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Archives for March 2014

STAAR Motivation Rallies Held at Gonzalez Middle School

Courtesy Alex Meyer,   Gonzalez Middle School hosted STAAR motivational rallies for their students on March 31, 2014. The events featured dance performances by the Gonzalez Middle School cheer and dance teams and a STAAR skit by the school faculty. Campus Principal Patricia Perez was joined by UISD Trustee Ricardo “Rick” Rodriguez and City Councilman

Laredo CBP Officers Arrest Two Fugitives Wanted for Murder in Dallas, Texas

Courtesy Richard Pauza,   Laredo, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry apprehended two men wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred in Dallas, Texas on March 24, 2014.  “The importance of the work that our CBP officers do in conducting interviews with individuals that present themselves

Guerra de Leyendas Lucha Libre event set for Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the LEA

Courtesy Rafael Benavides, LAREDO, Texas –HKG Duty Free, KRK Homes, & Vanns.com presents a Lucha Libre event like none other, Guerra de Leyendas from the Federación Universal de Lucha Libre (FULL), on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 8 p.m. Doors will open at 7 p.m.  Come see the biggest and most exciting names that the

United ISD Hosts House Bill 5 Presentations for Parents of 8th Grade Students

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Tx)-United ISD Administrator Laura Garcia talks to parents of 8th grade students at a recent House Bill 5 parent meeting held at United Middle School.  Garcia presented the new requirements for graduation planning which go into effect next school year with the incoming freshmen class.  The new plan allows for greater

McTeacher Night with Newman Elementary

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, Gotta love it!  McDonald’s of Laredo held a McTeacher Night event at several of its locations around town.  Newman Elementary School was invited to go to the restaurant on Jacaman Road.  From 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., students enjoyed visiting with Ronald McDonald and eating dinner their families.  Pictured at the event from

Famed Youth Speaker Inspires L.B.J. Students

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Tx)-Gabe Salazar is a nationally known professional youth speaker who has been delivering his positive messages to students across the country for several years.  On this occasion, he spoke to L.B.J. high school freshmen, sophomore and seniors who are preparing for this year’s STAAR assessment test. Salazar challenged the students to

Routine Traffic Stop Turns into Meth Find

    Courtesy Joe Baeza,  (Laredo, Tx)-A routine traffic stop by a Laredo Police Officer  turned into a seizure 14.85 kilograms of methamphetamine.  The officer pulled over a 2004 Kenworth tractor-trailer for a speeding violation while traveling northbound on Interstate 35, near the 14 mile marker. The officer developed probable cause for searching the tractor-trailer

“Courts in Schools” A powerful experience to help guide students on the right track…

  Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Tx)-The students of LBJ High School got a first-hand look on how a judicial court hearing is conducted.   The honorable Judge Rebecca Palomo of the 341st District court presided over four drug related cases. Students listened attentively as cases were reviewed and sentencing was announced for defendants. Known asCourts in

CBP, HSI Release FY13 Intellectual Property Rights Numbers

    Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection, WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations today announced the comprehensive results of ongoing efforts to protect America from the illicit trade in counterfeit and pirated goods during Fiscal Year 2013.  CBP and HSI are the components within

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