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Weslaco Hero Signs “Fuck You” On His Traffic Ticket; Gets Arrested

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Local Weslaco resident and newly christened hero, Gabriel Palomo, spent Saturday night in county after signing “Fuck You” on the traffic ticket he received from Progreso PD.
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Let’s See How We Did On Our Election Predictions

Tuesday afternoon, we posted our predictions for election night and, ultimately, the outcome of the election.

We got a few things right, but let’s start off with what we got wrong.

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The Bench Wire’s 2020 Election Night Predictions

Well, we’ve finally made it to, quite possibly, the most anticipated showdown in political history. Even with states being polled to death, there’s still a lot of questions left to be answered. Will Vice President Joe Biden defeat President Trump? Will Trump defy the polls and become re-elected to a 2nd term? Will they make out? WHO KNOWS?!?!

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Trump Accuses Biden Of Taking PEDs – Calls For Drug Tests Before Tuesday’s Debate

In today’s episode of “we’re living in the worst timeline,” President Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning, I’d imagine before taking in a sermon on Corinthians part 2, to call for presidential nominee Joe Biden to commit to taking a drug test before or after the first presidential debate to be held on Tuesday because 2020.

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Staff Working At DHR’s COVID Facility Expose Abhorrent Patient Conditions, Negligent Deaths

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Nurses and staff working at the Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance COVID facility in Edinburg have come forward to shed a light on the abhorrent patient conditions in the make-shift facility that include PPE being hidden from staff, ants crawling all over incapacitated patients, corpses in non-air conditioned rooms next to medical equipment, and at least one incident where a patient died after he suffered from hypoxia when staff accidentally attempted to provide him with oxygen on an empty tank.

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Yes, Scoring Tesla Would Be Great For The Valley

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After Tesla and SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk’s recent announcement that he would be looking at either Nevada or Texas to move his Tesla manufacturing plant, Hidalgo County judge Richard Cortez, of Precious fame, seized at the opportunity to publicly proclaim that Hidalgo would be more than willing to welcome Tesla down to the Rio Grande Valley, which would be, undeniably, a great thing.

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No, Some Guy Didn’t Get Cremated Alive In Harlingen

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I woke up this morning, scrolled through Facebook and found that a swath of my own friends (God help them) had shared a story titled HARLINGEN, TX: FUNERAL HOME EMPLOYEE CREMATED BY MISTAKE WHILE TAKING A NAP to which I rolled over and thought:

My friends can’t be THIS stupid, right?

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Let’s Explain What’s Happening With KGBT Channel 4

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Earlier this week, KGBT announced that beginning on Tuesday, January 28 at midnight, CBS programming would be moved over to 23.2 as news broke out that Sinclair Broadcasting Company, who owns KGBT, had agreed to fork over assets from KGBT to Nexstar Media Group, who owns KVEO.

Understandably, most of this seems like it’s coming out of nowhere and can be a bit confusing for some to follow, so let’s try to break down what exactly is happening with KGBT Channel 4.

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KGBT Meteorologist Alex Herbst Dead At 26 From Apparent Suicide

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Alex Herbst, a meteorologist for KGBT CBS 4, was found dead Wednesday afternoon at the age of 26.

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The Valley Isn’t Growing Anymore And It’s All The Millennials’ Fault

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Leadership Resource Group, a single person consulting company based in McAllen, compiled public data from the US Census Bureau that shows that the Rio Grande Valley’s population growth has slowed tremendously over the last eight years and we can probably blame it all on the millennials because of course it would be their fucking fault.

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