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SPI bash exhibits local support for launch site

By PAMELA CODY Special to the PRESS With the room packed with state and local politicians and officials, business and real estate representatives, and local residents, the ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn on South Padre Island was filled to capacity Monday evening for the celebration of the groundbreaking ceremony for the SpaceX rocket launching facility …

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More than 100 business reps, citizens attend welcoming event

By BROOKE WILKINSON Special to the PRESS An event welcoming the arrival of SpaceX was held Monday, Sept. 22, at the Hilton Garden Inn Beach Resort. More than 100 businesses along with the community attended the event. Many gathered to listen to how SpaceX will bring many job opportunities and contribute millions of dollars into the …

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Winter Texans’ visits support PI’s tourism-based economy

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Every year, thousands of Winter Texans flock to the Rio Grande Valley to take advantage of the area’s sub-tropical climate, lush environment and various amenities. During their stay, which can sometimes last up to six months, Winter Texans frequent the local retailers, restaurants and outdoor activities. To read the …

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