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All Posts by: Rafael Benavides

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South Texas Students Participate in Debate Conference

Julio Cotto, National Hispanic Institute | Jun 26, 2012

Nearly 65 youth will attend a debate conference that will concentrate on postmodernism and its impact on Latino culture and values. The Texas Star Great Debate, of the National Hispanic Institute (NHI) in Maxwell, Texas, will include students from Houston, Corpus Christi, McAllen, Mission, Brownsville, and Eagle Pass, Texas.

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Shooting at Laredo Hotel

Rafael Benavides, VSTX | Jun 19, 2012

New developments in the case of a boyfriend who may have murdered his girlfriend, then kidnapped and shot her two children at a South Texas hotel on Monday.

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New program allows illegal immigrants to stay, work in U.S.

Rafael Benavides, VSTX | Jun 15, 2012

Hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants under 30 may be able to work and live in U.S. without fear of deportation.

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VA Texas Coastal Bend Health Care System Tailors to Expand Mental Health Staff

Froy Garza, VA TVCBHCS | Jun 15, 2012

VA officials estimate the addition of 20 clinicians and 4 support personnel to be hired in order to support mental health operations at the Texas Valley Bend Health Care System.

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In Texas, Property Rights on Collision Course with Oil Industry

Mose Buchele, The Texas Tribune | Jun 15, 2012

In the final installment of a series on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, Mose Buchele of StateImpact Texas, in partnership with StateImpact Oklahoma, reports on what happens when laws favoring landowners…

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