Residents protest removal of palm trees along I-69 in Raymondville

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Some Rio Grande Valley residents are upset at the news of nearly 200 palm trees being moved from their site along Interstate 69 to make room for a road construction project.

Some Rio Grande Valley residents are upset at the news of nearly 200 palm trees being moved from their site along Interstate 69 to make room for a road construction project.

A petition circulating on change.org calls on State Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. (D-Brownsville) to put a stop to the trees’ removal. More than 33,000 people have signed the petition as of Friday. 

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