Fight Fest 10 at The Laredo Energy Arena Friday January 6th

Courtesy Laredo Energy Arena, LAREDO, TEXAS - Triple-A Promotions presents, Fight Fest 10 - World Title Fights, the best combative sports event is coming to the Laredo Energy Arena on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 7:30p tickets are available now at the Laredo Energy Arena Box Office or any Ticketmaster outlet.  Don't miss this exciting event. The event will feature local talent including "La Cobrita Gomez".  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the first fight scheduled for 7:30p.m.

CBP works to keep traffic moving during upcoming holiday travel season; Offers several tips for quick and safe border crossing experience

Courtesy U.s. Customs and Border Protection,   SOUTH TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials are anticipating an increase in border traffic as the holiday season approaches. As a result, the agency is adjusting staffing during the weeks ahead to address the anticipated increase. CBP’s Office of Field Operations is offering a number of tips to travelers to expedite the border crossing experience and travel beyond the border zone. CBP will place as many officers as possible in areas where they will be able to process traffic as quickly as possible. CBP also encourages travelers to consider other nearby crossings to ...

November is National Prematurity Awareness Month

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Laredo, TX –   Every year, about 450,000 babies are born too soon in the United States, that means that 1 in 9 babies is born prematurely. Worldwide, 15 million babies are born too soon each year. A premature birth is when a baby is born before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy. A full-term pregnancy is 40 weeks. Important growth and development occur throughout pregnancy especially in the final months and weeks. Children born too early (preemies) weigh much less and may have health problems because their organs did not fully develop. The earlier a baby is born, the ...


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[28 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Fight Fest 10 at The Laredo Energy Arena Friday January 6th

Courtesy Laredo Energy Arena,
LAREDO, TEXAS – Triple-A Promotions presents, Fight Fest 10 – World Title Fights, the best combative sports event is coming to the Laredo Energy Arena on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 7:30p tickets are available now at the Laredo Energy Arena Box Office or any Ticketmaster outlet.  Don’t miss this exciting event.
The event will feature local talent including “La Cobrita Gomez”.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the first fight scheduled for 7:30p.m.

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[28 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
CBP works to keep traffic moving during upcoming holiday travel season; Offers several tips for quick and safe border crossing experience

Courtesy U.s. Customs and Border Protection,

 
SOUTH TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials are anticipating an increase in border traffic as the holiday season approaches. As a result, the agency is adjusting staffing during the weeks ahead to address the anticipated increase. CBP’s Office of Field Operations is offering a number of tips to travelers to expedite the border crossing experience and travel beyond the border zone.
CBP will place as many officers as possible in areas where they will be able to process traffic as quickly as possible. …

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[27 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
November is National Prematurity Awareness Month

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
Laredo, TX –   Every year, about 450,000 babies are born too soon in the United States, that means that 1 in 9 babies is born prematurely. Worldwide, 15 million babies are born too soon each year. A premature birth is when a baby is born before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy. A full-term pregnancy is 40 weeks. Important growth and development occur throughout pregnancy especially in the final months and weeks. Children born too early (preemies) weigh much less and may have health problems because their organs did …

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[26 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Webb County Jail Correctional Officer Intercepts Narcotics

 
Courtesy Brenda Medina,

Laredo, TX (Webb County) – A thorough inspection of an incoming inmate at the Webb County Jail led to the interception of several baggies of narcotics.
The suspect, Griselda Hernandez, 31, was originally arrested for 11 counts of Forgery Financial Instrument, Tuesday morning. Upon intake procedures at the Webb County Jail, the Correctional Officer found a medical container with three plastic baggies. The drugs found include black tar heroin, 16 pills of Acetaminophen, 19 doses of Clozapine, one Xanax, Lyrica, and 11 pills of Tramadol.
Hernandez now faces additional charges …

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[25 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
TAMIU Now Offering  GRE Testing

Courtesy Steve Harmon,
(Laredo, Tx)-The most recognized test for graduate school entry is now available for local testing at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU).
The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is now being offered in an internet-based testing (iBT) delivery.
Three test dates are available in December:  Friday, Dec. 5; Thursday, Dec. 11 and Thursday, Dec. 18.  All test times are at 1:30 p.m.  Additional test dates for 2015 will be available soon.
Registration is available online at ets.org/gre.  Educational Testing Service (ETS) develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually in …