Lawmakers fighting for education funding amid state budget shortfall

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Two words pop up anytime you ask someone about how the 87th Texas Legislative Session may affect Rio Grande Valley educators and students: the...

Organizations announce spring event plans amid pandemic 

Springtime in the Rio Grande Valley is synonymous with a season of local, lively festivals following a variety of themes, some including citrus, onions...

Mission police officer comes home after half-year battle with COVID-19

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MISSION — Police Chief Robert Dominguez feared, at times, that he’d never see Lt. Javier Ramon again. He had good reason to fear. Ramon’s struggle...

McAllen Memorial alum has performed at 6 presidential inaugurations

COVID-19 has brought upon many changes to every facet of life in the United States, and the presidential inauguration was no exception. Normally a day...

Federal judges take ‘deep dive’ before dismissing murder appeal

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After an exhaustive "deep dive," a U.S. district judge has agreed with a magistrate judge's report and recommendation to dismiss a federal appeal by...

Making History: Three female Valley Marine recruits to train in San Diego

Two young women from Brownsville and one from Harlingen will be members of the first platoon of 60 female U.S. Marine Corps recruits to...

Droughts, high temperatures on the horizon

Get ready for some very dry conditions over the next several months as above average temperatures and below average precipitation are in the forecast. According...

Valley men paid nearly $2M fine in hospice case

Two men who are the founders of an Edinburg hospice and a related business have paid to resolve allegations they submitted claims to Medicare...

Costume change: Textile museum merges with BHA

Changes are happening at the Costumes of the Americas Museum in Brownsville. The museum, which opened in Dean Porter Park in 2005, merged with the...

Motion filed against SPI’s Mobile Food Ordinance

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The future of food truck entrepreneurs hoping to operate in this coastal city still appears to be in a bit...