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August 2016

Local Asshole Files Lawsuit Against RGV Schools For Copying His Stupid Ideas

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In an article posted by The Monitor, Johnny Lopez, owner of Springboards To Education and it’s terrible website, of Edinburg has filed a lawsuit against McAllen ISD, PSJA ISD, La Joya ISD, Mission ISD and IDEA charter schools for using the phrases “Millionaire Reader,” “Read a Million Words, “Millionaire’s Reading Club,” “Million Dollar Reader,” “Feel Like a Million Bucks” to incentivize their kids to read.
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What The Hell Is Up With That “Stand With Hidalgo County” FB Page?

in The News

A Facebook page named “STAND WITH HIDALGO COUNTY” was created sometime last week and I have no fucking clue as to what they’re trying to accomplish.

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2016 Worst RGV High School Football Teams Week 1

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2016 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. Keep Reading

VITC Health Care District: Cut the Shit, Racists

in RGV/The News

There are a few group of people who follow valley politics pretty closely. I like to think that I am one of them.

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The Monitor Letters: White People REALLY Don’t Want That Healthcare District

in The News

5 letters. 5 different people.

1 of them is just a little different from the rest. Keep Reading

Can We All Agree That The Median On N. 10th Is A Bad Idea?

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McAllen Median Project

Construction is about halfway done on the median that is being installed on North 10th between Trenton and the outer rim of the universe and everybody, especially me, hate the fuck out of it.

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The Bench Wire Hater’s Guide To The Valley: San Juan

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The Bench Wire Hater's Guide To The Valley: San Juan

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.

There was an accident on the expressway, so we got off on I-Road, only to get stuck behind another 80-car pile-up on the frontage. Welcome to San Juan.

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