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Archives for June 1, 2011

Laredo Awarded “GOLD” for Preventing and Controlling Heart Disease and Stroke

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Laredo,TX- The City of Laredo Health Department will hold a press conference Thursday, June 2nd at 9 am at the Laredo Health Department Auditorium.  The Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke will be presenting Mayor Raul G. Salinas and City Manager Carlos Villarreal with a GOLD level recognition award for the

TAMIU’s Binational Center Holds First Annual Nonprofit Excellence Summer Institute

Courtesy Steve Harmon,  Texas A&M International University’s Binational Center will hold its first Annual Nonprofit Excellence Summer Institute for leaders of private foundations and non-profit organizations June 1 – 3, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at La Posada Hotel.  A one-day workshop designed to drive non-profit organizations to success by identifying their strengths and

City of Laredo Civil Service Commission Seeks People to Serve

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,  (Laredo, TX )  In 2006, voters approved the creation of a Civil Service Commission to replace the City’s current Appeal and Grievance Committee that handles City employees adverse action and grievance matters.  Since that time, an advisory committee helped to develop the framework for this all important 14-member group, which will be made

CBP Officers at Eagle Pass Port of Entry Seize 183 Pounds of Marijuana during Memorial Day Weekend

Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection,  EAGLE PASS, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Eagle Pass Port of Entry kept their eyes sharp amid Memorial Day weekend traffic and seized 183 pounds of marijuana from a vehicle driven by a Laredo man.  The seizure occurred on May 27, 2011 at

Senator Zaffirini Passes 79 Bills During 2011 Session

Courtesy Will Krueger, Austin, TX — Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, passed another 79 bills during the 2011 legislative session, bringing her total to 727 since 1987. Her legislation will strengthen local communities; enhance public safety; reduce wasteful spending; improve educational programs; increase affordability, accountability and excellence in higher education; and promote health and human services for