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KGBT Channel 4 Is Covering Melting Peeps, For Some Reason

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When we write stories shitting on our local media, we do everything we possibly can to rag on them evenly, but God help me if it just feels like KGBT goes that extra mile to dig themselves deeper and deeper into the journalistic abyss, further from reality, public trust, and any respect.

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Here’s The Site Charging People For Fake McAllen Garage Sale Permits

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The City of McAllen’s Health & Code Enforcement Department issued a warning to its residents yesterday regarding a SignNow account selling fake McAllen Garage Sale Permits for $10 a pop.

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KGBT Channel 4 Really Shit The Bed Covering The DPS Trooper Shooting

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At about 8:45 PM Saturday night, Texas DPS Trooper Moises Sanchez was shot twice shortly after investigating the scene of a crash near Freddy Gonzalez and 10th St. in North McAllen by who the authorities believe to be the suspect, Victor Alejandro Godinez of Edinburg.

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Donna ISD’s New Slogan Is “The District of Tomorrow” But Let’s Give Them Another One Anyway

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Donna Independent School District has unveiled their new slogan, “The District of Tomorrow” in an effort to rebrand an image that paints them quite possibly as the only school district with a worse reputation than Progreso. Keep Reading

Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid and NFL Settle Collusion Lawsuits

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Colin Kaepernick’s attorney, Mark Geragos, announced that the collusion lawsuits, brought by Kaepernick and Eric Reid against the NFL for allegedly blackballing both players from being signed to an NFL team has been settled.

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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

Florida State Made A Really Stupid Graphic of MLK

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Florida State has apologized for one of their accounts tweeting an incredibly bone-headed graphic of MLK positioned to look like he’s throwing the school’s signature tomahawk gesture with a photoshopped Nike branded glove fitted on his hand.

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What The Fuck Was That?

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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 web site. 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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