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Brownsville Herald (Newspaper) - November 30, 2007, Brownsville, Texas Page a4 the Brownsville Herald Friday november 30,2007valley/Texas around t exas Carbon monoxide sickens 40 students the associated press Kilgore a a faulty boiler leaked Carbon monoxide in a College residence Hall for women sickening at least 40 students a school spokesman said. The Kilgore College students woke up to headaches vomiting and other reactions to a leaking Furnace Early wednesday said school spokesman Chris Craddock. Most of the students who fell ill at Nolan Street Hall which did not have a Carbon monoxide Detector were treated and released. One student spent the night in the Hospital and was discharged thursday afternoon. Quot when the fire marshal came to the door and said to evacuate i knew this was not a joke Quot said Blair Victoria a 19-year-old freshman from Houston. Quot i walked outside and saw the girls on the ground crying passing out and feeling like the Healing system was in an equipment room on the first floor of the building Craddock said. College officials Are installing Carbon monoxide monitors in buildings across Campus and will upgrade the heating system at the residence Hall he said. Quot we re just thankful that none of the students were Hurt severely Quot Craddock said. Quot it could have been a lot work on Rio Grande levees in Elpaso Complete Elpaso a the . International water and Boundary commission has completed work on dilapidated levees protecting this Border City from Rio Grande flood Waters. Ibec officials repaired and raised portions of the levees along More than nine Miles throughout the City Agency spokeswoman Sally Spener said. The Agency responsible for maintaining the River the Center of which is the International Border in Texas also dredged More than two Miles of the riverbed to Clear Silt and debris. The Federal emergency management Agency de certified levees in the Elpaso area and Drew new flood maps earlier this year prompting fears that thousands of residents who live near the River would be required to Purchase flood insurance. Spener said the repair and cleanup projects should allow Fema to re certify the protective barriers and eliminate the need for flood policies. San Angelo Man gets life Over child porn sex Case Lubbock a a Federal judge in Lubbock has ordered life in prison for a 47-year-old Man in an internet related child sex attempt that crossed state lines. Roland e. Guena of san Angelo in August pleaded guilty to two counts of transportation of visual depictions of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct and to one count of enticement of a child. He was sentenced thursday. Prosecutors say Guerra in 2.006 used the internet to Contact someone he thought was a 13-year-old girl. The person was a Memphis Tennessee Law officer. Investigators say Guerra forwarded sexually explicit digital images then tried to arrange a sexual encounter with her in Abilene where she said shed be for a Tennis tournament. He was arrested last november at an Abilene Motel while allegedly waiting for the child. Id inmate s Mother sues prison company Boise Idaho a the Mother of an Idaho inmate who killed himself in a Texas prison earlier this year has filed a Federal wrongful death lawsuit against the private prison company that runs the lockup where he died. In her claim in . District court in Western Texas Shirley Noble says prison operator the Geo group abused and neglected Scot Noble Payne before he slashed his Throat on March 4th. Scot Noble Payne a convicted sex offender from Idaho had been moved to Texas along with More than 400 Idaho inmates to relieve overcrowding at prisons in their Home state. Idaho officials who investigated at the Dickens county correctional facility in Spur Texas said the physical environment of his solitary cell could have Contr United to his suicide. Jurors begin deliberations in Rhode murder Case Rhode by Jose Borjon the Brownsville Herald jurors began to deliberate thursday afternoon in the murder Case of Traci Rhode accused of smothering and killing her Hus band Scott after he found out she was having an affair. Jurors began to deliberate shortly after 3 . After closing arguments from Traci a attorney Ernesto Gamez and Chuck Mattingly chief first assistant District attorney. Traci is accused of shooting her husband with a .45-caliber handgun on oct. 15, 2003, according to court documents. Scott had a gunshot wound to his head. Traci and her defense team maintain that she did not kill her husband rather found him in their bed at their Bri Arwick subdivision Home gasping for air. Scott died oct. 16, 2003, at Valley regional medical Center where Traci worked As a nurse court documents show. He was 35. Prosecutors alleged that she killed Scott to Cash in on his $100,000 life insurance policy and to further pursue an affair with Shawn Michaels. A the defense team clearly showed that their was reasonable doubt with four out of six experts saying that this was either a suicide or consistent with a suicide a Gamez said. A the Cameron county District attorneys office put up