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Ground Out: Baseball field conditions upset parents

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com If you’re a San Benito Youth Baseball player who plays outfield in the Shetland division, I hope your uniform consists of nose-plugs, rain boots, and the best mosquito repellant money can buy, because you’re going to need it.  Just spend five minutes in the outfield area and you’re most …

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Recent showers do little to alleviate drought

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito and the Rio Grande Valley have experienced heavy amounts of rain over the past weeks, but it has had little impact on the drought currently affecting the entire region. “This local rain is good for the sugarcane,” said Sonia Lambert of the Cameron County Irrigation District …

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