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TWIN CITY BIKE RALLY 4TH OF JULY FESTIVAL 2009

The Twin City Bike Rally 4th of July Festivities kicked off yesterday July 3rd at the Civic Center Grounds with Live Music by Discreto and Grupo La Juventud.   Food Booths are and Drink Booths are spread out throughout the Civic Center with other vendors selling posters or crafts and many more novelty items.   The fun continues today with a parade and other events scheduled throughout the day.  The festivities showcase local and area motorcycle clubs.  Motorcycle Stunt shows will thrill the crowd today at 2p.m. with another stunt show scheduled for 5:00 p.m.  A watermelon …

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Match Preview(s): Heat versus Austin, DFW This Weekend

(Laredo, TX): “Have bags, will travel” can easily be the slogan for the Laredo Heat Soccer Club (5 – 1 – 6 / 21 points) over the past week and concluding this weekend when they travel to San Marcos, Texas to take on the Austin Aztex (6 – 2 – 4 / 22 points) on Friday, July 3rd. The match versus the Aztex is set to kick-off at 7:30 PM on the campus of Texas State University at the Bobcat Soccer Stadium.
 The Heat will be without the services of their …

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The City of Laredo would like to bring together stakeholders in the real estate market to participate in a Home Expo on July 11-12 at the Laredo Entertainment Center, to help current homeowners and potential homebuyers understand, navigate and eventually get through the home buying process.  If you are a real estate broker or lender, please call the City of Laredo City Manager’s Office at 791-7309 to register, no later than Thursday, July 9, 2009 by 4:00 p.m.  Help Laredoans get on the path to home ownership and participate in …

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 In observance of the 4th of July holiday, all Webb County administrative offices will be closed Friday, July 3. 
The holiday closure includes the Webb County Tax Assessor Collector’s Office.
The Webb County Sheriff’s Department will continue all services on its regular schedule.
Webb County Offices will re-open at 8 a.m. Monday, July 6.
Webb County Commissioners will meet for their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, July 13 at 9:00 a.m. at the Webb County Courthouse located at 1000 Houston Street.

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COUNTY JUDGE DECLARES COUNTY DISASTER AND BANS THE SALE AND USE OF CERTAIN AERIAL FIREWORKS

 

 Sustained hot and dry weather conditions has prompted Webb County Judge Danny Valdez to issue a county disaster declaration, banning the sale and use of “stick rockets” and “missiles with fins” by anyone other than a licensed pyrotechnics expert at a permitted event.  The order does not ban all fireworks, but targets only those aerial fireworks with the greatest potential to cause wildfires and damage to property.
 “My decision was made only after consulting with the Texas Forest Service, Governor’s Division of Emergency Management and the City of Laredo Fire Department …

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BRONCOS WIN WILD GAME ON WALK OFF

July 2, 2009-Laredo, TX-the Laredo Broncos thought they had won the game in
the bottom of the 9th, but needed 10 inning to beat the San Angelo Colts by
a score of 5-4 at Veterans Field, on Thursday.
The Colts jumped out to the early lead in the top of the 2nd.  The Colts
loaded the bases with no one out against Broncos starter Ryan Harris.
Hunter Jobes hit a sacrifice fly scoring Bryan Frichter to 3rd.  That gave
San Angelo the 1-0 lead.
The Colts extended their lead in the 3rd inning.  Butch Ballez led off …