TAMIU’s New Atomic Learning Provides On-Demand, Online Software Training 24/7

Courtesy Mika S. Akukini, (Laredo, Tx)-Learning at Texas A&M International University is atomic. Atomic Learning, an online training resource for hundreds of popular software applications such as Twitter, Skype, Photoshop, Google and Final Cut Pro is now available on-demand, 24/7 at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU).  Launched University-wide this week, Atomic Learning provides all faculty, staff and students access to the highest quality technology training and support resources through its website, atomiclearning.com. Dr. Pat Abrego, TAMIU director of Instructional Technology and Distance Education, said the University has partnered with Atomic Learning to provide learners of all ages instant access to technology-focused, online training ...

Defendant pleads guilty to online solicitation of a minor

Courtesy Yanira Deleon,  (Laredo, Tx)-The Office of the District Attorney secured a guilty plea in its case against Steven Villarreal for online solicitation of a minor.    On September 10, 2012, Steven Villarreal, 44, initiated a chatting conversation with an undercover investigator posing as “Mari,” a 14-year-old female for an operation that locates subjects who commit the offense of online solicitation of a minor.  During the conversation, Villarreal spoke in a sexual manner and sent an explicit picture of his private area.  Villarreal was arrested that same day at his residence and charged with online solicitation of a minor sexual conduct. ...

Juicy J Encore!

Courtesy Carlos Santos, LAREDO, TEXAS— Hip-Hop followers from all over Laredo came to the SMG-Managed Laredo Energy Arena for what turned out to be the summer’s Hip-Hop event. The line-up included Briana Brandy, Devin the Dude, Paull Wall, and headliner, on his second time in Laredo, Juicy J on his Still Not Sober Tour.


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[1 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | ]
TAMIU’s New Atomic Learning Provides  On-Demand, Online Software Training 24/7

Courtesy Mika S. Akukini,
(Laredo, Tx)-Learning at Texas A&M International University is atomic.
Atomic Learning, an online training resource for hundreds of popular software applications such as Twitter, Skype, Photoshop, Google and Final Cut Pro is now available on-demand, 24/7 at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU).
 Launched University-wide this week, Atomic Learning provides all faculty, staff and students access to the highest quality technology training and support resources through its website, atomiclearning.com.
Dr. Pat Abrego, TAMIU director of Instructional Technology and Distance Education, said the University has partnered with Atomic Learning to provide …

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Defendant pleads guilty to online solicitation of a minor

Courtesy Yanira Deleon,

 (Laredo, Tx)-The Office of the District Attorney secured a guilty plea in its case against Steven Villarreal for online solicitation of a minor. 
  On September 10, 2012, Steven Villarreal, 44, initiated a chatting conversation with an undercover investigator posing as “Mari,” a 14-year-old female for an operation that locates subjects who commit the offense of online solicitation of a minor.  During the conversation, Villarreal spoke in a sexual manner and sent an explicit picture of his private area.
 Villarreal was arrested that same day at his residence …

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Juicy J Encore!

Courtesy Carlos Santos,
LAREDO, TEXAS— Hip-Hop followers from all over Laredo came to the SMG-Managed Laredo Energy Arena for what turned out to be the summer’s Hip-Hop event. The line-up included Briana Brandy, Devin the Dude, Paull Wall, and headliner, on his second time in Laredo, Juicy J on his Still Not Sober Tour.

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Defendant pleads guilty to indecency with a child

Courtesy Yanira Deleon,

 (Laredo, Tx)-The Office of the District Attorney secured a guilty plea in its case against Jose Aguilera-Santos, 71, for indecency with a child.
On July 24, 2012, an indecency with a child report was made by a Child Advocacy Center forensic interviewer. She stated to police that while giving a presentation on child abuse awareness at a child care center, a little girl voiced concern about her step grandfather. The little girl known as “Jackie,” told the teacher and the forensic interviewer that her stepfather’s dad would touch …

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Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
(Laredo, Tx)-All City of Laredo administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day. Protective and emergency services will be operational.
There will be regular scheduled garbage pick-up on that day.  The City of Laredo Landfill will also be open on Labor Day, as well.
In observance of Labor Day, the Laredo Public Library be closed Monday, September 1 and reopen on Tuesday, September 2.  The Bruni Library Branch will be closed on both Monday and Tuesday and reopen on Wednesday, September 3.
 
The …