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Archives for February 2012

Community Development Sweeps Through Neighborhood

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, “Operation Clean-Up” hits District VI Laredo, TX—Inspectors from various City departments will team up on FRIDAY, March 2, 2012 to make a sweep of an area in City Council District V educating about and enforcing City of Laredo codes. The campaign will encompass the following north east neighborhood in Winfield: all streets

Street To Be Closed For Emergency Repairs

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, (Laredo, Tx)- CenterPoint Energy crews will be closing the 1800 block of Houston Street to repair a gas leak in the area.  Please follow all detour signs.  The closures will last approximately all day today, TUESDAY, February 28, 2012.  Contact CenterPoint Energy at (800) 427-7142 for more information.

TAMIU Hosts Historic ACDFA Conference Feb. 28 – March 3

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Tx)-Over 500 dancers from a four-state region will converge on Laredo and Texas A&M International University for an historic offering of the American College Dance Festival Association (ACDFA) Conference  Feb. 28 – Saturday, March 3, 2012.             The TAMIU ACDFA Conference, dubbed “Bridging Paths,” represents the South-Central region including Florida, Louisiana,

Laredo Heat Announce Cricket Communications as 2012 Title Sponsor

Courtesy Vanessa Guajardo, Nationwide Communications Provider is Pioneer in Affordable Wireless Service  Laredo, TX: A Vaswani Soccer Venture, LLC, parent company of the Laredo Heat Soccer Club is excited to announce that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Cricket Communications, Inc. as the official 2012 Title Sponsor.  As the Title Sponsor for the

PHOTO RECAP: LPD Officer J.L. Reyes Homecoming

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, (Laredo, Tx)_Defying the odds, Laredo Police Department Motorcycle Patrolman Officer J. L. Reyes, who, more than four months ago, was injured in a horrific accident that nearly took his life.  Prayers and support of the entire community; especially, his brothers and sisters in blue at the Laredo Police Department and his extended

Concrete Reinforcement Closes Bustamante Saunders Intersection for Entire Month

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,  Beginning today, Monday, February 27, 2012 and continuing until Friday, March 30, 2012, weather permitting; the intersection of Bustamante and Saunders will be closed.  Zertuche Construction and Brothers Paving will be continuously working at the intersection by removing old and damaged asphalt and replacing it with reinforced concrete to enhance and improve

TxDOT Anticipates Future Funding Opportunities and Plans for Priority Projects Around the State

Courtesy TxDot, AUSTIN –TxDOT  announced that it is planning on leveraging as much as an additional $2 billion over the next two years to facilitate construction on some of the states’ high priority projects. The additional funding comes from more efficient and effective ways of managing tax dollars and an anticipation of future federal funding.

PHOTO RECAP: Tony Parker Skills Camp

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, (Laredo, Tx)-Pierre Parker, brother to 4-time All-Star, World Champion San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker, talks to the United High School basketball team gathered for thursday’s announcement, while Roni Cantu, PIO for the United I.S.D.; Paul Garcia, event Coordinator for TJP Basketball and City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas listen in.

Podcast Interview Features Former Gov. Ed Rendell Talking about investing in America

Courtesy TxDot, AUSTIN, TX—The United States can’t get needed infrastructure without private-sector participation, according to former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, who said our country must modernize its infrastructure. Rendell insists it can be done—but a challenge exists in identifying innovative ways to fund the projects the nation so urgently needs. Rendell is the featured guest

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