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Director of Housing Administration faces federal fraud charges

La Joya (kfxv) – The executive director of the board of housing Administration is suspended and faces federal charges. 48 year old JJ Garza that was suspended from his position without salary and could possibly, according to authorities, be fired. This investigation began last October for allegedly committing fraud with a bid involving construction contracts in the housing authorities of Donna and Alamo. The alleged fraud consisted of inflating expenses of some projects that were built using federal...

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BBB Reminds Public to Stay Informed

RGV (KFXV) — Across the valley, stories of construction work gone wrong. The Better Business Bureau reports these incidents occurring with more frequency as valley residents use a “friend” to make home repairs or initiate remodeling projects. The BBB reminding everyone that all construction work requires that all contract laborers or construction businesses have permits. For more information, visit www.bbb.org or call 1 (800) 828-5000. Calls can be taken in English and in...

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Experts Warn Consumers When Contracting Services

PALMVIEW (KFXV) — One couple says they hired a business to do some remodeling, but it was never finished. The couple says they paid over $14,000 for a job that has not been completed. Jack Whitaker and his wife, Dorothy hired Luna’s Remodeling for several projects around their home, including roof repair but after weeks of working around their home and cancelling one of the projects they say Luna’s reaction is one they were not expecting. The couple says they paid more than $14,700. Now the couple will have to shell out more money to get the problem fixed....

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Valley Symphony Orchestra to feature Asiya Korepanova, Russian pianist on October 20

The Valley Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Peter Dabrowski presents “Exquisite Chopin,” at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Performing Arts Complex in Edinburg. Doors open as early as 7pm where guests can enjoy a fully stocked cash bar before and during intermission. Patrons will marvel over classical favorites such as Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro Overture, KI. 492,” Grieg’s “Peer Gynt Suites” and Chopin’s “Piano Concerto No. 1, E minor, op. 11” with Russian virtuoso guest pianist, Asiya Korepanova sponsored by Acura of the Rio Grande Valley. Korepanova’s piano repertoire includes over...

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