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  1. RGV Boxing: Tapia set for title fight in PharrRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville featherweight Johnny "Blaze" Tapia fights for a Texas title belt at 126 pounds in the main event of Friday's Border Wars IV boxing show at Boggus Ford Events Center in Pharr. Doors open at 7 p.m. with the first fight scheduled for 8 p.m. Cavazos Boxing Promotions, celebrating its 15th year of promoting fights in the Valley, is presenting the event.

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  2. Stance on guns draws criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... "They just kept throwing the money at me." We saw that Texas' governor's wife, Mrs. Abbott, made a stop to Brownsville and was greeted by local officials in the downtown historic district. I don't want to sound negative about this, because I was ...

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  3. A keeperRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... States and Mexico over the past 20 years. Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Antonio Garza, a Valley native from Brownsville, told The Monitor after Trump's speech: "Texas exported over $250 billion dollars of goods last year with nearly $100 billion ...

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  4. War dead honored at Flag Day eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Brownsville Herald

    On June 14, the Historic Brownsville Museum hosted a Flag Day ceremony honoring the 27 local American servicemen who lost their lives during the Vietnam War from 1959-1975. Also honored was one American serviceman who is listed as missing in action.

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  5. Brownsville Scholars Program kicks off with $1M donationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    The Brownsville Scholars Program was unveiled today when Brownsville native Mike Hernandez III and his wife Kelly donated $1,070,000 to the scholarship program. The money will be given annually to 10 Brownsville area students who will attend Texas A&M University in College Station, are Regents' Scholarship recipients and have a financial need.

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  6. Two Western Lowland Gorillas Arrive at ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Edhat

    Two new Western lowland gorillas arrived Wednesday at the Santa Barbara Zoo from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. Nzinga and Bangori are brothers, and will be on view to the public after a thirty day quarantine.

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  7. BISD breaks ground on new turf at PorterRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Oziel Flores plays the bass clarinet with other members of the Porter High School band on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Brownsville, Texas. The district celebrated the ground breaking of a new artificial turf field at the local school.

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  8. NewRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville city manager Charlie Cabler, center, and citizens of Brownsville celebrate as Cabler officially cuts the red ribbon during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Brownsville Sports Park new Outdoor Fitness Center Wednesday morning. Garcia, an administrative specialist of the park, said she hit a point where she wanted more variety in her workouts - something she suspected other residents out there wished for, too.

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  9. Police to clamp down on outstanding citationsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Motorists who have outstanding parking tickets in Brownsville have up until Friday to pay those tickets or risk having their vehicles "clamped" if they are found to have outstanding citations. The Brownsville Police Department will begin a parking citation enforcement campaign Monday, and traffic enforcement wardens will be placing clamps also known as "vehicle boots" on those cars and trucks that have failed to pay outstanding parking tickets.

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  10. Mass deportation of immigrants would be 'intrinsic evil'-- like abortion-- Texas bishop arguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Catholic World News

    Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville, Texas, has argued that American Catholics must not support the mass deportation of undocumented immigrants, saying that the policy-- proposed by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump-- would be morally unjustifiable. In an interview with the Crux news site, Bishop Flores charged that both Democratic and Republican parties support policies that should be unacceptable to Catholic votes: the Democrats with their support for legal abortion, the Republicans with their calls for deportation of immigrants.

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  11. Texas Bishop Says Deportation Is Exactly As Bad As AbortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Caller

    Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville, Texas says the 2016 election has left Catholics without real political alternatives, arguing both parties promote equally violent platforms - like abortion or deportation. "In diverse ways each [party] promotes a power structure that leaves the vulnerable and defenseless aside," he told Charles Camosy of Crux , a Catholic news outlet.

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  12. Warning: Pay outstanding parking tickets or risk a vehicle bootRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Brownsville Herald

    A shopper walks past a parking meter on East Washington Street on Tuesday in Downtown Brownsville. A meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. today at the Old City Hall at Market Square, and officials and the public will discuss a proposed rate increase for the parking meters.

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  13. Zacks: Analysts Set $45.00 Target Price for TransMontaigne Partners L.P.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... and transportation company with operations in the United States along the Gulf Coast, in the Midwest, in Brownsville, Texas, along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, and in the Southeast. It provides integrated terminalling, storage and transportation ...

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  14. Pope addresses Valley youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Brownsville Herald

    In an unprecedented move for the Vatican, Pope Francis directly addressed the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville through video message in commemoration of World Youth Day. "Dear young people of the Diocese of Brownsville," the pope began.

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  15. Pope heads to festival under shadow of church attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yahoo!

    ... presidential candidate Donald Trump, Francis also sent a video message Wednesday to Hispanic faithful in Brownsville, Texas, on the Mexican border. Francis, 79, will meet Polish President Andrzej Duda in Krakow's Wawel Castle, before retiring for a ...

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  16. Pope urges Texas young people: - Play life to the full!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Catholic World News

    Pope Francis has appeared in a video message to the youth of the Diocese of Brownsville, Texas, who had gathered at St. Anne Parish in Peitas. "Play life to the full!" the Pope said.

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  17. Intercity Ambulance Emergency Medical Technicians LLC Justin Oakerson v. City of Brownsville TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | FindLaw

    Treating Appellants' Petition for Rehearing En Banc as a Petition for Panel Rehearing, the Petition is DENIED, but we withdraw the prior opinion and substitute the following, which is amended only as to Subpart II . In April 2014, Intercity Ambulance Emergency Medical Technicians, LLC , a privately owned ambulatory service, and IAEMT's president and principal stockholder, Justin Oakerson, sued the City of Brownsville after an IAEMT employee was cited for violating a City ordinance.

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  18. Federal Officers Still Housed at Private KennelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | KRGV

    ... but it turned out negative. CBP officials told us upgrades to kennels at the Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville are almost complete. The canines will be transported back to those kennels in mid-August. Meanwhile, the retired CBP officers ...

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  19. U.S. to expand refugee program for Central American minorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Memeorandum

    U.S. to expand refugee program for Central American minors - FILE - In this June 18, 2014 file-pool photo, detainees walk in a line at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville,Texas. Hours after the Supreme Court sent his immigration policy into legal limbo The day's must-read political news and opinion pieces are scattered across hundreds of news outlets and blogs, too many for any one person to read.

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  20. Well-Wishes For JoJo CerdaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | AllAccess.com

    ALL ACCESS sends well-wishes to iHEARTMEDIA Country KTEX/MCALLEN-BROWNSVILLE, TX PD JOJO CERDA, who will undergo a kidney transplant this WEEK. "It's been 18 MONTHS since I was diagnosed with renal kidney failure," CERDA tells ALL ACCESS.

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