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Moving right along, in Wyoming

August 28, 2015

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL I am sorry that I appear to be dragging my heals in getting information out, but I am moving about so much. However, I have finished the two Nebraska book signings, both of which went well, and am moving west. At this writing, I am in western Wyoming. I see the bloggers are keeping up with the events. Do not stop
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UPDATE: Tropical Storm Erika en route to Florida?

August 27, 2015

UPDATE: Tropical Storm Erika on Thursday was heading for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. By Friday It is expected to reach the northern part of the Dominican Republic. It presently appears as though the storm, which is bringing heavy rainfall, will reach the South Florida coast on Monday. It is moving at 16 mph. EARLIER STORY Tropical Storm Erika formed Monday night in...
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Probe result into Yerena situation taking too long?

August 25, 2015

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL It seems to me that this independent investigation into the facts concerning the assault charges against City Manager Carlos Yerena is taking too long. What is so difficult in checking out the facts surrounding his Aug. 1 arrest for assaulting his wife? But, after a lengthy closed door City Commission meeting Monday night, neither Mayor Chris Boswell nor...
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Thirty-two stupidos charged for soliciting ‘prostitutes’

August 24, 2015

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL Wow, 32 idiots busted for soliciting prostitutes over the weekend, who turned out to be undercover Harlingen police officers. I have no sympathy for these guys, 26 of whom were from right here in Harlingen. Others were from La Feria, Los Fresnos and...
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Bye, Bye Danny Boy

August 24, 2015

UPDATE: Danny had degenerated into a low pressure system and is no more, the National Hurricane Bureau said Monday EARLIER ARTIDLE Although any possible landfall in the U.S. is still preliminary thinking, there are a number of Valley residents who are keeping an eye on Hurricane Danny as it...
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Computer, phone problems, will catch up

August 21, 2015

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL I experienced some computer problems and also cell phone problems these past few days, but am in the process of catching up with the news, including the hurricane named Danny. I will get back with all tomorrow (Saturday). I am presently in Broken...
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Two killed in small aircraft crash in McAllen

August 17, 2015

A flight instructor and his student were killed Monday evening when their small Cessna aircraft crashed near the McAllen Miller International Airport. Witnesses reported that the two seat plane stalled out and plummeted to the earth shortly before 7 p.m. Federal officials are scheduled to report Tuesday to determine...
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Storm creates havoc in Harlingen

August 17, 2015

A wind and rain storm struck the Harlingen area Monday evening creating lots of damage and electrical outages in some areas. Trees were uprooted and others had branches torn loose as heavy winds whipped through the area. Heavy rains accompanied the winds. Some RVs were overturned and vehicles damaged...
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Historic collaborative agreement signed by UTRGV, TSTC

August 17, 2015

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Texas State Technical College-Harlingen Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will facilitate the transfer of credits and courses from TSTC to UTRGV. The signing comes on the heels of a similar MOU between UTRGV and South Texas College a week...
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Annual major trip begins on Tuesday

August 17, 2015

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL My annual work-play trip to the Midwest and West Coast will begin on Tuesday and will end on about Sept. 21 First stops will be in Lincoln and Broken Bow, Nebraska, where I have book signings for “Dealing Off The Top,” my autobiography....
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Will city be questioned about now suspended red light program in view of company’s bribery charges — also what about the money due the city?

August 16, 2015

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL In case you have missed it, there is an ongoing investigation into the operations of Phoenix -based Redflix Traffic Systems after the former company’s CEO and two others have been accused with bribery in connection with special deals to gain entry into the...
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Four-year-old Harlingen boy’s death being probed

August 15, 2015

The Rio Grande Valley has lost another young boy in just a few days. A 4-year-old boy was found Friday by his parents unresponsive in the family’s bathroom at their home in Lazy Z Mobile Home Park on Gayle Avenue. EMS and fire fighters administered treatment for the youngster,...
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