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  1. Miss Toys for Tots pageant winners namedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    This year's winners are Miss Toys for Tots 2014 Elise Solis, daughter of Aide Lopez of Rio Grande City; Miss Toys for Tots Jr Teen Hannah McDonald, daughter of Josehp Yoste and Amanda McDonald of Brownsville; Miss Toys for Tots Princess Khloe Gabriella Ozuna, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eloy Ozuna of Kingsville; and Miss Toys for Tots Sweetheart Kayleigh Kaydence Cavazos, daughter of David and Michelle Cavazos of Harlingen. The first Miss Toys for Tots Christmas Pageant, in conjunction with Elite Productions and Minerva Olivarez, was held Dec. 12 at The Hampton Inn and Suites in Pharr to raise funds for children of the Rio Grande Valley.

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  2. COMMENTARY: Making school meals appealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | TheMonitor.com

    Aunique conference is being held at the McAllen Convention Center this week as hundreds of school food service workers from throughout South Texas are here to learn how to make school meals more appealing. Dubbed the "Meal Appeal University," it's the first-ever such conference offered by Region 1 Education Service Center and has attracted school nutrition directors and cafeteria workers from McAllen, Harlingen and San Benito, as well as Rio Grande City and Laredo, all in an effort to better connect with those young "picky eaters," Carmen OcaA as-Lerma, Region 1 food and nutrition director, told me.

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  3. RGC Lions Vision Screening Program team conducts examinations in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | TheMonitor.com

    ... vision specialist. During the fall of 2015 the RGC Lions Vision Screening Team, in cooperation with the Rio Grande City CISD, vision screened the district's pre-kinder and kinder children at every elementary school. More than 1,200 children were ...

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  4. Texas NARCO Charged with Dealing CocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | KTRH-AM Houston

    A former South Texas police investigator must serve seven years in federal prison for faking law enforcement reports about smuggled cocaine. Ex-Rio Grande City police investigator Noel Pena was sentenced Friday in McAllen.

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  5. Former narcotics officer sentenced to prison in drug rip-off schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... of cocaine and then staged a law enforcement operation, the complaint states. PeA a spent seven years as a Rio Grande City police officer, including four assigned to the Starr County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force, where he worked ...

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  6. Ex-Rio Grande City Cop Gets Seven Years In Drug CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | KODA-FM Houston

    A former Rio Grande City cop is headed to federal prison for seven years in connection with a drug case. Noel Pena received the sentence today for conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine.

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  7. Study IDs best large district meal programs in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Food Management

    The San Antonio, Aldine, Austin, Dallas and Houston Independent School Districts had the most successful school meal programs among districts of at least 50,000 enrollment across Texas, reports a Houston-based nonprofit called Children at Risk . Among districts of at least 10,000 enrollment, Brownsville was first, followed by San Antonio, Harlandale, Del Valle, Donna, Clint, Rio Grande City, McAllen, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo and Dallas.

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  8. Arrest made in connection with missing funds in La GrullaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Brownsville Herald

    Elizabeth Ibarra, 27, of Rio Grande City, was arrested Thursday morning in connection with a probe into the missing cash, Starr County Attorney Victor Canales said. On Jan. 11 officials with the city of La Grulla reached out to local police, who then sought the county attorney's office investigators to look into the matter.

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  9. Illegal Immigrant Allegedly Offers Little Girl Stuffed In Closet For Up SexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Daily Caller

    Immigrants walk handcuffed after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and being caught by the U.S. Border Patrol on December 7, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas. An illegal immigrant allegedly bound a 3-year-old girl with duct tape, stuffed her in a trash bag, put her in a closet of feces and then offered her up for sex from his Arizona apartment.

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  10. DHS Official Acknowledges GAPING Hole In The Border At Senate HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Daily Caller

    A one-year-old from El Salvador clings to his mother after she turned themselves in to Border Patrol agents on December 7, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas. Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions' description of a gaping hole in the United States border put a Department of Homeland Security official testifying before Congress on his heels Wednesday.

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  11. Washington and Mexico helped create a new wave of Central American migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The Washington Post

    ... or smartphone. A 1-year-old from El Salvador clings to his mother as a Border Patrol agent watches near Rio Grande City, Tex., on Dec. 7. (John Moore/Getty Images) A RECENT spike in unaccompanied minors and families crossing the Southwestern border ...

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  12. Rio Grande City Water Boil Advisory Still in EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | KRGV

    ... Water Supply has asked people to boil their water. In August 2015, customers of the El Jardin Subdivision in Rio Grande City were told to boil their water. Also last year in January, folks in Rio Grande City and La Grulla had to boil water because ...

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  13. Ni o, ni o! How we got to the immigration raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Dallas Morning News

    A Honduran mother holds her son after she turned her family in to Border Patrol agents on Dec. 8, 2015 near Rio Grande City. She said she came to escape violence.

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  14. Water Boil Advisory in Rio Grande CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | KRGV

    The Texas Commission of Environmental Quality is requiring Union Water Supply Corporation to do so because of reduced water pressure. The TCEQ says they are trying to ensure all harmful bacteria is destroyed.

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  15. Border Patrol Agents Pull Vehicle from RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | KRGV

    Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande City sector pulled a vehicle from the river. It happened around 5 p.m. on Thursday, near the small town of Fronton.

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  16. 3Judge: Lawsuit saying Central American migrants are held in filthy,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Washington Post

    ... his sleeping son after they and other undocumented immigrants were detained by Border Patrol agents near Rio Grande City, Tex., on Dec. 7, 2015. (John Moore/Getty Images) Lawyers for undocumented Central American immigrants who have flocked to the ... 10 comments

  17. Judge: Lawsuit saying Central American migrants are held in filthy,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Washington Post

    ... his sleeping son after they and other undocumented immigrants were detained by Border Patrol agents near Rio Grande City, Tex., on Dec. 7, 2015. (John Moore/Getty Images) Lawyers for undocumented Central American immigrants who have flocked to the ... 10 comments

  18. Congressional candidates talk housing at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | TheMonitor.com

    ... Rance "Randy" Sweeten and law student and McAllen native Ruben Ramirez. The Republican candidates are former Rio Grande City Mayor Ruben Villarreal, Edinburg school district trustee Xavier Salinas and U.S. Army veteran Tim Westley. The forum opened ...

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  19. U.S. to screen Central American refugees in their countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | USA Today

    U.S. to screen Central American refugees in their countries The refugee admission program will mirror screening centers in Europe, Middle East. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1RlOQlB A Honduran mother holds her daughter, 3, after she turned her family in to Border Patrol agents after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border on Dec. 8, 2015, near Rio Grande City, Texas.

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  20. Lawmakers hold out on lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Amarillo.com

    ... would agree that folks who don't have a lot of money are more likely to play the lottery," said Guillen, D-Rio Grande City. "But they want to play because they want to win money. "But I don't think they spend a lot of money," he stressed. "They just ...

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