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Brenda Martinez Garcia

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Four Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District board members are sworn in during a Special Called Board Meeting in the ECISD board room in Edinburg. Pictured L-R: ECISD School Board Member Xavier Salinas, ECISD School Board Member Leticia Garcia, ECISD School Board Member Oscar Salinas and ECISD School Board Member Dominga Vela.

EDINBURG – More than 250 people filled the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District’s board room on Nov. 16 to witness the swearing-in ceremony for the four newly-elected members of the



SAN JUAN - Jose Guadalupe Champion, 87, died Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen.

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