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208 new cases, 2 deaths due to COVID-19 in Hidalgo County

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Two more deaths related to COVID-19 were confirmed in Hidalgo County on Tuesday, along with 208 new cases. Two Edinburg men, one in his 40s...

Harlingen Farmers Market awarded grant from Capital Farm Credit

HARLINGEN — A new funding opportunity will help expand the activities of the Harlingen Farmers Market. Capital Farm Credit awarded 22 Texas farmers markets, including...

3 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Cameron County

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Three more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Monday afternoon. This raises the total number of COVID-19 related...

Ben Peña Appointed to State Board by Governor

Ben Peña, CPA an Assurance Services Partner at Burton, McCumber & Longoria, L.L.P. in Brownsville, has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to the...

Valley International continues its fight-back for more passengers

HARLINGEN — Valley International Airport continues its recovery from COVID-linked travel declines, posting strong passenger numbers for March although still down 38 percent for...

Cameron County schools start receiving SpaceX donations

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Some area school districts are starting to receive donations SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk announced he would give to Cameron County schools back...

Protesters in Reynosa cross international bridge with message for Biden

Dozens of migrants expelled from the U.S. to Reynosa walked onto the international bridge with a message for President Joe Biden, the first such...

Early voting opens for May 1 election; Voters cast ballots in city, school races

HARLINGEN — Outside the polls Monday, candidates mingled with residents while their supporters waved signs against a backdrop of trailers showing off over-sized campaign...

McAllen defends voting process despite video alleging flaws

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BY BERENICE GARCIA AND FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ The city of McAllen assured their election process was inspected and certified by the state after a candidate...

Legal division responds to chief deputy

The Cameron County Commissioners Court Legal Division has released a statement pertaining to an April 14 press conference held by Robert Gracia, chief deputy...