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[9 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Private Construction Work To Cause Road Closure

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
 Orozco Plumbing, a private utilities contractor working on improvements for an existing apartment complex, will be working on Elm Street, between McDonnell Avenue and Monterrey Avenue, closing the street to all through traffic on Thursday, March 10, 2011, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
 Traffic control equipment indicating street closure and detour information will be set up at site.
 The work will consist of connecting a water line for the project; no interruption of water service is expected.
 For more information, contact the contractor at (956) 324-4161.


[9 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Webb County Sheriff’s Office Along With United States Marshal’s Task Force Make Arrest

Courtesy Maru De La Paz,
 Laredo, Texas (Webb County) –  On Friday, March 4, 2011, The Webb County Sheriff’s Office along with the United States Marshal’s Task Force arrested Jose Luis Sanchez at the 200 block of Corral Drive in Laredo, Texas.  Sanchez was served with outstanding warrants from a case initiated by the Webb County Sheriff’s Office in February 2011.  He was transported to the Webb County Jail facing five charges.  Aggravated Assault a Felony 2, Aggravated Kidnapping a Felony 1, Interfering with Emergency call a Class A, Terroristic Threat …


[9 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Laredo Meets With White House Officials

Courtesy Jessica L. Newsome,
 Day two of Laredo’s Washington, D.C. advocacy trip found the group meeting with the White House and the Departments of State, Homeland Security, Energy, Commerce, Agriculture, Health and Human Services, as well as, organizations such as the American Bus Association, Sister Cities, and the General Services Administration.
 “We are very lucky in Laredo. We have a hard working council with a shared mission in Washington to promote Laredo and seek out Laredo- federal partnerships,” Mayor Salinas explained.  “For instance, today while Councilman Johnny Rendon and I were able to …


[9 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Laredoan to Poke at What Ails You

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,  
Acupuncture workshop to help teach ancient Chinese therapy
Jose Adrian Martinez , Master of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine is inviting the Laredo community to come discover the fundamental elements of acupuncture, including: what conditions acupuncture treats; how stress affects health and what can be done to eliminate it; and the difference between treating symptoms and treating the real causes of disease. He will discuss the safety of acupressure, as well as how to find and use the pressure points, what conditions acupressure treat, and how to combine the points to eliminate …