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  1. Border wall sets off First Amendment fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | El Paso Times

    The Catholic Diocese of Brownsville is fighting the federal government's plan to take the site of a historic mission as part of Trump's border wall. Texas mission site La Lomita should not be used for planned border wall, bishop says The Catholic Diocese of Brownsville is fighting the federal government's plan to take the site of a historic mission as part of Trump's border wall.

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  2. Diocese of Brownsville seeks temporary restraining orderRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Brownsville Herald

    The Catholic Diocese of Brownsville is accusing the federal government of violating the church's right to freedom of religion by condemning land it owns to build border fencing. The federal government filed a Declaration of Taking on Oct. 25 to use eminent domain to take properties that include the La Lomita Chapel and property south of the Juan Diego Academy in Mission on brush land next to the levee.

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  3. Diocese asks judge to grant temporary restraining order in border...Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Brownsville Herald

    Hundreds of activists gather at La Lomita Chapel Saturday Aug.12,2017 in Mission, Texas to protest President Trump's proposed border wall. Photo by Delcia Lopez dlopez@themonitor.com MISSION,TX- La Lomita along the banks of the RIo Grande River where the proposed Border Wall during a protest Saturday Aug.12,2017 at in Mission.

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  4. OBITUARIESRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2018 | Chisago County Press

    ... at her home at Majestic Pines in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Thursday, November 15, 2018 Donald Mark Murray, age 89, of Mission, Texas formerly of Chisago City passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Fairview Lakes Regional Medical Center in Wyoming. ...

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  5. Local pastors pray for future residents of Triumph Village in Tyler, bless the facility during Tuesday eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph) Barbara Gilbreath and Ricky Gardner pray during Blessing Day at Hiway 80 Rescue Mission's Blessing Day for Triumph Village on Tuesday Nov. 13, 2018. Triumph Village will provide housing and drug and alcohol ...

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  6. Where to See Spectacular Monarch Migrations Along the CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Texas Highways

    ... activities during the annual event at the National Butterfly Center in early November. 3333 Butterfly Park Drive, Mission. 956-583-5400. texasbutterflyfestival.com From about the third week of October through mid-November, these colorful creatures ...

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  7. Mercedes moves interim city manager into permanent positionRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 11 | Valley Morning Star

    ... Hinojosa. "He's a hard worker. I mean, this guy doesn't end (his work day) at 5 p.m." Zavala worked for the city of Mission for 28 years, most recently as planning director, before retiring. He came out of retirement last year after being approached ...

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  8. Trump launches crackdown on Central American asylum seekersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Asylum seekers turn themselves in to a US Border Patrol agent after crossing from Mexico into the United States on Nov 7, 2018 in Mission, Texas. WASHINGTON: The United States embarked on Friday on a policy of automatically rejecting asylum claims of people who cross the Mexican border illegally in a bid to deter Central American migrants and force Mexico to handle them.

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  9. Migrant Caravan Begins Next Stage of Its JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Voice of America

    ... with the U.S. Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) holds his weapon from an armored vehicle ahead of exercises in Mission, Texas, Nov. 8, 2018. He has said his move to deploy U.S. troops to the border shows the United States is "not playing games." ...

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  10. Mission rolls out official appRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Progress Times

    Aimed at connecting residents with their own local government, the city of Mission released their first official app last week. At a press conference held Thursday, Nov. 1, city officials announced the launch of "Mission TX," a 311-app where residents can report issues in the city.

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  11. City of Mission breaks ground on new tennis centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Progress Times

    Ready to get started on the construction of the anticipated Tennis Center at Birdwell Park, the city of Mission held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday. The park was approved after Mission's Parks and Recreation created a public survey for a ten-year plan for the city.

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  12. Trump administration tightens immigration asylum rules as caravans approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Washington Post

    ... turn themselves in to a U.S. Border Patrol agent after crossing from Mexico into the United States on Wednesday in Mission, Tex. (John Moore/Getty Images) These asylum restrictions mark the administration's latest attempt to prevent immigrants and ...

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  13. Joyce HawesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Pipestone County Star

    ... served as the Jasper Elementary School secretary. Beginning in 1980, Joyce and Glenn wintered in Alamo, and later, Mission, Texas. They became full-time Mission residents in 2015 when Joyce moved to Waterford Gardens. In 2017 she moved to ...

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  14. It's hard to beat the spectacular Rio Grande Valley Birding FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Free Press

    ... songbirds, shorebirds, raptors - and loads of butterflies. In fact, a butterfly festival is held annually in nearby Mission, but that is another story. In addition to field trips, the festival features seminars, "rousing socials", noted speakers and ...

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  15. Photo Gallery: Hidalgo County voters head to the polls at UTRGVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | TheMonitor.com

    ... Donna resident Alejandro Ortiz, 23, said he didn't have any specific political ties, but felt a civic duty to vote. Mission resident Carlos Tello, 21, said he's voted in every election since he was eligible. "I'm just doing my civic duty as an ...

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  16. US citizen faces federal charge for allegedly listing wrong home...Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 4 | The Brownsville Herald

    A local man who told authorities he was living between Reynosa, Mission and Houston for the last six years faces federal charges for allegedly submitting a federal firearms form with "false" information. "Whoever knowingly makes any false statement or representation with respect to the information required to be kept in the records of a federal firearms licensee a is in violation of Title 18," the complaint against the man stated.

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  17. Mission Municipal Court amnesty program begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | TheMonitor.com

    Mission Municipal Court's amnesty period runs from today until Saturday, Nov. 17 for anyone with active warrants from outstanding citations. Fines must be paid in full.

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  18. Trump targets citizenship, stokes pre-election migrant fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... agent Marcelino Medina detains Veronica Reyes, 26, of Veracruz, Mexico, near the Anzalduas International Bridge in Mission, Texas, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Reyes was with a group of five immigrants attempting to enter the U.S. illegally. The rest ...

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  19. First & Goal Friday: November 2ndRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | KRGV

    ... Vela. The Wildcats could still play district spoiler and force a title tie with an upset win at Vela in week 11. Mission handed PSJA its first 30-6A district blemish. The Eagles beat the Bears 24-7. In 32-6A, Hanna clinched a share of the district ...

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  20. Feds hold Q&A about border wall during webinarProperty owners and...Read the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... would cut through places like the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge, the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, and the historic La Lomita Chapel, a more than 150-year-old shrine behind the levee ...

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