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Texas Rangers investigate death at Brownsville city jail

The Texas Rangers are investigating the death of a 32-year-old woman who died at the Brownsville City Jail Thursday night. Brownsville police on Friday confirmed...

New chapter: TSC nursing assistant class honored with ceremony

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At only 18-years-old, Citlaly Barragan earned her certificate as a nursing assistant from Texas Southmost College before earning her diploma from Los Fresnos High...

Extreme heat headed to the Valley, ‘feel like’ temperatures of 120 degrees

A high pressure system building up in West Texas and northern Mexico will bring excessive heat to the Rio Grande Valley over the next...

New monarch butterfly conservation license plates available

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The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will launching the long-awaited Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate on Monday, June 21. The sale of the plates will...

Hidalgo County Judge Cortez announces reelection bid

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Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez announced Friday he is running for a second term in office. Elected in 2018, Cortez previously served as city...

Greyhounds’ Sandoval signs to play baseball for OLLU

SAN BENITO — Gabriel Sandoval spent his childhood watching college baseball on television, dreaming about making it to that level. On Thursday, Sandoval made that...

Brownsville Hobby Lobby is open

Attention Hobby Lobby shoppers, the Brownsville store is now open. The Hobby Lobby Arts and Crafts Store in Brownsville opened its doors on Friday morning...

South Padre Island kicks off summer season with fireworks displays

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SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The city of South Padre Island is kicking off the summer season with beach and bayside fireworks displays running through...

State waives rule, allows unemployed access child care subsidy

HARLINGEN — The Texas Workforce Commission has passed a waiver to allow unemployed individuals to enroll in the child-care subsidy program. Previously, only individuals who...

BCIC gets $1 million from Musk Foundation

The Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation announced late Thursday that it is partnering with the Musk Foundation to accelerate downtown revitalization through one of BCIC’s...