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Archives for February 2013

Laredo CBP Officers Seize Methamphetamine Valued at $185,000 Hidden in Battery

Courtesy Richard Pauza,  Laredo, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry on Tuesday seized $185,000 in methamphetamine hidden in a vehicle battery.   The seizure occurred Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at Lincoln-Juarez Bridge. A CBP officer referred a 2006 Chevy Tahoe driven by a 20-year-old female U.S. citizen from Dallas for

Congressman Cuellar, TAMIU Host 3rd Annual STEM Days Event

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Tx)-More than 250 local and area middle school and high school students and their counselor coordinators will have a chance to meet an astronaut, design by AutoCAD and explore biology and mathematics research as part of Texas A&M International University’s presentation of  “TAMIU STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Days, Feb.

LISD Family Reading Night Out

Courtesy Roberto Treviño, (Laredo, Tx)- As part of Read Across America Week, all Laredo Independent School District libraries will be hosting the district’s second Annual Family Reading Night Out. The event is held to promote literacy and family involvement. Family Reading Nigh Out is planned for Wednesday, February, 27, from 5:30 p.m., to 7:30 p.m. at

Laredo CBP Officers and Agents Seize $1.9 Million in Methamphetamine, $326,519 in Unreported Currency in 24 Hours

Courtesy Richard Pauza,  Laredo, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and agents at the Laredo Port of Entry in a 24-hour period seized $1.9 million in methamphetamine and $326,519 in unreported currency in three separate, unrelated enforcement actions.      The methamphetamine seizure occurred on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Lincoln-Juarez Bridge. A CBP officer


Courtesy Raul Leal, Representatives from the Texas Department of Transportation Laredo District as well as dignitaries from Congress , the City of Laredo, Webb County and I-69 joined together to break ground this past Friday marking the official start construction the Loop 20-McPherson Rd. Overpass Project.    Among the guests were:  The Honorable Henry Cuellar, Texas U.S. Representative District

Ron Clark to Speak to employees at United ISD Professional Staff Development Today at The Laredo Energy Arena

  Courtesy Rocio Moore, (Laredo, Tx)-United ISD employees will have the opportunity to see and listen to Ron Clark, the young teacher from North Carolina who inspired the movie “The Ron Clark Story”, during an event on Monday, February 25 at 1:30pm at the Laredo Energy Arena, informed Celia Taboada Director of the Professional &

LISD to celebrate Read Across America Week

Courtesy Roberto Treviño, (Laredo, Tx)- Laredo Independent School District will be celebrating Read Across America Week February 25 – March 1. Every year in celebration of “Read Across America,” millions of young readers, including Laredo ISD students join the National Education Association (NEA) in promoting reading through many activities.  This year, LISD will host two special events

Laredo CBP Officers Seize Methamphetamine Valued at $400,000 from Mississippi Woman

Courtesy Richard Pauza,   Laredo, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry this Washington’s Birthday holiday weekend seized methamphetamine valued at $400,000 from a vehicle driven by a Mississippi woman.     The seizure occurred on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at Gateway to the Americas Bridge. A CBP officer referred a

Mayor Salinas’ Comments on Passing of Candelario “Cande” Rodriguez

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, (Laredo, Tx)-The City of Laredo wishes to express its most sincere condolence to the family of Mr. Candelario Rodriguez Jr. for the passing of our good friend “Cande” Rodriguez.  Candelario “Cande” Rodrgieuz Jr. was a valued good friend and a true community advocate who will be sorely missed” said Mayor Raul G.

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