Daniel A. Flores

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Daniel Flores is a staff writer for The Monitor. He can be reached at dflores@themonitor.com

‘Running saved my life’: Local cancer survivor to run McAllen Marathon relay with family

For Joey Buitron, participating in Sunday’s McAllen Marathon relay with his family is about more than just a race. It’s a celebration of an...

Weslaco offers water payment extension, waives fees for federal employees

Weslaco will grant an extension for water payments and is waiving an arrangement fee for federal employees who provide proper documentation, according to a Thursday...

National Butterfly Center director to testify against border wall before congressional committee

National Butterfly Center Executive Director Marianna Treviño-Wright is expected to testify before the House Committee on Natural Resources on Wednesday in Washington. "I'm honored to...
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VIDEO: Protesters gathered before President Trump arrived in McAllen

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Mission man adopts Santa persona that harkens back to simpler times

"Once my beard started turning white, it was sort of a must."

Noon Fix: LUPE’s Christmas posada draws parallel between nativity, immigration; PSJA ISD’s $26M renovation...

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Edinburg Catholic church restores near-century-old altar

Labus said it was important to appreciate the contributions of the past, and the patrimony — one’s cultural inheritance — had been neglected in some ways over the last 50 years.

Slamming Convention: Back for more, PSJA Southwest wrestling production highlights school’s black box theater

The show is particularly relevant, PSJA Southwest Theatre Director Charlie Palacios said, because of the “political and racist ties it has to it. This was a perfect time to do it.”

Deported vet laid to rest, honored for his service

The late veteran received a hero’s welcome back to the country that twice deported him, complete with full military funeral honors — a 21-gun salute, taps, and presenting of the flag to the next of kin.

McAllen Fire Department releases 2019 calendar

2019 will be sizzling with the McAllen Fire Department's inaugural calendar.