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That precluded many smaller school districts in Texas from offering these courses, as creating material takes resources that many didn't have. ... SBOE Board Member Ruben Cortez, a Democrat from Brownsville, suggested those opposed to the chosen name show up and testify during public ...
Greg Abbott met with Texas National Guard troops Thursday afternoon in Weslaco, one week after President Donald Trump urged their presence on ... The southern district of Texas, among the areas to which the memo was sent, includes federal offices in McAllen, Brownsville, Corpus Christi and Houston. National Guard

Brownsville Veterans softball blows by Lopez. Story · Comments ... Lopez High School's Lorena Rodriguez (10) swings at a pitch during a District 32-5A softball game against Brownsville Veterans Memorial on Thursday, April 12, 2018, in Brownsville, Texas. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald).
Flags denote the location of blood and/or evidence locations near a derelict property at the intersection of 10th and F Streets in this Wednesday, April 11, 2018 image taken in Brownsville, Texas. Police are investigating a stabbing which occurred near the intersection and is likely linked to a body ... Police
Wilma Ruth (Bierbaum) Zimmerman, 82, of Brownsville, TX, formerly of Litchfield, entered into Heaven on Apr. 7, 2018. She was born on Sept. 1, 1935 to Charles W. and Minnie (Hartke) Bierbaum. A 1953 graduate of Litchfield High School, she married C. L. (Kelly) Zimmerman on Feb. 20, 1954.

That court motion alleges that the investigator who prepared the warrant did not provide sufficient facts to establish probable cause and that 404th state District Judge Elia Cornejo-Lopez, who signed the warrant, was not neutral because of her relationship with the Brownsville Independent School ...
13, 2013 at the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport in Brownsville, Texas. ... Airport Director Bryant Walker said the Brownsville Community Improvement Corp. and Greater Brownsville Incentives Corp. this month both committed to assist with debt service on the bonds the city will have ...
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Brownsville motorcycle patrol officers escorted a group of 62 Guadalupe Regional Middle School students holding a silent march through downtown Brownsville in remembrance of the victims of school shootings. "Since there have been so many School shootings, we really need to think about the future ... protest
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Police in far western Texas say there have been more than a dozen threats to six local schools since Feb. 14. The El Paso Police Department held a press conference Monday to address the concerns and to try and keep the potential incidents from happening. Sgt. Enrique Carrillo ... protest
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - It's not Monday, but it's a special edition of Pet of the Week. Meet Penny! She is a adorable domestic short hair house cat looking for her forever home. Penny is very playful and a fun companion. Just give her any toy and its playtime. If you are ready for Penny or any of her friends, ... protest
Including the cities of Brownsville and Harlingen. 108 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018 .REST OF TODAY...Breezy. Mostly cloudy with isolated showers. Near steady temperature in the lower 80s. South winds 20 to. 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. .TONIGHT...Cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers ... protest
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — An alleged top boss of the Gulf drug cartel was captured by Mexican marines Monday in the northern border state of Tamaulipas, which for years has been terrorized by gangland violence. A statement from the Mexican navy said the suspect it identified only as Jose ... protest
Brownsville businessman Ruben Cortez has a Democratic challenger in his bid for re-election to the District 2 seat on the Texas State Board of Education, while two Republicans also are seeking the nomination to run for the seat in the November general election. Cortez, who was first elected to the board ... protest
The annual Texas Independence Celebration and Cook-Off is slated to happen next month and will provide food, market days and live reenactments of several well-known battles. The Texas Heritage Independence Celebration Association has held the event for the past 10 years to educate the public on ... protest
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will hold a public meeting in the Rio Grande Valley to discuss a permit application from a company seeking to build a pipeline and a liquefied natural gas export terminal in deep South Texas. The state agency will hold a March 8 meeting at the Brownsville ... protest

Brownsville residents enjoy traditional Mexican folk dances during Baile de Sol Street Dance Charro Days Fiesta celebration. ... Mr. Amigo 2017 Pedro Fernandez will make an appearance Thursday at the Texas Southmost College and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's annual Charreada. protest
