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Crime Stoppers Tip Leads to Drug Bust

Courtesy Maru De La Paz,
On January 20,2009, The Webb County Sheriff Office Crime Stoppers Division, received information on a residence located at the 1300 blk. of S, Malinche selling narcotics to minors.  While Deputies attempted to investigate the tip, deputies observed two male subjects run out the back door of the residence and into their neighbors yard.  While in pursuit of the subjects deputies observed another individual later identified as Arturo Riojas Jr. 19 years of age, who resides at the 1500 blk. of Piedra China, Laredo Texas, smoking a …


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Mayor Salinas in Washington

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
Meets President Obama, invites Secretary of Transportation to Laredo and
confirms Energy Efficiency Block Grant
 Washington, DC—Thurs, Jan 21, 2010, 4:45 p.m. —City of Laaredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas, joined by his fellow mayors from across the country, met with President Barack Obama and Vice Joe Biden today in the White House.  A copy of Vice President Biden and President Obama’s remarks can be found at http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/remarks-president-and-vice-president-us-conference-mayors. 
 Salinas reacted to the President Obama’s address stating:  “It is wonderful to have a president who understands that while the economy is getting better, …


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Courtesy Vanessa Guajardo,
( Laredo , TX): The January 12th earthquake in Haiti has claimed nearly 100,000 lives and left nearly 1 million people homeless. The country, already one of the poorest in the world, has been devastated by this tragedy.
 We, in Laredo , can help ease their suffering and aid in their rebuilding efforts by giving to the Laredo Haitian Relief Project.
 Established by Mayor Raul Salinas and coordinated by volunteer citizen Tricia Cortez, the Laredo Haitian Relief Project includes numerous partners throughout the city, including the Laredo Heat Soccer Club.
 A two-week collection drive, monetary donations ONLY, will run …


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C-SPAN Bus and Crew to Visit with Laredo, TX residents at the City of Laredo Public Library on Saturday, January 30, 2010 
 WASHINGTON January 21, 2010 –The C-SPAN Civics Bus will visit Texas on its national tour with a stop at the City of Laredo Public Library on Saturday, January 30, 2010.  During the stop, visitors will have the opportunity to tour the C-SPAN Civics Bus and learn about C-SPAN’s unique public affairs programming. The C-SPAN Civics Bus is a 45-foot mobile multi-media demonstration center that brings the world of public …


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Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
 Today Friday, January 22, 2010, at 8:00 a.m., AEP contractor North Houston Pole Line will be closing one lane of the east/west traffic of Country Club Drive at Plantation East Drive, as they remove and replace a transmission power line pole.  The closure will last until approximately 5:00 p.m.