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VMT Magnet students win Texas Energy “Light Up the Red Carpet” Student Film Contest

Courtesy Roberto Treviño,
Trevino Magnet School students, Abe Gonzalez and Felix Lopez  submitted a video for the Dallas Film Society Festival last  weekend. They were named the Grand Prize Winners. As Grand  Prize Winners of the TXU Energy Film Festival. VMT will receive $7,500.00 for the school. The money will be used for equipment, software and even for scholarship. One of the students will  receive editing software and they will have the opportunity to shoot a commercial with TXU Energy in Dallas.


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AT&T Photo Contest Springs From Spring Break Kite Festival

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
Winning photo will be on the cover of the AT&T Yellow Pages Phone Book
 (Laredo, TX )  This year’s 4th Annual Spring Break Kite Festival was an array of sights:  children enjoying the carnival rides; families camped out under tents enjoying their picnics; kids oohing and aahing at the petting zoo; and most importantly, thousands of kites filling the air above North Central Park.  It is that atmosphere of fun and family that AT&T, a major sponsor of this year’s Kite Festival, hopes that one attendee captured to be able …


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Work Zone Safety..  It’s Everyone’s Responsibility…

Courtesy Raul Leal,
The Texas Department of Transportation Laredo District hosted a Partnering for Work Zone Safety Press Conference and Proclamation in observance of the 13th annual National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 23-27, 2012).
Scores of ardent work zone safety advocates to include judicial, law enforcement partners, contractor and TxDOT partners converged on the work zone site of the Cuatro Vientos Interchange located on Loop 20 at SH 359 to send a clear message that work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility, and that motorists should adhere to work zone speed limits …


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Private Utilities Work to Cause Road Closure

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
Private Utilities Work To Cause Road Closure Starting today, Tuesday, April 24, from 9 AM to 4 PM, ACS Contracting Services will close Travis Street between Springfield Avenue and Maryland Avenue to make a waterline connection for a future apartment complex construction in the area. Drivers are asked to find alternate routes if possible as there will be congestion and delays due to road closure and detours as the work progresses. If driving in the area, please obey all traffic signs and be careful with workers in the …