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The Latest: Feds block route of Dakota Access pipeline in ND

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the Dakota Access pipeline protest (all times local):

3:45 p.m.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.

Corps spokeswoman Moria Kelley said in a news release Sunday that the administration will not allow the four-state, $3.8 billion pipeline to be built under Lake Oahe, a Missouri River reservoir where construction had been on hold.

Taryn Davis and the uniform of her late husband Michael. Both are graduates of San Marcos High School. PHOTOS COURTESY OF AMERICAN WIDOW PROJECT

Taryn Davis helping Angel Lombardi and Becca Huff put up a memorial for their heroes at a beach in Santa Monica, California.

Enjoying a California Sunset at an AWP Retreat in San Diego.

Redefining the war widow

Rachel Willis - Staff Reporter
Taryn Davis delivered an eulogy to her husband’s funeral almost 10 years ago. She has since invested her time in redefining the label she has lived with since then, widow. 

Police: Teen walked into traffic on I-35

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
Counselors were stationed at San Marcos High School Friday, hours after a 17-year-old student apparently walked intentionally into the path of an 18-wheeler on Interstate 35 in New Braunfels.
David Ferguson of the New Braunfels Police Department said Hunter Michael Thornton parked his pickup truck in the grassy median and walked into traffic on southbound I-35 in front of the Walt-Mart Distribution Center. At about 8:15 a.m., he was fatally struck by an 18-wheeler driven by a 52-year-old man from Indiana.

Texas State University students gathered in the Quad Friday to express their feelings about a “sanctuary campus” designationfor the school. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY BRIA PATTON   

Petition gains signatures as governor says he’ll cut funds

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter
In a little more than a week, a petition calling on Texas State University President Denise Trauth and other administrators to “declare Texas State University a sanctuary for undocumented students, workers, and community members” has gained more than 1,000 signatures from students, staff and alumni.

HUD funds public hearing set for Tuesday

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
Floodwaters, as we all know well, don’t respect political boundaries. So when it comes to securing part of the Community Development Block Grants issued for disaster recovery, who you appeal to depends on where you live.
Residents within the San Marcos city limits have already been through the process, making their wishes known as to how the $25 million the city was granted from the Department of Housing and Urban Development would be spent.

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