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Border Crossroads

“We received your letters on august 14th where you tell us you are being held captive. Without knowing anything more, and without thinking further, I’ll immediately gave mom the bad news about your abduction,” says Araceli Herrera, domestic worker, alleged human trafficking victim. 24 years ago, Araceli Herrera read this letter for the first time. Written by her sister from Mexico City, worried for her wellbeing after she informed her family of the terrible odyssey she endured while finding her way in the land of opportunities. “I worked in many jobs but I wanted to study. I didn’t want...

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Steelers Rally Past Stunned Texans 30-23

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ confounding season. Good one week and lousy the next, Pittsburgh managed to be both in a 30-23 victory over the mistake-prone Houston Texans on Monday night. Ben Roethlisberger passed for two touchdowns and wide receiver Antonio Brown added another on a gadget play during a decisive 73-second stretch late in the first half that moved the Steelers from down 10 to an 11-point lead. “You stand on the sidelines long enough,...

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Health Matters: This Week’s Fox Fit Fix

It’s Wednesday, and that means it’s time for your weekly Fox Fit Fix. It’s all about the dogs this weekend. The Los Encinos pool in McAllen is hosting a doggie pool day this Saturday from 11 until 4 p.m. two dogs are welcome per owner and dog admission is $1.50. Remember to bring your proof of rabies vaccinations. For more information you can call 681-3333. Doggie pool day Los Encinos pool 3300 Sarah Ave 11a-4p Bring your rabies vaccinations For more info 681-3333 Due to weather conditions the Chik-fil-a family mud run scheduled for this Saturday at the Donna...

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10 Quick Fixes for Healthy Weekday Dinners

With cooler evenings and busier schedules, it seems like the whole family is hungrier than ever at suppertime these days. How can you get everyone fed, healthy, and happy — fast — without wearing yourself out? Be prepared and creative with these ten quick, easy shortcuts. 1. When you have a little downtime, sauté large batches of onions and garlic in a minimal amount of oil. Cool and freeze in flat, shallow containers so you can break off a piece easily. Adds fast flavor to purchased soup, tomato sauce, omelets, or just about any main course. 2. Speaking of...

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