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  1. State Representative for House District 43 J.M. LozanoRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Alice24-7.com

    In one of his first moves as Governor-Elect, Attorney General Greg Abbott said he will nominate Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos as Texas Secretary of State.

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  2. Fever Tick fight heats up in South TexasRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Southwest Farm Press

    The Texas Animal Health Commission , in conjunction with the United States Department of Agriculture , recently stepped up response efforts in Cameron County to prevent infected cattle, equine and wildlife infected with cattle fever ticks from leaving the temporary quarantine zone and entering uninfected areas of the state. The latest threat is related to an outbreak of the ticks in a wild herd of nilgai, an exotic breed of Asian antelope first brought to South Texas in the 1930s.

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  3. Strange fish goes where no fish has been seen beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... like this has ever been reported, the last being in 2009. "These were healthy starfish," said Tony Reisinger, Cameron County Extension Agent for Coastal & Marine Resources with Texas Sea Grant at Texas A&M University. "It's one of those incidents ...

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  4. Strange new fish discovered at record-breaking depthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Chron

    ... like this has ever been reported, the last being in 2009. "These were healthy starfish," said Tony Reisinger, Cameron County Extension Agent for Coastal & Marine Resources with Texas Sea Grant at Texas A&M University. "It's one of those incidents ... 4 comments

  5. LLC v. Mardel Souza, Inc., Appellee.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | FindLaw

    In this interlocutory appeal, appellants Steven Richard Rahl a/k/a James Michael Becker and Atlantis Solar and Wind, L.L.C. appeal the denial of their special appearance in a suit brought by appellee, Mardel Souza, Inc. . a By two issues, which we construe together, appellants argue the trial court erred in denying their special appearance because: a < Mardel failed to carry its initial burden of pleading sufficient facts to confer jurisdiction under Texas' long-arm statute; a Mardel brought claims against Rahl and Atlantis in Cameron County, Texas for common law fraud, negligence, negligent misrepresentation, breach of contract, tortious interference with existing contracts, and tortious interference with prospective relations.

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  6. Creepy ghost shark covered with parasites spotted at the bottom of the GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... like this has ever been reported, the last being in 2009. "These were healthy starfish," said Tony Reisinger, Cameron County Extension Agent for Coastal & Marine Resources with Texas Sea Grant at Texas A&M University. "It's one of those incidents ...

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  7. Latest find in the Gulf of Mexico gets real creepyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... like this has ever been reported, the last being in 2009. "These were healthy starfish," said Tony Reisinger, Cameron County Extension Agent for Coastal & Marine Resources with Texas Sea Grant at Texas A&M University. "It's one of those incidents ...

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  8. Fire Marshal Investigates Fire in BrownsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KRGV

    The Cameron County fire marshal is investigating an early morning fire. The home was inside a trailer park in the 1700 block of Boca Chica Boulevard, across from the Brownsville International Airport.

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  9. Attorney Daniel T. Robles Recognized for 25 Years of Service to the CommunityRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... Criminal Law and Family Law. While is currently in private practice, Mr. Robles previously served as Judge of Cameron County Court at Law No. 3 from 1999 through 2009, as well as a Speaker at several Annual Judicial Conferences held by the Texas ...

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  10. Plea for help issued after two dolphins are shot and killed in the Gulf of MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Chron

    ... like this has ever been reported, the last being in 2009. "These were healthy starfish," said Tony Reisinger, Cameron County Extension Agent for Coastal & Marine Resources with Texas Sea Grant at Texas A&M University. "It's one of those incidents ...

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  11. Abbott Says Education Will Be Top Policy PriorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... ecretary of state, will be the appointments director. Abbott previously announced that he intends to nominate Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos to be the next secretary of state.

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  12. For Abbott, a Balancing Act of Far Right and HispanicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... his administration with Hispanics. About a week after winning the election, Abbott tapped Carlos Cascos, the Cameron County judge and a Hispanic Republican, to serve as the next secretary of state - an apparent nod to the Rio Grande Valley region ...

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  13. A 'Texas Way' better than no wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... Medicaid expansion. Cascos is no medical professional but, as county judge, is the top elected official in Cameron County, a county that endorsed Medicaid expansion for the simple reason that so many of its residents need coverage. Apparently, the ...

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  14. Hardest places to live in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Houston Chronicle

    ... entire range of the 3,135 counties; from one of the easiest, Collin County ranked 22, to one of the hardest, Cameron County ranked 2,388. But as low as Cameron County ranked, the Texas counties with the lowest scores are much further down the list. ...

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  15. New border rail crossing set to open after many yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... approval by both countries, comes after a dispute over funding and security stalled the bridge's completion. Cameron County is part of the Laredo Customs District, the busiest inland port in the country, and the delays have hindered trade, according ...

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  16. Dispute Over Scanning Machine May Stall Bridge OpeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2013 | Texas Tribune

    Lauded last year as a model of cooperation and a means to boost Texas' robust trade relationship with Mexico, a rail project here in the Rio Grande Valley has hit a snag over the relocation of an X-ray machine. And if Cameron County and U.S. Customs and Border Protection remain at an impasse, the opening of the Brownsville West Rail Bypass International Bridge - the first new rail bridge to connect the countries in more than a century - could face a monthslong delay, preventing an expansion at a crucial land port.

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  17. Border Welcomes First Rail Line in More Than a CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2012 | Texas Tribune

    ... the Brownsville West Rail Bypass International Bridge, an eight-mile project that traverses a rural part of Cameron County in Texas and runs into Tamaulipas State in Mexico. The bridge, which has taken more than 10 years to plan and build, will be ...

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  18. New Charges for Mother in Children's DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | KRGV

    Cameron County sheriff's investigators said one child died in April. Sheriff Omar Lucio said the child, 17-month-old Jesse Herrera, drowned.

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  19. IKEA Makes Largest Wind InvestmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | EERE Network News

    The IKEA Group made its largest renewable energy investment to date by purchasing a 165-MW wind farm from Apex Clean Energy in Cameron County, Texas. Together with the purchase of the 98-MW Hoopeston wind farm in Illinois earlier this year, IKEA's wind facilities in the United States are expected to generate nearly 1,000 GWh of electricity per year, estimated to be enough electricity to power around 90,000 American households year-round.

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  20. The hardest places to live in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... entire range of the 3,135 counties; from one of the easiest, Collin County ranked 22, to one of the hardest, Cameron County ranked 2,388. But as low as Cameron County ranked, the Texas counties with the lowest scores are much further down the list. ...

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