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Icy Road Driving Tips

Knowing exactly what to do with your vehicle during this weather is important to know for your safety and the safety of other drivers on the road. Before heading out on to those icy roads there are tips you may want to take into consideration. Black ice is a thin layer of ice on roads that may resemble ice, which can confuse a driver on the road. When on the road always watch out for black ice. Cris Auto Service also gave us some tips for when you see ice on your vehicle. They say this is the easiest...

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22 Icy Road Accidents Reported

Icy road conditions causing at least 22 accidents in Harlingen last night. It was between six in the afternoon and two in the morning that the dangerous road conditions on Expressway 77 led to several drivers losing control. Harlingen police together with the department of transportation closing off the intersection of Highways 77 and Highway 83 heading north, south and west. First responders also helping to relieve the highways. Closed off areas were reopened today however, authorities recommend the community to stay home if they don’t need to travel to avoid further...

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Teen Tide Pod Challenge Dangers

To some, this may be a simple tide pod used for laundry, but it has now become a social media challenge among teenagers ignoring the warning label on the bag. The dangerous trend poses a challenge among teenagers, becoming viral, most popular on facebook but has many residents concerned for the safety of teenagers.  After all, this isn’t the first challenge that goes viral, last year we saw the blue whale challenge, the cinnamon challenge, and the ice and salt challenge.  According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers, more than ten thousand children ages five and younger...

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IDEA Teacher Faces Charges For Inappropriate Relationship With Teen

A teacher from IDEA public schools faces charges after having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Marisela Mendoza Winn went before a judge in McAllen last Wednesday for allegedly engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old. Mendoza-Winn was set a 60 million dollar bond. In a statement to Fox News, a spokesperson at IDEA public schools says they are committed to ensuring the safety of their students. They add Mendoza-Winn no longer works with the institution, and that the investigation is...

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