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Mother’s blessings keep growing

KIM EAGLE STAFF WRITER.
 
“Just wait until your father gets home,” and “As long as you live under my roof you will do what I say,” or the always effective, “If you don’t stop crying I will give you something to cry about,” have been heard by all children at one point or another. These “mom-isms” as they have become affectionately known are just one of the many ways moms stay on top of the never-ending challenges associated with the world’s hardest and most thankless job: being a mom.
 
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Metal roofing wrapped around a power pole

Metal roofing wrapped around a power pole while other sheets fell to the ground, twisted and destroyed, after Friday’s storm ripped the roof off a building at Continental Tire Proving Grounds south of Uvalde.
 
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Roofing company demands $140,000+ from public library

In the midst of trying to hire a new library director, it looks like the El Progreso Memorial Library has another issue brewing, this one in the form of a staggering lawsuit. According to court documents, Newport Construction Services Inc., is suing the library for $43,426 in unpaid roof repair fees and over $100,000 in monetary relief including attorney fees.
 
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Deluge delivers up to 2 inches in Uvalde

A quick-hitting storm that developed Friday morning over the mountains of Mexico and marched across southwest Texas delivered a drenching rain, high winds and a smattering of hail to the Uvalde area. The lunchtime downpour dropped up to 2 inches of rain on the south side with .5 of an inch reported just west of town.
 
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Fallen lawmen remembered

KIMBERLY RUBIO STAFF WRITER.
 
While all law enforcement officers sacrifice a great deal to serve and protect, the Tuesday morning Fallen but Not Forgotten, Uvalde County Fallen Officer Memorial specifically honored those who made the ultimate sacrifice, and gave their lives in the line of duty.
 
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Hospital launching web features for patients

Uvalde Memorial Hospital has announced plans to unveil their new uHealth portal, which will be available to all patients starting in June of 2014. The interactive web portal will empower patients and their families to take a more active role in their care by providing easy, secure access to their health information and online communication with hospital staff.
 
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Postmaster: Leave food at mailbox

The 22nd annual National Letter Carrier Food Drive will be conducted Saturday, and U.S Postal customers are encouraged to leave nonperishable food items next to their mailbox for pickup. Items that can be donated include canned foods such as soup or vegetables and dry goods like beans, rice and boxed potatoes.
 
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Trio strives for teaching excellence

KIM EAGLE STAFF WRITER.
 
Teaching is one of the hardest professions to be truly great at, and teachers are always looking for that next piece of information that will help them achieve that greatness. Uvalde resident Deyanira Salazar recently organized a way for teachers to possibly attain that next great teaching strategy.
 
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Uvalde Leader-News photo contest

Cindy Castillo (left) and Ester Gonzalez hold up a copy of the Uvalde Leader-News in front of the Duomo di Milano Cathedral in Milano, Italy. The structure took six centuries to complete and is the fifth largest cathedral in the world.
 
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Oops: City mails double ballots

KIMBERLY RUBIO STAFF WRITER.
 
While it was discovered that several city residents requested more than one mail-in ballot for the city of Uvalde municipal election, the entire issue was resolved before anything untoward occurred. That news came Friday from city manager Jennifer Garver, who said the matter was brought to her attention by an outside individual on Thursday.
 

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