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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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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United Methodist Church

Border visit brings immigration crisis into focus

In a Catholic church fellowship hall turned immigrant relief center, United Methodist Bishop Minerva CarcaA o huddled with Elmer Moreno Gonsales and his two daughters, 13-year-old Mariela and 12-year-old Katerin.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Deadly diets in SETX

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates the number of calories needed a day at 1,600 to 2,400 per day for adult women and 2,000 to 3,000 per day for adult men, depending on age and physical activity level.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Globe and Mail

In Southwest Texas, life revolves around the Mexican border

Drawing on Globe writers, seasoned international columnists and former diplomats, World Insider offers Globe and Mail subscribers an unrivalled perspective of the world.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Bee Cave Bee Web Site

New Police Chief named

Chief Deputy. Chief Miller started his law enforcement career in 1976 in McAllen, Texas; became a Captain there before joining the University of Texas Police Department in Austin.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Possible weapon in border agent's slaying found

A South Texas sheriff says a gun's been found that may be the weapon used to kill an off-duty Border Patrol agent shot while fishing with his family earlier this month.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

SFGate

Rick Perry mugshot memes

Governor Rick Perry: A grand jury indicted Perry on Aug. 15, 2014, on one count of abuse of official capacity, a first-degree felony, and coercion of a public servant, a third-degree felony.

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