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CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA JOINS PRESIDENT OBAMA AT WHITE HOUSE FOR SIGNING OF WIOA INTO LAW

Washington, D.C.–Today– Congressman Rubén Hinojosa, along with Representatives George Miller (D-Calif.) and John Tierney (D-MA), all senior Democratic members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, applauded President Barack Obama’s signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) after the bill received overwhelming bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate. The legislation, which reauthorizes the decades-old Workforce Investment Act, will help connect job training programs with the needs of employers, ensuring workers learn the most in-demand skills and to be prepared for the jobs of tomorrow. The Representatives called on Congress to continue its work to create jobs as outlined by Democratic leaders in their “Middle Class Jumpstart” economic agenda.

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Mayors in Arizona, Texas and New Mexico Pledge Support for Major New Initiative to Combat Bullying in Local School Districts in Partnership With BULLY Filmmaker

Mayors in Arizona, Texas and New Mexico have signed onto a new partnership with The US Conference of Mayors and The BULLY Project as part of a major national initiative to develop local solutions-based responses to combat the epidemic of bullying in local schools.

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Rep. Cuellar announces that Border Trade Alliance, South Texas Property Rights Association Endorse Humane Act

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) announced that the Border Trade Alliance and the South Texas Property Rights Association have endorsed the Humane Act, legislation jointly sponsored by Rep. Cuellar and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) to address the border crisis.

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Daily Bible Verse

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (Read all of 2 Timothy 3) New International Version

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Gov. Perry Deploys Texas National Guard Troops to Border

Gov. Rick Perry today directed Texas Adjutant General John Nichols to immediately begin preparations for the deployment of up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the border. These troops will support the Texas Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) ongoing law enforcement surge, Operation Strong Safety, which is focused on combating criminal activity in the region resulting from the federal government’s failure to adequately secure the border.

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Accountant Sentenced for Assisting in Preparing False Income Tax Returns

HOUSTON – John E. Carter, a local accountant and income tax return preparer, has been ordered to prison following his multiple convictions of willfully aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of false income tax returns, announced.

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CBP Seizes Close to $1.5 Million in Marijuana at the Pharr International Bridge

PHARR, Texas—Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the PharrInternationalBridge seized $1,489,000 worth of marijuana that was discovered within a commercial shipment of fresh limes.

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The “COOL ARROW” of the Week AWARD

The prestigious award this week goes to: The number one unscrupulous Harlingen cop Jose Villarreal.
These unscrupulous cops are issuing 40,000+ annual citations and warnings. “Soley” to choose their days off on the weekends.

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Daily Bible Verse

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” Psalm 91:1-2 (Read all of Psalm 91) New International Version

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Daily Bible Verse

But when they saw him walking on the lake, they thought he was a ghost. They cried out, because they all saw him and were terrified. Immediately he spoke to them and said, “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.” Mark 6:49-50 (Read all of Mark 6) New International Version

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AgriLife Extension agent helps shrimpers haul in deadly catch

PORT OF BROWNSVILLE – Like hunters anxiously awaiting the start of deer season, shrimp boats from Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi recently converged near the mouth of the Rio Grande along the southern GulfCoast.

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OPERATION BISHOP EXECUTES SEARCH WARRANTS IN CONNECTION WITH LAGUNA MADRE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Operation Bishop investigators executed three search warrants on South Padre Island Thursday at an illegal-gambling establishment, a local business and a private residence all in connection with the Laguna Madre Scholarship Foundation.

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The Seven Angels II

As the whole bible is read from cover to cover one of the things that is easily seen is that God has always warned the world about a coming judgment. He warned the world through Noah about a coming flood (see Hebrews 11:7, 2 Peter 2:4-9). But those people failed to believe it. They no doubt thought that Noah was a crazy individual for believing such nonsense. The same thing happens today. After hearing about what the bible says about a coming judgment people fail to believe it. They mock at what the bible says as if they will never die, and as if they are wiser than God Himself. But poor unfortunate souls that reject the truth of the bible because once they die, which could be at any moment, they will come to realize that what the bible said was true and they were wrong. They will then be judged (Hebrews 9:27).

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Weekly Wisdoms

Christians are supposed to be the light of the world, but you can’t be a light if you’re not plugged in.

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Daily Bible Verse

The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray. 1 Peter 4:7 (Read all of 1 Peter 4) New International Version

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Daily Bible Verse

Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous [...]

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