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2014-01-06 16:21:04

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad recently initiated a new intermodal service between Laredo, Texas, and Memphis, Tenn., supporting growing transportation needs for the automotive manufacturing and intermodal marketplaces. This industry-leading, third-morning service connects businesses in the southeastern United States and Mexico, via safe, cost-effective and environmentally friendly rail transportation. (Logo:...

2013-11-04 12:21:46

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nate Eichinger will oversee vocational truck operations for Fontaine Modification, North America's most comprehensive provider of truck modification services for OEMs, dealers and fleets. As vocational operations manager, Eichinger will direct production and scheduling at all of Fontaine's vocational truck facilities nationwide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131104/CL09711 ) Eichinger joined Fontaine Modification in 2011....

2013-07-22 23:01:30

Malik Obama and the Peaceful Solution Character Education team peace tour arrives in Nuevo Laredo. Abilene, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 In a recent interview, Yisrayl Hawkins, author of the Peaceful Solution Character Education Program, spoke about this hair-raising event. “Yes!” said Yisrayl Hawkins, when asked if he knew the dangers lurking in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico at this time. “But, the Peaceful Solution Character Education team are not the first to face dangers in order to further...

2013-05-03 23:00:51

The Peaceful Solution Character Education Program hosts free event with Malik Obama Laredo, Texas (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Judge Rosie Cuellar introduces Peaceful Solution Character Education Program to Municipal Court and the community. The event will take place on May 4th, 2013 at Municipal Court, 4610 Maher Ave. in Laredo, Texas during the hours of 10:00am-11:00am. Also visiting the city to join this event and promote The Peaceful Solution Character Education Program is Malik Obama. He...

2013-03-14 08:25:14

United We Stand Tour Brings Family-Friendly Entertainment To Fans On National Tour NEW YORK, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bigger, badder, better--and even more popular. The Lucha Libre USA phenomenon, the immensely entertaining brand of wrestling born in Mexico and transplanted to the U.S., continues to grow, especially in the Hispanic community. Beginning April 12, Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors will embark on a national United We Stand. The tour will makes its way to...

2012-12-13 08:24:50

LAREDO, Texas., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Former NBA player Robert Horry stopped by Laredo on Tuesday to give 250 students basketball tips and to help the BBVA Compass Foundation present a $15,000 donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Laredo. The Boys & Girls Clubs will use the donation to host 600 children at its holiday parties and also to buy supplies and equipment for its learning centers. "At BBVA Compass, our mission is to work for a better future for all...

2012-10-22 11:27:36

LAREDO, Texas, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) today announced they are teaming up in Laredo to offer new and existing customers greater choice, value and convenience in their wireless and entertainment packages. Qualified customers in Laredo can now purchase packages of Time Warner Cable video, Internet and voice services and Verizon Wireless smartphones and tablets from both companies and may be eligible to receive a...

2012-10-01 02:20:14

LAREDO, Texas, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, October 1, 2012, C.R. England, a Salt Lake City-based global transportation provider, will have its inaugural shipment through its new Texas Regional service offering. The C.R. England Texas Regional service offering will add approximately 75 new driving jobs and provide a network designed to meet the demands of larger volumes that move into and out of Mexico and throughout the Texas area. "We are pleased to provide this new Regionalized...

2012-08-16 02:27:36

LAREDO, Texas, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless customers will be able to experience the blazing fast speeds and capabilities of the company's 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Laredo when the service launches there on Thursday, Aug. 16. The introduction of the company's 4G LTE network is part of Verizon Wireless' announcement today introducing its 4G LTE network in 34 new markets, including Laredo, and expansion in 38 other markets. The nation's largest 4G LTE network...

2012-08-02 10:21:22

LAREDO, Texas, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England Global Transportation, one of the nation's leading transportation companies, has donated 500 backpacks and school supply vouchers to the children in Laredo's United Independent School District. This marks the second consecutive year the transportation company has provided assistance to children in need in the district,becoming one of the District's most generous donors. The announcement was made by the UISD Board of Trustees and...