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[1 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Broncos Fall in Game One to Road Runners; Face Elimination

Courtesy Danny Angel,
(August 31st, LAREDO, TX) -The Broncos (47-45) allowed eight runs in the first three innings and Edinburg (50-39) never looked back, taking game one of the opening round the of 2010 ULB playoffs by a final of 14-5.  The Broncos will face elimination tomorrow night in Edinburg, needing a win to force a deciding game three in the series.
 The Broncos, playing the ULB postseason for the second time in franchise history sent RHP Matt Gibbs (7-5) to the mound to start game one against the Edinburg Road Runners …

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[1 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Webb County Sheriff’s Deputies Seize 910 Pounds of High Grade Marijuana During Hotel-Motel Interdiction

Courtesy Maru De La Paz,
Assisted by The Drug Enforcement Administration
 Laredo, Texas –  On Monday, August 30th, 2010, at approximately 8:30 p.m., An investigation by the Webb County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration led to the interdiction of narcotics at a local hotel.
 The seizure occurred at the 5900 block of San Bernardo.  Upon arrival, officers discovered 912 pounds of marijuana stashed in the cab of a tractor trailer while it was parked at the hotel.  The marijuana had an estimated street value of $461,472.  Six subjects …

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[1 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
LISD’s Hugo De La Vina selected as Region One Assistant Principal of the Year

Courtesy Maribel Valdez,
    Hugo De La Vina, Assistant Principal of F.S. Lara Academy with the Laredo Independent School District, has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as the Region One Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year. TASSP recognizes outstanding principals and assistant principals from the 20 region Education Service Centers in the state.  School administrators are nominated and chosen by their peers within their regions.  Nominations are based upon exemplary performance and outstanding leadership.  As a region one winner, De La Vina is eligible to …

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[1 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
TxDOT Urges Texans to Avoid a DWI This Labor Day

  Courtesy TxDot,Officers Work Overtime During Statewide Drunk Driving Crackdown
 AUSTIN, TX — From today through Sept. 6, the Texas Department of Transportation, police departments, and sheriff’s offices across the Lone Star state are working together to reduce impaired driving during the annual Drink, Drive, Go to Jail campaign.  Law enforcement statewide will be working overtime to find and arrest impaired drivers through the Labor Day holiday weekend.
 “Last year during the two-week crackdown, officers around the state worked nearly 18,000 combined hours of overtime specifically looking for intoxicated drivers,” said Colonel …

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[1 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Silver Fox Classic Oldies Makes its Debut this Sunday!

 Courtesy The Silver Fox,
It’s a baby boomers dream come true this Labor Day weekend as Classic Hits 99.3 debuts the Silver Fox Classic Oldies show this Sunday, September 5 at 3 p.m.  The show will feature classic oldies from the 60’s, 70’s and early 80’s and promises to satisfy the likes of all music lovers.  The show not only targets baby boomers, but also the parents, kids, relatives, and friends of the baby boomer generation.
“The show will be aired live and listeners will be pleasantly surprised when they tune in,” …