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The same way you’re saved is how you ought to live.

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Daily Bible Verse

Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God — children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God. John 1:12-13 (Read all of John 1) New International Version

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Three Charged in Tax Fraud Scheme

HOUSTON – Cheryl Reed Johnson aka Shawnee Reed and Cheryl Reed, Carey Jermaine Johnson aka Jermaine Johnson, and Tarmera Renee Wyckoff aka Toni Wyckoff, are charged in a 23-count indictment alleging conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, conspiracy to make false claims to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), wire fraud and making false claims to obtain tax refunds, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Lucy Cruz, special agent in charge of IRS-Criminal Investigation (CI), and Inspector in Charge Robert Wemyss of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS).

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Four New Records This Month

A million thanks. 20,000 (20,200+) Twitter TWEETS. 2,200 (2,216) Twitter FOLLOWERS. 1,800 (1,851) Facebook LIKES. 10,000 combined Facebook FRIENDS, LIKES and Twitter FOLLOWERS/FOLLOWING.

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Residents can help save Texas’ citrus industry

WESLACO — Citrus does more than create jobs and pump money into the economy of the LowerRio GrandeValley. It’s a way of life, a cultural staple dating back 100 years, part of the landscape and fabric of what makes extreme South Texas what it is, according to a plant disease expert. He’s now asking the people of the Valley to help keep the citrus industry from disappearing.

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Former Deputy Constable Charged with Tax Evasion

HOUSTON – Vernon Matthews has been charged with using dependent information of people he contacted during his time as a deputy constable to file false tax returns, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Matthews is a 21-year veteran of law enforcement and was a former Precinct 6 deputy constable.

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Cameron County 3-4-14 Early Voting

February Tuesday February 18 through Friday February 28, 2004. Closed on Sunday, except at the main office.

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Rep. Cuellar Announces Launch of Spanish-Language Health Insurance Enrollment Site

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) announced that the Spanish language Healthcare.gov website, CuidadodeSalud.gov, has formally launched and reminded constituents that the deadline of open enrollment for new healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act as March 31, 2014. In January, 90,000 Texans enrolled in a healthcare plan as part of the new health insurance marketplaces, increasing total enrollment since October 1st to 207,500. Nationally, 3.3 million people have enrolled in a plan since October, an increase of 53 percent over enrollment in the previous three months.

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Valentine’s Day History

February has long been a month of romance. It is the month associated with Valentine’s Day celebrations. We have, time and again, heard the name St. Valentine being uttered before us in this season of love. But just who is this St. Valentine? Why is this month associated with love and romance? Learn about St. Valentine, how Valentines day came into practice as it is today. The origin of this lovers day goes back as early as 270 A.D and started with the clash between a kindly priest and a mighty ruler. To know more, just read on and discover the true meaning of this festival. If you like our little article about the splendid history of Valentine’s Day, just click here and refer this page to your friends and loved ones. Wish you a Happy Valentine!

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Daily Bible Verse

Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete. John 16:24 (Read all of John 16) New International Version

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers Seize $656,000 in Cocaine at BrownsvillePort of Entry

Brownsville, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the GatewayInternationalBridge on Wednesday discovered cocaine valued at approximately $656,000 hidden within a Chevrolet Malibu.

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Former CFO Arrested for Failure to Pay Employment Tax

HOUSTON – Lanny C. McCandles has been arrested for failing to pay employment tax and other tax offenses, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

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