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city (1990 pop. 84,021), Hidalgo co., extreme S Tex., on the Rio Grande; inc. 1911. It is a port of entry and a packing and processing center for the citrus fruit, truck crops, and other produce of the lower Rio Grande valley. The growing city has oil refineries and light manufacturing industries. It is also a winter resort, and is known as the City of Palms, since 40 varieties of that tree flourish there. McAllen, connected by bridge with Reynosa, Mexico, and by a toll road with the more distant but prosperous Monterrey, saw a 50% increase in population from 1970 to 1990.
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Patent 8,647,540 (February 11, 2014), "Apparatuses Having Outlet Elements and Methods for the Production of Microfibers and Nanofibers," Ed Peno, Roger Lipton, and Stephen Kay (FibeRio Technology Corp., McAllen, Texas, USA).
McALLEN, Texas -- Shortly before a candlelight vigil on the sidewalk outside, employees of the last abortion clinic in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas shut the doors Thursday evening, making legal abortion unavailable in the poorest part of the state in the wake of tough new restrictions passed last year by the Texas Legislature.
At an open-air flea market outside McAllen, Texas, Mexican-sourced Cytotec, which is commonly used for treating stomach ulcers, is available for sale, according to a July report by Bloomberg.
Lahiji is a urologist in McAllen, Texas, and his wife is an attorney.
"Hammerly Girls Held in High Esteem." Fort Collins friends of the Joe Hammerly family have received a copy of the Rio Grande Sun, published at McAllen, Texas, which speaks in the highest terms of Miss Gertrude May Hammerly and Mrs.
The Kenneth Kerr Award was presented to Greg Lamantia of L & F Distributors, LLC, in McAllen, Texas, for his efforts on behalf of the NBWA PAC.
from a new facility in McAllen, Texas, with a suggested retail price of $2.49.
Maritza De Leon, 32, of McAllen, Texas, a former employee with the driver's licensing bureau of DPS, along with Marco Antonio Hernandez, 40, Maria Guadalupe Morales, 58, Romana Soto-Varela, 39, all of Edinburg, Texas, and San Juan De Dios Alejandro Rocha-Zuniga, aka Oscar Rocha, 36, of McAllen, Texas, on Friday admitted to working with each other to provide a Texas driver's license to an individual under an assumed name in exchange for financial compensation in violation of federal law.
Since retiring from the Boro in 1992, action man Gary has been executive director of the South Texas Soccer Academy in McAllen, Texas.
The prisoners, mainly cartel members, climbed over a prison fence in the border city of Reynosa, across from McAllen, Texas, in the early hours of Friday morning.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has named the following six individuals to three-year terms on the National Mango Board: Ronald Cohen (Fort Lee, N.J.); Anthony Godinez (McAllen, Texas); Venancio Marti (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico); Ken Nabal (Delray Beach, Fla.); Guillermo Marin Palmeros (Veracruz, Mexico; and Olaf Rasch (Guatemala City, Guatemala).
The woman was on Continental Flight 511 en route from Houston to McAllen, Texas, early Saturday, a one-hour trip that had been delayed more than three hours because of severe storms that barreled through the Houston area on Friday night.