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Dangerously high temps return to Valley for Memorial Day weekend

The official first day of summer is still a month away, though extreme summer-like weather just won’t leave the Rio Grande Valley alone.

Valley students can visit the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville for free this summer

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer?

Sen. Cornyn proposes withholding funding for Mexico over Valley’s water crisis

The Rio Grande Valley's reservoirs are not only running out of water, the region is running out of options.

Texas lawmakers urge Congress to block Mexico funding over failed water deliveries

A bipartisan, bicameral delegation of Texas lawmakers are urging Congress to withhold millions in funding from Mexico until that country makes good on its water debt to the United States.

44-year-old Atlanta man killed in Willacy County rollover crash

An Atlanta man was killed after being ejected from his vehicle in a rollover crash in Willacy County on Saturday.

Cameron County’s NINOS lands $26.7 million grant to fund Head Start

After more than 30 years as a community cornerstone, Neighbors in Need of Services is landing a $26.7 million federal grant.

Valley’s water woes prolonged as reservoir levels continue to plummet

As water levels continue to plummet at the two international reservoirs that supply the Rio Grande Valley with water, concern from local and federal leaders continues to mount.

Legislators challenge state’s ‘damaging’ decision impacting low-income health plans

State Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa along with 19 fellow South Texas legislators have penned a letter to Gov. Greg Abbott expressing concerns about the Driscoll Health Plan (DHP) potentially being replaced with a for-profit entity, which they fear would adversely impact low-income residents in the region and jeopardize nearly 500 jobs.

NWS outlook: Valley faces increasing hot, dry conditions

Like rain, good news is in short supply in the May-July outlook for the Rio Grande Valley and deep South Texas ranchlands from the National Weather Service Brownsville-RGV station.