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Posted 8:57 PM 1/24/2013 : Local Marine Celebrates Decision to Allow Women in Combat

EDINBURG - The end of a long-standing ban on women in combat has at least one Rio Grande Valley Marine excited.

Minnie Whitzel said the end of the ban is long overdue. Defense Secretary Leon Penetta made the decision to allow women in the front lines.

"I think they did make a good