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Immigration and Politics According to Ruben Navarrette Jr.

Navarrette Jr. is a syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, and the columnist with the highest number of Latino readers in America. His column is featured in local newspapers across the country including the Rio Grande Va...
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The Roads to a Dream

I had the opportunity of visiting with Julian Alvarez of the Rio Grande Valley Partnership this week to discuss several projects the partnership has going for this month. The Partnership, along with the Alliance for I-69 Texas...
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A Matter of Safety

According to the Small Arms Survey, 650 million small arms are currently in civilian hands, and civilian ownership is the fastest growing consumer category of small firearms. The Rio Grande Valley is no stranger to guns, and ha...
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Wine Making in the Rio Grande Valley

Somewhat akin to his vineyard is Jorge Jaber, for he seems to have absorbed the valley’s sunshine and flourished with its soil. The grapes now harvested have overcome great odds, and so has Jaber, an idealist as resilient as ...
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International Cadet

One of the top schools of the Rio Grande Valley, and the only one of its kind is the Marine Military Academy located in Harlingen, Texas. The Academy’s statement of purpose reads that it was born of a need to preserve the sha...
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