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Courtesy Joe Baeza,
On Thursday October 07, 2010 at approximately 10:30 pm a 911 phone call was made to the Laredo Police Department dispatch concerning a shooting at a residence on the 1000 block of Eden Lane in Del Mar C.  Upon arrival police met with a relative of the man who lived at this address indicating that he discovered a body just a few moments ago.  The police found the deceased man, later identified as Luis Eduardo Campbell-Loa age 55 shot in the residence.  The Webb County Coroner’s office declared the …


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TxDOT Cautions Motorists to Watch Out for Deer During Season

Courtesy TxDot,
AUSTIN—Tis the season to be cautious—deer season that is.  Along with cooler weather, fall months bring about an increase in deer activity so Texas motorists should keep a close watch for animals that occasionally wander onto the highway, especially at night. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) more than 7,000 animal-related crashes occurred on Texas highways in 2009, many involving deer. Twenty-five of those crashes involved a fatality.
“Deer-vehicle collisions increase during the fall because the animals are more active,” said Carol Rawson, Traffic Operations director. “It’s this …


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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Presents The 2010 Hope Gala

“A Season for a Cure” 
JDRF volunteers are coming together once again, led by 2010 Hope Gala Chairs Tom and Marianne Lamont, to present another spectacular event. This year’s Hope Gala will flash you back to “late December back in ‘63” with the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons sensational tribute show, “Oh What a Night!” at the Laredo Country Club on Friday, October 29, starting at 6:30 p.m.  
“We are honored to have been chosen this year’s Hope Gala Chairs,” said Tom and Marianne Lamont. “Please join us for …


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100 More Trees for North Central Park

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
 (Laredo, TX)- As the air grows crisper and the leaves begin to turn colors, there is no doubt that the fall season has arrived.  However, as far south as Laredo finds itself, it has never been able to really see leaves change from green to deep reds, golds, and orange.  But that is slowly changing.  As part of District VI Council Member Gene Belmares’ commitment to make Laredo’s own North Central Park a park comparable to New York’s Central Park, he is once again inviting the community to …