Weslaco

Weslaco

(wĕs`lĭkō), city (1990 pop. 21,877), Hidalgo co., extreme S Tex., in the irrigated region of the lower Rio Grande valley; inc. 1921. Cotton, citrus, and vegetables are grown, and there are fruit- and vegetable-processing companies as well as other agriculture-related industries. Sheet metal, corrugated containers, metal cans, and work pants are manufactured. The city's name was derived from the initials of the W. E. Stewart Land Company, which promoted the townsite in 1917. Weslaco is in a popular winter resort area and is linked to Mexico by an international bridge. An agricultural research center of Texas A&M Univ. is there.
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She was reportedly found near Weslaco, Texas, and was being held in police custody until further notice.
The latest death at a CBP facility came Monday morning, when a 16-year-old migrant who had previously been detained at the McAllen facility was found dead in his cell in Weslaco, Texas.
The record storm-caused flooding of last June destroyed or damaged more than 2,500 homes and more than 100 businesses in Weslaco.
On October 19, 1947, radio listeners in the Rio Grande Valley have been able to tune to an AM radio station that began as a 250-watt daytime-only operation and today is a Class B News/Talker with a signal covering McAllen, Brownsville, Harlingen and Weslaco, Tex.
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With so many Weslaco students beginning school without any exposure to English, Superintendent Ruben Alejandro knew he had to do something dramatic to move the needle on achievement.
In the coming months, the bank plans to build a new permanent banking facility in Weslaco and will install a new ATM kiosk in the city of Alamo.
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