In Deep South Texas, A Daily Tide Of Poor Migrants – Yahoo News

A few minutes later, twigs cracked and a green-clad Border Patrol agent emerged from the brush checking to see what Garza was up to a constant occurrence near the river. The city of McAllen, which draws its water from the Rio Grande, has pumps on a narrow strip of land between the border fence and the river. Workers there started carrying handguns after they came under fire. The water district installed street lights, erected camera-topped towers and built a road and concrete pad so the Border Patrol could erect a mobile surveillance tower. The district’s president and general manager, Othal Brand, farmed the area for 25 years with his father. There was illegal activity then, too, and it seems likely to continue unless the Border Patrol stations agents every few hundred feet along the river, he said. “It’s like a bad neighborhood,” Brand said.
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Boris Diaw is staying in San Antonio – Yahoo Sports

The Rockets came up short, despite battling the Colonels from start to finish, falling 48-42. Richard Montgomery owns a 7-3 mark in the St. Andrew’s league and Quince Orchard’s game against Watkins Mill Tuesday will determine whether the Rockets win their White Division outright or not.
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Richard Montgomery needs help to clinch division — Gazette.Net

Lets win it again.” For the 32-year-old Diaw, it was a chance to get one last big payday that he earned by providing some essential versatility on both ends of the court for the Spurs. He averaged 9.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists and shot over 52 percent in 25 minutes per game last season. For the Spurs, it was the chance to keep together a team that posted the best record in the NBA last season and dominated the two-time defending champion Miami Heat in the finals. They have already learned this summer that Tim Duncan is returning next season and backup point guard Patty Mills will be back as well after a long rehabilitation of a shoulder injury. The Spurs decided to give Diaw a hearty raise after watching him blossom in a system Gregg Popovich designed to keep the ball moving at all costs. But they also protected themselves by only partially guaranteeing the third year of the deal, which was first reported by Yahoo!
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