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KEEPING UP THE GOODE WORK: Conservancy founder talks turtle awareness

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Turtles and tortoises have inhabited the Earth for more than 200 million years, and yet, with each passing day, their very existence is threatened due to poaching, climate change and habitat encroachment. 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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CONGRESSIONAL VISIT: Vela focuses on beach re-nourishment, dredging

BY PAMELA CODY Special to the PRESS The South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce held its Quarterly Public Affairs Luncheon on Tuesday at Isla Grand with Congressman Filemon Vela featured as the guest speaker. After an Italian buffet lunch provided by the Isla Grand and a brief introduction by Courtney Hayden, Congressman Vela spoke for …

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