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Daily Bible Verse

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 (Read all of Isaiah 9) New International Version

Democrats want Latinos to become a voting force in Texas

FORT WORTH — Calling Latino voters an untapped resource, Democratic Party leaders urged their members Saturday to launch a door-to-door offensive to engage Hispanics on issues such as job creation and immigration.

US 77/83: – Road Closure

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Pharr District will be closing US 77/83 southbound main lanes to traffic from SH 4 (International Blvd) to University Blvd. in Brownsville.

WANTED: Job Seekers to Fill 700+ Job Openings!

McAllen, TX – Workforce Solutions, the Starr Co. Industrial Foundation, and South Texas College, in conjunction with U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar; will host the Starr Co. Career Fair 2012 at South Texas College – Starr Co. Campus in Rio Grande City, TX on Wednesday, 8/15, from 9am to 1pm.

CONGRESSMAN CUELLAR, IN CONJUNCTION WITH COUNCIL OF THE AMERICAS, COORDINATES EVENTS ON U.S.-MEXICO TRADE

Laredo, TX — Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) will join the Council of the Americas for its opening reception on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Casa Ortiz as part of a series of events centered on U.S.-Mexico trade. The following day, he will attend an official roundtable discussion on improving trade facilitation and cooperation between the U.S. and Mexico.

FARENTHOLD RELEASE: House Files Civil Suit Against AG Holder Over Fast and Furious Documents

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform filed a civil suit against U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to compel the production of documents, relating to Operation Fast and Furious, listed in their October 11, 2011 Congressional subpoena. The suit also requests the court to rule that executive privilege does not apply to the documents requested by the Committee. Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) had the following comments:

NFL Monday Night Pre Season Football

The Dallas Cowboys at the Oakland Raiders Final Scores The Dallas Cowboys 3 The Oakland Raiders 0

Convicted Felon Sentenced for Possessing a Firearm

McALLEN, Texas – Alexis Nazareth Mendez, 22, of Edinburg, Texas, has been sentenced to prison for illegal possession of a firearm, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. As a convicted felon, he is prohibited by federal law of possessing a firearm. He pleaded guilty May 30, 2012.

San Benito police department news briefs 8-13-12

A man and a woman were arrested and charged for aggravated robbery, possession of marihuana, failure to identify and pending arrest warrants.

Brownsville police department news briefs 8-13-12

The Brownsville police department seeking leads in burglary of a building incident; Extensive items taken from separate burglary of another building.

Brownsville Chiropractor Introduces New Technology along with New Hope to RGV Allergy Sufferers

Brownsville, August 13, 2012- A Brownsville chiropractor brings relief for allergy sufferers using Neurological Stress Reduction Therapy (NSRT) and laser induction technology. Dr. Todd Boyd of Boyd Health & Rehabilitation Centers was one of the first doctors in the U.S. and is the only doctor south of Austin Texas to offer the BAX Aura Neurological Stress Reduction Therapy (NSRT). This new technology was designed to better take care of the ever growing food, chemical, and environmental sensitivity problem in this country. Currently, 1 in 5, or approximately 50 million Americans suffer from allergic disease. Over 12 million Americans suffer from food related allergies.

Harlingen police department news briefs 8-13-12

A 59 year old man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after stabbing another man in the face; 2 San Benito women arrested and charged for shoplifting at J. C. Penny’s and Anna’s Linen; A 30 year old Brownsville man was arrested and charged with 2 counts of fraudulent use, possession of identifying information, credit card abuse and possession of a controlled substance after attempting to buy $6,658 of building materials; A Raymondville man and a woman arrested and charged for felony theft, aggravated robberies at Victoria’s secret, HEB and J. C. Penny’s plus failure to identify; An 18 year old woman and a 14 year old female juvenile arrested for shoplifting at Kmart.

San Benito police department news briefs 8-13-12

A man was arrested and charged for $3,000 worth of auto parts felony theft; A 28 year old man arrested and charged family violence assault; A man was arrested and charged for aggravated sexual assault and indecency with a 9 year female child; A 52 year old woman arrested and charged for driving while intoxicated.

UTPA to graduate 715 on Aug. 18

When Rebecca Hernandez graduated from Donna High School four years ago, she embarked on to uncharted waters when she enrolled into The University of Texas-Pan American. Now poised to graduate on Saturday, Aug. 18, Hernandez said UT Pan American helped her come out of her shell and discover her love of marine biology.

DREAMER Information Drive

The Minority Affairs Council at UTPA (MAC) will be holding an information drive to provide updated information 60 days after the “Administrative Relief” policy that was signed by President Obama on June 15th, 2012. The Drive will take place on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2012.

UTPA ATHLETICS RELEASES ANNUAL REPORT

EDINBURG, Texas – The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Intercollegiate Athletics released on Monday the 2011-12 Annual Report, detailing the successes of the 2011-12 academic year in athletics, academics and administration.

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