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Laredo kayak group asks for participants to join Mexico race

Rafael Benavides, VSTX | Jul 03, 2012

A kayak group in Laredo is asking for more participants to join their caravan during Rio Nazas Regata 2012 race from July 6-8 in Mexico. The group will be leaving from Laredo, Texas, tomorrow.

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Brownsville South Padre International Airport

Brownsville airport is first to launch mobile Web site

Michael Jones, Brownsville South Padre International Airport | Jul 03, 2012

The Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport is the first in deep South Texas to launch a mobile Web site in an effort to be tech-friendly.

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Teacher Silvia Corado works with students in her pre-kindergarten class as they learn syllables and word identification, part of the Summer Bilingual Academy at Wilson Elementary School in San Antonio. (Lisa Kratz for the Texas Tribune)

San Antonio May Seek Tax to Support Full-Day Pre-K

Morgan Smith, The Texas Tribune | Jul 02, 2012

Since Texas lawmakers cut over $200 million in grants that supported full-day public prekindergarten in 2011, school districts have worked to fill in where the state left off. They have started to charge…

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Enrique Peña Nieto/PRI 2012

PRI's Peña Nieto Projected Winner of Mexican Election

Julian Aguilar, The Texas Tribune | Jul 02, 2012

Mexico has a new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, who is of the same political party that ruled Mexico through a dictatorship for more than seven decades until being defeated in 2000.

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Architect of the Capitol

Texans React to SCOTUS Ruling on Arizona Law

Emily Foxhall, The Texas Tribune | Jun 26, 2012

Opinions on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Arizona's immigration law, SB 1070, run the gamut. Here's an aggregated look at where Texas lawmakers and interest groups fall on the spectrum.  For reference,…

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