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Santa Patrol toy distribution event

 
 
 
Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Robert Gutierrez presents a Christmas gift to a young boy during the department’s annual Santa Patrol toy distribution event. Toys were distributed on Tuesday.
 
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Hackers hit ULN website; attackers appear to have pro-Muslim bent

 
 
 
Hackers hit close to home this week when an entity calling themselves Fouzi Baws-DZ hit an Internet server that hosts the Uvalde Leader-News website, leaving the site unaccessible as of press time on Wednesday afternoon.
 
Though a message left by those responsible was only visible for a brief period of time before being taken offline, it appears that the group or individual had strong pro-Muslim views that seem to have motivated the attack.
 
“Muslim Is Not A Terrorist,” the initial message read, before going on to list a number of events – such as the wars in Iraq –  that the hackers perceive to have been overt threats to Muslims across the globe. “It seems like the word ‘terrorist’ is only reserved for Muslims.” The message also contained the address to a social media site, www.facebook.com/crazy.miss.off, saying, “Contact me.”
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Stolen equipment found

Local law enforcement – with the help of the Texas Department of Public Safety – recently recovered over $300,000 worth of stolen heavy duty equipment on a Uvalde ranch, after the alleged thief made off with a Texas Department of Transportation tractor complete with a GPS 
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Bates announces bid for re-election to commissioners’ court

THE FOLLOWING was submitted by Jerry W. Bates.
 
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