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  1. Starr County opposes herbicide spraying along Rio GrandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | TheMonitor.com

    The Starr County Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution opposing aerial spraying of herbicides along the banks of the Rio Grande which environmentalists argue would pose safety risks to residents. The spraying is part of an effort by the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board to eradicate Carrizo cane along the river.

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  2. New federal building still a possibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Plans for a new federal courthouse in McAllen appear to be on track after Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, met with the chairman of a committee essential to the process. Cuellar, during a brief conference at the Mission Chamber of Commerce, said Friday he met with Judge D. Brooks Smith, chairman of the Committee on Space and Facilities for U.S. Courts, Mayor Jim Darling and staff members of U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Texas and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, to name a few.

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  3. Casino bus tours continue a week after a rollover crash killed 9 and injured 43Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Driver Valentin Villareal boarding an S&R Tours charter bus Monday, May 23, 2016 outside the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino and Hotel in Eagle Pass. Photo by Kristian Hernandez [email protected] Daniel Garcia, 21, boarding the bus Sunday, May 22, 2015 after a brief stop in McAllen.

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  4. Migrant deaths forecasted to surpass last year's numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Summer is the deadliest time of the year for migrants crossing illegally into the United States, but the number of bodies recovered by U.S. Border Patrol agents so far this year has nearly reached the total of last fiscal year. During fiscal year 2015, agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector recovered 69 migrant bodies compared to 68 in the last eight months, according to spokesman Lt.

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  5. Migrant deaths forecasted to surpass last years numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Summer is the deadliest time of the year for migrants crossing illegally into the United States, but the number of bodies recovered by U.S. Border Patrol agents so far this year has nearly reached the total of last fiscal year. During fiscal year 2015, agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector recovered 69 migrant bodies compared to 68 in the last eight months, according to spokesman Lt.

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  6. San Juan bus company in fatal crash has faced vehicle problems beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    The small South Texas bus company involved in a rollover crash that killed nine people and injured 44 others had twice been ordered by Louisiana state inspectors in 2015 to take one of its buses off the road to fix brake and emergency exit problems. Records posted online by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration show that regulators ordered OGA Charters to sideline the bus in May 2015 because of brake problems and again in August of last year when they were getting worse.

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  7. 8 fatalities reported in bus rollover on U.S. 83Read the original story

    May 14, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Eight people died and about 40 were hospitalized when a charter bus rolled over Saturday morning on North U.S. 83 in Webb County, authorities said. Voters in Donna last weekend rejected a $22 million school bond proposed by Donna Independent School District to build a new middle school.

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  8. Lawmakers offer perspectives on border vision, safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Local landowners look over an aerostat, which will aid in border surveillance, before being launched by the U.S. Border Patrol on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2013, in PeA itas. photo by Joel [email protected] That's why border officials say it's important for those on the local, state and national levels to be in sync when discussing the area.

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  9. Texas officials ask why DHS plans to cut aerial support along the borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    MCALLEN ,Tx- U.S Customs and Border protection McAllen air branch fly over the Rio Grande River near Anzaldua's in the Mission area Monday Nov.16,2015 in McAllen. Photo by Delcia Lopez [email protected] MCALLEN ,Tx- U.S Customs and Border protection McAllen air branch helicopter as it prepares for take off Monday Nov.16,2015 in McAllen.

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  10. Remembering the deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | TheMonitor.com

    FALFURRIAS,Tx-The South Texas Human Rights Center and the march of the Atorrcha meet at the Maranthana Church Saturday Oct.31, 2015 in Falfurrias. The torch was lit and taken to the Brooks COunty Courthouse in memory of all the immigrants that have died in the area.

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  11. IBC Bank Hosts Minitropolis Showcase at Sam Houston Elementary School in McAllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | TheMonitor.com

    IBC Bank-McAllen and Sam Houston Elementary hosted a MinitropolisA Showcase event for government, banking and education leaders across the state. The event highlighted the 19-year-old Houstonville MinitropolisA program, how it works and how students are excited to participate in their own community.

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  12. Mexican police find 14 pounds of heroin hidden aboard busRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | TheMonitor.com

    Mexican investigators say they have found 14 pounds of heroin in a hidden container aboard a passenger bus. The federal Attorney General's Office said Monday that the bus had started its run in Mexico City and was headed for the border city of Nuevo Laredo, across from Laredo, Texas.

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  13. NewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | TheMonitor.com

    The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce recently named International Bank of Commerce and LeFleur Transportation its September Featured Businesses of the Month. The selected business or organization is recognized for their outstanding service, commitment and contribution to the community by the Chamber Ambassador Committee.

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