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Cameron CountyMay 27, 2004 Run-Off Endorsements

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Daily Bible Verse

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision has any value. The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love. Galatians 5:6 (Read all of Galatians 5) New International Version

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Border Patrol agents seize nearly $8.5 million worth of marijuana

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector confiscated nearly $8.5 million worth of marijuana in multiple seizures over the past weekend.

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Conservation farming meeting set April 29 in Weslaco

WESLACO – Growers interested in best management practices that can help improve the soil health of their fields are encouraged to attend “Conservation Farming: Financial and Technical Assistance,” to be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Weslaco.

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Peanut breakthrough involved Texas A&M AgriLife scientists

LUBBOCK– A Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist said the recent release of the first peanut genome sequences to the public by the International Peanut Genome Initiative should have major effects on Texas peanut production for years to come.

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The New Hidalgo County Sheriff Appoints New Chief Deputy

Sheriff J. E. “Eddie Guerra” would like to announce the appointment of retiring Texas Department of Public Safety Major Mario Lopez as the newest addition to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department.

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Daily Bible Verse

O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you, in a dry and weary land where there is no water. Psalm 63:1 (Read all of Psalm 63) New International Version

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SPI CVB Hosts 59th Annual Texas Travel Counselors Conference

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas, April 14, 2014- The South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is hosting the 59th annual Texas Travel Counselors Conference April 14-17. Nearly 100 Texas travel counselors will gather in South Padre Island to learn about the island’s attractions, restaurants, surrounding communities in the Rio GrandeValley and more.

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Former Bryan Chiropractor and Clinic Owner Sentenced in $3 Million Automobile Insurance Scam

HOUSTON – Chase Lindsey, 36, and Brittany Jessie, 25, have been sentenced to federal prison for engaging in a conspiracy to defraud various automobile insurance companies of more than $3 million, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Lindsay and Jessie previously entered guilty pleas to conspiracy to defraud the insurance companies.

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Smuggler Gets Enhanced Sentence

McALLEN, Texas – Demetrio Vallejo, 41, of Edcouch, has been ordered to federal prison for nearly five years as a result of his conviction of smuggling undocumented aliens, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Vallejo pleaded guilty Oct. 11, 2013.

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New Hidalgo County Sheriff J. E. “Eddie” Guerra Statement on the Former Sheriff Lupe Trevino

It is regrettable that former Sheriff Trevino’s legacy will be tainted forever. It is disheartening to know that a man’s entire law enforcement career; everything positive that he accomplished is wiped away with a plea of Guilty.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers Seize $1.3 Million In Heroin at Brownsville Port of Entry

Brownsville, Texas – As Holy Week traffic began to surge this weekend, alert U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Brownsville International Bridges intercepted a significant load of heroin. CBP officers discovered the alleged narcotics, valued at approximately $1.3 million, hidden within a Chevrolet 2500 pickup.

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CBP at the Hidalgo International Bridge Arrests Nuevo Leon Man with over $2.5 Million in Cocaine

HIDALGO, TEXAS—Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the HidalgoInternationalBridge discovered $2,686,000 worth of cocaine in a Honda minivan driven by a man from San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

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Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Pleads Guilty

McALLEN, Texas – Guadalupe Trevino, aka Lupe Trevino, 64, of McAllen, has entered a guilty plea a criminal information charging him with conspiracy to commit money laundering, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Trevino was the former sheriff of Hidalgo County.

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Foreign investor program works

As Chairman of the Pro-trade Caucus in Congress, I was active in leading efforts on trade agreements that create more American jobs and generate economic growth. Thanks in part to robust international trade and strong retail growth, Laredo’s unemployment rate is lower than the national average. But there is more we can do to propel it forward and further create more jobs.

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First Responders Triennial Test at Brownsville Airport

If you are traveling near the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport next Wednesday, April 16 between 9 am and noon, what you see is not what you first think. The Airport will be using a vintage Viscount passenger aircraft to simulate an air crash near the International Air Cargo Terminal on Vermillion Avenue.

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