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Friday, July 1, 2016

American Association Game Recaps for Thursday June 30th

Listen to this Post   Courtesy Poinstreak Communications, Lincoln 9, Kansas City 2 Saltdogs’ 1B Curt Smith went 4-for-5 to lead Lincoln over the Kansas City T-Bones 9-2. Lincoln starter Shairon Martis earned the win throwing seven innings, allowing one earned run to improve to 5-4 on the year. Kansas City scored their lone runs

TAMIU News

TAMIU Observes Independence Day Holiday

Listen to this Post Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) offices and the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library will be closed and classes suspended Monday, July 4 in a State-authorized observance of Independence Day. In the event of an emergency, contact University Police at 326.2100.  The University and Killam Library will resume

UISD NEWS

​United ISD Announces Summer Break and Hours for Tax Office and Shipping and Receiving Department

Listen to this Post Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)-The following departments of the United Independent School District will observe a special work schedule for the week of July 4, 2016.  The schedule will be as follows: UISD Central Office (located at 201 Lindenwood Dr.)-Only a receptionist will be available to the public from 7:30 am to

UISD NEWS

Luz E. Serna-Ramirez Named New Principal At Veterans Memorial Elementary School

Listen to this Post Courtesy Carmen Rendon, Laredo, Texas-United ISD: United Independent School District Superintendent Roberto J. Santos is pleased to announce the selection of Luz E. Serna-Ramirez as the new principal for Veterans Memorial Elementary School.The announcement was recently made at a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees. “She has a wealth of

STATE NEWS

CBP Officers Seize $686K in Methamphetamine at Laredo Port of Entry This Weekend

Listen to this Post Courtesy Mucia Dovalina, LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers this weekend seized more than $686,000 in alleged methamphetamine during a routine examination at the Laredo Port of Entry “As the summer temperatures edge ever higher, our CBP officers continue to maintain their vigilance and seized a significant

LAREDO SPORTS

Mazzola named American Association Player of the Week

Listen to this Post Courtesy Darren Zaslau, DURHAM, NC- The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks’ INFJosh Mazzola (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Player of the Week for the week ending June 26th. Mazzola had an excellent week batting .500 (12-for-24) with four home runs and 12

TAMIU News

TAMIU Summer Session II Begins July 11

Listen to this Post Courtesy Steve Harmon,  Summer Session II at Texas A&M International University will begin Monday, July 11 and continue through Aug. 11.  Expanded summer course offerings provide students a chance to accelerate their degree progress and broaden their learning opportunities.            Traditionally, enrollment in summer sessions is popular among both current and future

TXDOT

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER CLICK IT OR TICKET?

Listen to this Post LAREDO, TX – What happens after a Click It or Ticket (CIOT) campaign is over? Drivers and passengers cited by law enforcement for seat belt infractions and no child car seats go to court and pay fines. Texas law requires everyone in a vehicle to be buckled up, including back seat

UISD NEWS

Youth Science Leaders of Laredo Pushing Laredo Forward with Youth Science Day

Listen to this Post Courtesy Alex Meyer, The Youth Science Leaders of Laredo (YSLL), hosted their premier press conference at the entrance of the Imaginarium of South Texas in Mall Del Norte. The YSLL is comprised of students from local public and private schools who are interested in medicine, engineering, mathematics and technology. The group

TAMIU News

TAMIU Masters Nursing Grads Attain Historic 100% Passage Rate

Listen to this Post Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Master of Science in Nursing degree graduates in the Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) Program realized their graduate degree diplomas were significant — but now they also know that they are historic. The eight graduates of the graduate MSN-FNP program earned a 100%

LAREDO SPORTS

CALDWELL NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Listen to this Post Courtesy Darren Zaslau, DURHAM, NC- The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that St. Paul Saints’ C Tony Caldwell (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Player of the Week for the week ending June 19th. This week, Caldwell hit .500 (9-for-18) with four home runs, 12 RBI and

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United ISD Leadership/Academic Conference Welcomes Real-Life Stars

Listen to this Post Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-The United ISD Middle & High School Leadership/Academic Conference for Migrant Students was held at the SAC auditorium on June 16, 2016. The conference welcomed three of the individuals portrayed in the motion picture McFarland U.S.A. The film recounts the true story of Coach Jimmie White, and how he

UISD NEWS

State Board of Education seeks public input about assessments and accountability

Listen to this Post Courtesy UISD, AUSTIN, TX – The State Board of Education (SBOE) is issuing a survey in English and Spanish to seek public input about the state’s current assessment and accountability programs and gather suggestions for future program development. The survey will be open online to all Texans through June 30. From October

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Rio Bravo Clean Up Campaign

Listen to this Post Courtesy Larry Sanchez, (Laredo, Texas)-Webb County is teaming up with the citizen group “Alianza de Rio Bravo Por Agua Pura” in a community clean up drive. Residents can drop off permitted items at the Rio Bravo Wastewater Plant on June 21, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. After recent heavy rainfall,

TAMIU News

TAMIU Students Present Research at Chicago PS Conference

Listen to this Post Courtesy Steve Harmon, Two Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) graduate students recently presented their research findings at the Association for Psychological Science 28th Annual Convention in Chicago, Ill. Jonathan Briseño and Kristine González, graduate students pursuing a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology (MACP), presented “Testing the ‘Cultural Fit’ Hypothesis: Findings