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No balloon ban for San Benito, Los Fresnos districts

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The Rio Hondo Independent School District has implemented a balloon ban for all its campuses in the wake of 7-year-old Ruby Ramirez’ tragic death over a week ago due to what authorities, citing a preliminary autopsy report, believe was asphyxiation due to choking on a balloon. But what …

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TRANSCENDING TRAGEDY: Local Samaritans come to grieving family’s aid

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com It appeared as though nothing, not even the law, could discourage the efforts of Noe Zavala, his family, friends and colleagues in raising money Thursday for the family of a young girl who died two days prior. Since the death of 7-year-old Ruby Ramirez on Tuesday, the community has …

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Probe into girl’s death ongoing

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito police continue to investigate the death of 7-year-old Ruby Ramirez despite authorities, citing preliminary autopsy results, indicating that she may have succumbed to asphyxiation by choking on a balloon. When asked about developments in the investigation, San Benito Police Department Assistant Operations Chief Michael Galvan deferred …

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