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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15) released the following statement in anticipation of the State of the Union address tonight by President Barack Obama. “President Obama’s plan to keep America strong and on a path to success is working. After being left with one of the worst economic times this country has ever seen, the President has been working diligently to build our nation back up.

Attempting to Export $3.1 Million into Mexico Lands Several in Federal Prison

McALLEN, Texas – Twelve defendants who attempted to smuggle $3.1 million in U.S. currency concealed in luggage into Mexico have now been sentenced to federal prison, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today.

Mayor Richard Cortez delivers 2012 State of the City Address

(McAllen, TX) Mayor Richard Cortez presented the 2012 State of the City address at the McAllen Convention Center on Thursday, January 19, 2012. His speech highlighted major projects from 2011, such as the grand opening of the New McAllen Public Library and major park improvement projects, including the groundbreaking of Firemen’s Park.

Hidalgo County detention officer fired for False Identification as a Peace Officer and Unlawful Carrying of a weapon by License Holder

Hidalgo County –On Sunday, January 22, 2012 Hidalgo County Detention Officer Gabriel Miranda worked an unauthorized off-duty security detail at Club Phoenix in McAllen, Texas.

CBP Officers Seize Over $233,000 in Marijuana Hidden in Religious Statues at Hidalgo Port of Entry

HIDALGO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Hidalgo Port of Entry on Saturday seized marijuana valued at $233,000 during a routine vehicle inspection.

Shoplifting incidence escalates into robbery

A 32 year old Harlingen man arrested and charged for: Robbery and interference with an emergency call. At the J. C. Penny’s store at the mall. Click the web site link below to view the Harlingen police department report.

A 39 year old San Benito woman arrested and charged for

Tampering with a government record. Providing a false auto insurance document.
Click the web site link below to view the Harlingen police department report.

The city of Harlingen health department

Investigating rotten apple served to a female student at the Harlingen High School. The apple had a hole with a spider inside. The student bit into the apple.
A reliable source tells me the HCISD attempted to sweep the incident under the carpet.

Brownsville police department news briefs 1-24-12

Two men arrested and charged for Theft of MV, Engaging in Organized Criminal and Activity Burglary of Habitation (x3), a third suspect being sought; a 55 year old man arrested and charged for Aggravated Assault w/d/w (machete), Burg of Habitation w/intent to commit felony and Child Endangerment.

What We Are Hearing And Want to Hear

Harlingen, Texas, January 23, 2012: As the momentum builds within President Obama’s reelection campaign and the GOP primary season the media has become saturated with pundits informing their respective audiences about what to expect from those seeking the highest office in America. What is lacking on television and within the print media is anyone taking the time to ask average citizens what they are looking for as they search where to cast their ballots.

Water on the road: Turn Around, Don’t Drown

With heavy rains moving through portions of Texas this week, the National Weather Service and the Texas Division of Emergency Management, Texas Department of Public Safety urge Texans to avoid low water crossings and driving on flooded roadways. When there’s water running across a road, drivers should always turn around and choose a different route. These are the facts:

Gail (The Big Wig ) Moore

Failed candidate for District 1 city commissioner. Finally filed late her financial report due January 16, 2012. It was filed yesterday January 23, 2012. A complaint has been filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. Moore may have to pay a penalty fine now for filing late. No excuses Gail. Click the web site link below to view the financial report.

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