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Sunday IH 35 SB Overhead Message Board Installation

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Courtesy Raul Leal,
LAREDO, Tx – On Sunday, February 5, 2012 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., Star Operations will install an overhead Dynamic Message Sign (board) over the IH 35 southbound mainlanes between milepost markers 1 and 2, approximately between Lafayette St. and the Jefferson St. overpass.
The traveling public can expect lane closures. Motorists should SLOW DOWN, MERGE to open lanes and DRIVE with EXTREME CAUTION while keeping a watchful eye for work crews.
Please observe all advance warning signs, road markings and channelization devices in and around the …


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Ricardo Gomez to serve Fifteen Years for Sexual Assault

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Courtesy Monica Garcia,
(Laredo, Tx)- The Office of District Attorney Isidro R. Alaniz reports that Ricardo Gomez  pled guilty yesterday to one count of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and was sentenced to fifteen years in prison.   Gomez was charged with having violated two female children in April of 2009.  The children are not related to him, but he was in a position of trust when he violated them.  After the children’s mother became suspicious of Gomez, a report was filed with the Laredo Police Department. 
The case was assigned …


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Catholic Schools Week Proclamation

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Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
(Laredo, Tx)-City of Laredo Dist. VI Council Member Charlie San Miguel proudly welcomed Dr. Rosa Maria Vida, Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Laredo, as well as representatives from the six Laredo Catholic schools to proclaim Catholic Schools’ Week in Laredo, for the week of Jan. 29-Feb 3, 2012.  Prior to inviting the principals and students to join him at the dais, Cm. San Miguel showed a video highlighting the work of the Catholic Church throughout the world over history, highlighting the role …


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Texas Safe Routes to Schools Course

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Courtesy Armando Saldaña,
(Laredo, Tx)-TXDOT is pleased to sponsor the presentation of the Texas Safe Routes to Schools Course that will take place tomorrow Feb.1 at Alma Pierce Elementary School 800 E. Eistetter from 8a.m. to 4:30p.m.  Join community leaders, school officials, health and transportation professional, law enfor3ecement officers, parents and neighbors for a presentation using safe routes to school to make it safer and more appealing for children to walk and bicycle to school. 
For more information call the Alma Pierce Elementary School office at 956-795-4050.