EDITORIAL: Rhetoric resonates: Let us learn form D.C. siege, seek more civility in politics

In 1933, as the Great Depression entered its darkest depths, President Franklin D. Roosevelt used his inauguration speech to calm unemployed and hungry masses,...

EDITORIAL: No recall: Some calling to oust Cruz; mechanism must be created

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has been one of President Donald Trump’s strongest and most vocal supporters throughout his presidential term. After last week’s violence...

LETTERS: Trees felled

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The story in the Dec. 27 paper arrested my attention. It was about Mr. Eugene Fernandez’s efforts to replace two Montezuma cypress trees “pruned”...

EDITORIAL: Your page: Addressing content provided by readers

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This space, like editorial and opinion pages across the country, might occupy a relatively small portion of our daily content, but it is one...

EDITORIAL: Big goal: WAC conference expansion boosts local football dreams

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Rio Grande Valley residents’ hopes of seeing college football got a shot in the arm with the announcement that the Western Athletic Conference, of which it...

LETTERS: Lost beach

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With the widespread development of Padre Island and the most recent visitor to the area — SpaceX —Boca Chica Beach has lost its luster...

COMMENTARY: Destination for hope

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The year 2020 and the impact of a global health crisis have disrupted lives and communities in nearly every way — emotionally, financially, mentally...

LETTERS: Tobacco still health hazard

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Smoking, vaping and e-cigarettes are a big “magnitude”; there are 38 million American adults still smoking, and 15% of Texas adults are current smokers, plus...

LETTERS: Remove Trump, perks of office

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We have never seen before, in our entire 240 years-plus history as a free nation, an attempted coup by a sitting president of the...