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Commercial shrimp season coming to an end

Commercial shrimp season for both Texas and federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico will end 30 minutes after sunset on May 15. In order...

Mendez tapped for network; NewDEAL think tank recognizes rising leaders

Brownsville Mayor Trey Mendez is among 19 state and local Democratic officials selected to join a NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders), a progressive, pro-growth...

2 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Cameron County

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

Advocacy group: Fully fund public education

BROWNSVILLE — Raise Your Hand Texas, a public education advocacy group, called on local leaders Thursday to wisely use their share of supplemental federal...

Brownsville PD turns to automated phone system

No longer will you hear “Brownsville Police Department how can I help you” when you call the department. An automated phone system has taken over...

Two Brownsville women graduate, set to pursue careers in medicine

Brownsville women Natalia Davila and Sonya Rivera Montes are graduating this weekend from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and are ready to...

Record electric demand expected this summer in Texas

With hot and dry conditions expected this summer and a growing population in Texas, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, is anticipating...

Youth continue to make up majority of COVID cases in RGV as 4 more...

Hidalgo County officials reported Thursday 110 people tested positive for COVID-19, in addition to two deaths related to the virus. Thursday’s deaths included a Mission...

UTRGV graduations begin Friday

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley returns to in-person Commencement after the COVID-19 pandemic left the university with no option last year but...

LETTERS: Political actions sought from Musk

Elon Musk, why so silent in the face of Texas’ plans for restrictive voting laws? And why so silent with Texas’ plans to restrict...