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Growing pains: Mold shutters historic fire station

The historic Brownsville Central Fire Station has some interior mold issues and fire department personnel have been relocated temporarily until remediation is complete and...

Harlingen voters decide District 4 commission seat

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HARLINGEN — For two Harlingen City Commission hopefuls, today is decision day. Voters go to the polls today to decide the runoff election for the...

Polls open today in runoff election; Voters to decide District 3 and 4 races

Registered voters in Brownsville who live in districts 3 and 4 will head to the polls Saturday to vote in the City of Brownsville...

Casas finishes fifth in 200 backstroke; still listed for the 50 freestyle

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Former McAllen High standout and current Texas A&M rising senior, swimmer Shaine Casas finished fifth Friday in the finals of the 200-meter backstroke at...

Seeking a solution: UTRGV, Rep. Vicente Gonzalez host roundtable urging passage of DREAM Act

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EDINBURG — Just days after the ninth anniversary of the passage of the DACA program, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, local elected officials...

Cameron County judge reacts to Abbott’s border plans

Gov. Greg Abbott’s attempts to solicit cooperation from Rio Grande Valley county judges for his border plans will prove challenging. Judges from Hidalgo, Starr...

Edinburg physician, Pharr pharmacy owner and 5 others indicted in multi-million-dollar healthcare fraud case

An Edinburg physician, his son, the owner of a Pharr pharmacy and several others faced healthcare fraud charges Friday for their alleged roles in...

Donna school board names acting superintendent

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The Donna school district announced Thursday that its board of trustees voted to appoint an acting superintendent. In a news release, the district announced that...

New COVID cases in Hidalgo County remain low; Valley reports three more virus-related deaths

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Hidalgo County has for the second consecutive day confirmed 29 new cases of COVID-19 in the area, according to a news release Friday that...

Two charged for Mission stash house where nearly 40 found

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Border Patrol on Tuesday arrested two people they said were running a Mission stash house where authorities found 39 people in the country illegally. Pedro...