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EDITORIAL: Bad move: Abbott should not endanger children by refusing shelter

Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday issued a state of emergency along the border relative to the “ongoing surge of individuals unlawfully crossing the Texas-Mexico border...

EDITORIAL: Walkout: Ending legislative boycott resolves voting bill faster

Democrats in the Texas Legislature blocked passage of new voting restrictions by walking out and preventing a quorum on Sunday night, on the eve of...

EDITORIAL: The price: Memorial Day reminds us freedom carries a high cost

“Find the cost of freedom buried in the ground,” the Vietnam-era song tells us. “Mother Earth will swallow you, lay your body down.” This is...

EDITORIAL: Good outlook: Graduates should encounter positive employment market

Many Rio Grande Valley college students have received their degrees in recent weeks, and high school seniors will be getting their diplomas in the...

EDITORIAL: Get to work: Improved work visa policy can help migrants, economy

Officials are reporting a demographic shift in the people who are being detained on the border. The high numbers of unaccompanied minors that we...

EDITORIAL: Don’t hesitate: Herd immunity unlikely, vaccinations still needed

It appears that most of the people who want the COVID-19 vaccine have gotten it. Supply now outpaces demand and drug companies are cutting...

EDITORIAL: More meds: New facilities can help address doctor shortage

We welcome news that new medical facilities are opening up in the Rio Grande Valley. DHR Health, established as Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in...

EDITORIAL: For Mom: Pandemic might renew appreciation for mothers

This Mother’s Day surely is different from last year for a lot of people. The COVID-19 pandemic forced many families to forgo traditional outings...

EDITORIAL: Spreading help: As demand in U.S. wanes, we should  export vaccines

Conditions continue to improve across the United States with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. A significant number of Americans have been vaccinated against the...

EDITORIAL: Age issue: Is universal preschool plan starting children too young?

Just a few decades ago, most Americans started their educations in the first grade. Kindergarten started to grow in popularity in the 1960s and...