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More than 200 prospective nursing and current Central Texas College students attended CTC’s annual spring nursing/EMT job fair Wednesday at the CTC Nursing Center.

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COPPERAS COVE — In addition to the closing Friday of the driver’s license office on Priest Drive in Killeen, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles building in Copperas Cove also will close in preparation for a new DMV opening in west Killeen on Monday.

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The man police said was shot while he attempted to break into a Killeen house was arraigned on a charge of burglary of a home with intent to commit theft on Tuesday.

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Two men are wanted in the armed robbery of the Subway restaurant at 1200 Lowes Boulevard on Sunday morning according to Killeen police spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez. The robbery reportedly took place in the early-morning hours shortly before 2:45 a.m.

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Spanning the fields of medicine, the law, athletics and education, this year’s Distinguished Alumni reach from 1963 to 2006 and all started in Killeen ISD.

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The Killeen City Council received its fiscal year 2016 routine audit results Tuesday, indicating materially-accurate financial statements and a “clean” opinion by audit firm Weaver, just as council members welcomed the first step of a separate financial investigation.

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The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery will conduct an unaccompanied veteran burial at noon Thursday for Samuel Stewart, an Army and Vietnam veteran.

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A woman was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown on a charge of injury to a child-intentional bodily injury on Saturday.

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AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton ruled Thursday that the Texas Rangers can withhold a report into the Aug. 30 deputy-involved shooting of an unarmed Navy veteran in Harker Heights from public disclosure.

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Thanks to a gag order issued by Judge John Gauntt, new developments in the Marvin Guy capital murder case have seldom been released, but the case made national news Sunday when The New York Times included it in a series about forced entry of homes by police across the country.

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H&B Packing Company, Inc. in Waco is recalling about 73,742 pounds of boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Monday.

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MORGAN’S POINT RESORT — A 29-year-old man was found dead in a home Sunday night at 8:19 p.m, according to a press release from Morgan’s Point Resort Police.

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COPPERAS COVE — The City Council will discuss adopting new park hours for all municipal parks within the city during a regular meeting Tuesday evening at the Economic Development Corporation building.

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Helping veterans understand their benefits, and how to use them, was the message from retired Army Col. Matt Elledge, senior deputy director of veterans programs for the Veterans Land Board, to the Central Texas Military Officers of America Association.

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The looming investigation of city finances, public safety and public works expenditures, and several rezoning requests are among nearly 30 items to be addressed at the Killeen City Council workshop Tuesday.

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Some state legislators are hoping to reduce the amount by which local governments can increase property taxes in a given year, and many local officials are speaking out against the proposed legislation.

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Spring begins Monday and the temperatures will seasonably appropriate, according to National Weather Service Meteorologist Jennifer Dunn.

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Killeen Independent School District will hold a joint workshop meeting with the Harker Heights City Council at 3 p.m. Monday in the board room of the KISD administration building at 200 N. W.S. Young Drive.

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Motorists in the Killeen area can enjoy gas prices right in between the state average and the state’s lowest price.

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A climactic, eleventh-hour offensive by two Killeen City Council members to stop an independent investigation of city finances fell short of derailing the plan but fueled concerns about past financial decisions.

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If the Killeen City Council sticks to the agenda during Tuesday’s workshop meeting, the red-light camera contract will not be discussed. That could signify the end of the contract with Redflex, and the removal of the cameras from five intersections throughout the city unless action is taken …

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COPPERAS COVE — About 76 people teed off for a good cause while honoring the city’s late police chief during the 2017 Chief Tim Molnes Scholarship Golf Tournament on Saturday at the Hills of Cove Golf Course.

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COPPERAS COVE —The city’s police department is urging residents to be on guard against becoming victims to the latest telephone scams.

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A Killeen resident has been charged with aggravated assault after stabbing a woman during a domestic dispute in Harker Heights on Wednesday morning.

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J.C. Penney announced the locations of 138 stores it plans to close over the next few months, though the Killeen store is not one of them. The J.C. Penney store in Temple is also not on the list of stores to close.

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