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Thursday, May 25, 2017


McAllen Holiday Parade Float Lights Up Flambeau Parade

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, MHP Float takes home top prize in their category (McAllen, TX) The McAllen Holiday Parade float lit up the 2017 Fiesta Flambeau Parade, taking top honors in the Out-of-Town Float category and putting a smile on the faces of everyone in attendance at the event. The McAllen Holiday Parade can now add

McAllen Holiday Parade to Help Light Up San Antonio Fiesta Night Sk

Courtesy Xothitl Mora,  (McAllen, TX)  This Saturday, the McAllen Holiday Parade will help to light up San Antonio’s Fiesta night sky as the parade will feature a float in the 2017 Fiesta Flambeau Parade.  With an estimated 700,000 attendees and 1.5 million ABC-network television viewers, the 2.6 mile long Fiesta Flambeau Parade is the largest illuminated

McAllen to host Free Spring Cleaning Day

Courtesy Laura D. Garcia, McAllen- The winter blues are long gone and spring is in the air. In an effort to assist McAllen residents with their spring cleaning, the City of McAllen will host an all-day Spring Cleaning Day on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. McAllen Public Works invites residents


Laredo Sector Border Patrol Honors April Youth of the Month

Courtesy Sarah Mendez, Laredo, Texas – The Laredo Sector Border Patrol held their Youth of the Month ceremony for April honorees at Dr. Leonides G. Cigarroa High School. The Laredo Sector Border Patrol presented seniors from eleven Laredo high schools with the prestigious Youth of the Month Award. The Border Patrol Youth of the Month


CBP Deploys Multiple Facilitation Measures as Holy Week Traffic Reaches Peak at the Laredo Port of Entry

Courtesy Mucia Dovalina, LAREDO, Texas– – As the onslaught of heavy traffic has reached its highest point this Holy Week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Laredo Port of Entry have thrust into high gear a variety of effective measures to facilitate a smooth, orderly traffic flow, including a dedicated lane, electronic tourist


CBP Advises Traveling Public on Easter Egg Regulations

Courtesy Mucia Dovalina, LAREDO, Texas – With the Easter festivities right around the corner, CBP is reminding the traveling public that cascarones (confetti-filled eggshells) are restricted to quantities of 12 per passenger and the shells may be decorated, etched, or painted but they must be clean, dry, and free of any egg residue. They may


CBP Officers Seize Over $3 Million in Narcotics at the Laredo Port of Entry

Courtesy Mucia Dovalina, LAREDO, TEXAS –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a significant amount of alleged cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine carrying a combined estimated street value of more than $3 million in three enforcement actions. “Not only is CBP Field Operations tasked with processing legitimate travelers, but we must also seek out


McAllen’s 7th Annual Administrative Professionals’ Day Event Set to celebrate Administrative Professionals in the Valley

  Courtesy Laura D. Garcia, McAllen, TX—The 7th annual event continues to help celebrate the success of hard-working administrative professionals by providing the perfect setting for a lunch celebration in the McAllen Convention Center’s chandelier glittered ballroom. The event is slated for Wednesday, April 26, 2017 with the lounge opening at 11:00 AM providing “mocktails”

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