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U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Laredo Field Office employees observe Pink Monday in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Courtesy Richard Pauza, (Laredo, Texas)-U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees at Laredo Field Office made a bold fashion statement by wearing pink shirts and undershirts for Pink Monday in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase the awareness of the disease.

TAMIU Binational Center, Turismed Present “El Filósofo de Güémez” Tuesday, Oct. 20

Courtesy Steve Harmon,             (Laredo, Texas)-Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Binational Center and Turismed invite the public to a presentation in Spanish entitled, “Hoy date permiso de ser felíz” (Give Yourself the Permission to be Happy Today), featuring Dr. Ramón Durón Ruiz.             The presentation, free and open to the

Killam Cheer Team Ready for National Championship Competition

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-The Killam elementary cheer team competed at the Fun Cheer Competition that was held on Sunday October 11, 2015 at United South High School. The team won the first place title for their perfectly executed routine. The team will go on to compete  in the 2016 National Championship scheduled for March 5-6, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas.. Sponsors are


Courtesy Veronica Cantu, Laredo, Texas-United ISD: Through the efforts of the United ISD Grants Administration and Health Services Departments, a potentially life-saving donation of epipens has been secured for students who suffer from severe allergic reactions. This is the second round of epipens the District obtained and they will be placed under the care of District’s

Author of Acclaimed International Bestseller, “A Long Way Home,” Visits TAMIU Students Friday

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-Imagine you are a child of five years of age and you’ve been lost on a train and must fend for yourself on the city’s streets.  Flash-forward through a childhood spent in another country made possible by adoption…and then imagine that through technology, you are able to reunite with your mother,


Courtesy Veronica Cantu, Laredo, Texas-Proudly serving over 36,000 hot and healthy lunches each day, the United Independent School District will recognize “National School Lunch Week” through October 16. This special designation promotes the healthy foods offered daily at each school in the District. The designation also serves to proudly honor the District’s team of more than

Ruthe B. Cowl Rehabilitation Center Board of Directors Proudly Welcomes Pediatric Specialists of Texas

Courtesy Ariana Mora, Laredo, Texas – The Ruthe B. Cowl Rehabilitation Center (the Center) proudly announces an established agreement with the Pediatric Specialists of Texas, to conduct their weekly (every Tuesday) Outreach Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Clinics at the Center. The Hematology/Oncology team at Pediatric Specialists of Texas is proud to offer their expertise in

United ISD Dyslexia Educators Recognized, Dyslexia Awareness Parent Festival Set

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)-United ISD Dyslexia Program educators were recognized by City of Laredo Mayor Pro-Temp Juan Narvaez as the month of October is “National Dyslexia Awareness Month.”  Mayor Pro-Temp Narvaez presented United ISD’s Section 504 and Dyslexia Program Coordinator Brenda Benavides and United ISD Dyslexia Program teachers with a proclamation designating October 7 as “United

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