Noon Fix: Weslaco has lost 4 department heads since August ; Local art exhibit; Trump keeps pressure on Dems over border wall

Weslaco city commissioners stand for a photo with former city secretary Elizabeth Walker on Oct. 16, 2018. (Cristina M. Garcia | The Monitor)

Weslaco has lost 4 department heads since August 

In what proved to be an emotional morning in late June, former Weslaco Assistant City Manager Elizabeth Walker and parks and recreation Director David Arce waded through waist-deep flood water as they made their way to city hall.

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Moyer: Strong pieces not enough to save UVAL exhibit from lack of direction

This year’s “UVAL Annual Members Exhibition” at the Kika de la Garza Fine Arts Center in Mission offered more to think about than to see. Yes, there were a few positive art experiences in this show, which ended Saturday, but only a few compared to what we have come to expect from this group in the past.

In this Dec. 1, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to media at the G20 summit, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Trump is keeping the pressure on congressional Democrats over funding for his promised border wall, but a partial government shutdown could be averted this week with a stopgap measure as negotiations continue. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump keeps up pressure on Dems over border wall

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump kept up pressure Monday on congressional Democrats over funding for his promised border wall, even as lawmakers appeared likely to avert a partial government shutdown this week with a stopgap measure.