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  1. USS Ranger towed from Bremerton; next stop Texas scrap yardRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... 2014 photo. The decommissioned carrier will be towed from Bremerton, Wash. to International Shipbreaking Ltd. in Brownsville, Texas on Thursday. Spectators watch from Bachmann Park in Manette, Wash., as the USS Ranger is towed from Bremerton, ...

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  2. Texas officials: Feds may have misled court on immigration issueRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Chron

    Insisting that federal officials may have misled a federal court about the start of President Obama's disputed executive order on immigration, Texas officials on Thursday asked the Brownsville-based court to give them expedited access to the details. In new court filings, Attorney General Ken Paxton said the Obama administration had said just weeks ago that it would not begin accepting applications until February involving immigrants who crossed the border illegally into the United States.

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  3. Heavy Rain to Begin Week Along Gulf Coast, Help Battle DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

    ... Southeast. Steady rain will begin as early as Sunday afternoon and will become heavier into Sunday night from Brownsville, Texas, to Houston and will carry over into Monday for much of southeastern Texas. Other cities that could get a soaking ...

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  4. Alice, TXRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Alice24-7.com

    U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) announced that the Community Action Corporation of South Texas (CACOST) was awarded a $6,560,603 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. The grant will provide funding to continue ...

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  5. Funding for More DPS Border Officers Gets Tentative OKRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

    ... border lawmakers who questioned how and where the officers would be deployed. "El Paso is very different from Brownsville and Hidalgo [County], and the needs are different," state Rep. Marisa Marquez , D-El Paso, said. "Does that conversation happen ...

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  6. Another View Immigration in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... captured by a ruling issued by Judge Andrew S. Hanen, an unabashedly outspoken critic of expanded immigration in Brownsville, Texas, that invalidated the president's executive order on immigration. The ruling stops the government from issuing work ...

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  7. Why the SpaceX Spaceport Hasn't Yet Broken Ground...Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Popular Mechanics

    ... future spaceport ends among dunes and beach grass at the edge of the Gulf of Mexico. Boca Chica Beach, near Brownsville, Texas, is the improbable location where SpaceX CEO and billionaire Elon Musk aims to make history. The company now launches its ...

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  8. Feds press judge to rule by Monday on immigration order stayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Politico

    ... and with a new program for illegal immigrant parents of U.S. citizens or green card holders. Hanen, who sits in Brownsville, Texas, questioned Obama's authority to implement the programs under current immigration law, but blocked the executive ...

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  9. 'You need to disappear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    ... family. On November 3, 2014, Sonia and her family went to the international bridge that separates Matamoros from Brownsville, Texas, and requested asylum in the US. One week later, an asylum officer heard their case and concluded the family did have ...

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  10. Tinder is not so gentle with matchmaking prices for older usersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    ... account of Wilson's decision to dump most of his possessions. Wilson had lived in a "3,000-square-foot Brownsville, Tex., home with a large walk-in closet, an easily accessible bathroom and a $1,600 monthly mortgage payment," Holley reported. Wilson ...

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  11. Obama Sets Monday Deadline for Appealing Immigration OrderRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The Obama administration said it will appeal a federal judge's order blocking a controversial immigration program if he doesn't lift it by Monday. The White House told U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen in Brownsville, Texas, of the new deadline in an advisory filed Wednesday after 26 states, led by Texas, urged Hanen to keep his restriction in place while their lawsuit challenging the policy is decided.

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  12. Supercarrier USS Ranger to start final voyage, U.S. Navy saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Press-Telegram

    ... Gun,” the 1,046-foot-long ship will be towed 16,000 miles around Cape Horn in South America to Brownsville, Texas. International Shipbreaking Limited has been contracted to scrap the carrier at a contract price of a penny. The company's ...

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  13. Texas AG Responds to Administration Request to Stay Executive Amnesty RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wilson County News

    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a response with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas in Brownsville opposing the Obama Administration's motion to stay the court's ruling on the President's executive action on immigration. "Not only is the President ignoring the rule of law outright, he is unilaterally granting legal status, work authorizations and other benefits to more than 4 million individuals in this country illegally," Attorney General Paxton said.

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  14. Schlitterbahn to open this weekend for Spring BreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Houston Chronicle

    ... used in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. The ship had been launched in 1943 and ended up in Brownsville, Texas for dismantling. You can see life boats and cots used as shade structures throughout the park. Pope, seen above, was a ...

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  15. USS Ranger leaving Puget Sound for Texas scrap yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOMO News

    Naval Sea Systems Command says the mothballed aircraft carrier USS Ranger will be towed out of Puget Sound on Thursday on its way to be scrapped in Texas. The USS Constellation completed the same journey in January to International Shipbreaking at Brownsville, Texas.

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  16. Immigration in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... issued early last week by Judge Andrew S. Hanen, an unabashedly outspoken critic of expanded immigration in Brownsville, Texas, that invalidated the president's executive order on immigration. The ruling stops the government from issuing work ...

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  17. Attorney General Paxton responds to Obama Administration request to stay executive amnesty rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KGNS-TV Laredo

    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a response with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas in Brownsville opposing the Obama Administration's motion to stay the court's ruling on the President's executive action on immigration. "Not only is the President ignoring the rule of law outright, he is unilaterally granting legal status, work authorizations and other benefits to more than 4 million individuals in this country illegally," Attorney General Paxton said.

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  18. .com | States ask judge not to lift stay in immigration lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News24

    A coalition of states suing to stop President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration is asking a federal judge not to lift a temporary hold on the directives. The 26-state coalition, led by Texas, said in court documents filed on Tuesday with US District Judge Andrew Hanen in Brownsville, Texas, that "there is no emergency need to institute" Obama's immigration action.

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  19. Patrick Unveils First Round of Education ProposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... liger of Amarillo, Paul Bettencourt of Houston, and Charles Perry of Lubbock, as well as Democrat Eddie Lucio of Brownsville.

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  20. Fiesta de La Feria 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Examiner.com

    ... a great Centennial Celebration as part of the annual La Feria fiesta. Most Rio Grande Valley communities from Brownsville to Laredo, have some form of community wide festival or "fiesta" (as they're known here) commemorating the near end of winter ... 1 comment

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