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Protesters demand family reunification

McALLEN — Protesters rallied Saturday to decry the separation of immigrant parents from their children by U.S. border authorities, while Democratic lawmakers said they...

For RGV FC positivity is a rare commodity, necessity as they welcome second-best team

EDINBURG — The RGV FC Toros, who sit in 16th place in the 17-team Western Conference, host the second-place Phoenix Rising at 7:30 tonight...

Congressman urges feds to help fund flood control project

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, asked the federal government Friday to help fund the Raymondville Drain, a regional flood relief project 30 years in...

Mission schools name sole finalist for superintendent position

MISSION— After a night of interviews and deliberation, Mission school district trustees voted unanimously to name Carolina “Carol” Perez the sole finalist for the...

Cuellar announces nearly $600 million in aid to Central American countries

As the debate continues over how to address the surge of Central American migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, the appropriations committee of the...

Border separations bring Cornyn, Cruz together in Valley for first time

WESLACO — The two Texas senators walked through the immigrant detention center in Brownsville and met mothers not separated from their children, a bit...

Man convicted in 2015 burned bodies case

EDINBURG — After four hours of deliberation Friday, a jury found Hector Alvarado guilty of capital murder in what the state called a “horrific,...

Border leaders: What’s next?

WESLACO — The right thing to do.Such was the sentiment Friday from U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn at a summit inside the...

Officials: Mid-Valley drainage infrastructure, floodway operated as expected

Less than 24 hours after the Mid-Valley was hit with relentless rainfall over a four-hour period Wednesday, much of Weslaco and Mercedes remained flooded...

First lady makes surprise visit to migrant children’s shelter

McALLEN — Melania Trump made an unannounced visit Thursday to the Rio Grande Valley, where she toured a children’s detention center and got a...