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Archives for November 2011

IH 35 NB Lane Closure in La Salle County

Courtesy Raul Leal,  (LAREDO, Tx) Effective Wednesday, November 30, 2011 and Thursday, December 1, 2011, the right hand lane of northbound IH 35 from mile markers #58 to #59 will be closed for pavement work in order to improve the drive quality of the pavement for the winter months. The work will be performed by


AUSTIN, Tx-Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, today filed her candidacy for re-election to the Texas Senate in 2012.   The second-highest ranking senator will run in a newly configured Senate District (SD) 21. The new Senate District 21 includes all or part of 18 counties, namely, Atascosa, Bee, Caldwell, Bexar, Duval, Guadalupe, Hays, Jim Hogg, Karnes, La Salle,

Season Greetings Concert at TAMIU Saturday, Dec. 3

Courtesy Steve Harmon,  (Laredo, Tx)-On Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. the Chamber Orchestra of Laredo, the Laredo Philharmonic Chorale and the LaredoPhilharmonic Youth Orchestra will fill Texas A&M International University ‘s Recital Hall with sounds of the season in a free concert.             “This is the second year that we have collaborated on this

Laredo Heat Announce New Head Coach

Courtesy Vanessa Guajardo, Coach Israel Collazo Remains, Will Handle Youth Initiatives  Laredo, TX : The Laredo Heat Soccer Club, members of the United Soccer Leagues (USL) Premier Development League (PDL) Mid-South Division have named Fernando Hernandez as the new head man for the 2012 season.  The Heat, founded in 2004 and playing as a full-fledged

City of Laredo Public Works Crews Resurfacing Work to Affect Traffic Along Gustavus

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, (Laredo, Tx)- City of Laredo Public Works crews will begin milling and resurfacing the street of Gustavus between Tilden and McDonald beginning today at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2011.  The work will continue through 6:00 p.m. everyday until Monday, December 5.  Drivers are asked to find alternate routes if possible as

FM 133 Rehab Project One-Way Traffic Control

Courtesy Raul Leal,  (LAREDO, Tx) The FM 133 rehabilitation project in Dimmit County commences Monday, November 28. 2011.  Please drive with caution throughout the project limits as a one-traffic control traffic pattern will be implemented at two, non-continuous two-mile sections of FM 133. Please be prepared to stop and expect minor delays.  The traveling public

CBP Officers at Laredo Port of Entry Seize $2.6 Million in Heroin, Meth

Courtesy Richard Pauza,  LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry this weekend kept their vigilance amid heavy traffic and seized heroin and methamphetamine valued at $2.6 million in two separate, unrelated enforcement actions.  The  seizure occurred on Nov. 20 at the Lincoln-Juarez Bridge . A CBP

CBP Seizes $111,815 in Undeclared Currency at Laredo Port of Entry

 Courtesy Richard Pauza,  LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and agents at the Laredo Port of Entry seized $111,815 in undeclared currency during a routine outbound examination.  The currency seizure occurred on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at Lincoln-Juarez Bridge . A CBP officer referred a southbound 2007 Cadillac CTS for a secondary

Healthy Living/Viviendo Mejor Begins on November 29 and December 1

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Laredo, TX—The City of Laredo Health Department (CLHD), in collaboration with the Laredo Health Coalition (LHC), is starting a new program to increase diabetes prevention awareness activities and improve diabetes self management to prevent complications.  Both efforts will improve positive health outcomes.  Healthy Living/Viviendo Mejor (HLVM) focuses on the family and community

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