Brownsville police detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a resaca on the 1200 block of Palm Blvd. According to a ... Brownsville Police Department Fire Rescue pulled the body from the water and so far investigators haven't found any indication of foul play. Police ... protest
Historic preservationists from every corner of the state will descend on Brownsville later this month for the first Preservation Texas summit to be held here. The event takes place Feb. 25-28, and will include historic tours and education sessions. Evan Thompson, Preservation Texas executive director, said ... protest
Brownsville Veterans Memorial High School's Justin Anaya (3) drives the lane for a layup during the first-half of a District 32-5A boys basketball game against Pace High on Friday, February 9, 2018, in Brownsville, Texas. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald). Buy this photo · Pace Brownsville Veterans ... protest
During the press conference, Musk touched on possible plans for SpaceX's Boca Chica launch site east of Brownsville involving an even bigger rocket — Big Falcon Rocket is one name for it — that SpaceX is in the process of developing to ultimately send humans to the moon and Mars. Musk said the ... protest
It was only a TEST,” read a Facebook posting by the National Weather Service in Brownsville. The routine National Weather Service test resulted in a false push notification to mobile phones by AccuWeather about a tsunami warning, weather service officials said. “The test message was released by at least ... protest
She was an older woman, maybe in her mid-60s, and like so many others she lived in Matamoros and worked in Brownsville. .... Until 2015, she was president of the University of Texas at Brownsville, now renamed the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, which stands close enough to the river that police ... protest
The Brownsville Police Department is investigating a one-vehicle crash last night on the 3400 block of International Boulevard. Brownsville Police Department spokesman J.J. Trevino said the vehicle hit a palm tree and that initial appearances indicate the drive failed to maintain control speed. There were ... protest
A single sign indicating the property of SpaceX is shown, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, along State Highway 4 near Brownsville, Texas. The 49-acre plot at Boca Chica beach will be the future launch site of the private space exploration company owned by Elon Musk. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via ... protest
Brownsville police said on Facebook that a man was found inside a residence with a gunshot wound to the face and is in critical condition at a local hospital. On Monday morning, Brownsville police detectives received information that the weapon was possibly in the resaca on the 900 block of Boca Chica ... protest
But Broken Sprocket, which opened about nine months ago at 6305 Paredes Line Road, is so far the only food trailer park in Brownsville, with six mobile food ... The food vendors include purveyors of Texas barbecue, “authentic Mexican,” burgers, pizza, seafood and tacos, and vegan fare, Estrada said. protest
Hundreds of protestors partake in the one year anniversary of the Women's March Saturday in downtown Brownsville that took place in Washington D.C. ... Teresa Saldivar, chair of the local March on Texas chapter, said the event's aim was to “provide a platform where (Rio Grande) Valley women can feel ... protest
Texas Southmost College officials say they closely monitoring weather conditions and will decide this afternoon during a 1:45 p.m. meeting whether the campus will be closed or remain ... The Diocese of Brownsville says all Catholic schools in the valley will be closed on Wednesday due to the weather. protest
DALLAS — The pilot of a small plane that failed to land at its Central Texas destination and was later tracked by fighter jets flying over the Gulf of Mexico appeared unresponsive and may have been suffering from a lack of oxygen, authorities said Thursday. The pilot of the Cirrus SR-22 took off from Wiley ... protest
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities believe a 44-year-old man they've identified as a person of interest in the death of a woman and abduction of her two daughters is in southern Colorado. Round Rock Police Chief Allen Banks says photos Dec. 30 from a convenience store in Trinidad, ... protest
A temporary restraining order a state district judge sought against the Brownsville Independent School District has been declared moot after both sides reached an agreement. Attorneys representing BISD and Judge Elia Cornejo-Lopez appeared this afternoon before U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen ... protest
TX Brownsville TX Zone Forecast for Wednesday, January 3, 2018. _____. 353 FPUS54 KBRO 031648 AAB. ZFPBRO. Zone Forecasts for Deep South Texas...UPDATED. National Weather Service Brownsville TX. 1048 AM CST Wed Jan 3 2018. TXZ253-040730-. Hidalgo-. Including the cities of McAllen, ... protest
