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Tuesday Aug 12 | Southwest Farm Press

First cotton harvest in South Texas, variable yields reported

So far harvesting has been limited to dry land cotton in Deep South Texas but combines are expected to move into irrigated fields this week and Ortiz says there are good prospects for substantial yields in the days ahead.


Related Topix: Texas, Weslaco, TX, Agriculture, Science, Aransas County, TX, San Patricio, TX

Mon Aug 11, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison


A former top prosecutor in South Texas has lost his law license after his sentencing to 13 years in federal prison for taking bribes.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Federal Prisons, Prison

Sat Aug 09, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

2 Texas men arrested for robbing fishermen

Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio said Friday that deputies and U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 22-year-old Jesse Ibarra and 31-year-old Felix Padilla.


Related Topix: La Paloma, TX

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Breitbart California slams SpaceX decision to build space port in Texas

SpaceX 's Elon Musk's decision to build a space port on the Texas Gulf Coast has been met with near universal acclaim, albeit perhaps muted from Florida, which lost out on the hunt for a commercial launch facility.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas, Science / Technology, Space

Wed Aug 06, 2014


The Rocket's Green Glare

The SpaceX decision to build a launch facility on Boca Chica Beach near Brownsville will, eventually, be considered a historical moment that began the transformation of the Rio Grande Valley, and there is little doubt the economic and cultural impact will be significant for the region.


Related Topix: Brownsville, TX, Texas

Mon Aug 04, 2014


Perry Announces SpaceX Launch Facility Coming to Brownsville Area

Gov. Rick Perry has announced the state is offering $2.3 million from the Texas Enterprise Fund to bring SpaceX's commercial rocket launch facility to Cameron County.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Science / Technology, Space, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Mon Jul 28, 2014


More Hispanic Corruption On The "American" Side Of The Border

The extent of the corruption among Hispanic politicians and law enforcement was exposed, again, during a sentencing hearing for Patricia Medina in the infamous Rio Grande Valley, the poorest, most corrupt, most Hispanic part of the United States.


Related Topix: McAllen, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Immigration Reform, Brownsville, TX