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Fierro visits over summer break

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS When last seen competing in a Port Isabel Tarpon uniform, Armando Fierro was crowned state Class 3-A champion in the 1,500-meter run in Austin in the spring of 2012. Since then, he has competed for the University of West Alabama and joined the United States Marine Corps. To read 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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