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Del Rio, Texas is located in Val Verde County. Zip codes in Del Rio, TX include 78842, 78840, and 78847. The median home price in Del Rio is $160,000. More Del Rio information.

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5 hrs ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

CBP in South Texas facilitates Holy Week traffic

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at South Texas ports of entry facilitated an even heavier volume of tourists during Holy Week 2014 than the same period last year while their steely-eyed vigilance resulted in a decrease in the amount of narcotics encountered.

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14 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

U.S. Border Patrol Agents Ramp Up Efforts in Valley

On a recent afternoon in this Rio Grande Valley town, Juan Longoria stood in his driveway, talking on his cellphone while enjoying a longneck.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Texas Highways

Prehistoric Painters The ancient people behind the rock art of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands

The desert canyonlands formed by the Rio Grande, Devil's, and Pecos rivers may appear inhospitable to travelers driving west of Del Rio on US 90. Rugged limestone canyons cut through sun-drenched desert plains of thorny brush vegetation like sotol, lechuguilla, yucca, and prickly pear.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Breitbart.com

Texas: Fed Judge Halts Execution of Two Killers over Paperwork Issue

U.S. District Court Judge Vanessa Gillmore , appointed by Democrat President Bill Clinton in 1994, stopped the execution of two Texas convicted killers due to the State of Texas' refusal to disclose details about the drugs used in the execution process.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

KTUC-AM Tucson

Convicted Serial Killer Tommy Lynn Sells Executed in Texas

Convicted serial killer Tommy Lynn Sells, who was sent to prison in 1999 and claimed responsibility for dozens of murders across the country, was executed Thursday in Texas.

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Houston Chronicle

Lawyers ask Supreme Court to block Texas execution

In this Sept. 21, 2011 file photo, a corrections officer keeps watch outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit in Huntsville, Texas.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Federal judge halts executions over drug details.

Death row inmate Tommy Lynn Sells talks with his newly-appointed attorneys in the 379th courtroom on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Whata s next? a Obamacarea open enrollment closes

Now that the open enrollment for insurance in the healthcare marketplace is closed, volunteers are preparing for the next round of questions.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Texas must tell attorneys execution drug supplier

Tommy Lynn Sells, shown in this Sheriff's Department photo, Tuesday, Jan 11, 2000, a 35-year-old drifter who once rode railroads and worked in carnivals, is now in the Val Verde County Jail near the Texas-Mexico border in Del Rio, Texas.

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The Austin Chronicle

Death Watch: Most Notorious

In the wee hours of Dec. 31, 1999, Tommy Lynn Sells climbed through an unlocked window of the trailer home where the Harris family lived outside Del Rio.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Chron

2 condemned killers sue for execution-drug details

Tommy Lynn Sells, shown in this Sheriff's Department photo, Tuesday, Jan 11, 2000, a 35-year-old drifter who once rode railroads and worked in carnivals, is now in the Val Verde County Jail near the Texas-Mexico border in Del Rio, Texas.

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Dallas Morning News

Lawsuit seeks to ID source of Texas execution drug

Attorneys for two Texas inmates facing execution next month with a new batch of pentobarbital obtained by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice filed a lawsuit Wednesday demanding the prison agency disclose the identity of the new supplier.

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