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State sales tax receipts up 16.4 percent for June

State sales tax for June came in at $3.68 billion, a 16.4-percent increase over the previous year. “State sales tax collections surged in June, outpacing inflation, with strong growth in receipts from all major economic sectors,” Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said. “The strongest growth was in sectors driven primarily...
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Local families enjoy spirit of Fourth of July

HARLINGEN — “It’s a celebration of the warriors.”. Chastity Jimenez is only nine years old, but she had a pretty good handle on July 4 as she strolled Saturday afternoon through Lon C. Hill Destination Park with her mother and younger brother. They were celebrating Freedom Fest...
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Harlingen Fire Station No. 6 shows off new pumper truck

HARLINGEN — City firefighters unveiled a shiny new pumper truck Thursday morning to replace an older model which burned up an engine. The custom-made Pierce Pumper produced in Appleton, Wisconsin, was delivered two weeks ago to Fire Station No. 3 at 306 E. Loop 499, and has been involved in training exercises and shakedown rides since, said Harlingen Fire Chief Rafael Balderas.
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