Publication: Brownsville Herald

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Suspect in grisly Edinburg murder pleads guilty

EDINBURG — A man who raped and strangled a pregnant 19-year-old woman before burning her house down escaped a possible death sentence when he pleaded guilty Monday to murder.HidalgoCounty sheriff’s deputies arrested Benjamin Hernandez, then 20, on a capital ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 41 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Public’s help sought in Hanna senior’s killing 20 years ago

Jessica Belton said she knew her sister had been murdered — even before authorities contacted her family — when she saw televised news images of her sister’s clothing strewn on the side of a lonely back road in Olmito more than 20 years ago.The strangled ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Willacy County exits moldy courthouse

RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County officials are trying to decide how to transfer and store boxes of records when they move their offices to a newly remodeled building and close the historic mold-ridden county courthouse.Widespread mold has forced county offices ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
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Republicans target Valley voters regardless of Democratic ties

Ann Richard’s rise to the governorship. Lyndon B. Johnson’s campaign for U.S. Senate.Watershed moments for the Texas Democratic Party, according to chairman Gilberto Hinojosa, and moments which all have one key element in common: high Rio GrandeValley ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Take notes

Tuesday’s order by a federal appeals court panel that leaves Texas’ voter ID requirement in place is unpleasant, but understandable.A three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court gave the order in response to an appeal by state Attorney General Greg Abbott, ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
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Local youth back war effort

As Rio Grande Valley men and women volunteered to join the war effort, the children also did their part on the home front.Radio made American children aware of World War II. Nationwide and locally, children listened with their parents to Edward R. Murrow ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Raymondville bans building around well

RAYMONDVILLE — City commissioners have passed a law that prohibits construction near the site of an old water well that officials plan to repair.The project is part of a $3.8 million project to drill for an alternative water source.Commissioners passed ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Construction, Pollution
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Border Patrol looking for new recruits

McALLEN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that it is now accepting applications for Border Patrol agents.CBP began taking applications nationwide Oct. 14 for positions on the Southwest border, department spokesman Oscar Saldaña said.The agency ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
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Airport to get upgrade grants

Improvement plans at the Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport will soon become reality as the City Commission is set to approve more than $1 million in grant funding for the airport during tonight’s meeting.The regular meeting will begin ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
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Speaker highlights border dynamics

Alan Bersin, U.S. Department of Homeland Security assistant secretary for policy affairs, opened his lecture Monday at the University of Texas at Brownsville on the U.S.-Mexico border by cautioning students with a quote from French poet Paul Valery: “The ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
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Some principals abuse positions

Editor:It’s back to school for so many kids, but for some teachers it’s back to hell. Not because teachers have to deal with unruly students, but those principals whose work conduct is way below normal.I’m talking about principals who because of their ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 10 hours ago]
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Authorities searching for woman who suffers from Alzheimer's

Brownsville police are searching for 71-year-old Graciela Rivas who may have wandered from her home this morning.Authorities say Rivas suffers from Alzheimer's.Rivas was last seen at 9 a.m. at her residence located at the 4500 block of La Salida Driv ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 14 hours ago]

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Suspect in grisly Edinburg murder pleads guilty [Published Brownsville Herald - 41 mins ago]
Willacy County exits moldy courthouse [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
Public’s help sought in Hanna senior’s killing ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
Republicans target Valley voters regardless of ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
Take notes [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
Local youth back war effort [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
Raymondville bans building around well [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
Border Patrol looking for new recruits [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
Airport to get upgrade grants [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
Speaker highlights border dynamics [Published Brownsville Herald - 9 hours ago]
Some principals abuse positions [Published Brownsville Herald - 10 hours ago]
Authorities searching for woman who suffers fro... [Published Brownsville Herald - 14 hours ago]
Commercial development booming near McAllen Con... [Published Brownsville Herald - Oct 20 2014]
UTB emphasizes alcohol awareness [Published Brownsville Herald - Oct 20 2014]
Brownsville police mount bicycle safety campaign [Published Brownsville Herald - Oct 20 2014]
BISD issues a mobile app challenge [Published Brownsville Herald - Oct 20 2014]
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Raymondville OKs daycare business loans [Published Brownsville Herald - Oct 20 2014]
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Voters to make call on usage of funds [Published Brownsville Herald - Oct 19 2014]
Bailey could make decision next month [Published Brownsville Herald - Oct 19 2014]
Supreme Court settles issue ahead of early voting [Published Brownsville Herald - Oct 19 2014]
Veteran candidates hit final stretch [Published Brownsville Herald - Oct 19 2014]
Students portray Greek characters in skits [Published Brownsville Herald - Oct 19 2014]
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