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Controversy at the Border, Part 2

Two weeks ago, The Van Horn Advocate published part one of this series, Controversy at the Border, and warned of credible threats of terrorists crossing our border from Mexico. On Wednesday Sept. 10, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental…
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Update from Congressman Pete Gallego

I've heard it said in Texas that "life, liberty and property are only safe when the Legislature is not in session." I think many would argue that this is even more true of Congress. And, Congress officially returned to Washington from its…
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Update from Congressman Pete Gallego

In any organization, new leadership means change. Good leadership requires setting goals and prioritizing a specific mission. Each day, our Armed Services provide an excellent example of goal setting and prioritizing specific mission. Unfortunately,…
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Controversy at the border

Recent credible reports indicate the Department of Homeland Security is looking for clues on when and where a terrorist attack could take place along the United States/Mexican border. Homeland Security is keeping a close eye on the Mexican border city…
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Cowboys & Heroes: A feature by Gil Potts

(Note from Editor: In the print edition, the jump page portion is missing because of a printer error.) Nearly forty-some years ago, song writer Mary Sharon Vaughn penned a song about cowboys. In 1976 it was recorded by Waylon Jennings, but it was the…
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Health tips for back to school

It's back-to-school time, and that means for teachers and students alike it's also a time you're more likely to get sick. That's mainly because once students and teachers start gathering together, schools become a hotbed of germs. But…
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Cowboys & Politics (A feature story by Gil Potts)

As every cowboy knows, gettin' hungry out on the trail is just no fun at all. The lack of alternative groceries has led to more than one hungry cowboy when uncooperative critters refused to participate in dinner preparations. Yes indeed, ill preparedness…
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Weather Whys from Texas A&M Geosciences Center

Q: We know it's not possible to rain cats and dogs, but sometimes you hear about frogs and other animals coming down from the sky. Is this possible? A: It is, and it's happened many times throughout history, says Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M…
0 08-07-2014 in Features Read More ›