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Daily Bible Verse

You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you. Isaiah 26:3 (Read all of Isaiah 26) New International Version

WINGS EDGED THE THUNDER IN EXTRA INNINGS

Edinburg, Texas — The Rio Grande Valley White Wings (36-29) put in a full day’s work in a 12-inning, 6-4 win over the McAllen Thunder (25-41) Sunday at Edinburg Stadium.

ROADRUNNERS OUTSLUGGED BY PRAIRIE DOGS

ABILENE, Texas— The Edinburg Roadrunners lost a back-and-forth ball game against the Abilene Prairie Dogs Thursday night at Walt Driggers Field with a final score of 9-8.

Rep. Doggett on Republican Efforts to Fast-Track More Tax Breaks for Corporations

Washington—Today, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, a senior member of the House Ways and Means and Budget Committees, delivered the following remarks in opposition to Republicans’ proposal to “fast-track” their principles of tax reform including lowering the corporate tax rate and shifting to a territorial system that would ship more jobs and profits overseas.

Join the Harlingen Police Department for National Night Out

Americas Night Out. August 7, 2012 at the Fair Park. Lock your doors and windows to help prevent crime.

CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA SUPPORTS DREAM Act STUDENTS AT NATIONAL PRESS CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON, D.C

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX-15) stood with several members of the U.S. Congress today and spoke about why DREAM Act students should apply for President Obama’s deferred action policy and why DREAM Act students should be put on a path to U.S. citizenship.

A Night in Morocco to benefit Brownsville Literacy Center

Brownsville, Texas – August 2, 2012 – A Night in Morocco will take place on Friday, August 3, 2012, at Medusa Lounge & Patio Bar in Brownsville, Texas.

CUELLAR HELPS PASS DISASTER AID PACKAGE FOR FARMERS AND PRODUCERS AFFECTED BY DROUGHT

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) helped pass a disaster aid package that will provide $383 million in drought relief to farmers and producers, while also cutting the federal deficit by $256 million. This package, called the Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act, will provide disaster assistance for producers of livestock, fruits and vegetables, whose access to disaster relief has been compromised by the inability of the House of Representatives to pass a full five-year farm bill package. Over 75% of agriculture producers in the United States are currently being affected by drought.

Harlingen police department news briefs 7-2-12

A 23 year old man arrested and charged for failure to identify/fugitive; A 20 year old Sebastian man arrested and charge for theft of a 42 inch flat screen TV and a play station valued at $1,400; A 20 year old woman was arrested and charged for public intoxication and possession of marihuana; A 17 year old man arrested and charged for theft of Nintendo x-box, controllers and games.

Regular City Commission Meeting, Workshop Move to New Time Starting August 13

The McAllen City Commission will begin meeting at a new time, starting August 13, 2012.The regular city commission meeting, previously held at 4:00 pm, will move to 6:00 pm and will commence with a public hearing. Public comments, though, will be heard by the city commission prior to adjourning the meeting.

Three Arrested for Alleged Unlawful Manufacturing of Firearms

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Two men and one woman have been charged with aiding, abetting and assisting one another in dealing and manufacturing firearms without a federal license, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. The seven-count sealed indictment, returned July 25, 2012, was unsealed upon the arrests of Michael Yarbrough, 22, Ashley Phillips, 24, and Stephen Atkinson, 29, all of Corpus Christi.

DPS Launches Online Version of Texas Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

AUSTIN – At the urging of the 82nd Texas Legislature, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has developed a secure online prescription monitoring program, called Prescription Access in Texas (PAT), which provides controlled substance prescription dispensing history to authorized health care and law enforcement professionals. DPS officially launched PAT in June 2012, at which time the database became available to a select group of practitioners, pharmacists and law enforcement professionals. This week, DPS has extended program access to additional physicians and law enforcement, mid-level practitioners, medical board and nursing board investigators.

Daily Bible Verse

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. Psalm 91:1 (Read all of Psalm 91) New International Version

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