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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

Geovani Hernandez, Ex-Hidalgo County Sheriff Candidate, Charged In Connection With Drug Trafficking

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Current Progreso Police Department Sergeant Geovani (Not, “Giovani,” Valley Central) Hernandez has been charged with aiding and abetting the trafficking of narcotics stemming from a sting operation lasting between March through July of 2017, as announced in a news release by acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez. Keep Reading

Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez Staunchly Defends Carlos Vela’s Decision To Play In The MLS

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Carlos Vela’s shocking decision to leave his starting position at Real Sociedad, a member of Spain’s highly competitive La Liga, to sign on to play in MLS’s Los Angeles F.C.’s inaugural season in 2018 has brought out the critics in droves. Chicharito, apparently, is having none of it. Keep Reading

Golden State Warriors Will Pursue Paul George In 2018 Because The NBA Is Broken

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What the fucking fuck, man? Keep Reading

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

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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.

We’re getting off on Jackson. No, not Jackson but Jackson. Nahh man, THE OTHER FUCKING JACKSON!!!! Welcome to Pharr.

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Watch a Husky KRGV Reporter Get Real Sweaty For Some Reason

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Being a field reporter for a local news station in a small market can be shitty. It also means that producers might ask you to get creative on your reporting for the sake of ratings. In KRGV’s Frank McCaffrey’s case, it meant getting that big-ol-body of his into a steamy, hot trailer to sweat chingos to be aired and viewed by world. Keep Reading

A Running List of 2017 November Election RGV Candidates (Updating)

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Who’s ready for the circus? Keep Reading

VIDEO: Ezekiel Elliott May Have Punched Out A Man During A Bar Fight

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Early reports are indicating that Dallas Cowboys’ star running back was involved in an incident at Clutch Bar in Dallas late last night. Keep Reading

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