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Noon Fix: Hidalgo County voters OK drainage bond; Indicted ex-judge Rudy Delgado wins appellate court race; Trial begins for former Palmview police dispatcher charged with 2016 murder

November 7, 2018

Voters OK $190 million drainage bond in Hidalgo County

EDINBURG — Nearly five months after heavy rainfall flooded thousands of homes in Hidalgo County, the drainage district’s $190 million bond to pay for costly upgrades to the drainage system was approved by voters.

Delgado narrowly beats Tijerina in appellate court race

Despite being under indictment on federal bribery charges, Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado narrowly won the 13th Court of Appeals Place 4 race by 3,220 votes, according to unofficial final results.

Trial begins for former Palmview police dispatcher charged with 2016 murder

A prosecutor trying a murder case against a former Palmview police dispatcher told the jury Tuesday that the trial is about three things: objective versus subjective evidence, an abuse of power, and a 21-year-old girl who isn’t in the courtroom.

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