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GUATEMALA CITY  — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Guatemala for a two-day visit with Central American presidents to discuss funding priorities aimed at slowing migration.

Last month, President Barack Obama included $1 billion for Central America in the budget request he sent to Congress. Through the proposed investment, the U.S. hopes to reduce the high level of migration from Central America to the United States that has occurred in recent years.

RAYMONDVILLE, Texas  — Inmates who set fires and caused significant damage to a South Texas prison after taking over part of the facility last month orchestrated the uprising to get a transfer and affect where they would be deported, the private contractor operating the facility said Monday.

AMARILLO, Texas — Officials are investigating how 1,121 cattle went missing from a dairy facility in the northeast Texas Panhandle.

The Amarillo Globe-News reports the steer calves were discovered missing during an annual inventory by Braum’s Dairy.

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The City of San Antonio’s Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD) has begun the evaluation process of limited purpose annexation for five priority areas.

Sidney Smith

I came across a musician who takes an instrument you know, and makes it do things you might not know it can do. He’s Gideon Freudmann, and he plays cello in very unexpected ways. 

(see music video at bottom)

He's performing in South Texas this month, and oddly, it's been quite difficult to get here. In fact, he’s been trying to get to Boerne for a long time. Someone there heard him on National Public Radio, and began a correspondence to get him to come here.  

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