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[29 Apr 2009 | 10 Comments | ]
LPD to Begin Impounding Uninsured Vehicles

 
Effective May 01, 2009, the Laredo Police Department will begin towing vehicles without liability insurance.  Purpose:  Drivers are required by law to maintain financial responsibility in order to operate vehicles on Texas roadways.  This new initiative is for the impounding of a vehicle that is being operated within the jurisdictional limits of the City of Laredo in violation of the Texas Transportation Code Subtitle D Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act and City of Laredo Ordinance 2008-O-122. 
 
Statistical Data:               
 
 LPD Citations issued for no insurance
 
2007                2008            2009 (as of March 31, 2009)
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ARENA NEWS, LAREDO NIGHTLIFE, NIGHT LIFE, SPORTS »

[29 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
FERNANDO BELTRAN JR. VS. MONTE MEZA-CLAY

Promoters Arthur Pelullo/Banner Promotions and Rodney Berman/Golden Gloves will present a sensational championship fight card on Friday, June 19, 2009, at the Laredo Entertainment Center, located at 6700 Arena Boulevard in Laredo, Texas. The main event, co-feature, and other selected fights will be televised live on ESPN2, ESPN Desportes, their Spanish-Language Network, and ESPN 360.com.
 
“We are extremely excited at the fact that Banner Promotions & Golden Gloves wanted to partner up with us again to present another nationally televised Championship Boxing Event!” Roy Medina – General Manager for SMG/Laredo Entertainment …

MUNICIPAL UPDATES »

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“Dia de los Libros”

Join the Laredo Public Library for a celebration for children and their families to promote reading. The celebration emphasizes the importance of advocating literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.  There will be snacks, including popcorn and cotton candy, lots of fun and plenty of information from organizations who serve children. The Dia de los Niños/Dia de los Libros event will be on Thursday, April 30, 2009, from 4:00—6:30 p.m. and is absolutely Free to the public!

For more information, call the Laredo Public Library at 795-2400.

STATE NEWS »

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LEGISLATION WILL HELP TO REDUCE DEFICITS, GIVE PAY-AS-YOU-GO RULES FULL FORCE OF LAW

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Henry Cuellar this week joined other members of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition to unveil H.R. 2116, the Fiscal Honesty and Accountability Act of 2009, a measure that would strengthen Congress’ commitment to fiscal responsibility and accountability by reinstituting statutory pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) rules.  The legislation, which would require both the House and Senate to abide by rules that prohibit growth in deficit spending, has been a cornerstone of efforts to restore fiscal discipline …

PUBLIC HEALTH ANNOUNCEMENTS »

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The outbreak of disease in people caused by a new influenza virus of swine origin continues to grow in the United States and internationally. Today, CDC reports additional confirmed human infections, hospitalizations and the nation’s first fatality from this outbreak. The more recent illnesses and the reported death suggest that a pattern of more severe illness associated with this virus may be emerging in the U.S. Most people will not have immunity to this new virus and, as it continues to spread, more cases, more hospitalizations and more deaths are …

FEATURED, SPORTS »

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BRONCOS WELCOME BACK GREGORIO MARTINEZ

April 29, 2009-Laredo, TX- The Laredo Broncos of the United League announce that starting pitcher Gregorio Martinez will return to the club for the 2009 season along with starter Maximo De La Cruz.
 
Last year, Martinez was an United League All-Star for the Broncos as he went 6-5 with a 4.17 ERA in 17 starts.  The record is a little bit misleading as in many of his games he could have won, but either did not have enough run support or the bullpen blew leads for him.  His ERA was the …

ADVERTISERS, FITNESS GUIDE, SPORTS »

[29 Apr 2009 | One Comment | ]
Davalos Gym trains local talent for professional boxing

For years now the staff of Davalos Gym have trained and prepared local talent getting them ready for professional carears in boxing and for years youths of all ages have gathered in a small gym on Guadalupe Street near the Market Square Flea Market.  From proper physical training to discipline the athletes are given one on one attention teaching them lessons not only to be used in the ring but also in their daily lives.  Strong Academic achievements are also expected from the participants in order for them to continue with …

ADVERTISERS »

[29 Apr 2009 | One Comment | ]
TUNE IN TO THE BUDMAN RADIO SHOW

Tune in to the Budman Radio Show Monday thru Friday 8a.m. – to 10a.m. and wake up to straight in your face Rock Music thru FM99.3. Set your alarms and join Albert and the Budman if the coffee doesn’t wake you up their antics will as they go thru entertainment news,  prize giveaways, and much much more its not just RADIO its THE BUDMAN RADIO MORNING SHOW.