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Channel 5’s Kirk Chaisson Arrested…Again

The Valley’s favorite faded reporter, Kirk Chaisson was arrested Wednesday night in Weslaco for fleeing the scene of an accident. KRGV, unsurprisingly, had the scoop:
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Worst RGV High School Football Teams Week 7

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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.

Only 1 more month left for High School football =( (i mean, c’mon guys, no one in the Valley will be playing passed mid-November)

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Worst RGV High School Football Teams Week 6

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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.

Yeah, we had a Bye week last week..whatever.

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Worst RGV High School Football Teams Week 4

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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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Worst RGV High School Football Teams Week 2

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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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McAllen DEA Agent Charged With Child Porn

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FBI and federal court documents confirm that McAllen DEA Agent James Patrick Burke has been charged with accessing child pornography after FBI raided his home on Friday.

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Bad Ideas For When It’s Hot As Balls In The Valley

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It’s hot. You know this. I know this. Tim Smith can shove it. “Well, looks like it’s gonna be annuuuuuuther steamer outside!” Just stop. With weather like this, I don’t know how cool weather and lack of sunlight can make anyone depressed. I’m calling bullshit on seasonal affective disorder because I can not remember feeling better about my outlook on life, going outside to 100 degree heat and thinking “Gosh, I love how the suns rays are making my skin cry tears of joy ALL OVER my body! I LOVE you, my scorching hot devil ball of pain 🙂 🙂 ! ”

No.

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NPR: RGV Entrenched In Corruption

In an article released today, NPR’s John Burnett and Marisa Penazola detail the recent history of public official corruption in the RGV and the means by which the federal and state authorities are using to try to eradicate it.

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Robert La Amenaza Garcia’s Career May Be Over

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Robert La Amenaza Garcia was set to fight Errol Spence this Saturday on Spike TV but has pulled out from what’s being reported as a “mental breakdown,” the Monitor is reporting. His trainer, Edgar Sanchez believes that his career may actually be over and that he may be in need psychiatric counseling.

Garcia had won his last 9 fights with his last loss coming against Antonio Margarito back in 2010.