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CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA URGES REPUBLICANS TO EXTEND THE MIDDLE CLASS TAX CUTS

WASHINGTON, D.C. –With a new White House report on the President’s middle class tax cut proposal, Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX-15) reiterated his call for Congress to quickly extend tax cuts for 98 percent of all Americans. At the same time, House Republicans unveiled their tax plan for the top 2%, rejecting calls for tax fairness, strengthening the middle class or fiscal responsibility.

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City of McAllen’s Proposed Bike Plan

The City of McAllen Traffic Operations Department invites the McAllen biking community to a public meeting Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 6 pm, at the City of McAllen Traffic Center to discuss the bike plan proposed by the Traffic Advisory Board.

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Interim Brownsville Police Chief Orlando Rodriguez Named Police Chief

Rodriguez was one of three finalists. He had served as interim police chief since former police chief Carlos Garcia retired in December.

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San Benito Police Department News Briefs 7-24-12

A 44 year old Brownsville man arrested and charged for felony forging $24,507.45 in stolen checks from a local business; 2 women arrested and charged for theft/shoplifting at Walmart; A man arrested and charged for assault and continued violence against his girl friend.

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CUELLAR SUPPORTS NEW USDA PLAN TO IMPROVE WATER QUALITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH FOR COLONIAS

Washington, DC— Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) applauded United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement of new federal efforts to improve water quality and public health in colonias. As announced today, the USDA will be changing its water and wastewater funding process to provide more assistance to colonias in need of improved access to clean water and sewage systems. Rural Development Acting Deputy Under Secretary Judith Canales made this announcement on Vilsack’s behalf during her visit to Hidalgo County, where she toured the wastewater treatment system in the City of Peñitas.

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Rep. Doggett Moves to Extend His American Opportunity Tax Credit to Make College More Affordable for Millions of Families

Washington—Today, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced a bill that would extend the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) through 2013 to make college more affordable for millions of families. Without Rep. Doggett’s bill, the AOTC would expire at year’s end.

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Harlingen police release statement on the couple found dead on Rangerville Road

Initially the case appears to be a possible murder/suicide. But the investigation into the deaths is on-going. Further information will be released as it becomes available.

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Customs and Border Protection Officers at Hidalgo Avert Child Smuggling Attempt, Edinburg Woman Arrested

HIDALGO, TEXAS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested an Edinburg, Texas woman who allegedly attempted to smuggle a young child into the United States.

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CBP Officers at the Progreso Port of Entry Seize AK47 Assault Rifle During an Outbound Enforcement Operation

Progreso, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers conducting outbound enforcement operations at the Progreso Port of Entry seized an AK-47 assault rifle.

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Here are the results from yesterday Cameron County Early Voting

1,707 Democrat votes. 261 Republican votes. 1,968 total votes for the day. If you go by averages, 9,840 will vote in the five days. But it will slow down more than likely later in the week. An equal amount of vote can be expected on the July 31, 201 election day.

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CUELLAR LEADS BIPARTISAN PUSH FOR FARM BILL ACTION

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) led a bipartisan group of lawmakers in urging House of Representatives leadership to act swiftly to bring the 2012 Farm Bill to a vote before August. Cuellar joined 79 lawmakers, including Congresswoman Kristi Noem (R-SD) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT), in signing a letter encouraging House Leadership to take action on this bill so that farmers and producers are not left in limbo. The bipartisan letter was signed by 31 Democrats and 48 Republicans.

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How to read barcodes

ALWAYS READ THE LABELS ON THE FOODS YOU BUY–NO MATTER WHAT THE FRONT OF THE BOX OR PACKAGE SAYS, TURN IT OVER AND READ THE BACK—CAREFULLY!

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Daily Bible Verse

My heart says of you, “Seek his face!” Your face, LORD, I will seek. Psalm 27:8 (Read all of Psalm 27) New International Version

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SMITH FANS SEVEN IN WIN OVER CATS

EDINBURG, Texas—Matison Smith allowed two runs in seven innings and struck out seven to lead the Edinburg Roadrunners past the Ft. Worth Cats 6-3 Monday night at Edinburg Baseball Stadium.

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THUNDER BLANKED BY WINGS

Harlingen, Texas — Coleman Stephens kept the McAllen Thunder (20-37) off the board during his 6 2/3 innings of work and the Rio Grande Valley White Wings (32-24) beat the McAllen Thunder, 5-0.

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CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA ANNOUNCES GRANT AWARDED TO UTPA FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE RESEARCH PROGRAM

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX-15) announced the National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $171,710 to the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) for its computer science program. The grant is to be used to research new techniques for designing algorithms for hard combinatorial problems. An algorithm is commonly known as a set of rules that precisely defines a sequence of operations.

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