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Making History: Three female Valley Marine recruits to train in San Diego

Two young women from Brownsville and one from Harlingen will be members of the first platoon of 60 female U.S. Marine Corps recruits to...

Droughts, high temperatures on the horizon

Get ready for some very dry conditions over the next several months as above average temperatures and below average precipitation are in the forecast. According...

Costume change: Textile museum merges with BHA

Changes are happening at the Costumes of the Americas Museum in Brownsville. The museum, which opened in Dean Porter Park in 2005, merged with the...

Brownsville receives $90,000 from partners for broadband access

The City of Brownsville announced during an online press conference on Friday that Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc will donate $75,000 and...

Texas sues Biden administration over deportation memo

The state of Texas sued the Biden administration on the same day a pause on deportations began for “certain noncitizens.” The lawsuit, filed Friday in...

27 more COVID-19 deaths in the region

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Twenty-one more deaths linked to COVID-19 symptoms were confirmed in Hidalgo County on Friday, bringing the death toll to 2,361. Hidalgo last reported a death...

Vela talks DNC post; RGV congressman tapped as vice chair

It doesn’t take too much imagination to speculate why President Joe Biden tapped U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela Jr. as a vice chairman of the...

All-Metro Football: Teo Ong leaves his mark as defensive player of the year

Brownsville St. Joseph senior defensive back Sean Teo Ong didn’t know anything about football when he first started playing in middle school. He joined the...

UTRGV makes long-awaited return to volleyball court

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Todd Lowery’s experience as an NAIA coach is coming back to help him. After more than 425 days without competing against another team, the UTRGV...

COVID cases up by 750 in Hidalgo County as 17 die 

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Hidalgo County officials reported 17 COVID-19 related deaths and an additional 750 positive cases of the virus Thursday, raising the case tally here to...