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Maj. Gen. William “Len” Smith

AUSTIN - Speaking at the start of the 2014 Texas Military Forces Senior Enlisted Workshop at the Austin Armed Forces Reserve Center (AFRC) and Joint Vehicle Maintenance Facility (JVMF), on April 11, 2014, Maj. Gen.

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May 8 weather map

AccuWeather.com reports violent thunderstorms will rumble across a wide, highly populated corridor of the Midwest and Plains from Minnesota to Texas on Thursday and Thursday night, May 8. Nearly 40 million people live within the severe storm risk area.

Storms will be ongoing from Kansas to Texas early Thursday, before expanding in coverage and intensity into the afternoon, from the Upper Midwest to the southern Plains.

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Two-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 on Friday, May 2

DPS Trooper Stephanie Davis reported a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 at approximately 11:45 a.m. on Friday, May 2, involved an SUV and a tractor trailer.

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An Orange woman died in a single-car accident over the weekend, police report.

According to a news release from the Orange Police Department, on Sunday, May 4, the officers responded to the report of a one-vehicle traffic accident in the 11000 block of FM 1130.  Officers found that a white Ford truck had left the roadway, flipped, and then struck a telephone pole.  The driver was thrown from the vehicle, and was pronounced deceased at the accident scene by Judge Derry Dunn.  Evidence suggests that the driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

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