Noon Fix: Burger King looks to force the sale 37 South Texas restaurants; Weslaco water plant bribery case; Former city of Donna employee arrested; Progreso soccer

The temporary closure of this Burger King at 1902 S. 77 Sunshine Strip in Harlingen caused by a pest problem has bloomed into a major legal case as the hamburger chain seeks to force a sale of 37 South Texas franchises. (Valley Morning Star)

Good afternoon. Here are some of the stories trending on themonitor.com from Thursday morning.

Burger King sues Texas firm, seeks to force store sale

More charges filed against Weslaco bribery defendants

Former Donna public works director arrested

Progreso Red Ants led by defense, another experienced senior class