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Grassroots group formed to save ‘over the air’ PBS for colonia children

Grassroots group formed to save ‘over the air’ PBS for colonia children

By Steve Taylor Rio Grande Guardian McALLEN, TEXAS — Concerned that children in colonias will miss out on “over the air” PBS educational programs, a grassroots pressure group has been formed to fight the sale of KMBH-TV. The group, which will likely be called “Save PBS-RGV,” was formed following a quarterly meeting of the RGV

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Discussion turns to San Antonio-Mexico City rail service

By Steve Taylor Rio Grande Guardian LAREDO, TX — Plans to build a high speed passenger rail service from San Antonio to Monterrey could be extended to Mexico City, a congressman from Nuevo León tells the Guardian. Diputado Marco Antonio González says permits and right of way acquisition have already been acquired between Monterrey and

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US Congressman listens to South Carolina Latinos

By John Newton La Voz Latina Several years ago, a group of South Carolina residents formed an organization called the Lowcountry Immigration Coalition to promote comprehensive immigration reform. In 2011, the Coalition joined forces with other immigration advocates and sued South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and other officials after the state passed a collection of

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El Paso woman running for the U.S. Senate stands for women and minorities

By Jasmine Aguilera Borderzine EL PASO — One El Pasoan said she’s tired of Texas being on “Cruz control,” so she has decided to run for a U.S. Senate seat, the first from this region to take the step. Maxey Scherr, a 33-year-old El Paso attorney, will be campaigning against incumbent Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX).

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