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HARKER HEIGHTS — A husband-and-wife team who were honored with the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business of the Year award thought they were just attendees at the chamber’s annual banquet last week.

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Dozens of people, young and old, gathered at 1000 S. WS Young Drive, holding candles and offering their condolences. Their only connection: They were all regular customers of the 7-Eleven at this address.

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An insulation manufacturer whose plant is in Nolanville laid off 13 employees this week, according to Gloria Blauvelt, with the Nolanville Economic Development Corporation.

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After a nearly three-year process that began with the purchase of land, Cen-Tex RV and Boat Storage is nearing completion in Nolanville. Cliff Brown, owner of Texas Boat World in Harker Heights, said he decided to build the storage facility due to a lack in the industry.

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The Cefco on Main Street in Nolanville is being expanded and the new building is expected to be opened in the summer of this year, according to Kessler Pamplin, the brand manager for Cefco.

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The Central Texas College Continuing Education department will offer a new course on improving business processes through business continuity management, or BCM, methodology. Overview of Business Continuity classes will be held each Friday, Jan. 24 through Feb. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. The class…

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HARKER HEIGHTS — The temperature Saturday morning at 9 a.m. was 38, the chill factor was 29, and the winds gusted to 30 mph from the north but that didn’t stop 40 volunteers from attending the first “I Love My Parks Day,” sponsored by the Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department at Pur…

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After two record-breaking years, Temple continues to grow — with more than 600 homes built for the third year in a row.

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The Killeen City Council will hear three rezoning requests during its regular council meeting on Tuesday. The first request is up for a vote. The last two will be presented each during a public hearing.

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Central Texas College CTC held its annual service awards ceremony recently to recognize those employees who reached their service anniversary date in 2019 with at least 10 years of service. Nearly 70 employees with a combined 1,175 years of service received commemorative service pins and gifts.

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The Central Texas College Career Center announced online registration for its upcoming annual career fair is now open. This year’s event will be held Wednesday, April 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Anderson Campus Center (Building 156).

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The new Jeep store next door to Freedom Jeep Chrysler in Killeen is continuing construction and should be done by the end of March, according to Mitch Connell, one of the owners of the dealership. Connell said the pavement construction is under way and should be completed by the middle of th…

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More than 50 women gathered in one of the ballrooms at the Killeen Civic & Conference Center Saturday to network and learn how to better themselves professionally and personally.

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The Cefco convenience store, 100 S. Main St., in Nolanville, is expanding, according to Kara Escajeda, Nolanville's city manager.

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Recent initiatives by the Trump administration to limit flavor options for e-cigarettes negatively impact the industry and vapers, according to Killeen area vape shop owners and managers, who say amendments to the policy announced Thursday leave some space for hope.

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Temple Police officers went to a fight reported at about 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Temple Mall, 3111 S. 31st St., according to police spokesman Cody Weems.

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About 300 people have been diagnosed in an outbreak linked to a new virus in China. The illnesses began late last month in the city of Wuhan in central China, and six people have died. Scientists have identified the illness as a new kind of coronavirus. Coronaviruses are a large family of vi…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the jet-setting lawyer who once represented porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, is being housed in isolation at a federal lockup facility for his own safety, the jail warden said Tuesday.

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Iowa regulators want owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline to provide expert analysis to back up the company’s claim that doubling the line’s capacity won't increase the likelihood of a spill, a requirement their counterparts in North Dakota haven't imposed.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in Brooklyn sentenced a Brazilian broadcast executive to two years of probation Tuesday for acting as an intermediary in a scheme to exchange bribes for the media rights to South American soccer tournaments.

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese bank EuroBic said it will stop doing business with companies and people linked to its main shareholder Isabel dos Santos after an investigation accused the billionaire daughter of Angola’s former ruler of murky dealings.

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DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he's led a “spectacular” turnaround of the U.S. economy and urged the world to invest in America, but had less to say about climate change issues that are a focus of this year's gathering of top business and political leaders…

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KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarus started importing oil from Norway on Tuesday after Russia, its main oil provider, suspended supplies earlier this month amid stalled talks on further strengthening economic ties between two countries.

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PARIS (AP) — Opening another front in their battle against the French government, protesting workers cut power to thousands of Parisians on Tuesday, plunging homes into darkness and shutting down trains to one of the capital's main airports.

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BEIJING (AP) — Stock and oil prices fell Tuesday as concern about the potential impact of a Chinese disease outbreak increased and a rating agency cut Hong Kong's credit rating for official borrowing due to political tension.

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei started in a Vancouver courtroom M onday, a case that has infuriated Beijing, caused a diplomatic uproar between China and Canada and complicated high-stakes trade…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With health care an election-year priority, a major doctors’ organization on Monday called for sweeping government action to guarantee coverage for all, reduce costs and improve the basic well-being of Americans.

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans hit a hurdle Monday when Parliament’s upper chamber told the government to give European Union citizens living in the U.K. physical proof of their right to remain after the country leaves the bloc.

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BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s major oil fields and production facilities remained closed on Monday, its national oil company said, in a sign that the country's east-based forces are not backing down after an international summit to end the Libyan civil war.

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DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Climate issues are set to be one of the main talking points at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos this week, but a survey of CEOs released Monday shows that they are not even ranked among the top ten threats to business growth.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries have agreed to “refocus” the mission of the bloc’s anti-migrant smuggler naval operation in the Mediterranean Sea so that it concentrates on upholding the U.N. arms embargo against Libya, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Monday.

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PARIS (AP) — Paris commuters who have battled through six weeks of misery-inducing transport strikes found their smiles again Monday as some subway workers ended their walkouts against a contested overhaul of France's pension system.