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A 379 percent increase. It seems almost impossible that the food pantry at St. Vincent’s House in Galveston has increased the amount of groceries it has distributed by 379 percent — from 48,000 pounds of food last year to 230,000 pounds this year.

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LIBOURNE, France (AP) — Jim, from Taiwan, slipped a face mask inside the greeting card he sent to Santa and marked “I (heart) u." Alina, 5, asked in her Santa letter written with an adult's help that he please use the front door when he drops in, because the back door is reserved for Grandma…

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This just hurts: For the first time in 65 years, children who call NORAD on Dec. 24 might not get to speak to a living, breathing person to learn the exact location of you-know-who during his Christmas Eve flight around the world.

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Setting aside his schizophrenic and politically expedient opinions about what local officials should have power to address — those opinions being a contradictory mishmash on issues including plastic bags, trees, taxes, fracking and the coronavirus pandemic, to name a few — Gov. Greg Abbott h…

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Thanksgiving will be quiet around the Woolsey table this year. Because of COVID, our kids will not fly in from different time zones or far reaches of the state. People outside our regular bubble will not pass the stuffing across the table or ask for seconds of my wife’s fabulous green bean c…

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