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  1. Progreso man executed for family s 1992 deathsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Roberto Moreno Ramos. Ramos is scheduled for lethal injection for the 1992 killings of his 42-year-old wife, Leticia, their 7-year-old daughter, Abigail, and their 3-year-old son, Jonathan, at their home in Progreso, located along the Mexico border about 20 miles southeast of McAllen.

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  2. CBP awards contract for miles of border fencingFederal authorities...Read the original story

    Wednesday | The Brownsville Herald

    ... the first contract, which is called RGV-03. The latest contract targets areas south of Alamo, Donna, Weslaco, Progreso and Hidalgo inside Hidalgo County, with construction scheduled to begin next February. The project calls for construction of ...

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  3. Second border wall contract for $167M of construction through...Read the original story

    Wednesday | The Brownsville Herald

    Federal officials have approved another border wall contract, this one for the $167 million construction of 8 miles of levee wall system in the Rio Grande Valley. Awarded Nov. 11 to Galveston-based SLSCO, the project dubbed RGV-02 consists of construction in the Hidalgo County cities of Alamo, Donna, Weslaco, Progreso and Mercedes, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection news release.

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  4. Progreso man to be executed for 1992 murder of familyRobert Moreno...Read the original story

    Wednesday | The Brownsville Herald

    Robert Moreno Ramos, the Progreso man convicted of the February 1992 murders of his wife and two children, is scheduled to be executed tonight after being on death row for more than two decades. Ramos' execution will be the 11th in Texas and 21st in the country in 2018.

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  5. Mexican man executed in Texas for bludgeoning death of familyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... that she and the two children were missing, officers found their bodies buried beneath the bathroom floor of their Progreso, Texas, home. Lawyers for Ramos filed multiple appeals since 1996 arguing that he did not receive effective trial counseling, ...

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  6. Texas executes Mexican citizen convicted of murder, his last words, 'Lord, send me a chariot'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... convicted for the 1992 deaths of his wife Leticia, 42, daughter Abigail, 7, and son Jonathan, 3, at their home in Progreso, Texas, which is located along the Mexico border. Authorities said Ramos bludgeoned his family members with a ...

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  7. Texas executes Mexican who killed his family 26 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... she and the two children were missing, officers found their bodies buried beneath the bathroom floor of their Progreso, Texas, home. They had all died from skull fractures more than a month earlier. Ramos, who was 38 at the time, married another ...

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  8. Second border wall contract for $167M of construction through Mid-Valley citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheMonitor.com

    ... SLSCO, the project dubbed RGV-02 consists of construction in the Hidalgo County cities of Alamo, Donna, Weslaco, Progreso and Mercedes, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection news release. Reinforced concrete levee wall will be ...

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  9. The Latest: Mexican citizen executed for killings in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Waco Tribune-Herald

    This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Roberto Moreno Ramos. Ramos is scheduled for lethal injection for the 1992 killings of his 42-year-old wife, Leticia, their 7-year-old daughter, Abigail, and their 3-year-old son, Jonathan, at their home in Progreso, located along the Mexico border about 20 miles southeast of McAllen.

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  10. The Latest: Ex-judges favor stopping Mexican man's executionRead the original story

    Yesterday | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... wife Leticia, 7-year-old daughter Abigail, and 3-year-old son Jonathan. The slayings occurred at their home in Progreso, along the Mexico border. Authorities say Ramos bludgeoned his family members and then buried them underneath the home's bathroom ...

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  11. Mexican man faces execution in Texas for bludgeoning death of familyRead the original story

    Wednesday | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... that she and the two children were missing, officers found their bodies buried beneath the bathroom floor of their Progreso, Texas, home. They had all died from skull fractures more than a month earlier. Lawyers for Ramos have filed multiple appeals ...

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  12. The Latest: Mexican man asks Supreme Court to stop executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... 42-year-old wife, Leticia, their 7-year-old daughter, Abigail, and their 3-year-old son, Jonathan, at their home in Progreso, located along the Mexico border about 20 miles (32.19 kilometers) southeast of McAllen. Prosecutors say Ramos killed his ...

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  13. Mentally ill Mexican immigrant scheduled for execution tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Houston Chronicle

    ... was picked up on a traffic warrant. Police questioned him without a lawyer, and eventually he let them search his Progreso home. When they found blood in the bathroom, he agreed to make them a map. Investigators followed it, and found the bodies of ...

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  14. Texas to execute Mexican national on Wednesday, amid pleas for case reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Texas Tribune

    ... his wife and children with a miniature sledgehammer, and then buried them under the bathroom floor in the family's Progreso home, according to trial evidence. Ramos' case has been a point of contention in both district and federal courts for years, ...

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  15. Teen arrested in Mexico for stabbing taxi driver near Progreso bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    A teenager was arrested in Mexico Tuesday night on an attempted capital murder charge after he allegedly stabbed a taxi driver near the Progreso-Nuevo Progreso International Bridge last week. Alfredo Villanueva Jr., 18, was arraigned Wednesday on the second degree felony charge and Precinct 1, Place 2 Justice of the Peace Jesus Morales set his bond at $500,000.

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  16. Donna man sentenced in ammo smuggling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    ... In court documents the driver is referred to as L.A.Z. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working the Progreso-Nuevo Progreso International Bridge referred his vehicle for a secondary inspection. "At secondary inspection, CBPOs discovered ...

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  17. La Villa, Progreso look to Yellow Jacket vets to boost up-and-coming football programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    La Villa head football coach Danny Perez gives direction on the practice field at La Villa High School on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in La Villa. Progreso head football coach Frank Martinez gives direction on the practice field at Progreso High School on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in La Villa.

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  18. Caltrop flattens agent's vehicle, others found near Progreso bridgeRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    A U.S. Border Patrol agent on patrol got a flat tire on his unit and realized he had run over a caltrop. The Weslaco agent was patrolling the Rio Grande on Sunday and after changing the flat he discovered a homemade caltrop stuck in the tire. The caltrops have spikes designed to flatten tires.

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  19. Weslaco woman gets 18 months in prison for biting CBP officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    ... during an inspection at a port of entry on Jan. 14. Sanchez, who was driving a vehicle in the inbound lane at the Progreso-Nuevo Progreso International Bridge, along with a female passenger, was referred for a secondary inspection at the port, when ...

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  20. Natural grass fields are becoming increasingly rare in high school footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    ... play their games. Only a handful of teams in the RGV still play on natural grass. Among those is Frank Martinez's Progreso Red Ants. District 16-4A Division II might as well be named "the district on grass," because Progreso, Rio Hondo, Raymondville ...

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