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  1. Mexican police find 5 bodies along Rio GrandeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    Mexican police say they have found the bodies of four men and one woman on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande river near Camargo, across the border from Rio Grande City, Texas. Local investigative police officer Juan Carlos Quintero says preliminary identifications have been made for three of the bodies.

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  2. Search Continues For Suspected Cartel MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KRGV

    ... on a high-speed chase before taking off on foot. The chase ended at Alvarez Road, which is 4 miles east is Rio Grande City and 2 miles north of Highway 83. A ranch is where police said 29-year-old Paulino Gonzalez made a run for it after he plowed ...

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  3. Texas officials warn of immigrants with terrorist ties crossing southern borderRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Members of the National Guard patrol along the Rio Grande at the Texas-Mexico border on Feb. 24 in Rio Grande City, Tex. A top Texas law enforcement agency says it has apprehended several members of known Islamist terrorist organizations crossing the southern border in recent years, and while a surge of officers to the border has slowed the flow of drugs and undocumented immigrants, it's costing the state tens of millions of dollars.

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  4. What happens, and does not, in Homeland shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KFVS12

    ... Air and Marine agent looks out along the Rio Grande on the Texas-Mexico border, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Rio Grande City, Texas. Republicans trying to avert a partial shu... WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at expected consequences if lawmakers don't ...

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  5. Deal sets up Homeland Security vote in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hawk Eye

    ... Border Protection Air and Marine agent looks out along the Rio Grande on the Texas-Mexico border Tuesday in Rio Grande City, Texas. Republicans trying to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department offered Tuesday to allow a vote on ...

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  6. The day in photos: Feb. 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Door Reminder

    ... a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent patrols near the Texas-Mexico border Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Rio Grande City, Texas. Republicans trying to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department offered Tuesday to allow a vote on ...

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  7. Pressure centers on House GOP on Homeland Security billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WJYI-AM Milwaukee

    BORDER BATTLE: In this aerial photo, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine agent looks out along the Rio Grande on the Texas-Mexico border, Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Rio Grande City, Texas. Republicans trying to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department offered Tuesday to allow a vote on a bill to fund the agency - stripped of provisions that would overturn President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration.

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  8. National Guard troops staying on border, but some question missionRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    On U.S. 83, the highway that hugs the southern stretch of the Texas-Mexico border, law enforcement is everywhere. Even on a national holiday this week, the green-and-white trucks of the Border Patrol circled tirelessly around the empty streets of Rio Grande City, a hotspot for illegal border crossings.

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  9. Guard troops staying on border, but some question missionRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Marietta Times

    On U.S. 83, the highway that hugs the southern stretch of the Texas-Mexico border, law enforcement is everywhere. Even on a national holiday this week, the green-and-white trucks of the Border Patrol circled tirelessly around the empty streets of Rio Grande City, a hotspot for illegal border crossings.

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  10. Questions surround Texas National Guard troops' missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | CBS News

    On U.S. 83, the highway that hugs the southern stretch of the Texas-Mexico border, law enforcement is everywhere. Even on a national holiday this week, the green-and-white trucks of U.S. Customs and Border Protection circled tirelessly around the empty streets of Rio Grande City, a hotspot for illegal border crossings.

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  11. Obamaa s executive action thwarted, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    Members of the National Guard watch for unusual activity along the U.S.-Mexico border in Rio Grande City, Tex., last year. A federal judge in Texas last night temporarily blocked the Obama administration's executive actions on immigration.

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  12. 2000 Pounds of Marijuana Seized by Border Patrol AgentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | KIII

    ... Falcon Heights, Texas. Two subjects were also taken into custody. The seizure took place this weekend when Rio Grande City BPAs performing linewatch duties near Salineno, Texas were advised of approximately nine subjects carrying what appeared to be ...

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  13. RGV border patrol agents seize more than 1,500 lbs. of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... Agents found five bundles of marijuana weighing about 350 pounds near the car. Additional seizures by the Rio Grande City, Falfurrias, McAllen, and Weslaco stations totaled 1,572 pounds. The marijuana is estimated to be worth more than $1.2 million. ...

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  14. Ex-South Texas deputy, brother plead guilty in drug caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | KSWO

    ... up to five years in prison and up to $250,000 in fines. No sentencing was set. Court documents state the two Rio Grande City residents were arrested Nov. 10 at a Border Patrol checkpoint in Hebbronville with 12 bundles of marijuana hidden under the ...

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  15. Senate wants $12 million to keep Guard on borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Chron

    A drug mule carries a load of marijuana, according to U.S. federal agents, on the Mexican side of the border as seen from a helicopter flying on the Texas side of the border by the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on September 10, 2014 near Rio Grande City, Texas. Narco traffickers on the Mexican side of the river were apparently preparing to float the bundles across the Rio Grande into Texas when U.S. agents flying over the border surprised them.

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  16. Sharyland Rattlers state rankedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Progress Times

    ... After the Rattlers' 58-44 win Tuesday night over the Pioneer Diamondbacks and the Sabercats' 87-56 win over Rio Grande City, both teams remain atop the District 31-5A standings as of today with Vela holding a slim one game lead over Sharyland. With ...

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  17. Senate budget would put Planned Parenthood on lowest tier for women's health care fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Daily Texan

    ... Health Services' clinic locator. The Rio Grande Valley region has only eight clinics within 50 miles of Rio Grande City. "A lot of the Planned Parenthood clinics are in places where there aren't really other reasonable options," Bennett said. "You ...

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  18. 339lbs of Marijuana Seized Near Rio Grande CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | MyHighPlains.com

    Border Patrol agents watched several subjects come across the border with 339 pounds of marijuana east of Rio Grande City over the weekend.

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

    Friday Jan 30 | 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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  20. Teenaged Driver Jailed After High Speed ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | 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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