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Del Rio News Herald (Newspaper) - July 3, 2015, Del Rio, Texas Friday july 3,2015 75 cents \ Del Rio teams Square off in Eagle pass tonight see Page 8a we Mem i Mirc w m in t Tom w h to Iii serving the Del Rio Community s today a weather 74�?~ inside local refit inn he declaration of Independence Del Rio criminal defense attorney Reginald Van Wade recites a portion of the declaration of Independence id front of the . Courthouse thursday. Is f Pacik 2a i 1 Community Hie Val verde county veterans service office is Iii need of Volunteer Drivers for veterans medical appointments. Sef Page 2a ii nation hacking investigation could linger for cardinals hous ton i he Federal hacking investigation of Tho St. Louis cardinals could take longer if High level executives Are implicated. See Page 6a around town today 8 30 . -10 30 , Asa de la it Ultra will play Host to i band Ido and tin lounge i in Ards. I Roe live music every Friday night through aug. 21 at Brown Plaza. July 23 10 . To 2 . The South Texas blood and i Issue it enter will hold a blood drive at i department of Public safety. See Page 2a Index opinion.a4 spanish.a5 i entertainment.b4 9 classifieds.b3 follow us on volume 86, no. 221 copyright 2015 Del Rio news her Ald m. 4879 2 6 3 2 8 City ready for fourth festivities los to maniacs Angie Meyers Flaco Limenez join lineup de l Rio news he Rai d the show must go on Aly of Del Rio representatives announced t thursday evening that los lonely boys the headliners for saturdays fourth of july fireworks spectacular event at the or. Alfredo Gutierrez or. Amphitheater would he unable to perform this weekend due to the re cent death of their Mother. However Early this morning ii was announced that los to maniacs and Texas music legends and grammy award winners Augie Meyers and Flaco Jimenez would replace los lonely boys in the lineup. As a Solo artist Jimenez is a multiple time grammy award Winner. He won his first grammy in 1986 for Quot a be Dejo in san Antonio and earned a second in 1996 for Best mexican american performance for his self titled album a Flaco his third Solo grammy came in 1999 for Best Tijano performance for a said and Jimenez also won multiple grammy for his Woik in a pair of super groups. He and Meyers teamed up with the late Doug Sahm and the late Freddy fender to form the Texas Loma Dos who won a grammy in 1990. Jimenez was also a part a los super seven Quot which earned a grammy in 1999 for Best mexican Merit an performance. Jimenez was also Hon ored in february with a grammy i bedtime achieve Merit award. The fourth of july festivities Kickoff saturday morning with the let Freedom ring fun run walk at the or. Alfredo Gutierrez Amphitheater at 9 . Registration will take place on site from 8 . To 8 45 . Fee is $15 and All participants will receive Fin Ishing medals. At ii ., the ind Epen Sce fireworks Page 3a Sidney Blanks Park opens by Karen Gleason Del Rio nows Herald football Pioneer Sidney Blanks shared memories of spending Long summer Days in and around the san Felipe reek and being part of a a family of kids Quot on his school sports teams when he visited i it Rio i burs Clay to help open a City Park e re ated to Honor him and his accomplishments. Sidney Blanks Park located in South i it Rio off Allis at nue Between West de la Rosa and Bridge streets was formally opened following a ribbon Cut Ting ceremony there t thursday morning. Joining Blanks to open the Park were Lexas rep. Poncho Nevarez City and county elected officials City and county employees who worked on the Park members of the Del Rio his panic chamber of Commerce and former c classmates of Blanks from the san Felipe i Ligh school a fuse Tass of i960 also present were members of the Blanks see Park Page 3a photos by Karen Gleason i Del Rio news Herald top native son and football legend Sidney Blanks thanks Del Rio and Val verde county and shares stories of growing up in the City a san Felipe neighbourhood during thursdays ribbon cutting event at Sidney Blanks Park located off Gillis Avenue Between Bridge Street and West de la Rosa Street in South Del Rio. Blanks is flanked by ins sons Lance left and Sid jr., right. Bottom Sidney Blanks in White shirt and hat Center cuts the ribbon on the South Del Rio Park named in his Honor during a ceremony thursday morning. Joining Blanks to open the Park were members of the Blanks family the Del Rio hispanic chamber of Commerce and former classmates of Blanks from the san Felipe High school class of 1960. I hispanic leaders say Republican party must condemn Trump by Steve Peoples associated press Washington hispanic leaders arc warning of harm to Republican White House Hopes unless the party a presidential contenders do More to condemn Donald Trump a businessman turned presidential candidate who a refusing to apologize for calling mexican inure Grants rapists and drug dealers. Trumps comments delivered in his announcement speech last month have haunted the gop for much of the last two weeks and dominated Spanish language Media. Its bad timing for a Republican 1�?Tarty that has invested significantly in i Flam out reach in recent years Given the surging influence of the minority vote. Yet several Republican candidates have avoided the Issue altogether while those who have weighed in have declined to criticize Trump As strongly As Many hispanic leaders would like. A the time has come for the candidates to distance themselves from t Rump and Call his comments what they Are ludicrous baseless and insulting Quot said Alfonso Aguilar a Republican who leads the american principles projects latino partnership. A sadly it hurts the party with his panic voters. Its a level of idiocy i Haven to seen in a Long the political and practical i Rump related fallout has intensified in recent Days. The leading hispanic television network. Uni vision has hacked out of televising the miss Usa pageant a joint venture Between t Rump and neg which also Cut tics with Trump. On wednesday the Macy a department store Chain which carried a Donald Trump menswear line said it was ending its relationship with him. Other retailers Are facing pressure to follow suit. 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