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Cowboys smash Colts,, clinch NFC East, Texans down Ravens, still in the chase

December 21, 2014

The Dallas Cowboys smashed the Indianapolis Colts, 42-7, with Tony Romo tossing four TD passes, and  became the NFL’s NFC East  champions for the first time since 2009, Sunday at  AT&T Stadium. The win gives the Cowboys an 11-4 mark and the Colts, who clinched an AFC berth last week, 10-5. Dallas closes out the regular season  at Washington . The Redskins  upset the  Philadelphia  Eagles Saturday..The Redskins win over the Eagles, 27=23 put the Eagles at 9-6....
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Real Deal Observations: Is Cuba deal good for U.S.?: Perez is excellent choice for Weslaco interim city manager

December 18, 2014

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL A major debate  throughout  America right now  is whether the relaxing of the embargo for Cuba is good  or bad nad certainly has stirred up opinions on  both sides of this  action. The suddenness of revealing   the action by President  Obama and Cuban Dictator Raul Castro in connection  with another prisoner  exchange,  caught most politicians and the public off...
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UPDATE: H-E-B donates $1 million to UTRGV for diabetes research

December 18, 2014

UPDATE: H-E-B  is donating $1 million  for  the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s  diabetes research program,  it was announced   Thursday in a meeting at the Regional Academic Health  Center in Harlingen. It was announced in October  that  there will be a 22-person research team to staff the university’s  South Texas Diabetes  and Obesity Institute in Harlingen. EARLIER ARTICLE:  A major  announcement involving  H-E-B  ...
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BIG NEWS: UT System, Texas A&M collaborate to bring more educational opportunities to Valley; Harlingen to purchase land, possibly for the university

December 17, 2014

Officials  of the University of Texas System, UT Rio Grande Valley and Texas A&M  University  Kingsville met in  Harlingen   Wednesday, and announced  they will collaborate to bring  more educational  opportunities to the Rio Grande Valley. Then, later Wednesday, the Harlingen City Commission voted to  purchase   29 acres of land...
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UPDATE: No action on Port of Harlingen tax levy request, sent back to drawing board

December 17, 2014

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY  DEAL UPDATE:  When   the attorney for  the Port of Harlingen  could not come up with vital answers concerning permission to begin a tax levy at the  Cameron County Commissioners meeting Thursday, County Judge  Carlos Cascos said   the matter  and ;request needed to go back to...
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Myleadernews presents new, better national, international coverage

December 16, 2014

THE REALDEAKL By JERRY DEAKL After a few days without additional  wire service  coverage, Myleadernews now has even better coverage than[previously found here.   With Google, the national and international coverage involves a number of wire services.  These are presented when and before other news services receive the articles....
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Harlingen woman charged with knife attack on husband

December 16, 2014

Domestic violence does not always happen  with a man being the aggressor. Robin Hobbs of Harlingen was released  in South Padre Island on a $2,500 bond Tuesday after being charged with  aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. South Padre Island police said  that Hobbs attacked her husband with a...
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REMINDER: Delta Flights between Harlingen & Atlanta begin Feb. 14

December 15, 2014

The Delta Airlines  flights between Harlingen and Atlanta will begin on Saturday, Feb 14 (Valentine’s Day) and will continue  through April. The flights will  only be on Saturdays. The aircrafts will be the 72 passenger CRJ900′s The schedule :  Atlanta to Harlingen — Leaves Atlanta at 10:50 a.m., arrives...
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Cowboys avenge loss, win over Eagles, 38-27; Texans drop game to Colts

December 14, 2014

THE  REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL They say  that paybacks are hell. After watching the  Houston Texans lose and Johnny  Football flounder for  Cleveland , I was wondering if  I was going to have a three-game loss this Sunday. Well the Dallas Cowboys proved that  paybacks theory Sunday night as...
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NOTES OF THE DAY: H-E-B named one of top employers in U.S.; Texas to close Valley charter school

December 10, 2014

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL Do you like H-E-B supermarkets? Evidently most of their employees do, and well they should. I have followed the chain for more then 50 years and when I saw that Charlie Butt had taken over  the family corporation as CEO, I knew that ...
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Update: Harlingen, Matamoros sign Sister City agreement; Good riddance of Hidalgo County DA

December 10, 2014

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL UPDATE:  Hatrlingen Mayor Chris Boswell and Matamoros Mayor   Norma Leticia Salazar on Wednesday signed a Sister City agreement at the  Harlingen City Auditorium before some 120 people. They then went to the Lon C. Hill Building,  502 E. Tyler, where the city of Matamoros...
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Now 24 states in lawsuit against Obama administration immigration action

December 10, 2014

Nearly half of the states in the U.S.  have become involved in the lawsuit against the Obama administration over the   president issuing an   administrative order concerning immigration. The latest four to join   the Texas led coalition are Arkansas, Michigan, North Dakota and Oklahoma, making 24 states  that are involved.....
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