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Facilities need help

As a social work student, I was shocked when I learned about the reality of assisted living facilities in the state of Texas. The...

COMMENTARY: Building fire protection

By Eugene Fernandez On May 8, 1908, Mayor Frederic Combe’s administration carried out an overhaul of Market Square, whitewashing it and proposing that screens be...

COMMENTARY: A primer on the coronavirus

NURA SALHADAR, MY TURN As a recent public health graduate, I have found it surreal to watch a major public health crisis unfold before my very...

LETTERS: Where are city leaders?

For the first time we have had to deal with something fatal called the coronavirus. Where are the seven city commissioners whom we elect into...

LETTERS: Pelosi Blasted

Thank you, Nancy Pelosi! The next time I visit the Kennedy Center in New York City, I’ll send you a thank-you note. Of course, I...

LETTERS: Advocate for children

April was National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and CASA of Cameron-Willacy is raising awareness of the need for more dedicated members of the community...

EDITORIAL: Here to help: Ending DACA would remove thousands of health workers

The ongoing coronavirus crisis has drawn the attention of many Americans, including government officials, away from many issues. One topic that might have taken...

LETTERS: Conservatism created crisis

First: “A hoax!” Lately: “I felt it was a pandemic long before it was called a pandemic.” President Trump and rightwing media accused Democrats of...

LETTERS: Abortion ban not supported

I believe concerned citizens must speak out whenever government is used to impose an ideology on the people, especially those who are most vulnerable....

LETTERS: Rescue bill pork-filled

I sent this letter to some of our U.S. representatives: Subject: $2.2 trillion ... rescue bill passed the week of March 23, 2020 —...