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Do Your Part To Control Mosquitoes Or Face A Fine

A little more than a week after the first locally-transmitted Zika infection was confirmed, Brownsville health officials are preparing to issue citations to property owners who aren’t helping in the local mosquito control effort. City health department workers are continuing to go door-to-door, urging residents to drain any standing water and to cut their grass […]


Spokesman Offers Few Clues On Trump’s Pipeline Stance

(AP) — A spokesman for President-elect Donald Trump isn’t offering many clues about how the incoming administration will act regarding the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline.  Spokesman Jason Miller told The Associated Press on Monday that Trump supports construction of the pipeline. But Miller wouldn’t say whether Trump would reverse the Army’s decision on Sunday […]


Germany’s Merkel Re-Elected As Conservative Party Leader

(AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a new two-year term as leader of Germany’s main conservative party after stressing her determination to prevent a repeat of last year’s huge migrant influx.  Merkel ran unopposed Tuesday for the leadership of the Christian Democratic Union — the springboard for her run for a fourth term as […]