J. Edward Moreno

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J. Edward Moreno is a digital content producer for The Monitor. He can be reached at emoreno@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4433.

UTRGV study: About 3 in 4 RGV residents oppose border wall

In Spring 2018, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Center for Survey Research & Policy Analysis conducted the 2018 RGV Our Voice/Nuestra Voz...

McAllen teen pens book on cyberbullying

At age 16, Omar Arafat just became a published author. Better known for his social media handle, @WhoaOmar, the McAllen teen boasts a following on...

USDA urges Rio Grande Valley residents to consume or dispose of citrus on trees

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is urging residents of the Rio Grande Valley to consume or dispose of any ripe citrus produced on their...

Grand Champion steer sells for $22,000 at RGVLS

MERCEDES — On a brisk Saturday morning students from across the Rio Grande Valley showed the animals they had been raising all year one...

Worker reaches settlement over wages, harassment

Carmen Garza still can’t talk about it without shedding a tear. For five years, she worked as a home health provider through IPH Primary Home...

To the Xtreme: Professional cowboys compete in bull riding at livestock show

MERCEDES — Elliot Jacoby sat on top of a young bull, sweating as it kicked repeatedly inside the metal enclosure. Once the gates opened,...

Ex-director sues Housing Authority for firing

The former executive director of the Edinburg Housing Authority has filed a lawsuit against the agency claiming wrongful termination. Rodolfo Ramirez served as director of...

Women We Love: ‘Busy body’ reflects on 60 years of public service

Editor’s Note: In observance of Women’s History Month, The Monitor is recognizing local women who inspire us. This is the second of eight profiles...

6th annual RGV Climate March calls for action against border wall

MISSION — Over 100 people marched Sunday from the National Butterfly Center’s entrance to the the edge of the property  — on the edge...

Mission man reunited with fire rescuers

MISSION — On Dec. 11, 91-year-old Bob Hensley woke up to dense smoke filling his Mission home. His caretaker was gone for the day and...