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  1. Olivia R. RiveraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Alice24-7.com

    Olivia R. Rivera "Ama Lina", 91, passed away December 11, 2014. She was born March 27, 1923 in Falfurrias, Texas to Juan and Antonia Ramirez.

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  2. Agents in South Texas seize $2.5M worth of cocaineRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Officers at a South Texas checkpoint who searched a car have discovered nearly 80 pounds of cocaine worth more than $2.5 million. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials didn't immediately release names of the pair arrested Thursday at the Falfurrias checkpoint.

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  3. $2.5M in cocaine found hidden in car at TexasaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | KHOU-TV Houston

    Check out this story on KHOU.com: According to the Rio Grande Valley Sector of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agents arrested a man and a woman attempting to smuggle nearly 80 pounds of cocaine with an estimated value of more than $2.5 million through the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint. The suspects were in a Nissan Sentra that arrived at the checkpoint for an immigration inspection.

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  4. Border Patrol seeks to hire more womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | USA Today

    ... female applicants." U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants in the brush on Sept. 11, 2014, near Falfurrias, Texas. Agents from U.S. Customs and Border Protection patrol the area day and night in search of smugglers bringing both ...

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  5. Comforting immigrants is nun's missionRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | Washington Times

    For the past couple mornings, Sister Pamela Buganski has gone to the immigrant detention center in Falfurrias to pray with the women there. There's a deep sadness there, Buganski told the Corpus Christi Caller-Times .

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  6. Border Patrol seeks to hire more womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | KHOU-TV Houston

    Border Patrol seeks to hire more women Border Patrol seeks to hire more women Check out this story on KHOU.com: This summer, the Border Patrol urgently needed more female agents when thousands of women and children from Central America crossed the border FALFURRIAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 11: U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants in the brush on September 11, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas.

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  7. Toro Boys Bring Home GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... ns all-tournament honors. Also in action the St Augustine boys take 2nd in the Hebbronville tournament falling to Falfurrias in the championship game by 13. The Knight's Chuy Romero is your offensive MVP in that tournament.

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  8. La Joya ordinance draws fire from DARead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Progress Times

    ... Fito Salinas said the city's been studying the issue for a year, after administrators learned that the city of Falfurrias was making $1 million annually through the fees. He talked to the Zapata County judge, who told him the same thing. He said the ...

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  9. Jury convicts man for illegally reentering the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    Victor Manuel Blancas-Rosas, 40, of Mexico, has been convicted of being unlawfully present in the country after having been previously deported or removed, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. On April 20, 2014, a concerned citizen saw possible illegal aliens running from a car on US-281 into the brush between Encino and the U.S. Border Patrol Checkpoint at Falfurrias.

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  10. Immigration: A journey of deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nuvo.net

    ... below the Earth's surface: the remains of unauthorized immigrants buried haphazardly in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Falfurrias, Texas. It's a project Latham joined in 2013 at the request of friend and colleague Dr. Lori Baker from Baylor University. ...

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  11. Thanksgiving Comes Early for Texas Volunteer Deputies in FalfurriasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Breitbart.com

    ... often lost in the ranchlands of the county. Frequently the immigrants will die while attempting to circumvent the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint. Chief Deputy Benny Martinez said they had a small Thanksgiving dinner for the prisoners in the ...

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  12. Rolando Gilberto Garza Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Wilson County News

    ... 19, 2014, in Floresville, Texas, at the age of 58 years, 8 months, and 4 days. He was born on March 15, 1956, in Falfurrias to Anicieto and Maria Mendez Garza. He was preceded in death by his father, Anicieto Garza; sister Maria Perez; and brother ...

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  13. Breitbart Texas Reporter in Rollover Accident While on Border AssignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Breitbart.com

    ... Price says that very shortly after the accident, officers from the Brooks County Sheriff's Department, the Falfurrias Police Department, the U.S. Border Patrol, the Texas Department of Public Safety, and an ambulance all had responded to the scene. ...

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  14. Ramiro Saenz Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Alice24-7.com

    ... Survivors include his companion of 14 years, Debbie De La Garza of Rios, Texas; four sons, Ramiro Barrera Jr. of Falfurrias, Texas, Rolando Jaime Ramon of Premont, Texas, Rodolfo Javier Ramon of Premont, Texas and Arnold Trevino Jr. of Falfurrias, ...

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  15. Illegal Immigrant Numbers Increasing in Texas County -- 80 Miles From BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Breitbart.com

    Illegal Immigrant captures are on the rise again in Brooks County, Texas, located 80 miles from the U.S. Mexico border. Friday night, Breitbart Texas witnessed the capture of six illegal immigrants and an additional twenty illegal immigrants who were being held at the Falfurrias checkpoint. 4 comments

  16. Hazmat Team Investigate Scare At Old Brooks County HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | KIII

    It was quite the scare Wednesday evening in Falfurrias as hazmat crews were called out to the Old Brooks County Hospital. The Mayor of Falfurrias tells us a cleaning crew began to feel nauseous while cleaning the facility.

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  17. Revealed: Flight Statistics From Summer Unaccompanied Alien Minor SurgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Daily Caller

    Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013. Brooks County has become an epicentre for illegal immigrant deaths in Texas.

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  18. Illegal Aliens In Ohio Setting Up Fake Businesses To Get Car Tags [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Daily Caller

    Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013. Brooks County has become an epicentre for illegal immigrant deaths in Texas.

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  19. Texas border surge partially extended through August 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Chron

    ... flees while being chased by federal agents from U.S. Customs and Border Protection on September 9, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. Thousands of migrants continue to cross illegally from Mexico into the United States, and Texas' Rio Grande Valley has ...

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  20. More Illegal Immigrants Making States Along East Coast Their HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | CBS Local

    U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after a foot chase on July 25, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. WASHINGTON - Immigrants entering the U.S. illegally are increasingly making states along the East Coast their home rather than states closer to the Mexican border.

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