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  1. RGV Sector Border Patrol agents nab people with criminal records, seize tons of marijuanaRead the original story

    Friday | PressReleasePoint

    ... value of more than $5.3 million, in numerous seizures over the past seven days. In one of the larger hauls, Rio Grande City Station agents near Garciasville, seized nearly 560 pounds of marijuana when they encountered fresh footprints leading north ...

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  2. Development in Mexico could offer US new natural gas demand outletRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | SNL Financial

    ... November 2014, Mexico completed a new pipeline system to bring Eagle Ford shale gas across the border near Rio Grande City, Texas, to Los Ramones, Mexico, reportedly expanding Mexico's import capacity from the U.S. by 45%. and First Reserve Corp to ...

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  3. Our View: Anonymity for lottery winners wouldn't be good for the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... their cash anonymously is not conducive to transparency. House Bill 108, filed by Reps. Ryan Guillen, D-Rio Grande City, and Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, apparently isn't going anywhere in the short time remaining in this year's legislative session. ...

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  4. Fitch Rates Rio Grande City Cisd, TX Ult Bonds 'Aaa' PSF; Downgrades Und. to 'a+'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Business Wire

    ... rating based on the Texas Permanent School Fund (PSF) and assigns an 'A+' underlying rating to the following Rio Grande City Consolidated Independent School District, Texas' (the district) unlimited tax (ULT) bonds: The bonds are scheduled for ...

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  5. Duke Energy and Austin Energy reach milestones with completion of Los ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Electric Energy Online

    ... tax revenue for years to come." Los Vientos III is located approximately 100 miles west of Brownsville near Rio Grande City. In addition to Los Vientos IV, Los Vientos V, in the same proximity, is currently under construction. Vestas supplied 100 ...

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  6. May 12, 2015 - Austin Energy clears 1,000 MW of wind capacity with...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Public Power

    ... The project consists of 100 wind turbines and is located approximately 100 miles west of Brownsville near Rio Grande City in Starr County. The capacity of the Los Vientos III wind farm is 200 MW. Austin Energy will purchase all of the power from Los ...

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  7. Rangel: Lawmakers not gambling with lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Amarillo.com

    ... lottery but she lives on the border and she is afraid of somebody kidnapping her for a ransom" Guillen, D-Rio Grande City, said. "But beyond that, we all have heard many stories about being hassled a great deal, folks who win the lottery are ...

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  8. Texas legislature to consider lottery winner anonymity billRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Lottery Post

    ... lottery but she lives on the border and she is afraid of somebody kidnapping her for a ransom" Guillen, D-Rio Grande City, said. "But beyond that, we all have heard many stories about being hassled a great deal, folks who win the lottery are ...

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  9. Starr County Deputies Searching for a Person of InterestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | KRGV

    Yesterday, deputies investigated reports of shots fired and speeding vehicles at the intersection of Hidalgo Avenue and Barcelona Street, east of Rio Grande City. Deputies found several empty shell casings at the scene.

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  10. Free Market Pot Legalization Bill Advances in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | US News & World Report

    Texas legislation aims to replace drug mules, pictured carrying marijuana in September 2014 on the Mexican side of the border near Rio Grande City, with a legal and unregulated supply chain. A bill that would make Texas the fifth state to legalize the drug doesn't propose strict regulations or a state bureaucracy to enforce them.

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  11. Wolves in Win or Go Home SituationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... ee years. Now they draw a Brownsville Veteran's team in a one game winner moves on situation Friday night at Rio Grande City.

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  12. Panel of #txlege Members "Likes" Texas Hashtag ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Texas Tribune

    ... account names. "Hashtag thank you, Chairman 'at' Ryan Guillen," he told committee Chairman Ryan Guillen , D-Rio Grande City, as he took the podium. That translates on Twitter to "#thankyou, Chairman @RyanGuillen ." In the last 24 hours, the hashtag ...

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  13. DEA Not Liable for Truck Destroyed in FirefightRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Courthouse News Service

    ... to keep quiet, according to a declaration Villasana submitted in the case. Chapa picked the marijuana up in Rio Grande City on Nov. 21, 2011 and the DEA task force trailed him in undercover cars and planes as he drove it into Houston. The plan was ...

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  14. Rio Grande Valley Agents arrest 4 sex offenders, 4 gang members and...Read the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | PressReleasePoint

    ... six bundles, with a total weight of 420 pounds, abandoned on a trail. The marijuana was transported to the Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station for processing. Several additional seizures brought the total amount of marijuana seized from Friday ...

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  15. Agents arrest 6 sex offenders; seize more than 2 tons of marijuanaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | PressReleasePoint

    ... One of the gang members, who is a national of El Salvador, was arrested Wednesday by agents assigned to the Rio Grande City Station. During questioning, he admitted to being an MS-13 member. The other MS-13 gang member, who is a Honduran national, ...

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  16. Mission police officer hopes to represent ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Progress Times

    ... served nearly two decades in the district, which stretches from McAllen to Seguin. Ruben Villarreal, former Rio Grande City mayor and a republican, also is campaigning for the spot. Among Williams' primary goals as a congressman is bringing a ...

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  17. Borderland protests: Do Border Patrol checkpoints go too far?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A US Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine agent's patch is seen as he patrols patrol near the Texas-Mexico border, Feb. 24, in Rio Grande City, Texas. Video recorders in hand, some American borderland residents are taking part in an unusual protest movement: Refusing to answer questions about their citizenship when stopped at Border Patrol checkpoints north of the US-Mexico border.

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  18. South Texas police investigator arrested on drug chargeRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | KSWO

    ... at his initial appearance Monday. He'll remain in custody pending a Thursday detention hearing. Pena was a Rio Grande City police investigator assigned to the Starr County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force. He was fired Saturday. The ...

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  19. Feds Arrest Starr County HIDTA Task Force MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | KRGV

    Federal agents arrested a member of the Starr County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force over the weekend after an elaborate sting operation. The Rio Grande City police chief said Pena is an investigator with his department and was assigned to the HITDA task force four years ago.

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  20. Former Rio Grande City mayor sets sights on CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Progress Times

    ... his dad must have seen something in him that he didn't at the time. Villarreal resigned his post as mayor of Rio Grande City after seven years, moved to Edinburg and is challenging long-time Congressman Ruben Hinojosa, a democrat who's served nearly ...

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