Texans still face obstacles to collecting unemployment benefits

By Clare Proctor, Texas Tribune Inundated by millions of Texans trying to file claims for unemployment benefits, the Texas Workforce Commission has added four external...

San Benito commission reopens resaca trail

SAN BENITO — After weeks of debate, the city’s walking trails have reopened after a shutdown aimed at limiting exposure to the coronavirus. Earlier this...

Rescue, rehabilitate and release

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Individuals, groups and families are now able to visit this local nonprofit’s residents and patients again. After being closed since late...

Texas virus cases rise again after one-day dropoff

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The day after one of Texas' lowest new coronavirus case counts in six weeks, state health officials reported a spike...

Two Willacy jailers contract COVID-19

RAYMONDVILLE — Two Willacy County jailers have tested positive for the coronavirus, leading officials to test more than 40 employees Monday. On Monday, officials were...

Fashion Statements: Fabric store sees increase in sales due to face-mask makers

Animal print, sequins, satin, glittery and even metallics, are some of the fabric types residents have been purchasing at El Conquistador since the COVID-19...
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Nation, Valley demonstrators protest George Floyd death

In response to George Floyd's death on May 25, protests sparked across U.S. cities in the following days. These protests prompted a peaceful and...
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Report, footage reveal new details in religious vandalism case

A police report from McAllen Police Department and surveillance video from San Juan police revealed new details surrounding the investigation of vandalism to two different,...

Staying closer to loved ones

Nearly every day, Debbie Reiley came to see her mother at a nursing home. But more than two months ago, the nation’s coronavirus outbreak led...

Rising appraisals threaten downtown shops

HARLINGEN — After June Ramirez paid her property taxes and insurance, she was “cash broke.” That was in March, when federal guidelines and state and...