a hard fought match. However they surely fell Short of properly trying the As of 5 . Thursday jurors had not reached a verdict. Representatives with the Cameron county District attorneys office did not have comment about thursdays court proceedings. Borjon Brownsville Herald. Com dream of local medical school inches closer to reality people in the news Brownsville grads Complete naval training the Brownsville Herald several recent Brownsville High school graduates have completed their naval training. Navy Seaman apprentice Jerrica Rodriguez Navy Seaman recruit Raimon a. Harris and Navy Seaman recruit Stacey a. Gallegos All of Brownsville recently completed . Navy Basic training at recruit training command in great lakes 111. Rodriguez is the daughter of Alicia Abrego and Javier Rodriguez of Brownsville. She is a 2007 graduate of Pace High school. Harris also graduated last Spring. Gallegos is the daughter of Roberto g. Gallegos of Brownsville and Veronica Cervantes Yerena of Mobile Ala. She is a 2007 graduate of Rivera High school. Army pvt. Eduardo Hurtado graduated from Basic combat training at fort Jackson Columbia . He is the brother of Sonia Nash of Brownsville. By Melissa Mcever the Brownsville Herald Harlingen a the dream of building a medical school in the Rio Grande Valley is edging closer to reality officials said thursday As they dedicated a $25 million clinical research facility and veterans clinic. Officials from the University of Texas health science Center at san Antonio along with legislators and state and local leaders heralded the completion of the regional academic health centers academic and clinical research building which is adjacent to the Rahce a medical Edu cation building in Harlingen. The 80,000-Square-foot facility consists of exam rooms a Laboratory and offices for clinical researchers and statisticians. In addition 34,000 Square feet of the facility is leased to South Texas veterans health care system for an outpatient clinic which is slated to be expanded to 158,000 Square feet As funding becomes available. The facility and the programs offered at the Rah will a expand to greater Heights in the future said or. Francisco Cigarroa president of the it health science Center at san Antonio. Two groups of researchers will be the first to use the new building a group undertaking a major diabetes study and researchers gathering data for the National children a study said or. Leonel Vela Rah regional Dean. Researchers announced last month that Hidalgo county will be one of too Sites nationwide participating in the children a study which will follow 1,000 local we Quot la my a wimp a Freiff Relence recommended wines wine a pick of the week a Mer Soleil c chardonnay 2003 90 pts 29? Quot Chuck Wagner is famous Jar one thing and that s Cadmus. Clymus has been a Staple in the California wine Industry since the 70s when his parents put together the pieces of what Widd become one of the most sought after wines. What most people do not know is that the Wagner some they handed Over the reins to their son Chuck Wen in for a ride. 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Feldmans Market Center i opening soon we done to have limited quantities on our Sale items done to forget about senior citizen wednesdays a in store specials everyday Mcallen Harlingen Brownsville find South padre Island Quot Torru them fit i Winber. 4 All a l Alfh. A lease Prink Kenya-1 o hair transplant to non Nee 056 682 3147 $ i Usu u i i after 5pm 956 537-2925 until january i 2008 children from before birth until their 21st birthdays. The investigators will gather data on the Impact of a variety of factors from diet to water Quality to poverty on a child a health and development. Some of the clinical research for that study will take place in Harlingen while genetics and statistics research will take place at the Rah medical research building in Edinburg Vela said. The research facility in Edinburg is used for Laboratory research genetics research and animal based studies Vela said. The new Harlingen building will be used for studies involving human subjects he said. The presence of these research facilities will help to bring More medical residents to programs at the Rah and set the stage for More doctors to practice Here officials said. A a the Rah is developing a reputation As a Topnotch facility a said sen. Eddie Lucio jr., a Brownsville who sponsored 1997 legislation that established the Rah in the Rio Grande Valley. Quot the expansion will improve the ability to attract top notch students and the goal for some officials is even More ambitious Lucio said. A we wont Stop until we have a fully functional medical school a he said. Funding to run the Rah facilities is coming in fits and starts however. The Texas legislature appropriated $5 million to run the new clinical research facility but future funding will depend on what the legislature decides officials have said. Valley legislators in attendance said they were committed to supporting the Rah. Quot we have a great future in front of us a said rep. Aaron Pena a Edinburg. 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