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  1. Border Cops Seize 700 lbs. of Marijuana in Underground BunkerRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    The recent seizure was made east of Rio Grande City when Starr County Sheriff's Deputies obtained information about marijuana being stored on an area property and were able to get a search warrant, Major Carlos Delgado told Breitbart Texas in a prepared statement. Deputies searching the property ended up going to an outside storage shed that led to the entry of an underground bunker where agents found 31 large bundles of marijuana weighing a total of 679 pounds.

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  2. Teenaged Driver Jailed After High Speed ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | KRGV

    DPS investigators tell CHANNEL 5 NEWS the chase started on eastbound Highway 83, just outside of Rio Grande City, and it ended when the driver lost control of the vehicle in Alto Bonito. The driver was arrested at the scene and faces charges of evading arrest and reckless driving.

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  3. Two Busts Lead to Nearly a Ton of Marijuana in Starr CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... Wednesday and Thursday. The first seizure came after a report of a suspicious vehicle at an apartment near Rio Grande City. Deputies found 1,200 pounds of marijuana inside an SUV. Early Thursday morning a pickup truck was stopped and the driver ...

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  4. Officials Report Spike in Marijuana Seizures in Starr CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KRGV

    Officials said the amount seized marks a 17 percent increase when compared to the same time period for fiscal year 2014. In fiscal years 2012 through 2014, agents from the Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station seized a combined total of more than 2.3 million pounds of marijuana, worth more than an estimated $1.8 billion, officials said.

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  5. More Than 3,000 Pounds of Marijuana Seized in Starr CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KRGV

    Sheriff's deputies in Starr County seized more than 3,000 pounds of marijuana in the last week and a half. A report of a suspicious vehicle on Wednesday led deputies to an apartment west of Rio Grande City on Alvarez Road.

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  6. Man Killed in Shootout with Border Patrol AgentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | KRGV

    ... that belonged to the suspect. On January 21, 2015, at approximately 2 a.m., U.S. Border Patrol agents from Rio Grande City Station responded to drug smuggling activity near the small community of Chapeno, Texas, west of Roma. As the agents secured ...

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  7. Lady Rattlers shooting for return to playoffsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Progress Times

    ... so we lost a huge amount of young talent to Pioneer." Tonight the Lady Rattlers will be traveling to Rio Grande City to play the other Lady Rattlers in the final game of the first round before taking on the Vela Lady Sabercats (away Jan. 20), the ...

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  8. Rio Grande City CISD Board Wants Forensic AuditRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | KRGV

    Rio Grande City Consolidated Independent School District officials are considering hiring an auditing firm amid concerns of corruption and abuse of funds concerns over possible corruption and abuse of funds at rio grande city isd. the school board is planning to hire an independent auditing firm to take a closer look..

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  9. Keeping it Weird: Bills on the FringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... harder for people to save lives. Truly the strangest bill among the early filings is Rep. Ryan Guillen 's (D-Rio Grande City) HB 223: It would protect from punishment children (grades K-5) who chew their pastries into gun shapes. Inspired, ...

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  10. Two drivers killed in head-on collision in McMullen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Countywide

    Driver inattention may have been the cause of a head-on collision that ended the lives of two motorists on Monday, Dec. 29. According to a DPS spokesman, at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, two pick-up trucks were travelling in opposite directions on State Highway 16 when one of the drivers crossed over into the oncoming lane. A 2004 Ford F-150, driven by Gonzalo Garza, Jr, 30, of Rio Grande City, was proceeding northbound on State Highway 16 when he drifted on to the wrong side of the highway and into southbound oncoming traffic.

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  11. Half a million dollars worth of marijuana found in abandoned SUV on Texas borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | MySanAntonio.com

    In the first large seize of the year, border patrol agents in Escobares, a border town just west of Rio Grande City, seized 630 pounds of marijuana worth $504,000. Details: Arturo Chavez Solis, a 41-year-old man from Chihuahua, Mexico, told Customs and Border Protection officers he thought he was smuggling marijuana when they noticed "suspicious" bulges on his thighs as he sat in his wheelchair.

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  12. Mission Veterans, RGC Win Wrestling TitlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | KRGV

    ... rans won the girls bracket with Grulla and Vela finishing second and third. On the boys side of the bracket, Rio Grande City was best in class, followed by Grulla and Bryan. A total of 18 teams took part in this year's tournament.

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  13. Border Patrol agents seize over half a million dollars in marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    On Tuesday, December 30th, U.S. Border Patrol agents working in the Rio Grande City area spotted several individuals carrying bundles from the Rio Grande River.

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  14. Banning e-cigarette sales to minorsRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Off the Kuff

    ... any likely opposition. The other bills were filed by Sen. Juan Hinojosa, D-McAllen, and Rep. Ryan Guillen, D-Rio Grande City. The planned lobbying effort by the Texas Medical Association and Texas Public Health Coalition stresses banning e-cigarette ...

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  15. Duke Energy transforming South Texas ranch lands into wind farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... but many more are still waiting on their blades to be completed. Located off FM 490 just northeast of Rio Grande City, the multimillion-dollar project by Duke Energy is expected to be online in early 2015. The wind turbines, all being built on ...

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  16. South Texas ranch lands are being transformed into wind farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... but many more are still waiting on their blades to be completed. Located off FM 490 just northeast of Rio Grande City, the multi-million dollar project by Duke Energy is expected to be online in early 2015. The wind turbines are all being built on ...

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  17. Texas Supreme Court: Acquitted Educator Can Teach For NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | MyHighPlains.com

    A Rio Grande City teacher acquitted on charges of having an improper relationship with a student may remain in the classroom as he continues to appeal the revocation of his teacher certificate, the Texas Supreme Court ruled on Friday. A Rio Grande City teacher acquitted on charges of having an improper relationship with a student may remain in the classroom as he continues to appeal the revocation of his teacher certificate, the Texas Supreme Court ruled on Friday .

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  18. Texas Supreme Court justices listen to the State of the Judiciary speech on February 23, 2011.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Texas Tribune

    A Rio Grande City teacher acquitted on charges of having an improper relationship with a student may remain in the classroom as he continues to appeal the revocation of his teacher certificate, the Texas Supreme Court ruled on Friday . Erasmo Montalvo, 46, teaches elementary school in the Rio Grande City Independent School District.

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  19. 2014 Photos of the Year by Michael ChowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Arizona Republic

    ... to the U.S. A border crosser is captured after crossing the Rio Grande river from Mexico into the U.S. in Rio Grande City, Texas. Hands reach through the border fence from Mexico while Cardinal Sean O'Malley leads mass on the border in Nogales, ...

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  20. United States v. Real Property Known as 200 Acres of Land Near FM 2686 Rio Grande City TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | FindLaw

    UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee v. REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS 200 ACRES OF LAND NEAR FM 2686 RIO GRANDE CITY, TEXAS, Defendant.

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