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PARKS STRESSED AT MEETING: Island officials question committee’s focus

By ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS Parks, recreation and beautification are three words that, though clearly intertwined, can easily branch off into a variety of tangents that can be difficult for one committee to cover. South Padre Island Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee Chairman Jodi Hughes recently questioned the focus of the committee and …

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Committee, Board selections OK’d

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The South Padre Island City Council at its meeting last week approved a series of appointments of members to vacant and/or expiring terms to the City’s committees, boards and commissions. 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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Hearing set on SpaceX legislation

Special to the PRESS A bill critical to the effort to attract SpaceX to the Brownsville area has been set for a hearing before a Texas House of Representatives’ committee. The bill will permit Cameron County and the GLO to temporarily close Boca Chica Beach for rocket launches, should SpaceX be granted permission to launch …

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