Tough year: Tight state revenues pose challenge for county

As with every start of every legislative session Cameron County’s wish list is long, especially after weathering a pandemic for most of a year,...

Pandemic leaves Texas with $1B deficit as virus still surges

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By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has created a nearly $1 billion deficit in the Texas state budget...

LUPE to local leaders: Demand president cancel visit

In the aftermath of the violent riot at the Capitol building members of La Union del Pueblo Entero are urging elected leaders to refuse...

Army leaders fighting distrust from soldiers at Fort Hood

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By ACACIA CORONADO and LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The skepticism in the rooms was palpable when U.S. Army leaders...

Lady Raiders’ strong season earns Avelar-Guerra top coach honor

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Brownsville Rivera coach Mary Elizabeth Avelar-Guerra was a little worried when the 2020 volleyball season first began. She knew the COVID-19 pandemic caused her players...

Big invasive shrimp were netted in ship channel in July

HARLINGEN — A voracious, cannibalistic predator that may eventually pose a threat to the $500 million-a-year Texas shrimp industry has turned up in the...

EDITORIAL: Rhetoric resonates: Let us learn form D.C. siege, seek more civility in politics

In 1933, as the Great Depression entered its darkest depths, President Franklin D. Roosevelt used his inauguration speech to calm unemployed and hungry masses,...

LETTERS: Disorder, disarray

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America is now at the point Rome was when that democracy fell — disorder and disarray. In Rome, some retired presidents (consuls), together with religious...

TU SALUD: Lining up for food in a pandemic

BY LISA MITCHELL-BENNETT It’s an unusually frigid December morning in South Texas. Many hours before the sun rises, the cars are lined up for at...

EDITORIAL: Rhetoric resonates: Let us learn form D.C. siege, seek more civility in politics

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In 1933, as the Great Depression entered its darkest depths, President Franklin D. Roosevelt used his inauguration speech to calm unemployed and hungry masses,...