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Harlingen student wins virtual RGV spelling bee

HARLINGEN — Speechless. That was Ethan Taw’s first reaction when he learned he spelled “rabbinic” correctly on Saturday and won the 33rd Annual Rio Grande...

Bishop: Catholics should get any vaccine available to them

BROWNSVILLE — Bishop Daniel E. Flores, of the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville, is encouraging all Catholics in the Rio Grande Valley to get whatever...

LETTER: Integrity needed from our officials

A shameful collage of our government’s hierarchy has ascended to global centerfold status. It appears not as a picture of inspiring hope, but as...

LETTER: Trump, GOP questioned

The first time Donald Trump was impeached, those who acquitted him seemed to be wearing blinders. They couldn’t see the wrong he was accused...

LETTER: Cruzes set bad example

With all the anger and frustration over Ted Cruz’s flight to Cancun, Mexico, what occurred to me first is: What kind of message did...

COMMENTARY: Blackouts, health care

My fellow Texans, I am as frustrated and distraught as many of you by last month’s infrastructure failures across our state. Thirteen million Texans were...

EDITORIAL: Not just stats: Pandemic changes lives more than we may think

COVID-19 has had the Rio Grande Valley — and the world — in its grips for a year now. It was a hard blow...

St. Joseph basketball teams lose in third round

Brownsville St. Joseph’s decorated basketball seasons came to a close Saturday after a TAPPS Elite Eight doubleheader at Beeville Jones. The TABC No. 6 Lady...

UTRGV falls to Tarleton State in regular-season finale for fifth straight loss

EDINBURG — After being sufficiently out-rebounded in their Western Athletic Conference series opener against Tarleton State, UTRGV badly needed a rebound win in their...

Brownsville leaders reflect on one year of virus

March marks a year since the first reported cases of COVID-19 in our community. Just a few weeks before, while the cases were soaring...