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Discrimination lawsuit filed: Former Brownsville South Padre Island airport assistant director claims retaliation

Shaun J. Kelly, former assistant director of the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport, filed a lawsuit against the city of Brownsville on July 21 alleging that he was fired for being gay.

US Rep. Gonzalez bill to help public employees get full retirement benefits

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, whose district includes Cameron, Kenedy, Kleberg, and Willacy counties and eastern Hidalgo County, has re-introduced H.R. 5342, the Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act of 2023 aimed at eliminating the Windfall Elimination Provision, establishing a new formula to ensure millions of public servants receive their full retirement benefits.

IDEA Public Schools hires new chief information officer

Idea Public Schools announced last week the hiring of its new chief information officer, Marlon Shears, to its executive team that assists in overseeing core functions throughout the public charter schools.

Vegan eatery in McAllen surpasses irrational carnivorous expectations

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Photo Gallery: RGV observes 22nd anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Residents in the Rio Grande Valley have never forgotten those lost on 9/11.

Ted Cruz challenger Roland Gutierrez stumps in the RGV

State Sen. Roland Gutierrez, D-San Antonio, used his weekend away from the Ken Paxton impeachment trial to make a couple of campaign stops in the Rio Grande Valley as the Democratic primary race to challenge Republican Sen. Ted Cruz heats up.

Musk says Starship ready: SpaceX head claims FAA to-do list complete

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Sept. 8 that it had closed its mishap investigation into the April 20 explosion of a Starship-Super Heavy over the Gulf of Mexico during its first orbital test flight attempt and was requiring 63 corrective actions on the part of SpaceX to prevent further such mishaps with subsequent launches.

Brownsville ceremony pays tribute to 9/11 victims, first responders

Federal, state and local law enforcement joined first responders Monday morning at the Veterans International Bridge to remember those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.