Noon Fix: CBP: ‘Levee wall’ fencing construction expected to begin today; Former Alamo secretary faces new charge of drug dealing; Hurricane forecast

Contractors have begun clearing land south of the levee at La Parida Banco Wildlife Refuge tract west of Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park in Mission. On Thursday, Feb. 14, a drone captured the progress of heavy machinery on the site. (Courtesy of Gilbert Ramirez)

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CBP: ‘Levee wall’ fencing construction expected to begin today

Former Alamo secretary faces new charge of drug dealing

2019 hurricane forecast issued for Atlantic season