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A million thanks. 3,600 Facebook My Harlingen News LIKES.Thank you, keep them coming.

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2,300 NEW Tony Chapa II SECOND Facebook FRIENDS. The Tony Chapa Facebook FRIENDS page is full with 5,000 FRIENDS. Thank you, keep them coming.

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Daily Bible Verse

Proverbs 18:6 NIV A fool’s lips bring him strife, and his mouth invites a beating. Read all of Proverbs 18 NIV

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DPS Increasing DWI Patrols for July 4th Holiday

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 12-day period that includes the July 4th holiday. From June 26 – July 7, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent.

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CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA APPLAUDS SUPREME COURT’S UPHOLDING OF AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND HOUSING LAW

Washington, D.C.—Today—Congressman Rubén Hinojosa, along with many of his colleagues who supported President Obama’s plan for the Affordable Care Act were thankful that the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a key provision of the Affordable Care Act agreeing with President Obama’s administration that government subsidies that make health insurance affordable for millions of Americans should be available to all.

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Rep. Henry Cuellar Issues Statement on Supreme Court King v. Burwell Ruling

WASHINGTON—Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) issued the following statement regarding today’s Supreme Court decision on King v. Burwell:

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U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett Reaction to King v Burwell Decision

Washington—Today, U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee, welcomed news of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling in King v. Burwell. The Court’s opinion ensures that over 6 million families living in states that participate in the Federal Health Insurance Exchange do not lose their healthcare coverage. Rep. Doggett spoke about the decision in a Ways and Means Subcommittee hearing today. Watch the full clip here or click the image below.

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Chief Patrol Agent of the Rio Grande Valley Sector Retires

EDINBURG, Texas — Kevin W. Oaks, Chief Patrol Agent of the Rio Grande Valley Sector is retiring after 30 years of service to the U.S. Border Patrol. Oaks’ last day on duty will be June 25, 2015. “I would like to thank Chief Oaks for his dedication to mission and commitment to excellence,” said Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol Michael J. Fisher.

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CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA’S STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT DECISION TO UPHOLD THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

“Today we are very thankful that the highest court in our nation reaffirmed that Americans, no matter where they live in this country, still have the right to access quality, affordable health insurance. For too long we have been battling Republicans who have wanted to eliminate the Affordable Care Act that Congress passed in 2010, under the leadership of President Obama. The U.S. Supreme Court has decided it will stand as the law of the land.”

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Daily Bible Verse

Matthew 16:26 NIV What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul? Or what can a man give in exchange for his soul? Read all of Matthew 16 NIV

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CONGRESSMEN HINOJOSA AND VELA Provide Details on FEMA Individual Assistance Registration for Hidalgo County Residents; Announce Opening of Disaster Recovery Center in Hidalgo County

Washington, D.C.—Today—Congressmen Rubén Hinojosa (D-McAllen) and Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) provided details to residents in Hidalgo County wishing to seek assistance from FEMA from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that tore through South Texas in May.

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Border Patrol Agents, local law enforcement suffer bee stings

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents have been attacked by bees on different occasions within the last three days

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CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA’S STATEMENT ON DHS SECRETARY’S RESPONSE TO CONGRESSIONAL PRESSURE TO STOP THE DETENTION OF IMMIGRANT FAMILIES

“I am pleased to see that our efforts are having a positive effect on making important changes to the detention of women and children in U.S. facilities, particularly the Karnes Detention Center. I thank Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson for his efforts in making the process more humane. While there is much more to be done, I feel we are making changes for the better for the mothers and children who remain in these facilities.”

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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY JEH C. JOHNSON ON FAMILY RESIDENTIAL CENTERS

ICE Director Saldaña and I understand the sensitive and unique nature of detaining families, and we are committed to continually evaluating it. We have concluded that we must make substantial changes to our detention practices when it comes to families.

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THE BOYS OF SUMMER

Harlingen, Texas – On Saturday, June 27, more than 300 boys from across the country and around the world will come to Harlingen to play hard at Marine Military Academy’s annual summer camp.

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