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  1. Face of Defense: Army Civilian Finds Passion in Engineering Project ManagementRead the original story

    Yesterday | Official Wire News

    ... facilities in Texas and am the project manager for the Corpus Christi Border Patrol Station, Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station vehicle maintenance facility, and the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project," Brown said. She said the USACE ...

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  2. Former Border Police Chief Found DeadRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Family Badge

    Police Chief Noe Castillo said Piper, 63, was found inside his vehicle at his Rio Grande City home in the 100 block of South Aguirre Avenue with a possibly self-inflicted gunshot wound. The FBI on Monday filed a criminal complaint in federal court in McAllen that accused the former chief of stealing more than $44,000 in grant money for overtime intended for border security operations at local police departments.

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  3. Suspects Arrested for Armed Robbery in Rio Grande CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KRGV

    The two men were taken into custody Wednesday night. Police said the suspects are accused of a robbery on Sunday night. It happened at Buddy's Grocery Store.

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  4. Former Border Police Chief Found DeadRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Family Badge

    Police Chief Noe Castillo said Piper, 63, was found inside his vehicle at his Rio Grande City home in the 100 block of South Aguirre Avenue with a possibly self-inflicted gunshot wound. The FBI on Monday filed a criminal complaint in federal court in McAllen that accused the former chief of stealing more than $44,000 in grant money for overtime intended for border security operations at local police departments.

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  5. Former Rio Grande City police chief found dead after FBI theft allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | El Paso Times

    RIO GRANDE CITY >> A former Rio Grande City police chief died in what authorities said Tuesday was a possible suicide, hours after the FBI accused him of stealing more than $44,000 in federal grant money. Byron "Dutch" Piper, who retired last December, was found dead overnight at his home, with a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound, current Rio Grande City police Chief Noe Castillo said.

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  6. Ex-police chief in Texas found dead, after FBI alleges theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Click2Houston

    A former Rio Grande City police chief died in what authorities said Tuesday was a possible suicide, hours after the FBI accused him of stealing more than $44,000 in federal grant money. Byron "Dutch" Piper, who retired last December, was found dead overnight at his home, with a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound, current Rio Grande City police Chief Noe Castillo said.

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  7. Early Voting Ends TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KRGV

    ... municipal court judge. The runoff elections are on June 27. The early voting for mayoral special election in Rio Grande City is ending today, as well. Jay Pena and Joel Villarreal are facing off for the mayor's spot.

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  8. Ex-Texas Police Chief Charged In Theft Case Found DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KWTX

    Byron "Dutch" Piper, 63, the former police chief of Rio Grande City, was found dead of a gunshot wound overnight in his home, a day after the FBI filed a complaint accusing him of stealing $44,000 in grant money. The complaint says Piper, who retired last year, apologized and said he did not work 70 percent of the time that he claimed to receive grant funds for overtime meant for border security operations.

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  9. Texas Has a Great, and Most Unusual, Economic Stimulus PackageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Bloomberg

    In Rio Grande City, named for the river that splits the U.S. from Mexico, footpaths cut from the brush by drug-smugglers and illegal immigrants have a new look, rehabbed into family-friendly hike-and-bike trails. The town of 14,000, seat of the poorest county in Texas, put $80,000 into the project, and is spending $125,000 on a new park.

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  10. Seabright Insurance Company, Petitioner, v. Maximina Lopez,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | FindLaw

    ... Interstate Treating provided its installation services at other, often remote, locations. a Lopez resided in Rio Grande City, Texas, with his wife, Maximina Lopez, but he never worked in the vicinity of Rio Grande City during his employment with ...

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  11. RGV Border Patrol Agents Seize More Than 600 Pounds of MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | MyHighPlains.com

    Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than 600 pounds of marijuana early Friday Marijuana seized by Rio Grande City Agents morning. The seizure occurred when agents spotted several smugglers crossing the Rio Grande with bundles of marijuana.

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  12. Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Agents seize more than 1,200 pounds of marijuana in several seizuresRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | PressReleasePoint

    ... in Havana, Fronton and Garciasville, Texas. The biggest seizure occurred in Garciasville, Texas, when Rio Grande City Border Patrol agents confiscated 799 pounds of marijuana. Tracking fresh footprints and with the assistance of a service K9, agents ...

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  13. Legislature recognizes Alamo roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... who made this happen, principally Sen. JosA MenA ndez , D-San Antonio, and Rep. Ryan Guillen , D-Rio Grande City. Also signing on as co-sponsors were GOP Rep. Lyle Larson and Democratic Rep. Diego Bernal , both of San Antonio. Bernal's ...

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  14. Gov. Abbott Vetoes Bill That Would Reduce Overdose DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Houston Press

    ... during the legislative process. Consequently, it was necessary to veto this bill." The bill's author, Rio Grande City state Rep. Ryan Guillen, disputes Abbott's version of things, telling the Texas Tribune that the governor's office had assured him ...

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  15. Governor Abbott to Drug Overdosers: Drop DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Dallas Observer

    ... to call one of these if you've got drugs on you. Texas House Bill 225 was not controversial. As written by Rio Grande City state Representative Ryan Guillen, it would have allowed people who call 911 to help a friend who's overdosed on drugs avoid ...

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  16. The fallout from the chubfestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Off the Kuff

    ... the measure sailed through in a 102-44 vote. Three Democrats - Tracy King of Batesville, Ryan Guillen of Rio Grande City and Abel Herrero of Corpus Christi - voted with Republicans for the measure. The language added in the House exempts health ...

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  17. Campus Carry Passes, Abortion Insurance Ban Fails Dems strike last...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... ocrats Joe Pickett of El Paso, Tracy King of Batesville, Abel Herrero of Corpus Christi, and Ryan Guillen of Rio Grande City voted for it.

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  18. RGV Sector Border Patrol agents nab people with criminal records, seize tons of marijuanaRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... value of more than $5.3 million, in numerous seizures over the past seven days. In one of the larger hauls, Rio Grande City Station agents near Garciasville, seized nearly 560 pounds of marijuana when they encountered fresh footprints leading north ...

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  19. Development in Mexico could offer US new natural gas demand outletRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | SNL Financial

    ... November 2014, Mexico completed a new pipeline system to bring Eagle Ford shale gas across the border near Rio Grande City, Texas, to Los Ramones, Mexico, reportedly expanding Mexico's import capacity from the U.S. by 45%. and First Reserve Corp to ...

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  20. Our View: Anonymity for lottery winners wouldn't be good for the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... their cash anonymously is not conducive to transparency. House Bill 108, filed by Reps. Ryan Guillen, D-Rio Grande City, and Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, apparently isn't going anywhere in the short time remaining in this year's legislative session. ...

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