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Congressman seeks appointment of border czar

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By Farah Eltohamy, The Texas Tribune U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Democrat from Laredo, penned a letter alongside Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina,...

Four cases of the Delta variant reported in Hidalgo County

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Hidalgo County officials on Friday confirmed four new cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19, in addition to two deaths and another 415 new...

Plea deal reached in meth case

Fake documentation intended to fool port officials led to a secondary inspection and the discovery of more than 50 kilos of methamphetamine in a...

Justice Department urges Texas to halt new migrant order

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By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new order by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that allows state troopers to stop and...

Historic fishing tournament returns to South Padre

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David Gower began competing in the Texas International Fishing Tournament at age 12, following in the footsteps of two generations of family before him....

Federal red snapper season closing Aug. 5

The recreational red snapper season in gulf waters ends Aug. 5, but the good news is the state season continues. Red snapper season in federal...

Coldwell Banker Commercial expands RGV presence

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McALLEN — Coldwell Banker Commercial Rio Grande Valley announced this week that it is joining forces with McAllen-based commercial real estate brokerage Pointer Realty. The...

Mexican health and maquila industry officials begin vaccinating border residents

As part of a bi-national effort to vaccinate Mexican nationals along the border, Mexican health authorities vaccinated approximately 13,000 individuals on Wednesday and expect...

Space city: Musk’s employees converge on Brownsville

Brownsville has become increasingly thick with SpaceX employees in recent days as the company races toward the biggest launch event so far at its...

Brownsville woman charged in Mercedes murder case arraigned

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A 37-year-old Brownsville woman accused of helping a romantic partner help kill a 19-year-old woman in April pleaded not guilty Thursday afternoon to a...
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