Learning curve: Mayor rates city’s first vaccine clinic

Brownsville's inaugural COVID-19 vaccine clinic was generally a success even though some things could have gone better. That's according to Mayor Trey Mendez, who noted...

Three Texas regions battered by coronavirus are out of intensive care beds

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By Megan Menchaca and Mandi Cai, Texas Tribune Health officials in Laredo — one of three Texas regions whose intensive care unit beds are full...

Texas lawmakers offered vaccine despite ineligibility

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin's top health authority is offering coronavirus vaccines to Texas lawmakers and their key staffers, regardless of whether they are...

Mitte moves forward: Parking lot construction to begin soon

Plans for a makeover of the segment Mitte Cultural District northeast of Ringgold Avenue between East 6th and East 7th streets are coming into...

From Baked Alaska to a guy with horns: notable riot arrests

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WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 125 people have been arrested so far on charges related to the violent insurrection led by supporters of President...

EDITORIAL: Your page: Addressing content provided by readers

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This space, like editorial and opinion pages across the country, might occupy a relatively small portion of our daily content, but it is one...

LETTERS: Tobacco still health hazard

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Smoking, vaping and e-cigarettes are a big “magnitude”; there are 38 million American adults still smoking, and 15% of Texas adults are current smokers, plus...

Trump extends national emergency proclamation

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Four days before President Donald Trump’s term in office expires, he issued a notice extending a national emergency proclamation — which cleared way for...

BISD employees sign up for vaccine

The Brownsville Independent School District is working proactively to be able administer COVID-19 vaccines to its employees, and when approval comes, to students. As of...

CVS and Walgreens under fire for slow pace of vaccination in nursing homes

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By Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News and Lauren Weber | Kaiser Health News The effort to vaccinate some of the country's most vulnerable residents against...