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Archives for March 2016


TAMIU’s Read-3 Family Literacy Program with HEB Stores begins Friday

Courtesy Steve Harmon, Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) Read-3 Family Literacy Program provides a special opportunity for young children, aged two to four, and their families to embrace literacy and the brighter futures it makes possible. This year’s free TAMIU Read-3 Family Literacy Program will be offered over a six-week period beginning Friday, April 1.


Piano Virtuoso Molly Morkoski Featured Performer at TAMIU Master Performer Series Friday, April 1

Courtesy Mika S. Akikuni, (Laredo, Texas)-Internationally recognized pianist Molly Morkoski, who has performed both as a soloist and collaborative artist throughout the United States, the Caribbean and Japan will be the featured performer at the upcoming Master Performers @TAMIU Series Friday, April 1. The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Texas A&M International

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United ISD Prom Project 2016 Kicks Off…

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Texas)-United ISD hosted a press conference to announce PROM Project 2016.  The project is dedicated to collecting formal dress attire, new or gently used, to make sure all UISD high school students have the opportunity to go to their prom affordably, with confidence and in style.  Over 60 dresses have been collected and

8x10 UMS Team Photo Updated

United Middle School Maverick Cheer Team Brings Home The National Title

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Texas)-Congratulations to United Middle School Maverick Cheer Team, recently named national champions. The Maverick Cheer Team showcased their talents at the National Cheerleading Association Competition, competing against teams from Texas, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Louisiana. It has been over 10 years since the cheer team attends the NCA Competition and this year

Safe Easter Holiday Weekend

Courtesy Brenda Medina,  Laredo, TX – This Easter Sunday many Webb County Residents will be gathering with family and friends, some traveling out of town. Please remember to be safe and extra cautious. Below are some safety tips from Sheriff Martin Cuellar and the W.C.S.O.: Exercise extreme caution when driving as we will be seeing


CBP Officers Seize $72K in Methamphetamine from SENTRI Participant at Laredo Port of Entry

Courtesy Richard Pauza, LAREDO, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Laredo Port of Entry this week discovered $72,000 in hard narcotics within the baggage of a Secure Electronic Network for Travelers Rapid Inspection (SENTRI) lane member during a routine compliance check. “CBP conducts compliance examinations of the members of its trusted traveler

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City of Laredo Statement on District II City Council Candidate Arrest

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,  (LAREDO, TX )  Earlier today, Vidal Rodriguez, a candidate in the run-off election for the position of City Council District II Council Member, was arrested for unauthorized use, obtaining or disclosure of criminal records, a Class B misdemeanor.  Rodriguez is on the ballot for the run-off election, set for Saturday, April 2,


Last Info Session Tuesday for TAMIU’s Texas Academy of International and STEM Studies Fall Recruitment

Courtesy Steve Harmon,             A final opportunity for a select group of 50 juniors to join the Fall 2016 cohort for Texas A&M International University’s Texas Academy of International and STEM Studies is drawing near.            The final Information Session for Parents and Students to explore their Academy interest is scheduled Tuesday, March 22.  It

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