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UTRGV men’s basketball advances to the WAC semifinals

The fourth-seeded UTRGV men's basketball team hit 15 of its first 18 shots to win its first-ever Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Tournament game by...

Facebook says outages due to ‘server configuration change’

By MAE ANDERSON NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook went down for almost a full day across parts of North America and Europe, but it’s still...

Noon Fix: Beto announces presidential bid; UTRGV opens biomedical building; Cuellar secures funds for...

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Cuellar: 1,200 new CBP officers included in appropriation

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, announced in a statement Wednesday that he helped secure funding for several elements that would make ports of entry...

A look a Thursday’s weather

The Rio Grande Valley can expect a warm day with highs in the lower 80s and mid 70s on the coast, according to the...

Noon Fix: 2 dead, 5 hospitalized in wreck near La Joya; Leaders in Starr...

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UPDATE: 2 dead, 5 hospitalized in wreck near La Joya

Updated at 4:33 p.m. NEAR LA JOYA — The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Wednesday morning after a...

DPS working fatal crash in Hidalgo

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are on the scene of a fatal two-vehicle crash in Hidalgo, according to the agency. The crash occurred on...

A look at Wednesday’s weather

The Rio Grande Valley can expect a warm day with highs in the lower 90s and upper 80s across most the region, according to...
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VIDEO: Rabbi Kogan delivers prayer on House floor

Claudio J. Kogan, rabbi with Temple Emanuel in McAllen and recently appointed director of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine’s Institute for...