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A look at Friday’s weather

Expect sunny skies and low humidity Friday for the Rio Grande Valley, according to the National Weather Service in Brownsville. High temperatures will be warm,...

Tigers knock out Chargers, advance to state

BY STEFAN MODRICH | STAFF WRITER BROWNSVILLE — Valley View was hungry from the opening kickoff, and the Tigers (18-13) were on the hunt for...

State defies Congress voter roll review

BY ALEXA URA | THE TEXAS TRIBUNE AUSTIN — Facing an investigation over the state’s botched efforts to screen its voter rolls for noncitizens, the...

Fonseca, Flores sisters, others shine at the college level

BY TJ GARCIA | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR McALLEN – It was only a matter of time for Gabrielle Fonseca. Coming out of high school in...

Nurse’s transition from Vipers to Raptors a comfortable one

SCOTT HARRISON | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR NOTE:  This is one in a series that looks at former RGV Vipers coaches who are now...

COMMENTARY: Keep NPR in the Rio Grande Valley

KATHY TRENFIELD RAINES | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR  I read with great distress about the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville’s decision to sell its two National...

Hartenstein: A big man with bigger goals

SCOTT HARRISON | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR One of the reasons for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers successful season has been the contributions of Isaiah...

Surface Treatment: Sensual, intelligent exhibit on display at South Texas College

NANCY MOYER | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR “Sensoria” offers a selection of acclaimed San Antonio artist Jesse Amado’s work, including a focus on his dynamic...

Advice: Sometimes you need to take a pause

I wish learning to pause was a mandatory class in elementary. Teaching a child how to pause before he or she responds to an...

Garden View: Planting seeds with your child

BARBARA STORZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Gardening with a child is a great way to plant the seeds of knowledge. When you plant seeds...