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Weslaco, Texas is located in Hidalgo County. Zip codes in Weslaco, TX include 78599, and 78596. The median home price in Weslaco is $149,900. More Weslaco information.

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1 hr ago | Boxing Scene

Omar Figueroa Training Without Joel Diaz For Estrada

The lightweight champion of the World Boxing Council, Omar 'Panterita' Figueroa, has decided to make a change in his camp for his second defense of the green belt, which takes place this August 16 at the StubHub Center in California.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KUT-FM Austin

Perry Will Activate Up To 1,000 Guard Troops

Gov. Rick Perry and DPS Director Steve McCraw spoke at a June 23, 2014, news conference following a tour of a federal facility housing unaccompanied minors in Weslaco, Texas.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Teenager Drug and Alcohol Users Find Support with New Helpline in Weslaco, TX

Adolescents in Weslaco, TX can come in contact with drugs and alcohol just like young adults all across the country, but until now they didn't have a reliable source of guidance to turn for recovery help.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Gateway Pundit

Major Apologies Owed Gateway Pundit by Media Matters, Little Green Footballs, Others

Charles Johnson, posting at his site Little Green Footballs, has led a vicious smear campaign against the Gateway Pundit, Jim Hoft and myself over the GP report on the now-canceled plans for a resort hotel for illegal alien children in Weslaco, Texas.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

News Max

Luxury Hotel to Be Converted Into Immigrant Housing

BCFS Health and Human Services has secured a multimillion-dollar federal contract to convert what is now a luxury hotel in Weslaco, Texas, into a massive, self-contained center to house young illegal immigrants.

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Free Republic

Feds to pay for $50 million resort for illegal alien teens: Nothing but the best for our new guests

Do you wish you were able to afford to go to a resort with pool, sauna, tennis courts, exercise room, sauna, steam room, racketball courts, and all the trimmings? Too bad you aren't an illegal alien teenager, maybe a member of MS 13 .

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Gateway Pundit

Feds to Open $50 Million Resort for Illegal Children - Complete With Tennis Courts, Sauna & Pools

The Obama administration has awarded a $50 million contract to a charitable group to buy a Texas resort hotel and transform it in to a 600 bed facility for juvenile illegal aliens.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Boxing Scene

Porter-Brook Showtime Tripleheader Officially Announced

Golden Boy Promotions and SHOWTIME will deliver another explosive night of boxing from the renowned StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., when undefeated IBF Welterweight World Champion Shawn 'Showtime' Porter , of Akron, Ohio defends his belt against fellow unbeaten British star Kell Brook , of Sheffield, England, on Saturday, Aug. 16, headlining a ... (more)

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Bay Area Observer

AgriLife Extension Offers New Strawberry Production Guide

By Steve Byrns - AgriLife Today LUBBOCK - The new 'Production Guide for Texas-Grown Strawberries' a complete guide for the beginner or old pro, is now available, said its editors.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Gov. Perry back on border as Obama stays away

Gov. Rick Perry is again visiting the Texas-Mexico border as he continues to hammer President Barack Obama for failing to do so.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Homeland Security sec to visit New Mexico center

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced that Secretary Jeh Johnson will visit a temporary immigration detention center in southeastern New Mexico.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

KWTX

Texas Man, Woman Die In Crash During Police Chase

The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified two people who died in a crash during a police chase over the weekend as Osiel Figueroa, 21, of Weslaco, the driver of the fleeing vehicle, and Pamela Mariscal, 24, of Elsa, who was a passenger.

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KHOU-TV Houston

2 dead, 4 hurt in police chase crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified two people from the Rio Grande Valley as victims killed in a wreck as they were fleeing from authorities who tried to pull them over for a traffic stop.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Southwest Farm Press

Bumper grain sorghum harvested expected in South Texas

Nearly a million acres of grain sorghum is either being harvested or being prepared for harvest across South Texas from the Lower Rio Grande Valley north up the coastline to Houston, and early reports indicate the crop is yielding.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Tucson Weekly

Lupita Murillo Celebrates 36 Years at KVOA

She's a living local icon who seems to get better with every year-36 to this day, to be exact.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Texas Tribune

The Playlist: Trail of Tears

Gov. Perry and DPS Director Steve McCraw, speak to media following a tour to a federal facility housing unaccompanied alien children in Weslaco, Texas June 23rd, 2014.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Abbott says Texas border safer than before

MARCH 4: Republican candidate for governor, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott speaks to the press after voting in the Texas primary at Western Hills Church of Christ on March 4, 2014 in Austin, Texas.

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Southwest Farm Press

Texas AgriLife expands strawberry efforts

Texas AgriLife is working to make strawberries more available to Texas consumers and have announced two projects that could help reach that goal.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Perry Warns of a "Trail of Tears" From Central America

Gov. Rick Perry on Monday warned that if Central American leaders do not heed the call to stop their citizens from flooding across the Texas-Mexico border, the summer months will bear witness to a "trail of tears" caused by a surge of dead migrants.

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