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Endorsements

For the Cameron County July 31, 2012 run off elections.

The Church of Thyatira III

Before Jesus addresses his concern, He first commends them for what they were doing. This church was greatly involved in doing the work of ministry (Ephesians 4:12). Externally they also had great love for each other. They believed what they were doing. They did believe in the Lord no doubt. But there was still something wrong with that congregation. Jesus says, “Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee…” (vs. 20a).

Weekly Wisdoms

Wisdom is to do now what you will be satisfied with later. From a practical standpoint, wisdom is to do now what you will be satisfied with later.

Daily Bible Verse

He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8 (Read all of Micah 6) New International Version

ROADRUNNERS DROP THIRD STRAIGHT

EDINBURG, Texas— The Edinburg Roadrunners dropped their third game in a row as they fell 5-1 to the McAllen Thunder Friday night at Edinburg Baseball Stadium.

Willacy County District Attorney News Briefs 7-6-12

A 24 year old Raymondville man sentenced to 4 years in prison for theft; A 21 year old Raymondville man sentenced to 2 years in prison for aggravated assault.

Crime down in the city of Harlingen?

The Harlingen Police Department has recently compiled its mid-year statistical information on crime and is excited to report a 20% decrease in violent crime, a 19% decrease in property crime, and a 19% decrease in overall UCR crime as compared to the same time period of the previous year.

Crime Rate in Texas Drops for Second Consecutive Year

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that for the second consecutive year the major crime rate in Texas has dropped significantly. According to data compiled by the DPS Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program that was released in the Annual Report of 2011 UCR Data Collection, the overall crime rate – the number of crimes per 100,000 people in Texas – decreased by 8.3 percent in 2011.

CUELLAR CONTINUES TO LEAD CONGRESSIONAL EFFORTS TO SECURE MEXICO’S INCLUSION IN TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP TRADE NEGOTIATIONS

Laredo, TX—As part of his continued leadership of efforts to secure Mexico’s inclusion in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo), Chair of the Pro-Trade Caucus, today sent a bipartisan letter encouraging U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk to formally notify Congress of the intent to include Mexico in the TPP agreement. The TPP is a free trade agreement aimed at facilitating U.S. trade engagement in the Asia-Pacific region’s huge and growing markets.

Tip Leads to Arrest of Most Wanted Fugitive in Overton

AUSTIN – William Darrell Richardson, 46, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, has been captured in Overton (Rusk County) after investigators followed up on a tip. The tipster will receive a $5,000 cash reward for providing information that led to the apprehension. Two other Most Wanted fugitives were also recently arrested – one on June 28 in Lubbock and the other on June 29 in Odessa. In 2012, DPS and other agencies have arrested 20 Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives and Sex Offenders, including 14 gang members, and $45,500 in rewards has been paid for tips that resulted in arrests.

San Benito police department news briefs 7-6-12

A 29 year old Harlingen man arrested and charged for injury to a child, assault class A family violence and burglary of habitation arrest warrant; Thee women arrested and charged for assaulting a teen female.

Daily Bible Verse

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 (Read all of John 16) New International Version

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