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Willacy County Voters Elect New District Attorney

Willacy County has a new district attorney. Raymondville defense attorney Annette Hinojosa upset 2-term District Attorney Bernard Ammerman to take over the post. Hinojosa squeaked out a victory, securing 51 percent of the vote. Related posts: Contreras Loses Juvenile Court Race Trevino Defeats Sanchez In Cameron County Judge’s Race Two Political Newcomers To Face Off […]

NATIONAL

11 States Sue Over Federal Transgender Directive

(AP) – Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over a new directive about  transgender students in public schools.  The lawsuit announced Tuesday also includes Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Utah and Georgia. The challenge follows a federal directive to U.S. schools this month to let transgender students […]

WORLD

Turkish Official: Kurdish Rebel Car Bombing Kills 3

(AP) – A Turkish official says a car bombing by Kurdish rebels against a gendarmerie station near the Syrian border has killed three people.  The official said the attack in the town of Midyat, in Mardin province, killed two government-employed village guards and a junior officer. The station chief was seriously wounded.  The official spoke […]