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  1. Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    In this Sunday, June 17, 2018, file photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States rest in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas. Immigrant children described hunger, cold and fear in a voluminous court filing about the facilities where they were held in the days after crossing the border.

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  2. Hidalgo County, cities increase mosquito sprayingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    ... localized flooding. The city of Weslaco crews begin their rounds shortly after dusk, while those with the cities of McAllen and Mission don't come out until midnight, and county crews start a few hours before dawn. Spraying began Monday and will ...

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  3. Edinburg school board candidate counters accusations with documentationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    ... were holding down campaign signs for Steve Cruz, his director of operations. Cruz and his attorney, Rudy Moreno of McAllen, have vehemently denied the accusations, calling them a politically motivated ploy, while Palacios said his office is not ...

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  4. Residents in Faysville Want Water Pumps to Alleviate FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KRGV

    ... during a transition when Faysville was annexed from Hidalgo County to Edinburg. "When there's heavy rain coming from McAllen, Mission area, those waters start to come into Edinburg. Although the rain might not be heavy here, it becomes an issue," ...

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  5. Border Patrol agents find 170 illegal immigrants trying to sneak into TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    EXCLUSIVE: 'I was told there may be people buried in the desert because of him': Steve Wynn's fearful former salon manager files suit claiming she was fired for 'blowing whistle on rampant abuse and sexual assault' Border Patrol guards break record for their single biggest apprehension after finding 170 illegal immigrants who were abandoned by smugglers trying to sneak into Texas Agents patrolling the Mexico-US border came into contact with 170 immigrant families and unaccompanied children shortly after midnight Tuesday Based on previous United States Customs and Border Protection press releases, it was the biggest apprehension of migrants in a single day The Border Patrol officers assigned to the McAllen, Texas border entry points were outnumbered and needed assistance from nearby stations The Rio Grande Valley Center had a busy day, hours after apprehending 22 migrants from a stash ... (more)

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  6. Know your rights meeting for landownersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Progress Times

    ... & Border Protection held their quarterly Border Community Liaison Meeting for Landowners and Stakeholders at the McAllen Border Patrol station," states Marianna TreviA o Wright, executive director of the National Butterfly Center. "At this meeting, ...

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  7. IMAS exhibits top influential LatinosMcALLEN - You have seen them on...Read the original story

    Tuesday | The Brownsville Herald

    You have seen them on TV, the silver screen and read about them in the newspapers. Now photos of these famous Latinos taken by a renowned photographer are available to see in McAllen.

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  8. Convicted felon from Edcouch gets 77 months for federal firearms...Read the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... during a sentencing hearing before U.S. District Judge Randy Crane. Crane sentenced Savedra, who was represented by McAllen-based attorney Reynaldo Merino, to 77 months in prison for violation of federal firearm laws. The case stems from a traffic ...

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  9. Convicted felon from Edcouch gets 77 months for federal firearms violationsRead the original story

    Monday | Valley Morning Star

    ... during a sentencing hearing before U.S. District Judge Randy Crane. Crane sentenced Savedra, who was represented by McAllen-based attorney Reynaldo Merino, to 77 months in prison for violation of federal firearm laws. The case stems from a traffic ...

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  10. US to Sharply Cut Cap on Refugees to 30,000 for 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Voice of America

    ... help the bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, June 21, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. Trump campaigned in 2016 promising tight restrictions on immigration, and his administration has sharply reduced ...

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  11. State forces local prison guards to work in Karnes CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Progress Times

    Faced with a shortage of correctional officers, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is requiring officers from Hidalgo County to work in Karnes County - about 200 miles away. More than 20 officers concerned about the mandatory, weeklong rotations in Karnes County met with state Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, D-McAllen, and state Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr., D-Brownsville, on Sept.

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  12. Hundreds participate in annual El Grito de la Independencia 5kRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | Valley Morning Star

    Rodrigo Rodriguez, 35, an army recruiter from McAllen, is given a medal at the 2nd annual El Grito de la Independencia 5k run at Pepsi Sports Park in Mission, on Sept.

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  13. McAllen to move on drainage upgradesRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | Valley Morning Star

    STAFF WRITER Follow @mitchellferman !function {var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName [0],p=/^http:/.test ?'http':'https';if ){js=d.createElement ;}} ; McALLEN - Days before another storm hit the Rio Grande Valley, including areas in McAllen, city commissioners here ... (more)

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  14. U.S. Border Patrol supervisor confesses to executing four womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | ThinkProgress

    JUNE 12: Central American asylum seekers wait as U.S. Border Patrol agents take them into custody on June 12, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection supervisor was arrested Saturday after he confessed to driving four women to desolate highway areas in and around Laredo, Texas where he was stationed and executing them with a handgun, according to Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz.

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  15. Migrants in McAllen, Texas, wait to be transported to a detention center earlier this year.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Philly.com

    It seemed like a typical Tuesday morning last month when Juan Esquivel noticed a helicopter hovering over the East Texas trailer-parts factory where the Mexican native had worked for much of his 23 years in the United States - doing a hard manufacturing job that few Americans are lining up to do, paying taxes to the federal government and building a middle-class life for his wife and two kids in a quiet community called Honey Grove. Esquivel's wife was cooking tostados for that night when - as recounted recently by Emily Foxhall in the Houston Chronicle - she got the first text message from her husband at 10:27 a.m., in Spanish: " Immigration is here. 2 comments

  16. Delgado trial venue hearing set for OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | TheMonitor.com

    A decision on whether to grant a motion for a trial venue change to McAllen in the bribery case of a former state district judge could be reached in October, court records show. The court on Tuesday set Oct. 19 to hear further arguments related to former state District Judge Rodolfo "Rudy" Delgado's request to have his trial held in McAllen, and not in Houston, as is currently scheduled.

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  17. Nuevo Le n man gets 87 months for smuggling drugsMcALLEN - A Nuevo Le ...Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... of doing some shopping, and that he had been asked by a person he only knew as "Rafael," to drive the vehicle to the McAllen area, the complaint states. He told HSI agents that the month before, in December 2017, Rafael, who claimed to be a cartel ...

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  18. Food delivery service offers free year-long trialRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... Minnesota-based company's expansion to Brownsville comes after successful launches in other Texas cities including McAllen, Corpus Christi and Laredo, she said. Bite Squad operates over 300 cities. Delivery fees start at $2.99 and depend on how far ...

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  19. McAllen out as Senate candidates set series of debatesRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    Beto O'Rourke addresses the press and answers questions after seeing children and other family members detained by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol after illegally crossing into the United States during a press conference at the Hidalgo Memorial Park on Monday, June 11, 2018, in Hidalgo. McALLEN - After optimism from both Senate candidates that a debate could be held in McAllen, Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke on Friday announced three debates over the next month - in Dallas, Houston and San Antonio.

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  20. 'Dear America,' Writes A Pulitzer-Winning Journalist - And Undocumented ImmigrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... Frasier when I was a kid. This book is probably the closest I ever got to it. I ended up getting detained in Texas - McAllen, Texas - in 2014 in the middle of that ... Central American refugee crisis that many people in the media would not call a ... 5 comments

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