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The Nose Knows: A Border Patrol K-9 Alerts Agents to Heroin

U.S. Border Patrol agents discover more than 10 pounds of dangerous narcotics on a commercial bus.

RGV FC Face OKC on the Road

The Rio Grande Valley FC (0-5-2) look to rebuild and focus on the matchup at OKC Energy FC (1-3-2) on Saturday, August 15. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. CST and will be broadcasted nationally on ESPN+.

VLB Partners with City of Mission to Manage Texas State Veterans Cemetery

Today, Chairman of the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and the City of Mission join together to announce the City will serve as the primary entity responsible for maintenance and day to day operations of the Rio Grande Valley Texas State Veterans Cemetery.

COVID-19 takes the lives of 30 more people in Hidalgo County; another 508 test...

Thirty residents have died due to complications related to COVID-19 and 508 people tested positive for the virus bringing the total number of positive cases to 21,275.

BAD IDEA: Uber and Lyft Ordered to Stop Classifying Drivers as Independent Contractors

On Monday, a decision from the California Superior Court ordered Uber and Lyft to reclassify their workers from independent contractors to employees with all the legal requirements that attach to being an employee.

STC first in Texas, third nationwide for enrolling and graduating Latinos

South Texas College has been ranked in the Top 3 nationwide, and No. 1 in Texas for enrolling and graduating Latinos according to Excelencia in Education.

Cornyn: Texas Small Businesses to Receive $18.6 Million in COVID-19 Relief Grants

The Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $18.6 million to numerous small businesses across Texas in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants, U.S. Senator John Cornyn announced today.

Businesses Need Clarity on Payroll Tax Deferral

The Trump administration’s good-intentioned move to defer payroll taxes needs more clarity, stated the U.S. Chamber in a letter sent to the Treasury Department yesterday.

Valley History in Comic Books

José Alaniz, an Edinburg native, has created a comic collection that highlights Rio Grande Valley history. For the first time, Alaniz will present his comic collection during the Sunday Speaker Series Online presentation titled “The Phantom Zone and Other Stories: An Author’s Talk” at 2 p.m. Aug. 23 on Facebook Live.

Road Closure for Bicentennial Boulevard Extension Project

As the City of McAllen continues to move forward with the Bicentennial Boulevard road extension project, construction of the roadway intersection of Northgate Lane and Bicentennial Boulevard will cause a road closure along Northgate Lane.