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Border Patrol hosts roundtable on bloodborne, airborne pathogen plans

EDINBURG, Texas ― The Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector hosted a roundtable meeting with the leaders of local, state and other federal agencies Thursday morning to discuss joint efforts regarding bloodborne and airborne pathogens.

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MMA TO HOST VETERANS DAY PARADE NOVEMBER 11

HARLINGEN, Texas — MarineMilitaryAcademy will host its Veterans Day Parade Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. on the MMA Parade Grounds. Veterans from all military branches are encouraged to attend, as they will be honored at the event and asked to join the MMA superintendent for the pass in review. The public is not only welcome to attend but encouraged.

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Daily Bible Verse

Yes, LORD, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts. My soul yearns for you in the night; in the morning my spirit longs for you. When your judgments come upon the earth, the people of the world learn righteousness. Isaiah 26:8-9 [...]

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NFL Thursday Night Football

The San Diego Chargers at the Denver Broncos.

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Jury Convicts Brownsville Woman of Harboring Illegal Aliens

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Laura Gomez, 42, of Brownsville, has been convicted of harboring illegal aliens, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. The jury returned its verdict late yesterday following two days of trial and approximately three hours of deliberations.

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CBP Field Operations at the Los Indios International Bridge Seize Over $1 Million in Cocaine

LOS INDIOS, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Los Indios International Bridge arrested a Brownsville, Texas man after detecting alleged cocaine within the Mercury Grand Marquis he was driving.

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AgriLife sugarcane aphid field day Oct. 28 to address growing concerns

WESLACO – The sugarcane aphid continues to spread throughout the South and is now considered the most important pest of grain sorghum in the U.S., according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.

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BROWNSVILLE MAN RECEIVES 25 YEARS FOR AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD

State District Judge Rolando Olvera sentenced a Brownsville man Wednesday to 25 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a child and 20 years for sexual assault of a child.

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Daily Bible Verse

But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath against yourself for the day of God’s wrath, when his righteous judgment will be revealed. God “will give to each person according to what he has done.” Romans 2:5-6 (Read all of Romans 2) New International Version

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HSI San Antonio returns stolen cultural artifacts to the government of Peru

SAN ANTONIO — Two cultural artifacts that were illegally exported from Peru were officially returned to that country at a repatriation ceremony Wednesday at the San Antonio Museum of Art.

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San Antonio Woman Falsely Claims $204,188 in Unemployment Benefits and Ordered to Prison

McALLEN, Texas – Alejandra Resendez, 37, has been sentenced to a 61-year prison term following her convictions relating to mail fraud and identity theft, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Resendez, a San Antonio native, pleaded guilty May 6, 2014.

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Edcouch Woman Sentenced for Embezzling More Than $90K from Halfway House

McALLEN, Texas – Ofelia Alvarado Vallejo, 44, of Elsa, has been ordered to 14 months in federal prison and to repay the more than $90,000 she embezzled from the Mid Valley House Residential Reentry Center where she worked as an administrative assistant, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Vallejo pleaded guilty July 29, 2014.

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Close to $2 Million in Marijuana Seized by CBP Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility seized just under a ton of marijuana which was discovered within a commercial shipment of produce.

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Daily Bible Verse

The evil deeds of a wicked man ensnare him; the cords of his sin hold him fast. He will die for lack of discipline, led astray by his own great folly. Proverbs 5:22-23 (Read all of Proverbs 5) New International Version

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