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Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings

By JIM VERTUNO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas moved a big step closer to arming more teachers and school personnel as a way...

Botanist, author speaks on desert plants in Weslaco

HARLINGEN — Botanist and author Michael Eason, an expert on the plants of Texas, will speak on the “Flora of the Chihuahuan Desert” on...

Tax notices sent out to delinquent real estate accounts

  Cameron County Tax Assessor Collector Tony Yzaguirre Jr. has announced that his office has mailed out 29,894 delinquent tax notices for real estate accounts...

Tax notices sent out to delinquent real estate accounts

Cameron County Tax Assessor Collector Tony Yzaguirre Jr. has announced that his office has mailed out 29,894 delinquent tax notices for real estate accounts...

Honorary Alton PD captain dies after battle with cancer

Brandon Tadeo Alvarez, a boy who was sworn in as an honorary Alton Police Department captain earlier this month, died Wednesday morning following a...

Women’s clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores

BROWNSVILLE — Dressbarn, the women’s clothing chain that’s been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores. There are two Dressbarn...

Lopez-Singleterry announces candidacy for appellate court

Judge Nereida Lopez-Singleterry announced her candidacy Monday for the Place 6 justice post on the 13th Court of Appeals. The appellate court hears civil and...

MMA parade, graduation ceremony set for Saturday

HARLINGEN — Marine Military Academy will hold its 53rd Annual Commencement Ceremony Saturday at 11 a.m. in Colonel Philip J. Yeckel Memorial Hall. Jason Hiller,...

New pavilion opens at Isla Blanca Park

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND – Starting today, the public can enjoy the features and amenities of the new Sandpiper Pavilion at Isla Blanca Park, including...