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A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at Mission Boys & Girls Club on Thursday to signfy a partnership between Sylvan Learning, Mission Economic Development Corporation, and Royal Technologies. Together they are promoting “Code the Town” and “Enginuity” initiatives. Under these initiatives, Sylvan's Susan Valverde says, students have the opportunity to learn concepts used in the STEM professions and work in a fun and hands-on environment to build projects as well as to enrich their computer science skills in a series of free summer camps. Pictured above are Sylvan Learning's Susan Valverde and Mission EDC's Daniel Silva and Alex Meade. (Photo: RGG/Steve Taylor)

Our News in Pictures feature for Wednesday, July 8, 2015, has reaction to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s remarks about Mexico, an upcoming meeting between Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs, a meeting between U.S. Sen. John Cornyn  and Roberta Jacobson, President Obama’s nominee to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, and a collaboration between Sylvan Learning, Mission EDC and Royal Technologies.

Click here to read the Washington Post piece on Trump.

Click here to watch former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Fox News’ Hannity show.