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  1. STRAWS' to show devastation caused by plastic sippersRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    That's what one documentary promises to explore as part of the upcoming Film, Art & Music Festival on South Padre Island.

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  2. South Padre Island introduces FAM FestRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    Combining film, art, music, food and family-friendly fun, South Padre Island is ready to present its inaugural FAM Fest this weekend.

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  3. LETTERS: Beach fee; Midterm musingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | TheMonitor.com

    I am concerned about why should people who live on the beach be required to pay a fee? According to the article "South Padre Island says public will have a say on parking fee plan," some people live and work on the beach and they are required to pay this fee. I think the option to pay through internet is a good idea and also, it says that people with disabilities and veterans are exempt to pay this fee, which I think is good.

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  4. At Base Camp Donna, US Army troops spend Veterans Day preparing for migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | KKIQ-FM Pleasanton

    ... insisting that the border has long needed additional security. Camp Donna, about an hour inland from South Padre Island, is the primary Army base camp in south Texas that supports troops spread across the Rio Grande river valley. Many soldiers are ...

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  5. Strong winds, cold weather reach ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | TheMonitor.com

    ... on the roads, especially on Interstate 2 north, because of expected 30 to 35 mph winds. Anyone driving to South Padre Island should keep both hands on the wheel as wind gusts at the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge could reach 50 mph, Frye said. ...

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  6. NWS: Bundle up and prepare for strong winds, cold weatherRead the original story

    Monday Nov 12 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... on the roads, especially on Interstate 2 north, because of expected 30 to 35 mph winds. Anyone driving to South Padre Island tonight should keep both hands on the wheel as wind gusts at the Queen Isabella Causeway could reach 50 mph, Frye said. ...

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

    Sunday Nov 11 | Valley Morning Star

    ... accepting applicants for the city manager position, drawing in about 20, including the interest of former South Padre Island City Manager William DiLibero, former Donna City Manager Oscar Ramirez, former San Benito assistant City Manager Arturo ...

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  8. Beach matting will benefit veterans, handicapped, elderlyRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... 17 of the city's 27 public beach accesses. The total cost of improvements is about $102,000. According to South Padre Island Shoreline Director Brandon Hill, several of the accesses have either a walkover or a mat, but not all of the mats on the ...

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  9. Cameron County parks dept. hopes to cut wait times through online reservationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | TheMonitor.com

    ... that's aimed at making the process smoother. Hundreds of people camped outside the parks office on South Padre Island - despite warnings against doing so - to get in line and claim their park site. Visitors even made an unofficial ticket system to ...

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  10. Mercedes man charged with manslaughter pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | TheMonitor.com

    ... a hospital bed in pain and unable to move. Police said he slammed into a palm tree on his way back from South Padre Island. But that was seconds after he apparently struck Sweeten, who was crossing the street at the time. He also didn't know he was ...

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  11. 3 RVing Snowbird Destinations for Endless SummersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Vogel Talks RVing

    ... It's a bustling four-county region with popular winter RV destinations including McAllen, Brownsville, South Padre Island, Mission, and Harlingen. The RGV is a birders paradise, with thousands of species calling it home during cold North American ...

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  12. Rudy Garcia is next in Meet the Author SeriesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 8 | Valley Morning Star

    ... chance to meet Garcia and obtain an autograph during the event from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the South Padre Island bookstore. " The inspiration and composition for this book of poems came from three vital sources in my life," Garcia said. ...

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  13. STRAWS' documentary to show devastation caused by plastic sippersRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 8 | Valley Morning Star

    That's what one documentary promises to explore as part of the upcoming Film, Art & Music Festival on South Padre Island.

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  14. El Paseo Arts Foundation to present A'lante FlamencoRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 8 | Valley Morning Star

    As part of the celebration of South Padre Island's FAMfest , El Paseo Arts Foundation is delighted to present an encore performance by the A'lante Flamenco Dance Ensemble on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 and 17 at the nightclub located at 5908 Padre Blvd. The dance troupe and musicians will present a program titled Anochecer .

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  15. Valley man charged with manslaughter pleads not guiltyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Valley Morning Star

    ... a hospital bed in pain and unable to move. Police said he slammed into a palm tree on his way back from South Padre Island. But that was seconds after he apparently struck Sweeten, who was crossing the street at the time. He also didn't know he was ...

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

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Free Press

    ... have included a visit to the iconic King Ranch, a pontoon ride down the Rio Grande and a bay cruise at South Padre Island. All are available again this year. Keynote speaker at the festival will be Rosemary Mosco, who will discuss "the funny side of ...

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  17. Trevino beats Cascos in county judge raceRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Valley Morning Star

    ... his immediate priorities upon re-election are continuing to push forward the planned second causeway to South Padre Island, a merger of the three regional metropolitan planning organizations and millions invested to upgrade Isla Blanca Park. He is ...

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  18. Inaugural nonstop flight from Chicago lands in BrownsvilleRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 3 | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport welcomed the arrival of the airports first United Airlines Flight 5583 From Chicago Saturday during a ribbon cutting ceremony of the milestone as the airport will now have direct flights from Brownsville to Chicago. Passengers of United Airlines Flight 5583 arrive from Chicago to Brownsville Saturday as they receive gift bags from Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport emloyees marking the airports available direct flights from Brownsville to Chicago.

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  19. Cascos, Trevi o both bring experience to Cameron County judge raceRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 3 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... that address the growing population. The most important element will be building a second causeway to South Padre Island, he said, which will be used for evacuations, alleviate traffic congestion and spur northward growth on the island. "If I get ...

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  20. SPI Breaks Record Handing Out Glass WarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND Officials at South Padre Island are cracking down on the issue of glass found at the beach. Those cited must go before a judge who determines how much you will have to pay the fine could be up to $2,000.

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