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AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Russia said it was working to prevent a conflict between advancing Turkish and Syrian government forces on Wednesday, as Turkey's president defied growing pressure and sanctions from Western allies for a cease-fire in northern Syria. Read more

Fort Bend County sheriff’s deputies continue to search for the driver of a pickup truck who fled the scene of an accident involving a Lamar Consolidated ISD school bus on Monday afternoon. Read more

Father Marty Pham shows off the John Deere Gator XUVS60E crossover utility vehicle that will be raffled off during St. Michael’s Catholic Church’s annual bazaar on Sunday, Oct. 27. A total of 15 prizes will be raffled off. Raffle tickets can be purchased from any church member or on the day of the event. Read more

The Hotel Occupancy Tax Committee has been working hard to allocate funds for worthy projects. At the Rosenberg City Council meeting Tuesday, council members will consider allotting $100,000 to four organizations requesting funds. Read more

Fort Bend County sheriff’s deputies continue to search for the driver of a pickup truck who fled the scene of an accident involving a Lamar Consolidated ISD school bus on Monday afternoon.

A recent Page 1 article (Oct. 11 Herald) regarding Sri Preston Kulkarni raising campaign funds included a false claim that U.S. Rep. Pete Olson was retiring because Kulkarni outraised him.

A 23-year-old Needville woman who announced on social media in 2016 she felt like harming her baby, then killed her 2-month-old son, has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Fort Bend County Indictments for Oct. 7, 2019 follows. The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense date.

State & National News

Millennials are now the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, and the oldest members of Gen Z (post-millennials) have just reached working age. This influx of younger generations into the workforce has sparked new employment trends, especially when it comes to worker mobility. Read more

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