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Archives for June 2016


​United ISD Announces Summer Break and Hours for Tax Office and Shipping and Receiving Department

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)-The following departments of the United Independent School District will observe a special work schedule for the week of July 4, 2016.  The schedule will be as follows: UISD Central Office (located at 201 Lindenwood Dr.)-Only a receptionist will be available to the public from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm from July

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Luz E. Serna-Ramirez Named New Principal At Veterans Memorial Elementary School

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, Laredo, Texas-United ISD: United Independent School District Superintendent Roberto J. Santos is pleased to announce the selection of Luz E. Serna-Ramirez as the new principal for Veterans Memorial Elementary School.The announcement was recently made at a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees. “She has a wealth of experience,” said United ISD


CBP Officers Seize $686K in Methamphetamine at Laredo Port of Entry This Weekend

Courtesy Mucia Dovalina, LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers this weekend seized more than $686,000 in alleged methamphetamine during a routine examination at the Laredo Port of Entry “As the summer temperatures edge ever higher, our CBP officers continue to maintain their vigilance and seized a significant load of alleged methamphetamine


Mazzola named American Association Player of the Week

Courtesy Darren Zaslau, DURHAM, NC- The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks’ INFJosh Mazzola (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Player of the Week for the week ending June 26th. Mazzola had an excellent week batting .500 (12-for-24) with four home runs and 12 RBI. The Missouri State


TAMIU Summer Session II Begins July 11

Courtesy Steve Harmon,  Summer Session II at Texas A&M International University will begin Monday, July 11 and continue through Aug. 11.  Expanded summer course offerings provide students a chance to accelerate their degree progress and broaden their learning opportunities.            Traditionally, enrollment in summer sessions is popular among both current and future TAMIU students.  In addition,



LAREDO, TX – What happens after a Click It or Ticket (CIOT) campaign is over? Drivers and passengers cited by law enforcement for seat belt infractions and no child car seats go to court and pay fines. Texas law requires everyone in a vehicle to be buckled up, including back seat passengers. CIOT is law

Youth Science Leaders of Laredo Pushing Laredo Forward with Youth Science Day

Courtesy Alex Meyer, The Youth Science Leaders of Laredo (YSLL), hosted their premier press conference at the entrance of the Imaginarium of South Texas in Mall Del Norte. The YSLL is comprised of students from local public and private schools who are interested in medicine, engineering, mathematics and technology. The group was founded in July


TAMIU Masters Nursing Grads Attain Historic 100% Passage Rate

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Master of Science in Nursing degree graduates in the Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) Program realized their graduate degree diplomas were significant — but now they also know that they are historic. The eight graduates of the graduate MSN-FNP program earned a 100% pass rate on their

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