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February 2016

The Bench Wire Hater’s Guide To The Valley: Weslaco

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The Valley is one of a kind when it comes to diversity. From the racist white people, the country-wannabes, the ghetto Hispanics, the snobby Mexicans from Monterrey and the token black person in between. With all that diversity and culture mixing all over, visiting the Valley might be a little overwhelming. Not to worry, tourist: The Bench Wire is here to help.

Today, we’re at the crossroads between “where the fuck am I?” and “how the fuck did I end up here?” Welcome to Weslaco.  Keep Reading

Columbus Crew Unveil Snow Urine Kits

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Earlier today, MLS team Columbus Crew SC unveiled their 2016 home kits and boy, do they look like they’ve been soaking in urine. Keep Reading

BMX Legend Dave Mirra Dead From Apparent Suicide

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BMX legend Dave Mirra died last night in his hometown of Greenville, North Carolina from an apparent self-inflicted gun shot wound to the head. No immediate details are available surrounding the circumstances of his death, only that Mirra was found in his truck and was alone when it happened. Keep Reading

Hidalgo Mayor Pro Tem Noe Reyes Is An Asshole

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With the back and forth non-sense that’s been circling around the future of Borderfest, The Monitor just dropped a pretty crazy story about Hidalgo Jr Mayor Noe Reyes, Hidalgo City Councilman Sergio Coronado, Municipal Judge Juan Pimentel and their goodwill trip to Rio de Janeiro.
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The Bench Wire Hater’s Guide To The Valley: Donna

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The Valley is one of a kind when it comes to diversity. From the racist white people, the country-wannabes, the ghetto Hispanics, the snobby Mexicans from Monterrey and the token black person in between. With all that diversity and culture mixing all over, visiting the Valley might be a little overwhelming. Not to worry, tourist: The Bench Wire is here to help.
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