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Widespread power outages in the Valley

The thunderstorms and heavy rains are causing widespread power outages across the Rio Grande Valley. AEP Texas is reporting more than 6,000 customers are without...

Texas governor signs law banning abortions early as 6 weeks

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas became the largest state Wednesday with a law that bans abortions before many women...

2 more virus deaths reported in Cameron County

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

TPWD releases 2021-22 hunting season dates

The promised additional days for the Special White-Winged Dove Days are now official. The enhanced white-winged season was announced months ago, and now the Texas...

Mix of senior leadership, rising stars leads to monumental Cardinals season

At the start of the 2021 season, the Harlingen High Cardinals set a goal they reach for every year: to win a district championship. They...

238 new COVID cases in RGV; Abbott’s mask order ‘worrisome’

Another 238 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Rio Grande Valley on Tuesday as well as six more deaths related to the...

Texas ending mask mandates in schools starting in June

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday that public schools must end mask requirements starting in June and ordered Texas' cities and...

On its way: Flash flood watch issued for RGV

It could be a drought-breaker, but first we have to get through it. The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a flash flood watch...

Los Fresnos senior named Forty Acres Scholar

Brownsville resident and Los Fresnos High School Class of 2021 salutatorian Mia Rodriguez has been named a recipient of the Forty Acres Scholars Program...

RGV congressmen: File taxes before June 15 to receive child tax credit

As part of the American Rescue Plan, congressmen in the Rio Grande Valley urge families to file their 2020 taxes before the June 15...