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McAllen, Texas is located in Hidalgo County. Zip codes in McAllen, TX include 78503, 78502, and 78505. The median home price in McAllen is $175,000. More McAllen information.

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1 hr ago | The Austin Chronicle

Showdown in the Rio Grande Valley

Attorney General Greg Abbott may have spiked his Dallas debate with Sen. Wendy Davis , D-Fort Worth, but it seems their arguments over a Rio Grande Valley meeting have paid off.

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9 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

For TX Charities, a Struggle to Send Aid Across Border

The siren and flashing red sign on the bridge into this border town meant a car loaded with donations from charitable Texans had to undergo a secondary inspection.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Texas Tribune

For Community Colleges, a Chance to Grant More Four-Year Degrees

Freshman Samantha Salas hangs out with friends before going to class on the first day of school on Aug. 25, 2014, at South Texas College's Pecan Campus in McAllen.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

KTRH-AM Houston

Medical Community Targeted by Kidnap Scheme

The Houston FBI is warning the public about "virtual kidnapping" schemes in which a telephone caller demands payment for the return of a family member or friend when no actual kidnapping has taken place.

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American Thinker

Fight the Religious We are Already In

War has not just come to America with the beheading of the U.S. journalist James Foley and the Islamic State's declaration of war on the United States.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Common Dreams

Federal Judge Deals Last Minute Win for Texas Women

In a decision welcomed by women's health advocates, a federal judge on Friday struck down new restrictive abortion regulations in Texas due to their "unconstitutional undue burden" on women.

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The Austin Chronicle

Abbott Cancels TV Debate With Davis

In 2010, Gov. Rick Perry declined to face his opponents in a televised debate for the governor's race.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Titus: No easy solution to child migrant crisis

An immigrant peers out from a detention area in McAllen, Texas, Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at the McAllen Border Patrol Station.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBS Local

Abbott Backs Out Of Televised Debate With Davis

Republican Greg Abbott has backed out of a statewide televised debate in the Texas governor's race with Democrat Wendy Davis.

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KXXV-TV Waco

El Salvador opens consulate in South Texas

The government of El Salvador inaugurated its new consulate in McAllen on Friday.

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KXXV-TV Waco

FBI warns about 'virtual kidnapping' schemes

The Houston FBI is warning the public about "virtual kidnapping" schemes in which a telephone caller demands payment for the return of a family member or friend when no actual kidnapping has taken place.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants

The largest crackdown by Mexican authorities on illegal migration in decades has decreased the flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.

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Star-Telegram.com

Some military gear given to police winds up in the wrong hands

Six military helicopters, a Boeing 737 and more than 40 armored tactical vehicles are now in the hands of Texas police.

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United Methodist Church

Church draws on border natives in immigration crisis

Sanuanita Leal greets the Rev. Javier Leyva near her home in Mission, Texas. Leyva, now director of immigration ministries for The United Methodist Church in South Texas, previously served as her pastor and baptized Leal and her family.

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The Times-Picayune

On immigration, stage is set for something drastic: James Varney/links

Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Switched

U.S. To Consider Spousal Abuse In Immigration Claims

JULY 25: Central American immigrants just released from U.S. Border Patrol detention board a Greyhound bus for Houston and then other U.S. destinations on July 25, 2014 in McAllen, Texas.

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KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Dina Titus to meet with Mexican officials at Texas border

Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada's First District will join a Congressional Delegation trip to travel to McAllen, Texas on Thursday.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Man accused of kidnapping ex-boss' wife

An arrest warrant has been issued for a South Texas man in the kidnapping of his former employer's wife.

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Stereogum

Spray Paint - "Threesomes Can Wait"

The Austin trio Spray Paint make punk rock that's appropriately noxious, but also filled with humor and fun.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Limits on Access to Eagle Feathers Questioned

The Interior Department may be infringing on the religious freedom of Native Americans by limiting the right to possess eagle feathers to federally recognized tribes, the 5th Circuit ruled.

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