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LIFT-OFF! — FAA approves SpaceX launch site

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday approved SpaceX’s proposal to build a launch site on Boca Chica Beach, allowing for the private space launch company to continue expanding its stellar operations. The announcement follows last month’s release of the FAA’s final environmental impact study (EIS), which supported construction …

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Council approves park proposal

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com South Padre Island will soon have another park to offer its permanent residents and potential tourists as the City Council on Wednesday approved setting aside $100,000 to develop the project. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by clicking here or call …

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County OK’s convention centre expansion

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Cameron County Commissioners Court last week approved planned renovations to the South Padre Island Convention Centre. However, the Court tabled a proposal to build a hotel on the campus. Approval of the renovations was conditional as Cameron County legal representation must first modify the lease between the County …

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