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  1. Democratic Presidential Candidate: More Immigration Means More Democratic VotesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013. Brooks County has become an epicentre for illegal immigrant deaths in Texas.

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  2. a Previously Deported Illegals Caught Smuggling Thousands of People Across BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Breitbart.com

    ... of the immigrants. Premont is located about 100 miles from the border and is a short distance north of the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint in Brooks County. In one case, on March 19, 2014, 115 illegal aliens were being held against their will in ...

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  3. Pharr Man Sentenced for Drug SmugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | KRGV

    A Pharr man will spend nine years behind bars after being convicted of attempting to smuggle drugs into the U.S. Gerardo Garza-Montenegro approached a border patrol checkpoint near Falfurrias last year. Agents discovered 11 pounds of meth concealed inside two fire extinguishers.

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  4. Border Patrol Finds 20 Illegal Immigrants Smuggled as Human Cargo in TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Breitbart.com

    ... the trailer. Court records obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed that Jose Ramon Sanchez drove his trailer to the Falfurrias inspection station about 80 miles north of the Texas-Mexico border. At that station, a border patrol agent asked him if he ...

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  5. Dallas company pumping oil in San Antonio's "backyard"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Business Journal

    Dallas-based oil company Gulf Coast Western is now pumping 270 barrels of oil per day from a well just a couple hours south of San Antonio. The company's well at Home Run Field, about seven miles southeast of Falfurrias, went into production on June 17. Gulf Coast Western hired San Antonio-based company Texron Operating, LLC to drill to a depth of 12,700 feet while Houston-based company.

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  6. Kinder Morgan pipeline accident released volatile gases, preliminary report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Business Journal

    A preliminary report filed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality reveals that thousands of pounds of potentially dangerous gases were released into the air during a pipeline accident that left two people injured near the South Texas town of Falfurrias. While the cause of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline rupture remains under investigation, investigators confirmed it happened the night of Aug. 3 in a rural area off State Highway 285 just east of town.

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  7. Pipeline Explosion in South Texas Injures 2; Spurs EvacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Insurance Journal West

    Authorities say the explosion of a natural gas pipeline near the small South Texas town of Falfurrias injured two people and prompted the evacuation about 150 homes. An official with the Brooks County sheriff's office said the explosion occurred at night on Aug. 3 near Falfurrias, a town of about 5,000 located about 80 miles southwest of Corpus Christi.

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  8. Preliminary TCEQ report: Thousands of pounds of volatile gases...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Business Journal

    A preliminary report filed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality reveals that thousands of pounds of potentially dangerous gases were released into the air during a Monday night pipeline accident that left two people injured near Falfurrias.

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  9. Section of ruptured gas pipeline sent off for analysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The section of a gas pipe that ruptured in Falfurrias will be removed and sent to an independent lab for analysis. As a precaution, a stretch of highway 285 was shut down.

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  10. Illegal Alien Arrested Four Times In Two Years Allegedly Beat California Woman With Hammer, Raped HerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Daily Caller

    Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013. Brooks County has become an epicentre for illegal immigrant deaths in Texas.

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  11. Two injured in South Texas pipeline explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | MySanAntonio.com

    Authorities say the explosion of a natural gas pipeline near the South Texas town of Falfurrias injured two people and prompted the evacuation of about 150 homes. An official with the Brooks County sheriff's office said the explosion occurred Monday night near Falfurrias, a city of about 5,000 residents located 80 miles southwest of Corpus Christi.

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  12. Two Hospitalized After Gas Line Explosion Near FalfurriasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | KIII

    It happened around 8:30 p.m. on Highway 285 outside Falfurrias. Two residents who lived nearby were injured and taken to Christus Spohn Hospital Kleberg.

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  13. South Texas pipeline explosion injures 2Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Authorities say the explosion of a natural gas pipeline near the small South Texas town of Falfurrias injured two people and prompted the evacuation about 150 homes. An official with the Brooks County sheriff's office said the explosion occurred Monday night near Falfurrias, a town of about 5,000 located about 80 miles southwest of Corpus Christi.

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  14. Texas Pipeline Explosion Injures 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | KWTX

    A natural gas pipeline explosion Monday night near the small South Texas town of Falfurrias injured two people and prompted the evacuation about 150 homes, authorities said Tuesday. The evacuated families were allowed to return home about five hours after the explosion, an official with the Brooks County Sheriff's Office said.

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  15. Tennessee Gas Pipeline declares force majeure for system near Falfurrias, TexasRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Reuters

    Aug 4 Kinder Morgan's Tennessee Gas Pipeline declared a force majeure event for its system near Falfurrias, Texas, effective from Tuesday. The notification comes after Kinder Morgan isolated a portion of the TGP system east of Falfurrias, Texas, in Brooks County, following a rupture.

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  16. Natural Gas Pipline Ruptures in Falfurrias AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | KRGV

    ... Kinder Morgan received notification of a natural gas release on its Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) system east of Falfurrias, Texas, in Brooks County. The company has isolated the impacted portion of the pipeline, and local responders, including the ...

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  17. Gas pipeline ruptures near FalfurriasRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 2 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    No one was injured in the blast, but they are evacuating everyone living within half a mile of the scene. Highway 285 between Falfurrias and Riviera is also shut down near the rupture, so any traffic coming toward Falfurrias from Highway 77 will have to turn around.

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  18. Mass Graves of Immigrants Found in Texas, But State Says No Laws Were BrokenRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | Democracy Now

    ... miles inland from the U.S.-Mexico border. The bodies were gathered from the desert surrounding a checkpoint in Falfurrias, Texas, in Brooks County. An investigation was launched after the mass graves were exposed last November in a documentary by ...

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  19. Fred Ross Frank Sr.Read the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Alice24-7.com

    ... Sr,. age 79 passed away July 21, 2015 in Alice Texas surrounded by his family. He was born November 10, 1935 in Falfurrias Texas to George Frank and Blanche Stegall Frank (Cavender) who preceded him in death. Fred enjoyed ranching, gardening and ...

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  20. 11 Immigrants Rescued from Brush by Border Patrol Friday, SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | KIII

    Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue operators, along with agents from the Falfurrias and Kingsville stations, rescued 11 individuals in three incidents Friday and Saturday. The biggest rescue involved eight people who called Brooks County 911 Friday to report that they were lost in the brush.

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