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Candidate defends controversial remarks in emails

By JACOB LOPEZ & MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com John Thobe, a candidate for Laguna Madre Water District Director Position No. 2, said that controversial statements he made in a Jan. 6, 2009 email to former Town of Laguna Vista Mayor Stan Hulse were “taken out of context.” Recently, citizens have expressed concern with statements …

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CAMPAIGN TRAIL SHOCKER: Candidate’s husband, son booked for assault in sign theft case

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Deputies with the Cameron County Sheriff’s Department have arrested Orlando Ochoa Sr., 52, and Orlando Ochoa Jr., 27, both of Port Isabel, for multiple charges related to assaults against a witness in an ongoing investigation regarding campaign signs being stolen. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe …

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