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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Wind River’ a story of isolation, exclusion and disconnection

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BY BROOKE CORSOOn a stark, freezing night, a young woman tears barefoot across a snowy plain, the mountains and moon at her side. She...

SOUND ‘ROUND: Women staking their claim with a burgeoning sound

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BY JON LaFOLLETTEAMBER COFFMAN — CITY OF NO REPLY (COLUMBIA)A brief backstory concerning the lives of the semi-rich and semi-famous. Coffman first split with...

TOP SHELF: ‘Travel Light,’ a feminist answer to ‘The Hobbit’

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BY DAVID BOWLESIn 1954, J.R.R. Tolkien published his massive follow-up to his 1937 children’s book, “The Hobbit.” The three-volume work of fantasy known as...

REGIONAL RAMBLINGS: Anticipated cultural events

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BY EDUARDO MARTINEZThis week, we’re going to have a round-up of some of the most anticipated Tejano, conjunto, and cultural events of the month...

Arts center, San Benito spar over who “killed” Conjunto Festival

SAN BENITO — Both parties are blaming the other for a breakdown in negotiations to stage the annual Conjunto Festival.Yesterday, the leader of the...

Sales tax holiday, supply giveaways help families prepare for start of classes

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SAN JUAN — Tax-free weekend begins today, but several students got a head start during San Juan’s National Night Out at Mayfield Park.Usually held...

Fifth suspect charged in June murder

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McALLEN — Police have been tight-lipped about a murder investigation that has quietly unfolded over the past two months, resulting in five arrests since...

Local developer vies for Edinburg council seat

EDINBURG — A challenger for council member Place 2 emerged Thursday.Roland Villarreal, a local builder and developer, will face off against Gilbert Enriquez, who...

Four area districts may drop in financial ratings

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McALLEN — The Texas Education Agency released its preliminary financial accountability ratings for public school districts and public charter schools this week and at...
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