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Some Hero Probably Jacked 19 Pounds of Weed From Santa Rosa PD’s Evidence Room

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The results of an audit conducted by Cameron County’s DA Luis Saenz’ office and the Texas Rangers show that approximately 19 pounds of weed has gone missing from the Santa Rosa police department’s evidence room.

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La Féria Strip Club Burns Down – wait…what?

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I woke up in a weird haze this morning with a slight hangover that a good egg sandwich could kill. I felt decent until I scrolled through Facebook and read a sentence that melted what was left of my brain: Emergency Crews Respond to Fire At La Féria Strip Club. Keep Reading

Armando O’Caña Spent $57,666 On Lawyers To Be Mayor of Mission and Still Lost

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According to campaign finance reports acquired from the City of Mission, Armando “Doc” O’Caña spent $57,666 in legal representation in a losing effort for a lawsuit filed by ousted Mayor Norberto “Beto” Salinas accusing O’Caña’s campaign of election fraud and bribery. Keep Reading

What The Fuck Was That?

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Trump McAllen

Long ago, I worked for a large corporate chain (let’s just assume that I was a janitor) and I remember this time when our CEO was set to visit. The months leading up to that visit, we had hundreds of lower-tiered executives from all over the region we were assigned to descend onto our location. Countless hours, money, and man-power went into preparing for this visit so that everything would go off without a hitch.

Soon enough, the big day had finally arrived. The CEO waltzed in to take a quick tour, shook some hands and stood in for some photo-ops. Just as they planned: everything about that visit was spot-on perfect.

And all I remember thinking was, “what a fucking a waste.”

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Reminder: Judge “Gin and Juice” Nora Longoria Wants Your Vote On Election Day

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Judge nora longoria dwi mugshot
Judge nora longoria dwi mugshot

Remember that Judge that got pulled over for DWI? Well, she’s running for office again, so now would be a great time to refresh our memory on the absolute shit-show that was Judge Nora Longoria’s DWI arrest and every rat-assed event that followed.

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Six Whole-Ass Valley News Sites and None of Them Had a Unique Thought on Last Night’s Debate

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Cruz Beto Debate Valley News

After a hotly contested, final debate in one of the most anticipated Senate races in recent history between Senator Ted Cruz and Congressman Beto O’Rourke, KRGV, KGBT-Valley Central, The Monitor, The Valley Morning Star, The Brownsville Herald, and the Rio Grande Guardian woke up this morning with a real chance to add their own unique reporting on last night’s events and all of them just said ‘fuck it.’ Keep Reading

2018 Worst RGV High School Football Teams Week 1

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2018 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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UIL Denying Transfers For Athletic Purposes Is Bullshit

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On August 14th, a committee of adults decided the fate of a teenager, one of whom would have had zero tangible consequence to any of the members of said committee, because the University Interscholastic League bylaws for transfers are utter bullshit. Keep Reading

Mission Ex-Mayor Beto Salinas Vs. New Mayor Gets A Trial; Will Be A Shitshow

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ex mission mayor norberto beto salinas

A trial date has been set for September 24th for a lawsuit filed back on July 18th by Ex-Mayor of Mission Beto Salinas who has accused the newly elected mayor, Dr. Armando O’Caña of voter fraud and a bunch of other shady dealings. Keep Reading

KGBT Channel 4 Covered A Journalist Eating An Egg Off The Ground

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kgbt channel 4 covers anchor eating floor egg

I’d imagine that working in local news is a pain in the ass. You need to fill up hours per day with all kinds of shit and yesterday, KGBT Channel 4 did their absolute best.

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