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  1. Fighting old wars on Texas license plates: George WillRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OregonLive.com

    The Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Texas, on May 13, 1865, is called the last battle of the Civil War, but the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans might consider that judgment premature, given its conflict with the state's Department of Transportation and Department of Motor Vehicles. This skirmish is of national interest because it implicates a burgeoning new entitlement -- the right to pass through life without encountering any disagreeable thought.

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  2. U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at a processing facility in Brownsville on June 18, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    Federal immigration agents apprehended nearly 97,000 more people trying to enter the U.S. illegally through Texas' southern border during the 2014 fiscal year that they did in 2013, the Department of Homeland Security announced on Friday. About 332,460 people were apprehended in Texas between October 2013 and September 2014, up from 235,600 the year before.

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  3. Rogue Mexican police units leave trail of bodies, including U.S. citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... groups? Those questions swirl in Matamoros, a Mexican city of half a million people across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, that's home to scores of assembly plants. It's also a hub of the offshore oil industry that's set to grow rapidly. For ...

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  4. Baby gorilla born at Busch GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... gorilla birth in 2005. The mother, Pele, came to Busch Gardens in February 2010 from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. The baby gorilla, along with the rest of the gorilla troupe, can be seen on the Myombe Reserve habitat in the coming ...

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  5. PHOTOS: Baby gorilla born at Busch GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABC Action News

    ... gorilla birth in 2005. The mother, Pele, came to Busch Gardens in February 2010 from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. The baby gorilla, along with the rest of the gorilla troupe, can be seen on the Myombe Reserve habitat in the coming ...

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  6. Texas takes aim at First Amendment: George WillRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    The Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Tex., on May 13, 1865, is called the last battle of the Civil War, but the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans might consider that judgment premature, given its conflict with the state's Department of Transportation and Department of Motor Vehicles. This skirmish is of national interest because it implicates a burgeoning new entitlement: the right to pass through life without encountering any disagreeable thought.

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  7. Tranquil America?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fort Morgan Times

    The Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Texas, on May 13, 1865, is called the last battle of the Civil War, but the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans might consider that judgment premature, given its conflict with the state's Department of Transportation and Department of Motor Vehicles. This skirmish is of national interest because it implicates a burgeoning new entitlement - the right to pass through life without encountering any disagreeable thought.

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  8. Guilty plea in smuggling of Dodgers' Yasiel PuigRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Puig was taken by boat from Cuba to a fishing village near Cancun, Mexico, eventually crossing into the U.S. at Brownsville, Texas, on July 3 of that year. In return, the financiers were getting a percentage of the seven-year, $42 million contract ...

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  9. Texas Takes Aim at the First AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Real Clear Politics

    The Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Tex., on May 13, 1865, is called the last battle of the Civil War, but the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans might consider that judgment premature, given its conflict with the state's Department of Transportation and Department of Motor Vehicles.

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  10. Man involved in scheme to smuggle military weapons to drug cartel gets 30-monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    ... agreement was made to buy the weapons for $86,500. Two of the suspects met the Homeland Security investigator in Brownsville, Texas, on Oct. 28, 2010, so they could buy the weapons, according to court records.

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  11. Lawyer asks NHTSA for Hercules' tire probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Tire Business

    A Brownsville, Texas-based trial lawyer has written the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , asking the agency to open a formal investigation of Chinese-made tires sold in the U.S. by Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. The Hercules tires share a common green designation with the 95,000 Capitol Precision Trac II tires recalled Oct. 20, 2014, by ITG Voma Corp., according to the Dec. 17 letter to NHTSA by Michael Cowen of the Cowen Law Group.

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  12. George F. Will: a Texas-sized plate disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lowell Sun

    The Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Texas, on May 13, 1865, is called the last battle of the Civil War, but the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans might consider that judgment premature, given its conflict with the state's Department of Transportation and Department of Motor Vehicles. This skirmish is of national interest because it implicates a burgeoning new entitlement -- the right to pass through life without encountering any disagreeable thought.

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  13. Sound Off: Dec. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... go for "Right to Work." Spaceport >> Elon Musk is spending $46 million to develop the space industry down in Brownsville, Texas. New Mexico picked Branson, the other billionaire, and again New Mexico backed the wrong horse. Child neglect >> There is ...

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  14. Disputes over specialized license plates reach Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Deseret News

    The Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Texas, on May 13, 1865, is called the last battle of the Civil War, but the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans might consider that judgment premature, given its conflict with the state's Department of Transportation and Department of Motor Vehicles. This skirmish is of national interest because it implicates a burgeoning new entitlement - the right to pass through life without encountering any disagreeable thought.

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  15. New SWIFT fund will pump millions into water projects in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | El Paso Times

    ... our families. We need water for our farms. We need it for our communities and our businesses." Rubinstein, of Brownsville, is a frequent visitor to El Paso, which he described as the leader in Texas in water awareness and conservation issues. "Those ...

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  16. George F. Will: No offense, but aRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Texas, on May 13, 1865, is called the last battle of the Civil War, but the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans might consider that judgment premature, given its conflict with the state's Department of Transportation. This skirmish is of national interest because it implicates a burgeoning new entitlement - the right to pass through life without encountering any disagreeable thought.

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  17. Fire Marshal Investigates Fire in BrownsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRGV

    The Cameron County fire marshal is investigating an early morning fire. The home was inside a trailer park in the 1700 block of Boca Chica Boulevard, across from the Brownsville International Airport.

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  18. Brownsville Man Arrested on Assault ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRGV

    Brownsville police arrested Gerardo Garcia, 32, Tuesday on two counts of aggravated assault. Police said Garcia used a metal pipe during an attack on two other men.

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  19. Pennsylvania judge's amnesty ruling reverberates through other challengesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Washington Times

    ... Abbott wrote in a brief bringing the decision by Judge Arthur J. Schwab to the attention of the federal court in Brownsville, Texas. Larry Klayman, the lawyer for Mr. Arpaio, also entered the Pennsylvania decision into his case in Washington, D.C., ...

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  20. Florida man pleads guilty to helping Dodgeers' Puig flee CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ABS-CBN News

    ... instructed Puig to rent a car after he arrived in Mexico and to drive 750 miles (1,200 km) to the U.S. border at Brownsville, Texas, the plea agreement said. Major League Baseball has voiced concerns over human traffickers helping Cuban players ...

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