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CANCELLED: LFA Manadas Trail 5K Run & Volleyball Tournament

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
Due to pending inclement weather from Hurricane Alex, the first annual Laredo Firefighters Association Manadas Trail 5 K Run & Volleyball Tournament, originally scheduled for this Saturday, July 3, 2010 at North Central Park, is being cancelled.  No word yet on rescheduling.

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Laredo Heat Home Game Re-Scheduled

Courtesy Vanessa Guajardo,
The United Soccer Leagues (USL) based in Tampa, FL, in conjunction with the West Texas United (Midland)  Sockers and the Laredo Heat Soccer Club, has decided to re-schedule the soccer match set to played on Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Texas A&M International University Soccer Complex to:
 -          Tuesday, July 6, 2010
 Kick-off for the re-scheduled game on Tuesday, July 6th remains at 8:00 PM CST and the match will still be played at the Texas A&M International University Soccer Complex.
 The decision to re-schedule the game between the West …

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CUELLAR VOTES TO EXTEND FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER TAX CREDIT

 Courtesy Ashley Patterson,
House Passes Bill to Help Pending Homebuyers
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped pass the Homebuyers Assistance and Improvement Act to extend an important deadline to help eligible first-time homebuyers benefit from tax credits. The bill passed the House overwhelmingly Tuesday and would give homebuyers an extra three months to complete their home purchases to benefit from tax credits worth up to $8,000.  
“By extending this deadline, we help thousands of Americans buy their first home and strengthen our housing market in the process,” said …

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Laredo Animal Shelter Fundraiser To Go To The Dogs

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
 (Laredo, TX )-  PAWSitive Pet Pals, an organization made up of the Laredo Animal Protective Society, along with partners Petland and KGNS, your Good Neighbor Station, have teamed up to bring the first ever Pet Pooch Parade, a fun-filled, exciting fundraiser for the animal shelter that will be fun for pets, their owners and everyone who wants to help their furry friends in need.  PAWSitive Pet Pals aims to raise money and awareness for homeless and abused animals in the community.   “Mohandas Gandhi once said that ‘the greatness of …