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[19 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
TAMIU Softball Team Plays Today

Courtesy Steve Harmon,
Texas A&M International University’s Softball team plays Texas A&M University – Kingsville here at 1 and 3 p.m. Come support our team! General admission tickets are $5, $3 for students, and free for anyone with a TAMIU I.D. For more information, call 326.2891 or visit GoDustdevils.com
 Texas A&M International University will host the 2nd Annual Jazz Festival, today in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts with various local groups playing from 4 – 6 p.m. and the TAMIU Jazz Big Band playing at 7:30 p.m. The festival is free and …

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April 18, 2011 City Council Recognitions

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas welcomed the Voz de Niños Board of Directors, including Fred Santos, Tina Treviño;  and Karen Mejia, as well as Executive Director Edgar Ricalde, to help proclaim the month, Voz de Niños Month, reminding the Laredo community the amount of time and effort required by the agency to spend with the children who are in foster care, and urging the community to help get involved in their lives, assisting them to adjust to their new situation.
 City Council was a sea of blue …

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ON TAX DAY, CUELLAR INTRODUCES TAX CUTS FOR AMERICAN FAMILIES

Courtesy Jose Borjon,
Bill would provide more money in their paychecks, supports families and the economy
 Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced his new bill, the Tax Cuts for America Act of 2011, a legislative package that would support American families by providing permanent tax incentives and credits.
 “In order to create jobs and grow the American economy we must put more money in the pockets of hard-working families,” Cuellar said. “My constituents tell me that they need more money to invest, spend and save and the federal government can …

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CUELLAR: RIVER PIERCE FOUNDATION RECEIVES $270K FOR PRESERVATION OF TREVINO-URIBE RANCHO

Courtesy Jose Borjon,
Save America’s Treasures Funds will be Used to Preserve Unique Texas Treasure
 San Ygnacio, TX –  Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that the River Pierce Foundation received a $269,130 grant from the Department of Interior, National Park Service (NPS) through the Save America’s Treasures (SAT) grant program, for the preservation/rehabilitation of the Treviño-Uribe Rancho in San Ygnacio, Texas.
 Sixty of these grants totaling $14.3 million were are awarded to organizations and agencies that conserve significant U.S. cultural and historic treasures, which illustrate, interpret and are associated with the great events, …

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Big River Foundation to Host Third Charity Kayak Race on the Rio Grande

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
Sponsored by Academy Sport & Outdoors, partner City of Laredo
 (Laredo, TX )  Big River Foundation has partnered with the City of Laredo and principal sponsor Academy Sport + Outdoors, to host  the third annual Community Kayak Races on the Rio Grande near Laredo Community College’s Fort McIntosh Campus this Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2011, beginning at 9:00 a.m. that will help raise over one thousand dollars for several local charities.  The race will be broken up into several categories that will appeal to the novice and experienced …