43-foot whale found on beach

Austin American-Statesman - - COMMUNITY NEWS - Cars nav­i­gate along the Mar­sha Sharp Free­way dur­ing a dust storm in Lub­bock on Wed­nes­day. The storm forced au­thor­i­ties in West Texas to close In­ter­state 27 north of Lub­bock. Winds gusted to 45 mph and re­duced vis­i­bil­ity in some parts of the 120-mile corri

rack­e­teer­ing and faces sen­tenc­ing next year.

Rosen­thal, who’s free on bond, has de­nied the al­le­ga­tions that also in­clude mail fraud and wit­ness tam­per­ing.

An­i­mal res­cuers say a 43-foot whale has been found dead on Matagorda Beach, about 90 miles south­west of Hous­ton.

Heidi White­head with the Texas Marine Mam­mal Strand­ing Net­work in Galve­ston said it is rare for a large whale to come ashore on the Texas coast. White­head says a necropsy was planned. a ju­ve­nile bald ea­gle and train it in fal­conry. Pros­e­cu­tors said there was an ac­tive bald ea­gle nest on Mathew’s prop­erty and ev­i­dence showed he had al­ready re­searched how to cap­ture the bird.

Mathew said the ea­gle was out of its nest and on a tree limb and he was try­ing to help the an­i­mal.

A spokes­woman for pros­e­cu­tors said the bird was taken to a sanc­tu­ary. as­so­ciate su­per­in­ten­dent in the neigh­bor­ing El Paso In­de­pen­dent School District, where the TEA this month took more con­trol.

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