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  1. Thousands celebrate Brownsville diocese's 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    More than 2,000 worshippers celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Diocese of Brownsville Wednesday evening under a cloud filled sky outside the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle.

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  2. UTRGV hosts picnic for students to meet their new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    ... far my first couple of hours have been nothing but positive," she said. After spending her first few years at UT-Brownsville, the 21-year-old rehabilitative services and counseling major said she was nervous and a little upset about having to start ...

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  3. Island council mulls LNGRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    Another Lower Rio Grande Valley municipal government has gone on record opposing plans for the development of liquefied natural gas facilities at the Port of Brownsville, and the South Padre Island City Council was set to vote on a similar resolution Wednesday night. On Tuesday, the Laguna Vista Town Council voted in favor of a resolution against LNG, as did the Port Isabel City Commission on Aug. 25. The Laguna Madre Water District, which provides water and sewer services to South Padre Island, passed a resolution at a special meeting Aug. 7 opposing the development of LNG facilities at the port.

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  4. Careful with tax abatementsIn 2007, I moved to the small community of ...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    ... now, the proposal for a full tax abatement by Annova Liquid Natural Gas to build an LNG plant at the Port of Brownsville is riding on that precedent. Even if the abatement agreements include a clause that requires the companies to payback all abated ...

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  5. Missing,Abducted and Lost ChildrenRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    ... Alexander's photo is shown age-progressed to 7 years. He and his mother, Jennifer Walsh, were... Missing From: BROWNSVILLE, TX. Missing Date: 06/11/2015. Lesley may still be in the local area. Her ears are pierced and she may wear glasses. Lesley ...

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  6. Drying Out BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Valley Morning Star

    Rains that inundated parts of Brownsville in only a few hours on Monday left vehicles stranded, resacas leaving their banks and residents needing to be rescued from their flooded homes.

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  7. UTRGV begins history-making journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Valley Morning Star

    ... declaring Aug. 31 "UTRGV Day." "It's amazing to be celebrating this occasion not only in Edinburg or Brownsville, but across the whole Rio Grande Valley," said Alberto Adame, student government president. "You never see something like this a 29 ...

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  8. Laguna Vista opposes building of LNG facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Valley Morning Star

    ... about the impacts, both good and bad, of the proposed liquefied natural gas facilities slated for the Port of Brownsville. After all was said by the public during the comments, 20 of whom spoke against LNG, it was the Laguna Vista Town Council which ...

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  9. Warning: Drivers in Salt Lake City, West Valley are worse than averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... - or 24.8 percent better than average of about once every 10 years. Others among the safest large cities were Brownsville, Texas, once every 13.3 years (but slightly below Kansas City statistically); Boise, once every 13.1 years; and Fort Collins, ...

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  10. Worker Dies after Falling from Water TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KRGV

    On Monday, shortly after 11 a.m., Brownsville police responded to an accident on the 4000 block of Military Highway. Officers discovered a man had fallen off a water tower, while performing his duties.

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  11. Floods ravage parts of South Texas, PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Reuters

    ... after severe thunderstorms brought widespread flooding to the region. Up to three feet of water was reported in Brownsville... And officials are advising residents - especially drivers - to stay off the streets. It was a similar situation in ...

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  12. KCK named American's safest driving cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner.com

    ... The top ten safest-driving cities, according to the Allstate America's Best Drivers Report: 1. Kansas City, Kan; Brownsville, Texas; Boise, Idaho; Fort Collins, Colo.; Cape Coral, Fla.; Madison, Wis.; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Laredo, Texas; Huntsville, ...

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  13. How Buffalo Soldiers Helped Win the Spanish-American War...and Saved Teddy RooseveltRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Houston Press

    ... I and II, until President Truman integrated U.S. troops in 1948. A most unfortunate incident occurred in 1906 in Brownsville, Texas, as tensions rose between Buffalo Soldiers stationed there and local law enforcement and citizens. It resulted in ...

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  14. System opens UT-Rio Grande Valley campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Texan

    Through merging UT-Pan American and UT-Brownsville, the UT System officially opened the UT-Rio Grande Valley campus Monday. UT System spokeswoman Jenny LaCoste-Caputo said UTRGV welcomed more than 4,200 incoming freshmen to the University.

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  15. Gertrudis Martinez PerezRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Alice24-7.com

    ... to Holland with her sister in law, Maria Antonia Perez. They had a wonderful time! In 2005 she moved to Brownsville, Texas and resided at Spanish Meadows Assisted Living where she had many friends. Trudy was preceded in death by her beloved husband ...

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  16. Rosenthal awaits decision on appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Valley Morning Star

    ... mail fraud. Evidence in the trial showed Rosenthal paid convicted ex-404th state district judge Abel C. Limas of Brownsville for favorable court rulings in civil cases, bribed witnesses, filed false personal injury cases, directed convicted former ...

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  17. San Benito native has spent most of his life driving a truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Valley Morning Star

    ... USDA started to hand out food to people in need at the Azteca building. I then started to haul the cheese from Brownsville to other parts of Cameron and Willacy counties." Then, he started hauling sorghum from San Benito to the Port of Brownsville ...

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  18. UTRGV reaches out to newbornsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Valley Morning Star

    ... throughout the Valley, including the Valley Regional Medical Center and Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville. "This day is a very exciting day for the Rio Grande Valley and Valley Baptist is happy to share the excitement with future Rio ...

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  19. U.S. citizen from Texas could be deportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MySanAntonio.com

    ... cross-border pairings between the neighboring countries. Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area, Texas 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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  20. Detainees kill time inside a chain-link fence and barbed wire at the Port Isabel Detention Center.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Houston Chronicle

    ... cross-border pairings between the neighboring countries. Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area, Texas 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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