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New anti-COVID-19 program training workers to sanitize

HARLINGEN — You may not have heard of the local education nonprofit, or know the Texas A&M engineers or the Hollywood actor involved, but...

News analysis: Judging atomic bomb today needs perspective of history

HARLINGEN — The bomb, nicknamed “Little Boy,” was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, 75 years ago Thursday by the B-29 Superfortress the Enola Gay. Components of...

Tax-free school supplies weekend set for Aug. 7-9

HARLINGEN — The school year may be delayed, but the tax-free weekend to buy scholastic supplies and other items is still on. The annual tax-savings...

Massive Spectrum outage covers much of country

HARLINGEN — Spectrum internet, television and phone service continued to suffer major outages across the country Tuesday, including much of Texas. Locally, Spectrum’s television, internet...

Massive Spectrum outage covers much of country

HARLINGEN — Spectrum internet, television and phone service continued to suffer major outages across the country Tuesday, including much of Texas. Locally, Spectrum’s television, internet...

In per-capita COVID deaths, Texas ranks No. 28

HARLINGEN — As the grim reaping of COVID-19 continues across the globe, the death toll from the coronavirus here in the United States shows...

Island refuge weathers twin storms of COVID-19, Hanna

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — If one takes a cue from the egrets, pelicans and alligators, little appears amiss on the breezy shores of the...

As Mexico dithers on water releases, impacts loom on U.S. side

HARLINGEN —Whiskey’s for drinking, and water’s for fighting over. U.S. officials have reiterated their demand that Mexico take immediate action to redress their massive water...

Bass Pro permanently closes café, bowling alley

HARLINGEN — Grabbing a bite to eat and a beer are all in the past at Bass Pro Shops Harlingen following the permanent closing...

City officials say changes to drainage system helped tame Hanna

HARLINGEN — At least Hurricane Hanna was polite. The Category One storm that rolled across the Rio Grande Valley on Saturday night and Sunday morning,...