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  1. Brownsville officer acquitted of smuggling boyfriendRead the original story

    Monday | The Brownsville Herald

    ... U.S., spent two days walking through brush, then utilized rafts to cross the Brownsville Ship Channel to South Padre Island, where they then walked for two days north with only two gallons of water for the group. The group walked on the beach by ...

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  2. Last gasps of Invest 95 mean heavy rain for ValleyRead the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... six to eight inches is not out of the question." As the dark gray skies rolled up the Valley yesterday, South Padre Island was undergoing one of its traditional tropical storm rituals - surfing. Yesterday the beach was packed, with sand hardened and ...

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  3. Hidalgo County officials say they're ready if flooding occursRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | TheMonitor.com

    A man looks out into the waves searching for his own area to surf Friday, September 14, 2018, at Isla Blanca Park on South Padre Island, Texas. Rougher surf caused by the onshore arrival of a low-pressure system attracted several surfers to the waves.

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  4. Warning System in Place Since Queen Isabella Causeway CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND The state continues to maintain a warning system at the Queen Isabella Causeway 17 years after the highest section of the bridge collapsed. In the early hours of Sept.

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  5. Flash flood watch issued ahead of weekend storm that could lead to wettest September in S.A. historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... sandbags for use at their residence ahead of an active tropical forecast Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, on South Padre Island, Texas. Texas coastal residents and local governments are preparing for potential tropical activity in the Gulf of Mexico as ...

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  6. Rescuers warn of fishing line dangers to turtlesRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | Valley Morning Star

    Courtesy photo Great Scott, a green sea turtle, was discovered on the beach on South Padre Island in distress.

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  7. Valley Man Faces $1200 Towing Fee for Flood-Stranded CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | KRGV

    ... driving through the flooded exit. If you're in a situation where you have to leave your car behind, South Padre Island Police Chief Randy Smith advises the public to call police dispatch. Leave your name and license plate number and let them know ...

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  8. Texas couple catches 2 sharks within hoursRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Aug. 4, 2018. In the early morning on Aug. 11, 2018, Matthew Zuniga caught a 12-foot tiger shark off of South Padre Island Beach, he said. In the early morning on Aug. 11, 2018, Matthew Zuniga caught a 12-foot tiger shark off of South Padre Island ...

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  9. Fall Beach Cleanup is Saturday on IslandHARLINGEN - No beach can...Read the original story

    Monday Sep 10 | The Brownsville Herald

    This Saturday, the Cameron County Parks Department is hosting its annual Fall Beach Cleanup on South Padre Island, which will stretch five miles from Beach Access No. 2 to Beach Access No.

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  10. Fall Beach Cleanup is Saturday on IslandRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Valley Morning Star

    This Saturday, the Cameron County Parks Department is hosting its annual Fall Beach Cleanup on South Padre Island, which will stretch five miles from Beach Access No.

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  11. Mobilizing supportRead the original story

    Monday Sep 10 | Valley Morning Star

    ... Vista is seeking to approve a resolution during its council meeting to oppose the proposed increase. The South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce and the City of Los Fresnos Council will seek to approve similar resolutions. " All 14 coastal counties ...

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  12. Chelsi Smith, 1995 Miss Universe from Texas, dies at age 45Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... Bradlow) Newly crowned Miss USA 1995 Chelsi Smith, 21, of Texas, waves to the crowd 10 February in South Padre Island, TX, after winning the beauty contest among 51 delegates. Newly crowned Miss USA 1995 Chelsi Smith, 21, of Texas, waves to the ...

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  13. Meet the first woman to hold the top ranks in SPI Police DepartmentRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 6 | Valley Morning Star

    ... was as a part-time officer with the police department on the Island. A: I've been working with the South Padre Island Police Department for 20 years. I was hired as a full-time officer in 1999. I became a police detective in 2001. In 2004, I went ...

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  14. South Padre Island Zombie ChargeRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | Valley Morning Star

    The Zombie Charge "Apocalypse in Paradise" is invading South Padre Island Sept. 14 and 15. Prepare for the ensuing Zombie invasion Friday, Sept.

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  15. Fun run, walk to raise funds for first respondersRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | Valley Morning Star

    ... a Beach Rescue Run and Walk fundraiser to benefit first responders in Port Isabel, Laguna Vista and South Padre Island. Proceeds from the event will go toward the club's Laguna Madre First Responders Fund, which assists local first responders and ...

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  16. You have the right to beerRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 6 | Valley Morning Star

    While enjoying labor day on South Padre Island, my brother and I went craft beer shopping with the intention of grabbing brands we had never tried before.

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  17. USCG responds to fishing boat taking on waterRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Valley Morning Star

    The United States Coast Guard assisted a fishing vessel taking on water 30 miles northeast of South Padre Island on Tuesday night.

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  18. Coast Guard assists fishing vessel near South Padre IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | KIII

    The U.S. Coast Guard crews assisted a fishing vessel Tuesday night that was taking on water 30 miles northeast of South Padre Island. Sector and Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report that the vessel Cosa Fina was taking on water and was in need of assistance.

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  19. USCG responds to fishing boat taking on waterRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The Brownsville Herald

    The United States Coast Guard assisted a fishing vessel taking on water 30 miles northeast of South Padre Island on Tuesday night. The USCG said in a press release that its Corpus Christi station received a report that a vessel named the Cosa Fina was taking on water and in need of assistance.

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  20. EDITORIAL: A new era: Ogden Arena a game changer in local entertainment optionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Valley Morning Star

    ... Convention Center and Greg's Ballroom in Mission. Except for an occasional rock concert on the beach at South Padre Island, few major entertainment acts came to the Valley; no local facility could sell enough tickets to cover the cost of bringing ...

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