Top Local Stories Today 05/08/17

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In news with Kaitlin Moore, San Angelo has a new mayor along with  new city council representatives.

This year just over 72 hundred people cast their votes.

In the race for the San Angelo mayoral seat, Brenda Gunter won by a landslide with 45 hundred votes and taking 65 percent.

Behind Gunter was Tony Villarreal who ended up getting just over 13 hundred votes with 19 percent with all precincts reporting.

In single member district 1, the city council position was up for grabs and Tommy Hibert won with 63 percent and just over 11 hundred votes..

Tom Thompson ran unopposed for single member district 2 with 578 votes in.

Lucy Gonzales defeated her opponent for single member district 4 with 62 percent of the votes.

In the single member district 6 race, Steve Hampton and Billie DeWitt will have to settle the race in a runoff election on July 6th.

Neither person was able to acquire 50 percent of the vote, plus the extra vote to secure a victory for the seat.

Rounding out the election night, San Angelo ISD will see Art Hernandez as the single member district 2 board trustee.

Meanwhile at  Wall ISD, David Kubenka, Brandan Braden and Doug Dusek will serve as the board trustees after Saturday’s election.
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A driver is recovering following a close call collision Sunday afternoon.

San Angelo police say a passenger vehicle attempted to cross lanes of traffic while traveling south on abe street when it collided with an expedition heading the same direction.

The female driver of the passenger vehicle was taken to Shannon for treatment of unknown injuries.

So far only the driver of the expedition has received a citation, which was for not having insurance.

Other citations could be issued pending further investigation and no other injuries were reported.

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Monday

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph
Monday night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

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