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[1 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]

Rosiek Construction crews will be  conducting work Tuesday, August 4, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. FM 1472 (overpass) at IH 35-Del Mar Blvd. in Laredo/Webb County to remove concrete traffic barriers on IH 35 southbound outermost lane immediately south of IH 35 southbound entrance ramp from FM 1472.  Be prepared to use alternate route and expect a brief time delay detours due to temporary closure of the southbound IH-35 on ramp from FM 1472, and also one lane on the SB IH-35 main lanes.
The traveling public should slow down, …

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[1 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
CUELLAR: HOUSE APPROVES $2 BILLION MORE FOR CASH FOR CLUNKERS

CAR REBATE PROGRAM MAJOR SUCCESS, WILL CONTINUE WITH NEW FUNDS
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) today announced that Congress approved an additional $2 billion worth of stimulus funds to extend the successful “Cash for Clunkers” program which provides government rebates to consumers who trade in older vehicles for more fuel efficient cars.
“Less than a week ago, we kicked off Cash for Clunkers which was supposed to run until November. But in a matter of days, Americans went to their car dealers and cashed in on these rebates,” said Congressman …

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[1 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
BRONCOS BATS PROVIDE NO THUNDER IN LOSS TO COASTAL BEND

July 31, 2009-Laredo, TX-The Laredo Broncos offense went silent for the second straight night, as they lost to the Coastal Bend Thunder by a score of 8-3 at Veterans Field, on Saturday.
The Broncos started the scoring in the first.  With one out, David Cardona reached on an error by Leivi Ventura.  Cardona then stole second and third base.  Mario Mendez followed with a rbi double scoring Cardona.  Argelis Nunez then knocked in Mendez with a single.  Laredo now led by a score of 2-0.
The Thunder started their scoring in the …