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Sand Dollars for Success: City of SPI EDC opens grant program application

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From restaurants and clothing stores to flower shops, existing and startup businesses in this coastal city have the chance to...

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Civil rights group files lawsuit over US immigration policy requiring wait in Mexico

Cartel kidnappings, gang rape, disappearances and floating bodies — these terrors fill the affidavits provided by asylum seekers recounting their experiences in Mexico for...

Texas shows 450 new COVID deaths as state toll nears 33,000

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas state health officials reported 450 new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as fatalities rapidly mount after a recent surge in...

Valley reps look ahead to Biden’s first 100 days

The inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris signified a change in the country as Democrats officially took control of both...
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Weslaco school board nixes negotiations with law firm

WESLACO — School board trustees here continued to butt heads over which law firm to hire as the district’s general counsel at a special...

STEM program snags grantl Almost $300K for ‘new space entrepreneurs

The Expanding Frontiers “New Space Entrepreneurs in Residence Apprenticeship” program has been granted $299,643 by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, one of seven organizations...

Mexico, world hopes for renewed cooperation under new US president

LORNE COOK and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Leaders across the globe welcomed the arrival of U.S. President Joe Biden and the...

Public asked to help find double-homicide suspect from Mission

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to track down a 28-year-old Mission man accused of shooting and killing his...

With a Democrat back in the White House, Texas Republicans prepare to go on offense

By Emma Platoff Democrats are headed back to the White House, and Texas Republicans are gearing up to go back on offense. For eight years under...

Biden to pause border wall construction, issue protections for DACA recipients

On the same afternoon he’s sworn in as the nation’s 46th president, Joe Biden will take executive actions that will undo several of former...

Lyford picks up key district win over Monte Alto

LYFORD — The Lyford Bulldogs have been playing their home basketball games without fans at Veterans Gym, but that didn’t mean there was any...

Low-income Texans struggle to find doctors as state boots Planned Parenthood off Medicaid

By Shannon Najmabadi, Texas Tribune Planned Parenthood employees are scrambling to help find new doctors for thousands of low-income patients after Texas officials and a...

Texas administered 1.7 million vaccines, prepares to receive 333,000 more

By Karen Brooks Harper, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday said his health priorities for this year’s legislative session include expanding telemedicine across the...

LETTERS: Remove Trump, perks of office

We have never seen before, in our entire 240 years-plus history as a free nation, an attempted coup by a sitting president of the...

COMMENTARY: Destination for hope

The year 2020 and the impact of a global health crisis have disrupted lives and communities in nearly every way — emotionally, financially, mentally...

Garth Brooks to perform at Joe Biden inauguration

Brian Niemietz, New York Daily News He’s got friends in high places. Crossover country star Garth Brooks will perform at Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday. The “Friends...

Should I get a COVID-19 vaccine if I’ve had the virus?

(AP) - Should I get a COVID-19 vaccine if I've had the virus? Yes. Regardless of previous infection, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

US hits 24 million COVID-19 cases

David Matthews New York Daily News The United States surpassed 24 million COVID-19 cases Monday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. At least 398,307...

Texas reports 10,000 new COVID-19 cases, 46 more deaths

DALLAS (AP) — Texas reported more than 10,000 new cases of COVID-19 Monday and 46 more deaths from the disease caused by the novel...