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Parisian Reacts To Texas’ Rejection Of Syrian Refugees

Texas governor Greg Abbott says he won’t welcome Syrian refugees into the state following Friday’s terror attacks in Paris. We spoke with a woman from Paris with ties to the Valley, who despite the attacks, argues that not allowing refugees further aggravates the situation. Pauline Dourthe recalls the horror of the infamous evening in Paris Friday. The French student pursuing an acting career was attending a play at the same time shots rang out about 1,600 feet away at the Bataclan concert hall. Pauline says it wasn’t until police secured the area that they were able to leave, she...

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Forget the Change, McAllen Meters going Electronic

As of December, Valley residents who visit downtown McAllen will have additional options to pay their parking fee. These new 17 electronic parking meters along Main Street, will accept payment in credit or debit cards. The purpose is to provide customers with faster and easier service. “There total of 17 meters and a Multiplace meters need it a there is a meter in a space but will be a meter maybe 8 to 10 spaces.” City officials plan to extend the project to other streets of the city, depending on the success the...

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