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SpaceX may have to wait for second orbital launch attempt at Boca Chica Beach

The Federal Aviation Administration says it should be finished with the safety review for SpaceX’s application for a second Starship orbital launch license by the end of October.

Harlingen promotes public works director to assistant city manager

HARLINGEN — The city’s new assistant city manager is onboard.

RGVSports.com Athletes of the Week – 09/18/23

Meet the RGVSports.com Athletes of the Week. Athletes are voted on by the RGVSports.com sports staff with input from coaches and organizations in each...

Mission area sisters are a TikTok sensation over their wholesome haircut video

Before Labor Day, Valentina Zamarripa and her family were going about their lives fairly quietly. The happy family of seven had just moved to Mission from Florida in August and fell in love with the Rio Grande Valley. They work, go to school, attend golf practice, and sometimes they go on TikTok for a laugh or to make a fun video of their own.

Tovar completes film, ‘Kingman Stables,’ at family’s Sebastian ranch

SEBASTIAN — They don’t know much about horses, but they want to develop their father’s horse stables into a fine commercial enterprise to honor his legacy.

Falcons pick up win before District 32-6A opener

LOS FRESNOS — The Falcons have not won a district title since 2019, but that could change this season. Los Fresnos enters District 32-6A play...

Websites rank TSTC’s Dental Hygiene program among best in Texas

HARLINGEN — Texas State Technical College’s Dental Hygiene program is among the top 15 dental hygiene programs for 2023 in Texas according to NursingProcess.org, and among the best colleges with dental hygiene degrees for 2024 in Texas as compiled by Niche.com.

TSTC grad trains teachers with creative educational technology at area school district

HARLINGEN — Texas State Technical College alumnus Mark Anthony Pinon is proud of the trajectory that his life has taken, from working in the construction industry to currently working with instructional technology at the Lyford Consolidated Independent School District.

TSTC students, instructors share devotion to patient care during National Surgical Technologists Week

HARLINGEN — Surgical technicians ensure a sterile and organized environment for a surgical team, and their dedication to patient care is shared by the Surgical Technology program at Texas State Technical College — especially during National Surgical Technologists Week from Sept. 17 to 23.

Aerial Assault: Bears let it fly, soar past Eagles for first win

PHARR — PSJA High quarterback Jaime Lopez threw for nearly 400 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Bears past the Brownsville Hanna Eagles...