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Rare pest — first seen at US ports — found at Pharr bridge

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Agriculture specialists with U.S. Customs and Border Protection found a rare pest inside a shipment of coconuts at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, the first...

A Spicy Celebration: Michelada Day reason enough for popular drink

No matter the occasion, micheladas are a popular addition to beer drinking in Brownsville, all the more so because of the city's close proximity...

Here to stay: McAllen hotels see frantic demand after an uncertain 2020

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McALLEN — After over a year of financial uncertainty sparked by pandemic restrictions, local hotels are seeing a glut in guests that’s topping even...

Travel Time:  New I-69E section at Robstown one more link in interstate chain

At just 3.3 miles, it’s hardly a speck in the 1,100-mile length of I-69 in Texas. But the announcement of funds to convert that stretch...

BCIC announces another $1 million from Musk Foundation

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Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation Executive Director Josh Mejia announced during a Rio Grande Valley Partnership event that the Musk Foundation has pledged an additional...

Brownsville plans use of $65M in federal aid

During a city meeting on Tuesday, the Brownsville city commission allocated the $65 million in funding they received from the American Rescue Plan. The ARP...

State tax revenue continues to rise

State sales tax revenue continues to rise out of the economic downturn which accompanied the COVID-19 pandemic, totaling $3.16 billion in June, an 18.1...

Southwest, American delays hint at hard summer for travelers

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By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer This summer is already shaping up to be a difficult one for air travelers. Southwest Airlines customers have struggled with...

HVAC shortages a headache for Valley businesses, customers

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McALLEN — National shortages in the HVAC industry are having an impact on local contractors that experts say may leave some Rio Grande Valley...

Manic Monday Mixer aims to connect local businesses

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Shrug off the post-holiday Monday blues and attend the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Manic Monday Mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, July...
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