24, 2017, in Brownsville, Texas. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald) ... All the girls teams from Brownsville ISD — six of them — plus Los Fresnos and Port Isabel made the playoffs a season ago as the Lady Falcons advanced to the regional tournament for the third straight year and the Pace Lady ... protest
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Police are searching for a 44-year-old man they've identified as a person of interest in the death of a woman and abduction of her two daughters. Authorities say Terry Allen Miles is being sought for questioning in the death of 44-year-old Tonya Bates, whose body was found ... protest
Hanna High School's Mia Paz (4) dribbles the ball down the court during a District 32-6A basketball game against Los Fresnos on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, in Brownsville, Texas. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald). Buy this photo · Los Fresnos Hanna Girls 32-6A Basketball. Jason Hoekema ... protest
Texas Parks and Wildlife said in 1989 when the temperature at Brownsville dropped to 16 degrees and an estimated 11 million fish were killed in the freeze. If you come across fish kills or a large number of cold-stunned fish call TPWD's Law Enforcement Communications office at (281) 842-8100 or (512) ... protest
Broken vinyl tiles are scattered along the hallway at the future Career and Technical Education center on Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Brownsville, Texas. The Brownsville Independent School District campus will host specialized career training and education for students seeking a direct path to careers in ... protest
The service says temperatures will range from the teens in northeast Texas, southeast Oklahoma, southwest Arkansas and eastern sections of north-central Louisiana to the low 20s across east Texas and northwest Louisiana. Temperatures began plummeting Saturday as the front moved into the area, ... protest
Brownsville Police Department mark off a crime scene with yellow tape Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, as the Texas Rangers investigate a BPD officer involved shooting that left Brownsville resident 31-year-old German Ornelas dead along West St. Charles Street. (Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald via AP). protest
She returned to Brownsville in 2016 as a student at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, where Hernandez has been a leader not only in engaging young people in the political and voting process. She said students are also eager for even the most basic reproductive health information, and she's ... protest
Eatonville Police said Texas State Patrol picked up MacDonald in Brownsville, Texas, near the US/Mexico border. They think he may have been trying to flee the country. “We received information that he may be trying to get to Mexico. It appears that was the case,” Jenkins said. Even before they say he shot ... protest
Brownsville Veterans Memorial High School quarterback Gustavo Vasquez poses for a photograph inside the school's locker room Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2017, in Brownsville, Texas. Vasquez was named The Brownsville Herald's most valuable player for his performance in the 2017 UIL season. (Jason ... protest
“You know the kids can't stay up, so here at the Children's Museum we give them a balloon drop just for them,” Brownsville Children's Museum manager and volunteer coordinator Bert Garcia said, as staff and volunteers at the museum in Dean Porter Park worked to ready space for today's celebration. protest
During the presentation in March, Brownsville's At-Large “B” Commissioner Rose Gowen said the trail will not only increase tourism in Brownsville but also increase local businesses. If the trail is implemented, it will be integrated into the Active Plan. Texas Southmost College architecture students partnered ... protest
BROWNSVILLE — Defying the federal government was one of Juliet Garcia's biggest gambles while president of the University of Texas Brownsville. U.S. Customs and Border Protection wanted to survey the university property in 2007 for a possible section of border fence, but the agency needed Garcia's ... protest
Texas' Brownsville Independent School District enrolled over 46,000 students in the 2017-2018 school year, with 96% being considered economically disadvantaged, compared to a 59% state average. Yet students in the district are outperforming their peers across the state on a number of outcomes ... protest
Assisted by Texas Rangers and Hidalgo County Sheriff's deputies, the agents could be seen removing plastic bins from his home near the intersection ... Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, said all statewide candidates and those vying for a place on the 13th Court of Appeals had been invited to attend an event ... protest
In order to promote small businesses throughout Brownsville, Texas, Communities in Schools of Cameron County will host their “7th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun'' at the Brownsville Event Center. The event has attracted hundreds of attendees from all over the Rio Grande Valley who interact with ... protest


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