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Brownsville woman, Mercedes man charged in weekend homicide

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The Mercedes Police Department charged a Mercedes man and a Brownsville woman with murder for the shooting death of a 19-year-old woman. The suspects are...

USDA inspecting trees for citrus canker

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U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) employees in the Valley and surrounding counties are inspecting fruit trees for signs...

IDEA Public Schools in Cameron County awarded funds from the Elon Musk Foundation

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IDEA Public Schools announced its schools in Cameron County were awarded $459,000 from the Elon Musk Foundation. The money awarded will go towards enhancing science...

New migrant facilities crop up to ease crowding, again

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By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and AMY TAXIN Associated Press For the third time in seven years, U.S. officials are scrambling to handle a dramatic spike...

Port Isabel student a winner of Millionaire Club contest

PORT ISABEL — For five weeks, high school freshman Ghesline Medina and other GEAR UP students learned about money management and investment through a...

Police: 2 killed, 3 injured following shooting in Houston

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HOUSTON (AP) — Two people were killed and three others were injured following an early Monday morning shooting in Houston, according to police. Officers initially...

Chapters Ahead: MSA student to graduate at 15

When Christopher Thomas Phillippe began reading to his mother at age 2, chapters ahead in the hardcover book she was reading to him, his...

CDC: Half of US adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose

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Theresa Braine New York Daily News Half of all U.S. adults have received at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine, the federal government announced Sunday. The...

Dollar General begins 20,000-strong hiring blitz

Fast-growing Dollar General is planning to hire 20,000 new employees, from regional directors to managers to sales clerks to part-timers, beginning with a national...

Cowgirls golfers ready for regional

The Brownsville Porter girls golf team is small in numbers and experience, but their quality of play is putting the program back on the...