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  1. Charro Days group celebrates new posterRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Adriana Hernandez, foreground, dances with other members of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's Groupo Folklorico Tizatlan at the annual Charro Days Poster unveiling in Brownsville. Charro Days President Eduardo "EJ" Martinez.

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  2. Feds seize cocaine in BrownsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge on Thursday arrested a Brownsville man and woman after they discovered almost $200,000 worth of cocaine in their vehicle as they tried to cross into the U.S. from Mexico, authorities said. Authorities allege the unnamed 20-year-old woman was driving a 2005 Ford Mustang with a 24-year-old man riding as a passenger in the vehicle when the vehicle was selected for a secondary inspection.

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  3. American man faces federal charges for allegedly trying to smuggle ammunition in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    A U.S. citizen admitted to federal authorities that he had been recruited to purchase ammunition in the United States and smuggle it into Mexico, according to federal authorities. According to federal documents, Ricardo Oscar Rangel Jr., age and residence unavailable, was arrested earlier this week by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers after he allegedly tried to smuggle 600 rounds of 7.62x39mm ammunition to Matamoros via the B&MInternationalBridge in Brownsville, which is a violation of the No.554 of the U.S. Government Code.

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  4. Brownsville pilot pleads guilty to smuggling cocaine via airplaneRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    A Texas pilot has pleaded guilty to transporting almost $500,000 worth of cocaine on a plane that authorities intercepted when it stopped to refuel at a Louisiana airport in September. The Courier reports 22-year-old John David Crow, of Brownsville, was convicted of possessing and conspiring to distribute five kilograms of cocaine hydrochloride.

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  5. Region VIII-6A to clash at ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    For those who did well enough at their district swimming & diving meets to quality for regional competition, now comes an even bigger challenge. The Region VIII-6A Meet takes place Friday and Saturday at Brownsville's Margaret M. Clark Aquatic Center, with only the top finisher in each boys and girls swimming event qualifying for the UIL state meet Feb. 19 and 20 in Austin.

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  6. New clinic adds to city's rapidly expanding role in health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    A new $1.8 million medical treatment clinic should break ground within the next two weeks, and eventually will double the number of staff it employs at its present location. Valley Day and Night Clinic, with its headquarters in Brownsville, will move from its current location at 1214 Dixieland Road to the new facility at 1610 South F Street late this year or early the next.

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  7. SJA to celebrate 150th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    St. Joseph Academy students sit at their desks Tuesday in Kevin Hickson's History class. The school is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.

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  8. Son gets $2 million bond in parents' deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Brownsville Herald

    Joel Collazo of Brownsville was arraigned on Sunday in Brownsville Municipal Court. Collazo is charged with the murder of his mother and father.

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  9. All combustibles draw oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Brownsville Herald

    Outrage! Petroleum condensate to be transported by rail to the Port of Brownsville - up to160,000 barrels a day rolling through, and endangering, folks and communities from Pecos, Texas, including along U.S. Highway 83 to the port, thanks to the port commissioners.

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  10. Explosion strikes Brownsville landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Brownsville Herald

    The Brownsville Fire Department is still investigating the cause of an explosion at the City Municipal Solid Waste Landfill, off of 9000 FM 802, that occurred at about 9:46 p.m. Wednesday night. The explosion occurred near the entrance to the landfill at the tire facilities section and caused a large fire which was promptly put out by firefighters, said Roxanna Rosas, city spokeswoman.

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  11. Bishop Flores to represent U.S. clergy during pope's visit to MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Brownsville Herald

    Bishop Daniel Flores is one of two bishops asked to represent U.S. bishops during Pope Francis' visit to Mexico this month, he said. "I am truly honored to be able to participate," Flores told the Valley Catholic, a newspaper that serves the Diocese of Brownsville.

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  12. Metro-area Soccer Notes: District showdowns set for four teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Brownsville Herald

    Friday promises to be quite an eventful day of district soccer showdowns for Brownsville boys and girls teams, particularly those from Hanna, Lopez, Porter and Pace. Undefeated District 32-6A leaders square off at Hanna on Friday as the Lopez girls and boys come visiting for matches against the Eagles' squads at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. For the boys, Lopez and Hanna have emerged as the early front-runners in the 32-6A race.

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  13. Commissioners approve purchases of buses, police carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville city commissioners voted Tuesday to purchase more city vehicles, which will add four new buses and 60 additional police cars to city streets. Commissioners authorized the city to begin the process of acquiring or spending some of its general funds for two proposed capital expenditures.

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  14. Jury acquits capital murder defendantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville attorney Ernest Gamez and his client Marco Antonio Gonzalez ebrace after the jury's unanimous not-guilty verdict on the June 2014 captial murder charge of Ivan Reyes Wednesday at the 404th state District Court. Marco Antonio Gonzalez, third from left, looks at the grand jury as they read cross examination testimony Wednesday in Brownsville.

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  15. Right reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Brownsville Herald

    We applaud the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court this past week to hear the controversial legal case emanating from Texas that challenged President Barack Obama's authority to sign an executive order to halt deportations of up to 5 million immigrants via Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, commonly known as DAPA. It's potentially a landmark case for its implications regarding the limits of the executive branch of government.

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  16. Cardinals win wild one against Chargers, 63-61Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Brownsville Herald

    While the Harlingen High Cardinals saw their big fourth-quarter lead over the Brownsville Veterans Memorial Chargers slip through their fingers, the overall game did not thanks to a pair of big plays from Ernie Martinez and Elijah Rhodes in the waning seconds. After Ramirez sank a pair of free throws to regain the lead with 8.5 seconds to play, Rhodes stole the ball from Chargers guard Martin Martinez on the ensuing possession and sank a free throw, wrapping up a 63-61 Cardinals win Tuesday night in Harlingen.

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  17. NewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Brownsville Herald

    Pre-Kindergarten students at St. Mary's Catholic School place pennies in a jug on Tuesday during National Catholic Schools Week. The class that donates the most money will get to choose the charity that will receive the funds raised.

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  18. City approves extension on safe room projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville city commissioners granted permission to seek a six-month extension on the city's Community Safe Room Project at their meeting Tuesday night. Marina Zolezzi, director of the Office of Grant Management and Community Development, went before commissioners to request permission to ask the Federal Emergency Management Agency for a six-month extension to complete the project at the Brownsville Sports Park in Olmito.

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  19. Over $350,000 in drugs seizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Brownsville Herald

    Four separate loads of drugs with a combined street value of more than $350,000 were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry in one week, authorities said. Authorities said the first seizure took place on Jan. 25, at Gateway International Bridge when a 40-year-old Brownsville resident tried to drive a blue 2003 Ford Explorer into the U.S. and was selected for a secondary inspection.

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  20. Tourists still traveling to MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Brownsville Herald

    It was a regular afternoon in Mexico for Armando Saldana. He got his boots shined, a hair cut and had lunch with friends over the weekend.

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