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US allows emergency COVID-19 vaccine in bid to end pandemic

By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MATTHEW PERRONE The Associated Press WASHINGTON  — The U.S. gave the final go-ahead Friday to the nation's first COVID-19 vaccine, marking what...

County extends emergency orders until Sept. 7

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Cameron County officials announced on Monday they are extending emergency management orders through Sept. 7 which enforces a shelter-in-place order, mandatory facial coverings, curfews,...

30 Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

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RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found 30 more Willacy County residents testing positive for the coronavirus, driving the rural area’s total case count...

Three Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

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RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found three more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, pushing the rural area’s total case...

COVID cases, hospitalizations continue incline in Hidalgo Co.

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Hidalgo County reported four additional coronavirus-related deaths Wednesday along with 763 new cases, continuing a recent surge that’s been in line with local health...

Cameron County threatened with suit; Christian schools bucking emergency order

Plano-based First Liberty Institute, which bills itself as the nation’s largest nonprofit law firm dedicated to protecting religious rights, is threatening to sue Cameron...

Cameron County reports new death

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Cameron County officials said Thursday they have received confirmation of another COVID-19 related death here. The individual was a 92-year-old male resident of the Windsor...

New Political Action Committee takes aim at Abbott’s COVID-19 response

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A new Political Action Committee or PAC aimed at Gov. Greg Abbott’s COVID-19 response features two women taking a stand against what the PAC...

Chamber of Commerce, Mexican Consulate partner to help small businesses

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce announced this week they are partnering with the Mexican Consulate to host the 4th annual Spanish-speaking entrepreneur forum to...

Valley Baptist participating in clinical trials that may benefit COVID-19 patients

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As health officials and local hospitals continue to manage an ongoing surge of COVID-19 patients, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen is participating in a clinical...