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TULLO DOMINATES ‘WINGS IN VICTORY

HARLINGEN,Texas— The Edinburg Roadrunners got eight scoreless innings from Aaron Tullo as they defeated the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings 4-0 Tuesday night at Harlingen Field.

Lorenzo Hernandez, Jr. Candidate for Harlingen District 3 City Commissioner

Just set up his new Facebook page. To be upgraded as we go. Say YES to Lorenzo Hernandez, Jr. The only viable candidate for District 3 City Commissioner.

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge to kickoff Saturday Tram Tours

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge is offering new Early Fall Saturday Morning Tram Tours to get you out into nature! The Nature Tram tours are operated in partnership with the environmental education organization Valley Nature Center, located in Weslaco, TX.

Willacy County District Attorney News Briefs 8-28-12

A 41 year old Raymondville man sentenced to 3 years in prison for possession of a controlled substance, plus 6 months in prison for possession of marihuana; A 30 year oldMissionmans was sentenced to 2 years in prison for possession of marihuana.

Harlingen police department news briefs 8-28-12

A 20 year old man arrested for possession of marihuana and pending municipal court arrest warrants; A 29 year old charged for possession of a controlled substance and pending municipal court arrest warrants; 3 men were charged, 2 for public intoxication and 1 for possession of marihuana.

Former Grocery Store Owner Sentenced for Conspiring to Commit WIC Fraud

McALLEN, Texas – Fernando Ramirez Estrada, the former owner and operator of Mary’s Mart in Mission, Texas, has been sentenced to prison for conspiring to commit WIC fraud, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a federally funded program administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) designed to safeguard the health of low income mothers, expectant mothers, infants and young children. Estrada, 46, ofMission, pleaded guilty to the charge Monday, April 30, 2012.

ROADRUNNERS ANNOUNCE SCHEDULE CHANGE, PLAYOFF TICKETS ONSALE

EDINBURG,Texas— The Edinburg Roadrunners have announced that they will close out their 2012 home schedule against the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings and that playoff tickets are now on sale.

San Benito police department news briefs 8-28-12

A 33 ye4ar old man charged for assault, injury to a child and family violence; A 33 year old man charged for felony possession of 49 pounds of marihuana after his arrest the Los Indios International bridge; A 35 year old man charged for continuous violence against his family.

Most Wanted Fugitive Captured in San Antonio

AUSTIN– Eddie Garza Jr., 40, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured inSan Antonio. A $5,000 reward will be paid on a tip that helped lead to his arrest. The Texas Mexican Mafia member was wanted for Parole Violation, and his convictions include Attempted Murder and Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon.

TxDOT Looking to Private Sector for Routine Maintenance Help to Create Value and Generate Cost Savings of $120 Million

AUSTIN—A recent pilot project inHoustonwhere a private contractor bid a maintenance contract is saving the state about $10 million or nearly 30 percent of what this work was estimated to cost following the traditional approach.

Agents Arrest Wanted Man, 3 Felons, 2 Gang Members

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested a man with a warrant out ofCameronCounty on an armed robbery charge and three aggravated felons from Thursday through Monday.

Border Patrol Agents Save Lives of Six People

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector helped save the lives of six people from Thursday through Sunday.

Daily Bible Verse

And now, dear children, continue in him, so that when he appears we may be confident and unashamed before him at his coming. 1 John 2:28 (Read all of 1 John 2) New International Version

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