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Even keel: Offshore rig company transitions to shipbuilding

When oil prices plummeted in 2014-2015 because of a worldwide glut and drilling in the Gulf of Mexico fell off, Keppel AmFELS saw much...

Neuro Intensive Care Unit under construction at Valley Baptist

HARLINGEN — A groundbreaking ceremony took place Monday on a new neuro intensive care unit at Valley Baptist Medical Center that will provide an...

Buck Ashcraft merges with San Benito Funeral Home

SAN BENITO — For 80 years, Jim Pitts’ family has helped Rio Grande Valley residents, caring for them during their darkest moments while honoring...

Jubilee Academies to hold blood drive this weekend

HARLINGEN — Want to help local blood banks replenish their supplies? Sign up to give blood or plasma Saturday for the “Do it for Love”...

Texas sales tax revenues down in February

State sales tax revenue, like most Texans, was disrupted when it came to collection due to the winter storms that paralyzed much of the...

Businesses react to Texas governor dropping mask mandate

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Business operators in Austin and throughout Central Texas expressed a mix of uncertainty, anger and relief after Gov. Greg Abbott's announced that he's lifting...

County, cities may receive millions; Biden plan has $350 billion for governments

State and local governments across the nation have taken a financial beating in many cases dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year. At...

McAllen airport awarded $3.2 million in federal COVID-19 relief

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The McAllen International Airport was awarded more than $3 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration for COVID-19 relief. U.S. Rep. Vicente...

San Benito to mull paving way for $115 million project, 2000 new jobs

SAN BENITO — Imagine a $115 million convention center and hotel complex featuring restaurants, retail shops, office suites and entertainment venue near the corner...

Southwest Airlines revises policies for emotional support, trained service animals

Southwest Airlines announced the carrier is making changes regarding emotional support and trained service animals to be consistent with new regulations from the U.S....