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LISD to hear more about Early Notification Incentive Program

Courtesy Roberto Treviño,
 The Laredo Independent School District employees can learn more about this year’s Early Notification Incentive Program.
 “A series of meetings are planned to formally introduce the program to all of our faculty and staff,” stated David Garza LISD Director of Human Resources. “Meetings will be held on the following days and locations by feeder pattern.” 
Monday, January 9, 2012 – Cigarroa High School Library at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 – Martin High School Library at 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 – Nixon High School Annex at 5:00 p.m.
 In …

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Hot Check Writers Arrested by DA

Courtesy Monica Garcia,
 The Office of District Attorney Isidro R. Alaniz reports that three individuals have been arrested due to having written hot checks in Webb County. 
 On Friday, January 6, 2012, investigators with the District Attorney’s Office arrested Rafael Jimenez, Jr. at his home.  Jimenez is charged with having purchased advertising in a local circular and having paid for the ad with a check from a closed account.  The advertisement promoted weatherization services by Jimenez Refrigeration.  Mr. Jimenez is charged with having paid with a check totaling $2,052.02 from an account …

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CBP, ICE Release Report on 2011 Counterfeit Seizures

Courtesy Richard Pauza,
 WASHINGTON – Theft of American intellectual property is a serious crime, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced today that their vigorous, ongoing efforts to protect America from the trade in counterfeit and pirated goods during fiscal year (FY) 2011 resulted in 24,792 seizures, a 24 percent increase over 2010.
 Many fake goods seriously threaten the health and safety of American consumers and our national security.  With this in mind, CBP and ICE continued to step up enforcement against these dangerous …