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2017 Worst RGV High School Football Teams Week 3

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2017 Worst RGV Football Teams Week 3

While we already have PLENTY of rankings of the top teams in the Valley from the Monitor, RGV Sports, (S)TD Dave, etc. the Bench Wire believes that EVERYONE needs their chance in the spotlight…even our comically terrible teams.

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Here Is The Leaked Audio of Brownsville Commissioner Cesar De Leon’s Racist Rant

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Audio has been circling around social media over the last 24 hours of Brownsville City Commissioner Cesar de Leon’s conversation with Brownsville fire chief, Carlos Elizondo, criticizing Cameron County District Attorney hiring of two black prosecutors, calling them “fucking niggers.” Keep Reading

TWC Data: Rio Grande Valley Has The Highest Unemployment Rate In Texas

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The Texas Workforce Commission sent out a press release earlier this week entitled “Texas Economy Adds 5,500 Jobs In August.” None of those jobs, seemingly, made their way to the Rio Grande Valley as McAllen-Edinburg Metro’s unemployment rose from 7.6% to 8.0% between July and August and Brownsville-Harlingen Metro’s unemployment rose from 7.0% to 7.3% in the same time period. Collectively, the Rio Grande Valley scored the highest unemployment rate for the month of August in the entire state. Keep Reading

2017 Worst RGV High School Football Teams Week 2

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2017 Worst RGV Football Teams Week 2

While we already have PLENTY of rankings of the top teams in the Valley from the Monitor, RGV Sports, (S)TD Dave, etc. the Bench Wire believes that EVERYONE needs their chance in the spotlight…even our comically terrible teams.

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One of These Morning Headlines Is Not Like The Others

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These are the top headlines for today, Monday, September 11th, 2017 (Presented alphabetically). Keep Reading

2017 Worst RGV High School Football Teams Week 1

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2017 Worst RGV Football Teams Week 1

While we already have PLENTY of rankings of the top teams in the Valley from the Monitor, RGV Sports, (S)TD Dave, etc. the Bench Wire believes that EVERYONE needs their chance in the spotlight…even our comically terrible teams.

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KRGV Channel 5 Stupidly Created the RGV’s Gas Panic Last Night

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If you were wondering why on Earth so many people were waiting over 2 hours to pump gas last night, you can thank the producers over at KRGV for unleashing an unnecessary wide-spread panic over a report that likely had nothing to do with the Rio Grande Valley’s gas supply. Keep Reading

SNL’s Conor McGregor Is Damn Near Perfect

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Reminder: your friends at The Bench Wire will be holding a live-blog of Saturday’s fight starting at 8:00 PM

McAllen’s Proposed New Smoking Ban (And This Email) Can Eat Dick

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Earlier today, I received a “Fwd” in my inbox, urging others including myself to throw support at a “100% Smoke-Free Ordinance” for the City of McAllen. You may have also received this email today, and perhaps like me also felt the need to vomit moments after reading it. Keep Reading

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