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Volunteer seed-collection moves to Laguna Atascosa

HARLINGEN — An ongoing effort to fortify seed stocks of native plants moves to Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge this Saturday. From 8 a.m. to...

For local companies, Mexico tariffs open can of uncertainty

Tariff Tactics AIM Media Texas newspapers, The Monitor, Valley Morning Star and Brownsville Herald, partnered to produce a series of stories gauging the impact on...

Valley braces for withering temps as high as 111

HARLINGEN — Read it and weep — and definitely sweat. Late spring in the Rio Grande Valley is showing a brutal side, with dangerous temperatures...

Arrest involving key chain leads to legalizing brass knuckles

HARLINGEN — It took the arrest of one young woman to change the state law on brass knuckles. Two years after easing what proponents called the...

Plastics firm brings 20 jobs to Harlingen

HARLINGEN — A plastics manufacturing firm is headed to the Harlingen Industrial Park. The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation announced last week that PolySachi Polymers, LLC...

Poacher patrol: Out at sea, this border battle is fought in boats

HARLINGEN — In the sun-blasted, wind-riven waters between the South Padre Island jetties and the mouth of the Rio Grande, a different kind of...

Investment giant Goldman Sachs to add Valley presence

HARLINGEN — Multinational investment bank Goldman Sachs is coming to the Rio Grande Valley. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has entered into an acquisition agreement to...

Brownsville captain lands foot-long Asian tiger shrimp

HARLINGEN — The phrase “jumbo shrimp” doesn’t really do it justice. The captain and owner of a Brownsville shrimp boat is showing off the biggest...

New TJ Maxx store coming to Harlingen

HARLINGEN — One of the top 20 U.S. retailers is bringing its clothing lines to Harlingen. TJ Maxx, a low-cost seller of women’s and men’s...

CVS shutting down two Rio Grande Valley pharmacies

HARLINGEN — Retail pharmacy giant CVS is closing 46 of what it calls “underperforming” locations, including stores in Brownsville and Rio Grande City. The drugstore...