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Works Minister pleased with Poreporena Freeway work

Today, Minister Nali and Works Secretary David Wereh inspected the work being carried out by China Harbour Engineering Construction.

The Works Minister said so far the maintenance work along the Poreporena Freeway has been going well and on schedule.

He said the purpose of his inspection was to see how the contractors have been doing their work given the weather pattern that contributes to the wear and tear the roads.

“As the Minister responsible, it is my job to inspect the road work from time to time.”

School bus crash kills 2 students, seriously injures 3

Houston Independent School District released a statement saying a female student died at the scene Tuesday, while another girl died at a hospital.

Houston police spokesman Victor Senties says a car may have hit the bus after swerving to avoid another vehicle, causing the bus driver to overcorrect and go over the overpass. Senties says the investigation is ongoing.

Names and ages of the victims weren't immediately released. The district says the bus driver and two other students are seriously hurt.