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Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness. James 3:18 (Read all of James 3) New International Version

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HARLINGEN ADDS INCENTIVES FOR SPACEX

New jobs reserved for Harlingen residents will open with the development of a rocket launch site in CameronCounty based upon an incentive package agreement between the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation and Space Exploration Technologies Inc.

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The Seven Angels VI

In our last article we dealt with the holiness of God due to what Revelation 15:4 says. We also saw that a believe who has a right perspective as to God’s holiness will also have a true perspective as to how he himself should live, and that because God has called His people to a life of holiness, as it is taught throughout the whole Bible. But not having a right perspective of God’s holiness will cause the supposed believer to look much like the world and be disobedient to God’s Word.

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Weekly Wisdoms

Frustrated? It may be because you’re trying to make something happen that only God can make happen.

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Daily Bible Verse

Now Daniel so distinguished himself among the administrators and the satraps by his exceptional qualities that the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom. At this, the administrators and the satraps tried to find grounds for charges against Daniel in his conduct of government affairs, but they were unable to do so. They [...]

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JURY FINDS FORMER HARLINGEN POLICE OFFICER GUILTY OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, SENTENCED TO 8 YEARS PROBATION

A jury found former Harlingen police officer Elias Cardona Thursday guilty of a 2013 sexual assault and today sentenced him to eight years probation. Cardona, 35, was off duty when he was arrested on South Padre Island during Spring Break in March 2013. Cardona will serve 180 days in jail as a condition of probation. He was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine and restitution to the victim.

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Proposed Cameron County Hospital District Will Raise Property Taxes

The big picture is the medical district which will be on the Cameron County Agenda next week. If people don’t show up in force to oppose it, they will pass this initiative and we will all get the big sausage. We have to fight the tax increase and kill it next week. We do not have medical hospitals, clinics or as many of the medical staff that McAllen has or Edinburg. We can not afford a tax increase of this magnitude end of story anywhere in Cameron County.

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Daily Bible Verse

Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty.” John 6:35 (Read all of John 6) New International Version

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Former Correctional Officer and Spouse Plead Guilty to Bribery and Conspiracy

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Joel Gonzalez, a former U.S. Bureau of Prisons correctional officer, and Lisa Gonzalez, his wife, have admitted to accepting bribes from the family of an inmate in exchange for introducing contraband into the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Three Rivers, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

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CAMP Helps Migrant Students Break the Cycle and Pursue Education

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – AUGUST 14, 2014 – Jorge Hernandez personally identifies with the students he works with as a Learning Instructional Specialist for the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at The University of Texas at Brownsville.

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DPS Honors Exemplary Employees, Texans

AUSTIN – The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) and the Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw presented three Director’s Citations and a Life Saving Award to DPS employees for their outstanding service. In addition, three civilians received Director’s Awards for their efforts to help others during emergency situations.

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CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA TO TOUR RGV CENTRALIZED PROCESSING CENTER FOR UNACCOMPANIED CHILDREN REFUGEES IN MCALLEN

Washington, D.C.–Today– Congressman Rubén Hinojosa, on Friday, August, 15, 2014, will tour the new Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, where unaccompanied children refugees are being housed while waiting to learn of their immigration status.

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Lower Rio Grande Valley cotton harvest off to a good start

EDINBURG – Continued hot, dry weather is all that’s needed to help Rio Grande Valley cotton growers forget last year’s disappointing crop and harvest a bountiful, successful crop for 2014, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.

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approximately $873,600, hidden under the clothing of a pedestrian and within a Hyundai Dodge Attitude.

Methamphetamine and cocaine. CBP officers discovered the alleged narcotics, valued at “These two alleged loads of narcotics were intercepted as a direct result of the outstanding work by our Brownsville CBP officers working to protect our nation. I applaud our CBP officers’ attentiveness, commitment and dedication to our critical mission,” said Petra Horne, CBP Port Director, Brownsville.

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CBP Field Operations at the Anzalduas International Bridge Seize $1 Million in Cocaine

MISSION, Texas—Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the AnzalduasInternationalBridge arrested a woman from La Joya, Texas after discovering alleged cocaine hidden within the Ford Taurus she was driving.

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National Park Service Launches Online Travel Itinerary for El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail

WASHINGTON – A journey along El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail through New Mexico, Texas, and the highlands of Mexico presents travelers with an exciting opportunity to explore over 300 years of multi-national heritage and culture. Highlighted in the National Park Service’s new El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary, this Spanish Colonial “royal road of the interior” is a symbol of the shared cultural heritage that exists between Spain, Mexico, and the American Southwest. Loaded with information, images, maps, and essays, this itinerary explores the three centuries of cultural interactions along this route and features 17

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