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Season closer at Motorsports Park met with obstacles

EDINBURG — It was a slow start on the last day of the mud drag racing season at the Edinburg Motorsports Park yesterday afternoon.While...

Rallying for Hillary: Congressman Castro speaks at local Clinton rally

EDINBURG — When U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro stepped onto a stage under a blue-and-white-striped tent during a rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton,...

Dia de los Muertos event hosted at MOSTHistory

EDINBURG — Despite the cemetery on display at the Museum of South Texas History and dozens of people walking around as calaveras, or skeletons,...

Basilica honors migrants: Annual festival held to recognize field workers

SAN JUAN — If it were not for the migrants of the Rio Grande Valley, the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady...

Nine dead after weekend shootout in Tamaulipas

MARAMOROS — Two separate law enforcement-involved shootouts in Tamaulipas over the weekend left nine men dead, according to a pair of press releases from...

Drunk in public most common Spring Break crime

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Nearly every seat was taken inside a small courtroom at City Hall on Thursday morning. None of the 32 people...

Spring Break experience differs for women, men

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — While lounging on the beach Wednesday afternoon, Abbie Brincefield’s sorority sister dozed off. Soon after, two men approached the sleeping...

Empowerment from above: Free aviary flights given to inspire young girls

EDINBURG — Buckled into a helicopter for the first time in her life, 6-year-old Hailey was visibly apprehensive about going up into the sky...

Pro-life marchers rally and pray

McALLEN — The corner occupied by the Whole Woman’s Health Clinic was flooded by pro-life marchers early yesterday morning.By 10 a.m., the abortion clinic’s...

Persistent gusts leave thousands without electricity

McALLEN - Persistent 40 mile-per-hour winds left nearly 9,000 residents without electricity Saturday afternoon.Gusts blowing through the Rio Grande Valley since early Friday morning...