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BRONCOS CAN’T OVERCOME EARLY DEFECIT IN LOSS TO DILLAS

July 10, 2009-Amarillo, TX-the Laredo Broncos rallied late, but their comeback fell short as they lost to the Amarillo Dillas by a score of 14-8 at Amarillo National Bank Dilla Villa, on Friday.
The Broncos struck first in the top of the 1st inning.  Robert Moron walked to start off the inning.  Then with 2 outs, Argelis Nunez doubled scoring Moron from 1st and giving Laredo the 1-0 lead.
The Dillas first inning was a big one.  They loaded the bases with no one out, on 2 walks and a single.  Terrance …

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Ranking by national magazine reaffirms what many residents already know
 Laredo, TX—July 10, 2009—Recently, the City of Laredo was ranked the Happiest City in the United States by Men’s Health, a national magazine which based its assessment on various factors, including statistics given by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. 
 “Of course Laredo is the happiest city in the United States,” City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas gleefully exclaimed.  “We live in a beautiful city, where people work hard to provide for their families, where children’s accomplishments are honored, where …

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CUELLAR PROVISION WOULD CREATE US-MEXICO COMMISSION TO FIGHT BORDER VIOLENCE

STATE-FOREIGN OPERATIONS BILL INCLUDES CUELLAR PROVISION TO CREATE FIRST BI-NATIONAL COMMISSION TO COORDINATE US-MEXICO BORDER EFFORTS
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo) today applauded Thursday’s House passage of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2010,  which invests over $48 billion to bolster U.S. foreign policy efforts and includes a provision authored by Congressman Cuellar that calls for the creation of a high level US-Mexico Commission dedicated to reducing border violence by sharing information and coordinating border security operations between both countries.
“What happened this …