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20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The fracking divide: Mexico's oil frontier beckons U.S. drillers in wake of new law

A worker walks up to the floor of Orion Drilling Co.' s Perseus drilling rig near Encinal in Webb County, Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas, San Antonio, TX, Geology, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Webb County Sheriff Department Welcomes New Four-Legged Member

The Webb County Sheriff's Department welcomes a new member to the department and retires one of their own.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Sheriff's office deputies arrest man on drug charges near elementary school

A Laredo man was released from the Webb County Jail early Thursday following his arrest on drug charges Wednesday evening by Webb County Sheriff's Deputies.

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Related Topix: Laredo, TX

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Webb County Easter holiday closures

The Webb County Sheriff's administrative offices will also be closed but all other services will continue on their regular schedule.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Webb County updates retiree benefits program

The update was sparked by the recent issue of the retirees health insurance premiums rising.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Sheriff's office deputies seize more than $29,000 worth of heroin

A Laredo man remained behind bars Monday morning on a $175,000 bond after Webb County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested him Sunday on possession of heroin charges.

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Related Topix: Laredo, TX

Business Journal

Houston engineering firm expands in the Eagle Ford

Houston-based engineering firm S&B Infrastructure Ltd. has opened a Laredo branch office to serve the Eagle Ford Shale and to contend for oil well projects and more in the region.

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Texas, La Salle County, TX

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Sheriff's office deputies intercept drugs in jail

Webb County Sheriff's Office deputies during early hours Thursday arrested a local man who intended to smuggle a small amount of marijuana into the Webb County jail.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs

Business Journal

Houston engineering firm opens office to serve the Eagle Ford

Engineering firm S&B Infrastructure Ltd. has opened a Laredo branch office to serve the Eagle Ford Shale oil-and-gas play.

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Related Topix: Eagle Ford, TX, Laredo, TX

Tue Apr 08, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Webb County District Attorneys offer better help to domestic violence victims

Victims of domestic violence will now have immediate protection following an incident.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Sheriff's office deputies seize $10,490 in cash

A regular traffic stop by a Webb County Sheriff Deputy Monday afternoon on southbound Interstate 35 led to the seizure of $10,490 in cash, sheriff's officials said.

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Business Journal

Louisiana's Horizon Energy leases acreage in the Eagle Ford's Webb County

Horizon Energy Corp. says it's signed an option agreement for a 1,340-acre oil-and-gas lease in the Eagle Ford Shale's Webb County.

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Related Topix: Eagle Ford, TX, Mirando City, TX

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Dean Holloway was a partner in Dorsey's Trial and Labor & Emp... )--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA' rating to the following Regional Transportation Authority , IL notes: --$225 million general obligation working cash notes, s... )--The Teachers' Retirement Board today selected ING U.S. as the new third party administrator, commonly called the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hamline University

KGNS-TV Laredo

Webb County Attorney files petition, suspends Mike Montemayor

The Webb County Attorney announces that he's made a move in handling the situation regarding commissioner Mike Montemayor.

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KGNS-TV Laredo

Councilman welcomes Head Start parents

District VII Council Member Jorge Vera welcomed parents of the Webb County Head Start Program to City Hall, where he gave them an introduction of the City of Laredo in general, as well as a thorough presentation on challenges and opportunities the city faces as a whole, and then specifically, issues regarding District VII.

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Related Topix: Laredo, TX

Thu Apr 03, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Status on Laredo shooting range

The Webb County Commissioner's Court council is giving the Laredo Pistol and Rifle Club an extension to fix the issues needed for the range to reopen.

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Related Topix: Laredo, TX

KGNS-TV Laredo

Webb County Commissioner speaks up on Facebook

Early this morning, he emerged after not saying anything and posted a message for his constituents on his Facebook page.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

New crime lab coming to Laredo

A new crime lab for the Texas Department of Public Safety is under construction.

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Related Topix: Laredo, TX

Fri Mar 28, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Laredo has long history of corrruption cases

If you've lived in Webb County for a while, you probably know that the area has seen its share of political and public corruption cases.

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Related Topix: Laredo, TX

Thu Mar 27, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Webb County attorney speaks on Commissioner's case

Webb County commissioner Mike Montemayor was a no-show at his arraignment hearing Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Laredo, TX

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