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  1. Brownsville, Matamoros crowds meet for Hands Across the BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville's 2016 Mr. Amigo Fernando Landeros and philanthropist gives his 2016 Mr. Amigo medal to Moises a child with disabilites Thursday morning during the annual Charro Days Fiesta Hands Across the Border ceremony at Gateway International Bridge. Landeros founded FundaciA3n TeletA3n of Mexico, which supports children with disabilities and cancer.

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  2. Vela, Mr. Amigo meet with UTRGV, TSC studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Charro Days could not have come at a more important time in the history of the United States than in this moment, according to Congressman Filemon Vela . Vela took a few minutes to reaffirm his and the community of Brownsville's support for good relations with Mexico at the Charreada hosted by Texas Southmost College and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on Thursday afternoon.

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  3. Children's Parade combines dancers, bands, cheerleaders, floatsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    On a 90-degree beautiful day that seemed more like summer than February, the BISD Children's Parade kicked off the first of three parades for the 80th Charro Days Fiesta in Brownsville. Colorfully dressed dancers, marching bands, cheerleaders and floats were on full display Thursday afternoon, entertaining the crowds of spectators lining Elizabeth Street with their spirited performances.

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  4. FEMA loses Dolly battle; Disaster aid sparring ends after eight yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    U.S. District Court in Brownsville has ordered the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reconsider applications for disaster relief from thousands of Rio Grande Valley homeowners who were denied assistance based on a secret FEMA rule after Hurricane Dolly struck the Texas Gulf Coast in 2008. Senior U.S. District Judge Hilda Tagle issued the court's final judgment after an eight-year battle with FEMA on behalf of the homeowners, who were represented by Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid.

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  5. Rep. Cuellar given thanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    ... brother Dennis and Judge Ben were great friends. I am happy to know that for the first time in many years the Brownsville citizenry will have a voice. I know Ben will endorse and continue to help veterans who return ill from war by supporting the ...

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  6. DPS, BP make stop, seize drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    An attempted traffic stop late Wednesday afternoon in Brownsville led authorities in pursuit of a vehicle, and resulted in the suspects fleeing on foot and a quantity of narcotics being seized. According to a Texas Department of Public Safety official, a DPS trooper attempted to stop a black Ford Expedition with a Texas handicapped license plate and tinted windows for a traffic violation.

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  7. RGV space caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    ... the splashdown bearing the project next month. We also hope that when SpaceX opens its commercial spaceport near Brownsville, that its launches will also take to space more projects from RGV students.

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  8. First PDGA tournament comes to BrownsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville's first disc golf tournament sanctioned by the Professional Disc Golf Association is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25, at Monte Bella Disc Golf Course, 2525 W. Alton Gloor Blvd. Among those registered to compete in the C-tier tournament, dubbed the "Monte Bella Charro Classic," is professional disc golfer Casey Wright, who took first place at the 2017 PDGA Victoria Open held Feb. 18-19. Besides the pro open, this weekend's tournament will feature advanced, intermediate and recreational amateur divisions.

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  9. City adds to scholarships awarded at Walk of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    Fernando Landeros Verdugo arrives at Linear Park, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, for the Mr. Amigo Walk of Fame ceremony in Brownsville, Texas. A gathering of people gathered at the stage in Linear Park, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Brownsville, Texas.

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  10. Harlingen fires CVB director, media liaisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Brownsville Herald

    ... General Ken Paxton determine whether the city was required to release it as a public record. Landin, a former Brownsville city commissioner, took the job as public information officer after serving three years as public information officer for the ...

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  11. House speaker gets firsthand look at US-Mexico borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... cacti and rattlesnakes, in many cases the border resembles a neighborhood much like any other: ... more Near Brownsville, Texas This protect wildlife area buffers the Gulf of Mexico as the border's most eastern point. The area serves as rich nesting ...

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  12. Rio Grande leaders skeptical of border wall benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... of the Lower Rio Grande Development Council told Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, and Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, just the threat of a border wall and a tax on imports to pay for it has caused a downturn in the Valley. "The rhetoric that ...

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  13. Police: Couple stole $700 in Merle Norman makeupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville police are looking for two suspects accused of stealing hundreds of dollars of makeup from the Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio. Detectives say the couple entered the store inside Sunrise Mall on Friday, Feb. 3 and took more than $700 worth of cosmetics.

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  14. Helmets save lives so why don't all states require them?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events In this April 28, 2016 photo, a wrecker crew prepares to flip over a Ford Bronco that was involved in a crash in Brownsville, Texas. U.S. traffic fatalities were up 9 percent in the first six months of this year compared to the same period last year, continuing a surge in deaths that began two years ago as the economy improved and travel picked up, according to preliminary estimates.

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  15. Here are the major elements of Trump's new immigration policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boston.com

    ... facing deportation are handcuffed at a Border Patrol station before taking a flight to Honduras via Miami, in Brownsville, Texas, March 25, 2014. Under the Obama administration, people caught crossing the border without permission were often ...

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  16. Three more apply for posts, one rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Brownsville Herald

    Although three more candidates have filed applications to run for the Brownsville City Commission District 3 position up for grabs in the May 6 city election, officials have disqualified one of them, saying he provided invalid signatures. Alfredo Martinez, who is currently a civil process server for CameronCounty and filed for the District 3 seat, was notified Tuesday that his name would not be placed on the ballot because of the invalid signatures.

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  17. Port support bills filed to boost businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Brownsville Herald

    A package of bills aimed at boosting economic activity at the Port of Brownsville and other Texas seaports was filed Tuesday in the state House of Representatives. The bills, filed by Rep. Rene Oliveira, D-Brownsville, were crafted based on recommendations from the latest "Government Effectiveness and Efficiency Report," distributed every two years by the Legislative Budget Board with tips for making state government more efficient and effective.

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  18. County seeking clarity on 'sanctuary cities' bill languageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Brownsville Herald

    ... concern at not knowing the Texas Legislature's definition. TreviA o said he has heard two different sources call Brownsville a sanctuary city, even though city commissioners have not taken any actions to indicate that. "If the state says it is, what ...

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  19. City discusses mobile home park, bag banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Brownsville Herald

    The Brownsville City Commission met Tuesday night and approved a public hearing item that would allow a mobile park near FM 511 and Dr. Hugh Emerson Road. Bud Series Signature Resorts Planning and Design DirectorBrianCreek presented to the commission a presentation of the park that would be called Tropical Trails RV Resort.

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  20. City fires CVB director, media liaisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Valley Morning Star

    ... thankful for having been given the opportunity to contribute to Harlingen's bright future." Landin, a former Brownsville city commissioner, took the job as public information officer after serving three years as public information officer for the ...

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