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  1. Your Turn: Jan. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | MySanAntonio.com

    Texas Department of Public Safety troopers patrol the Rio Grande along the U.S.-Mexico border near Mission last summer. A reader says that illegal immigration is not the scourge that many people think it is.

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  2. Deadlines approaching for Texas Citrus FiestaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Progress Times

    ... Applications for the Vaquero cook-off will be accepted through Jan. 30; however, entrants must contact the City of Mission Health Department for a food permit by Jan. 23. The cook-off is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 32 at Leo Pena Veterans Park, at ...

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  3. National Butterfly Center hosts community Christmas PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Progress Times

    There may be no place like home for the holidays, but for 200 National Guard troops deployed along the U.S./Mexico border the National Butterfly Center was the next best thing. The center, based in Mission, was the site for a community Christmas party Saturday, Dec. 20, in which volunteers gave their time and culinary talents to show their appreciation for those serving their country as part of Operation Strong Safety.

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  4. Military News: Graduates from Air Force basic trainingRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | The News Item

    ... and Leann Deromedi, of Atlas, and a grandson of Jake Deromedi, of Kulpmont, and Deanna and Eddie Woodfield, of Mission, Texas. We welcome user discussion on our site, under the following guidelines: To comment you must first create a profile and ...

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  5. Our Favorite Stories of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Mission Local

    ... the Next : This spoke to so many things-friendships in a foreign place and how we humans make ties, how we in the Mission are connected to places far away in South Asia and how the embrace of friendship is universal. The piece is beautifully ...

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  6. Going it alone, Obama rocked the boat in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Missourian

    ... for key support groups. Texas Department of Safety Troopers patrol the Rio Grande along the U.S.-Mexico border in Mission, Texas, on July 24. Frustrated by an impasse in Congress, President Barack Obama took executive actions in November to curb ...

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  7. Here's the bad news for young people in the Greensboro-High Point areaRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... earnings for young people are Fresno, Calif.; Lakeland-Winter Haven, Fla.; El Paso, Texas; and McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas. Durham-Chapel Hill makes the list for "Highest Share of Americans Under 35." Both Durham-Chapel Hill and Raleigh are on ...

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  8. Task force led by FBI, Texas Rangers to combat South Texas public corruptionRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... guilty to money laundering linked to drug-related funds. Trevino's son, Jonathan, an ex-police officer in nearby Mission, was part of a group of deputies and officers convicted of stealing drugs and protecting drug loads while working for a local ...

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  9. Joseph a. HusarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Messenger

    ... is serving the family. Survivors include his siblings, Elsie Stewart of Marshall, MN; Sandy (Darrel) Grossnickle of Mission, TX; Clarence "Dick" (Debbie) Blaha of MN; Robert "Bob" (Lynn) Wilson of Fort Dodge; Billie Ray Wilson of Lehigh; numerous ...

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  10. Dancing twins escape CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... before midnight on Oct. 1, Lester and Lawrence GonzA lez Ramos walked up to the border crossing between Mexico and Mission, Texas, each carrying a small suitcase with travel essentials and his most prized possessions. Lester: photographs of his ...

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  11. Homeland Security deportations drop in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | USA Today

    ... immigrant Stefany Marjorie, 8, watches as a Border Patrol agent body-searches her sister on July 24, 2014, in Mission, Texas. The Department of Homeland Security deported 414,481 undocumented immigrants from the country in fiscal year 2014, a 5% ...

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  12. TTU 1B Eric Gutierrez named preseason First Team All-AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Texas Tech junior first baseman Eric Gutierrez (Mission, Texas) has been named Louisville Slugger Preseason First Team All-America by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, the national publication announced this morning. Gutierrez becomes Tech's first ...

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  13. Community Christmas party for the National GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Progress Times

    ... in uniform," said Marianna Trevino-Wright, executive director of the center. The National Butterfly Center is in Mission, before Bentsen-RGV State Park, and open to the public seven days a week. To learn more, call 956-583-5400, visit ...

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  14. South Texas PlainsTexas Citrus FiestaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Texas Highways

    Long known as the "home of the grapefruit," Mission has celebrated its agricultural roots since 1932 with the annual Texas Citrus Fiesta . Highlights include the Product Costume contest on January 17, in which costumes must be decorated with citrus or citrus-based coloring, and the Parade of Oranges on January 31, which has a contest category that requires floats to be at least 85 percent covered in locally grown citrus.

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  15. Christmas volunteers sought by Hiway 80 Rescue MissionRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    For those who are looking to serve this holiday season, the Hiway 80 Rescue Mission in Tyler has several opportunities. Volunteers are gathering this week to prepare for the mission's annual Family Christmas Party set for 6 p.m. Sunday at the West Erwin Church of Christ Benevolence Center, 125 South Bonner Ave., near downtown Tyler.

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  16. How Sweet It IsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Texas Highways

    ... Grande Valley dates to the early years of the 20th Century, when businessman John Shary bought 16,000 acres around Mission and planted white grapefruit trees.He shipped the first railcars of citrus north in 1923. Other farmers followed with more ...

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  17. An expanded look at the end of the THSCA all-star gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... income. It only takes a few seconds to be awed at the names of people who have played in the THSCA game. Tom Landry (Mission, 1942), Don Meredith (Mount Vernon, 1956), Eric Dickerson (Sealy, 1979), and Kliff Kingsbury (New Braunfels, 1998) are just ...

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  18. Hidalgo County Sheriff's deputies investigating homicide in MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    Shortly after midnight Wednesday, deputies found 25-year-old Edgar Gamez with a gunshot wound, at a home in the 4800 block of Amber Street. Paramedics rushed him to the hospital where he later died.

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  19. Cartel Bosses Run Mexican Empires from Safe Houses in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    ... Mexico which would allow them to get extracted by their group." The charges stem from a house in the border city of Mission, Texas that was purchased in cash and placed under the name of another woman in order to hide the fact that Martinez is the ...

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  20. South Texas man finds grenade while cleaning lotRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Fifty-four-year-old Juan Perez tells KRGV-TV he picked up the grenade at the lot near Mission on Tuesday before he realized what it was. He says it weighed about 3 pounds and had a pin.

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