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Mother's Day became moving day for a fountain that's turned into an eyesore in Olmos Park. Sunday morning crews began removing the fountain sitting in the roundabout at McCoullough and Olmos. The city decided to move it because since it was built three and a half years ago it has been hit 26 times - often by drunk drivers. Neighbors will help the city decide what to put in its place. The city is also looking for a place to put the fountain.
Cartel towns pose challenge for immigration reform
May 20, 2013 08:30 GMT
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MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) -- As Congress takes up immigration reform, lawmakers seeking tighter border security may have to confront the reality of places such as Matamoros, Mexico, and other border towns controlled by drug cartels.
People in those communities say the current system of immigration enforcement and deportation produces a constant flow of migrants moving north and south that provides the cartel with a vulnerable labor pool and steady source of revenue.
The Rev. Francisco Gallardo oversees immigrant-assistance efforts for the Matamoros Catholic diocese. He says the "vicious circle" favors organized crime because migrants are going to pay for safe passage across the border.
If Congress sends more resources to the border, the government will also need to account for shifting patterns in immigrant arrests.
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Asian stocks rise on signs of steady US recovery
BANGKOK (AP) -- Evidence of a steady economic recovery in the U.S. helped push Asian stock markets higher today.
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AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
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LONDON (AP) -- Another attack on a media site -- and again, one that is being claimed by the Syrian Electronic Army.
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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- We haven't heard this much about the threat of bra burning since the days of the women's liberation movement.