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  1. La Posada Providencia shelters vulnerable familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Sister Therese conducts a daily lesson with a client at the shelter. During their time at the shelter, clients are expected to take part in daily classes.

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  2. Runners kick off 2016 with fifth-annual Resolution RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Despite temperatures in the low 40s and cold drizzle Saturday morning, more than 600 runners made it out to Mission for their first race of the year. At the finish line of the fifth annual Resolution Race 5K, participants were greeted with chilled mimosas, medals and T-shirts.

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  3. Gun laws, abortion, taxes change in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    The fresh statutes range from new restrictions on underage women receiving abortions to giving Texans the option to purchase a license plate reading "In God We Trust." In fact, 12 of the new laws pertain to the issuance of "specialty" license plates.

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  4. Victims detail brutal assault by BP agentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    McALLEN-A federal lawsuit involving a U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed himself after kidnapping three Honduran immigrants last year states the agent was under investigation for other abuse allegations at the time of the assaults. The lawsuit filed on Dec. 23 by a South Carolina law firm on behalf of a mother, her 15-year-old daughter and a 14-year-old girl, alleges one or more federal agencies knew field agent Esteban Manzanares abused and possibly sexually assaulted people in his custody before March 12, 2014, when he shot himself as agents stormed his home in Mission while he had the 14-year-old girl alive and bound to his bed.

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  5. Flight cancellations affect BrownsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    While most families will be fortunate enough to barbeque and light some fireworks today, others will be spending theirs in hotels or with strangers because of flight cancellations. Joseph Krause, a resident of Brownsville, had to help a friend get to McAllen when he was told his flight was cancelled earlier this week.

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  6. Utility company warns of phone scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    McAllen Public Utility is warning customers of a phone scam after one of its customers was called Monday after regular business hours, according to a news release. MPU officials said someone claiming to be from "the water company" called a customer Monday evening and demanded a payment over the phone using a Wal-Mart or PayPal credit card in order to avoid having service shut off, according to the release.

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  7. Investigators search for boot theft suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    Investigators are searching for a man they believe was involved in at least 10 thefts around the Rio Grande Valley from Dec. 10-22, according to Mission police Sgt. Ted Rodriguez.

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  8. 2 women found fatally shot in South TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    Palmview police Chief Chris Barrera tells The Monitor in McAllen that the women were found after authorities got a report of shots fired early Sunday morning. Palmview is a small town located just west of McAllen.

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  9. Christmas celebrations around the ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    Jade Rios hugged a leopard stuffed animal she received Saturday at Christmas for Kids as she enjoyed live music at the McAllen Municipal Park. She and her grandmother, Maria Alvarez, have attended it for the past three years.

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  10. Angel Tree program provides Christmas for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    Last Christmas Eve was rough for Anabel Soto and her four kids. They ate at a Dairy Queen and spent the rest of the evening in the cold, run-down garage they called home.

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  11. Texas jobless rate for November increases to 4.6 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    The Texas unemployment rate for November rose to 4.6 percent for the third straight month of statewide higher jobless figures. The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday reported that compares to a 4.4 percent jobless rate in October.

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  12. Realtors group constructs officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    As members of the Greater McAllen Association of Realtors illustrated at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new headquarters, it can take as many as eight years. "Today is the culmination of four to eight years of work getting a new building for the Greater McAllen Association of Realtors," Lupita Limas, the association's 2015 ex-officio president said.

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  13. 2 ex-UPS workers in Texas among 3 to get prison in drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    A former UPS Inc. worker in South Texas, his daughter and another ex-employee are going to prison for using the company to smuggle drugs. Prosecutors say 46-year-old Mario Enrique Patlan and 24-year-old Cristina Patlan were sentenced Tuesday to four-year prison terms.

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  14. Unprecedented border crossings prompt CBP commissioner visit to RGVRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    MCALLEN,Tx- U.S. Border Patrol R. Gil Kerlikowske speaks to the media at the Border Patrol Detention Center Tuesday Dec.15,2015 in McAllen. Photo by Delcia Lopez [email protected] MCALLEN,Tx- A family walks along with a dentention officer at the Border Patrol Detention Center Tuesday Dec.15,2015 in McAllen.

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  15. Mexico catches drug gang that stole 41,000 gallons of fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    Mexican prosecutors say they have caught the leaders of a drug gang that stole at least 41,400 gallons of fuel from government pipelines. The attorney general's office did not identify the gang, but the arrests were made in the border city of Reynosa, which is across from McAllen, Texas, Reynosa is dominated by the Gulf drug cartel.

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  16. Grammy winners Train to headline Stars fundraiser in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    The announcement was made Monday morning at the L&F Distributors conference room in McAllen by Val LaMantia Peisen, owner and partner of L&F Distributors and a member of the STARS Scholarship Fund board of directors. "We are very excited to have Train as our headlining act for our extravaganza," Peisen said.

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  17. La Joya teachers' union opens officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    After 32 years of driving to and from McAllen for union meetings at least once a month, more than 2,000 La Joya teachers have gained their own local headquarters. Light drizzle fell on about 40 guests Saturday morning as members of the La Joya American Federation of Teachers' chapter cut a blue ribbon, marking the facility's official opening.

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  18. Lending supportRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    In its first year helping nonprofits in South Texas, AIM Media Texas Charities of the Rio Grande Valley raised and distributed $112,147 to 15 charities in the Valley. Broken down, this money helped to pay for: 493 nights of lodging and 3,084 meals for the Salvation Army in McAllen; nearly 29,000 pounds of food distributed by the Harlingen Neighborhood Food Pantry; 300 snack packs sent home with Brownsville students over holiday breaks; emergency shelter, prescriptions and food for 1,200 people through Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, and built a wheelchair ramp for a paralyzed man through Silver Ribbon Community Partners.

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  19. Man arrested in connection with sexual assault of migrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    Gerardo Alaniz, 35, was arrested last week after a two-month-long investigation led Homeland Security Investigations agents to Mission, according to the criminal complaint. Agents received a tip from the New Bedford Police department in late September about a woman who had been illegally smuggled into the U.S. and was being held for ransom, the complaint states.

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  20. Back med schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    As our region this year celebrates the opening of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and its medical school, which will transform healthcare opportunities for students as well as for all of our citizens, we are disheartened to learn that one Valley city appears to be rescinding its support, and it could be politically motivated as part of opposition to a proposed Hidalgo County healthcare district. The city of Mission apparently has "opted out" of supporting a memorandum of understanding between the university, Hidalgo County and several cities, which is designed to help financially support the new medical school.

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