → Read More

Austin siblings create board game to tackle gerrymandering

"We created this game to help start a conversation on an issue not discussed enough," the game-making siblings said. → Read More

Piles of trash along Taft avenue prompts Groves man to take action

From driving a tow truck to picking up the trash left by someone else, Jeremy Squiers is being praised for doing a good deed. → Read More

Approaching storm causes rise in flood insurance applications in Southeast Texas

As hurricane season approaches, insurance agents say flood insurance applications are on the rise. → Read More

Council appoints Major Owens interim Port Arthur Police chief after Melvin's resignation

The city will replace Melvin with Major Owens, who returned from paid leave prior to Tropical Storm Harvey. → Read More

Hamshire Fannett Independent School District to increase security across all campuses

An increase in security at schools is about protecting and insuring safety of children. → Read More

Nederland store catches thieves on camera stuffing stolen items into their pants

A group of men were caught on camera stuffing more than $1,000 worth of clothes into their pants at a Nederland industrial store. → Read More

Port Arthur's population decline after Harvey could cause longterm problem for residents

After Harvey took on Southeast Texas, many people in Port Arthur decided they are not coming back home , and the result could be huge. → Read More

Swarm of termites causes concern among Southeast Texans

There's a pesky bug taking over Southeast Texas, causing many concerns for those living in Vidor. → Read More