Mark Reagan

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Mark Reagan is a reporter for The Monitor. He can be reached at mreagan@themonitor.com or at (956) 683-4437.

FERC weighs safety matters as Coast Guard OKs ship channel for LNG use

The U.S. Coast Guard says the Brownsville Ship Channel is capable of handling ship traffic related to Rio Grande LNG and Texas LNG, two...

NAFTA talks to resume today

With another round of NAFTA-reform negotiations getting underway, there’s much at stake in getting it right — or at least not screwing it up...

Workforce strategy spotlighted

Families in some of San Antonio’s poorest neighborhoods have been empowered economically thanks to Toyota’s targeted workforce-development strategy, and the same thing can happen...

Valley Interfaith leaders urge Congress to fix DACA

As President Donald Trump’s deadline for the expiration of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals quickly approaches, Valley Interfaith leaders gathered Tuesday morning to...

Baile del Sol kicks off 81st annual Charro Days celebration

Students from Brownsville’s schools danced the community into the 81st annual celebration of Charro Days Sunday afternoon with the Baile del Sol.Elizabeth Street in...

First cruise study is positive; Analysis: SPI has attributes necessary to attract industry

A preliminary study from SPI Cruise Group, a consortium of cruise industry experts evaluating South Padre Island’s potential as a port of call, concludes...

Brownsville company enjoys rebound thanks to hummus craze

Despite some tough times, the sesame seed has been very good to Dipasa USA Inc.Despite some tough times, the sesame seed has been very...

That morning drizzle isn’t going away for the drive home

If you don’t have to go outside, consider yourself lucky.Rio Grande commuters Tuesday morning faced constant drizzle on roadways during the morning drive to...

Trial at hand in Border Patrol killing

After more than three years of court hearings, the first of two men charged with capital murder for the 2014 shooting death of an...

Willacy to seek ultimate penalty

Nearly one century has passed since a person convicted and sentenced to death in Willacy County has been executed by the state of Texas.Nearly...