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State Senate leader tours Valley’s transportation systems

HARLINGEN — The Valley’s transportation infrastructure was on display last week during an intensive, four-day visit by the chair of one of the Texas...

Cascos: Valley’s growth ‘encouraging’

MERCEDES — “Encouraging.”Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos spoke simply this past week when expressing enthusiasm over the continued progress his native Rio Grande...

Padre Island Highway location also on list

BROWNSVILLE — The Walmart Supercenter at 7480 Padre Island Highway in Brownsville is among dozens of locations around the country that will close permanently,...

Ministerial Association president to receive Hero for Children award

The State Board of Education will honor the president of the Brownsville Ministerial Association as a Hero for Children for his work providing meals...

Former Port Isabel coach pleads guilty to injury to a child

A former Port Isabel assistant football and power-lifting coach pleaded guilty today to a charge of injury to a child. Joseph Andrew Sadler appeared before...

Smithsonian traveling exhibit, local collections pay tribute to local sports

EDINBURG — A new exhibit can give Rio Grande Valley residents a chance to interact with the history of sports in communities across the...

Splash Unity hosts LGBTQ community on Island

South Padre Island is welcoming the LGBTQ community with open arms to Splash Unity, a four-day bash headquartered at the Holiday Inn Resort and featuring some of the biggest names in gay entertainment.

Happening Soon: Events to plan for in the Valley

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