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Power outage in North McAllen causes traffic jams 

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UPDATE 2:30 p.m. McAllen city crews were able to restore power to eight of the 12 intersections, city officials announced Friday afternoon. Crews, however, continue to...

Cardinals open postseason with run-rule victory over Bobcats

HARLINGEN — Two big innings lifted the Harlingen High Cardinals to a bi-district-series-opening victory over Edinburg High on Thursday. Harlingen High played like the higher...

Sanchez scores late, stuns Loyal

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EDINBURG — Deadlocked at zero with four minutes left in regulation, the RGV FC Toros found themselves deep in San Diego Loyal SC territory. With...

Prosecutors: Texas man arrested in smuggling of 41 migrants

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Dallas man has been arrested on a charge of smuggling migrants after more than three dozen people were found...

EDITORIAL: Spreading help: As demand in U.S. wanes, we should  export vaccines

Conditions continue to improve across the United States with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. A significant number of Americans have been vaccinated against the...

Hidalgo Co. reports two COVID-19 deaths, 176 new cases

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There were two more deaths due to COVID-19-related complications and 176 more people tested positive for COVID-19, Hidalgo County reported Friday. The two deceased county...

Gulf shrimp season to end May 15

Commercial shrimp season for both Texas and federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico will end 30 minutes after sunset on May, 15. In order...

Top DHS official to visit the RGV; CBP announces expansion at Donna facility

The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is expected to visit the Rio Grande Valley on Friday afternoon. Mayorkas is expected to lead a...

Edinburg chief fires back at city

Embattled Edinburg Police Chief Cesar Torres filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the city of Edinburg on Wednesday, claiming the city gave him the option...

Main squeeze: Valley accordionists head to the finals in 15th annual competition

If he’s in front of a crowd, Johnny Joe Gutierrez puts on a bit more of a show when he plays his accordion. He’ll tap...