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Puerto Rico in scarce supply of hair dye amid baseball fever

BY DANICA COTO SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Pharmacies and beauty stores across Puerto Rico are running out of hair dye with even a top economist joining men going blond in support of the island’s baseball players who bleached their hair ahead of the World Baseball Classic. What began as a joke among team members playing in California has spread across the island in a trend that spiked Tuesday just hours after Puerto Rico beat the Netherlands in 11 innings to reach the championship game undefeated in the tournament, which is held every four years. Puerto Rico will...

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Edinburg Man Faces Charges of Attempted Kidnapping

Edinburg (KFXV) — A man is facing charges in connection to an attempted kidnapping. Andres Rodriguez, Jr. faces charges after he went into a daycare and attempted to forcibly take a minor. Rodriguez, Jr who is 29 years of age is accused of attempting to kidnap a young girl, Thursday evening at ‘Albatross Colegio Infantil’ located on the 3100 block of Centerpoint Drive in Edinburg. According to police, the suspect– who was intoxicated at the moment– went into the daycare and tried to abduct her. However, employees were able to retain the minor and lock themselves in a room...

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16 Hospitalized After Raymondville Accident

Raymondville (KFXV) — 16 people were transported to the hospital after a bus rollover. The bus was transporting inmates to the Willacy Correctional Facility when it happened. Fox News obtained an exclusive interview with the family who own the property where the accident happened. We spoke to the Rodriguez family who say some of their employees were working in the field where the accident happened. They tell me tonight they are thankful their employees are alive. Broken glass, soap, a shoe, toilet paper and other personal belongings are the only thing left on the Rodriguez’s property after a bus...

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Edinburg Native Dorinda Rodriguez Earns Doctorate in Occupational Therapy

Edinburg native Dorinda Rodriguez, OTR, CHT, recently earned a doctorate in occupational therapy from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professionals in Provo, Utah. Rodriguez earned a bachelor of science in occupational therapy from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 1996. Two years later, she graduated from the Hand Therapy Fellowship Program through Texas Woman’s University and the Hand and Upper Extremity Institute of the Baylor College of Medicine. In 2001, Rodriguez became a certified hand therapist. A Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) is an occupational therapist or physical therapist who has a minimum of five...

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Former Bank Employee Accused of Stealing 1.3 Million

Pharr (KFXV) — A former bank employee is accused of stealing more than $1 million from customer accounts. 43 year old, Cynthia Luna Rodriguez, who worked for Plains Capital Bank in Edinburg surrendered and went before a judge this morning. Reports say a search of her private mailbox and accounts revealed a large amount of unexplained money being deposited into her accounts. If convicted, Rodriguez faces up to 30 years in federal prison and a possible $1 million...

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