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Next Decade pledges improvements to ship channel

NextDecade Corporation, which plans to build the Rio Grande LNG liquefied natural gas export terminal at the Port of Brownsville, and the associated Rio...

Noon Fix: Edinburg mayor arraigned in illegal voting case; McAllen Memorial has a new...

Good afternoon, here are the stories trending on The Monitor's website. https://www.themonitor.com/2019/04/25/breaking-edinburg-mayor-wife-surrender-authorities-illegal-voting-charges/ https://www.themonitor.com/2019/04/25/mcallen-memorial-names-ashley-doffing-new-volleyball-coach/ https://www.themonitor.com/2019/04/25/hidalgo-county-court-reporters-receive-pay-bump/    

Update: Edinburg mayor’s organized election fraud charge may be a state milestone

Updated 4:38 p.m. The arrest of Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina on an engaging in organized election fraud charge is likely the first time an elected...

McAllen Memorial names Ashley Doffing new volleyball coach

Ashley Doffing has been selected as the new varsity volleyball head coach at McAllen Memorial High. Doffing, a graduate and former volleyball player for McAllen...

A look at Thursday’s weather

Thursday will be warm with clouds expected to clear later this morning in the Rio Grande Valley, according to the National Weather Service in...

Rio Grande City man suspected of shooting his cousin now in custody

The Rio Grande City man accused of shooting his cousin early Sunday morning surrendered to law enforcement Wednesday, according to the Starr County Sheriff's...

Noon Fix: Severe weather possible later today; Edinburg CISD bond election; Starr County investigators...

Good afternoon, here are some of the stories tending on themonitor.com. https://www.themonitor.com/2019/04/24/thunderstorms-possible-later-today-rio-grande-valley/ https://www.themonitor.com/2019/04/24/skepticism-ecisd-makes-pitch-220m-school-bond/ https://www.themonitor.com/2019/04/23/starr-county-investigators-raid-mission-law-firm/ https://www.themonitor.com/2019/04/24/la-joya-locks-last-playoff-spot-district-30-6a/

WATCH NOW: Edinburg CISD bond discussion

The Monitor is hosting a panel discussion on the upcoming Edinburg school district bond election as part of its Monitor Debate series. >> WATCH THE...

Thunderstorms possible later today for the Rio Grande Valley

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms Wednesday across deep South Texas, according to the National Weather Service in Brownsville. There is also a...

Body recovered on South Padre Island beach

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Authorities are investigating the drowning of an unidentified man who was pulled out of the beach Monday morning. The man is...