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[9 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
City of Laredo Officials Visit Washington, D.C.

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,                                   
WASHINGTON DC—Safety, health, and grants were at the top of the priority list as City of Laredo officials met with federal agencies on the first day of their annual legislative trip to the nation’s capital. Mayor Raul G. Salinas lead the delegation, which included Council Members Gene Belmares, Johnny Rendon, and Hector Garcia, Chief of Police Carlos Maldonado and Fire Chief Steve Landin, as well as and City Health Director Hector Gonzalez, M.D., M.P.H., and City Manager Carlos Villarreal.
Mayor Salinas shared with the Justice Department that it …

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[9 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Bucks Home Twice This Week With Great Specials

Courtesy Bryan Benway,
LAREDO, TX- The Laredo Bucks of the Central Hockey League host two big games this week at the Laredo Entertainment Center when they take on Corpus Christi Wednesday (Mar. 10th) and Arizona on Saturday (Mar 13th).
The Bucks magic number to clinch a playoff spot is four points (combo of Bucks wins/Bees losses). A Bucks regulation win on Wednesday combined with a Killer Bees regulation loss Thursday afternoon puts Laredo in the playoffs for the eighth straight season.
*TEACHER APPRECIATION NIGHT MARCH 10TH*
Wednesday March 10th is Teacher Appreciation Night when …

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[9 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
CUELLAR: MAKE YOURSELF COUNT WITH THE 2010 CENSUS

 Laredo 2010 Census Event Promotes Awareness, Participation for Census
Courtesy Eddie Zavala,
Washington, DC – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) alongside local officials, representatives from the Census, community advocates and local media, today advocated for the 2010 Census and encouraged all Laredo residents to make themselves count by completing and mailing their Census forms by April 1, 2010.
“This is a community-wide campaign to make Laredo count,” said Congressman Cuellar. “It’s time to check your mailbox, fill out the form and mail it back. With only 10 questions, it takes just 10 minutes …