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Yoga in The Park

Yoga in the Park: Live Well, McAllen!

Mayor’s Wellness Council to host free, low-impact, outdoor exercise event as part of McAllen’s participation in the 2019 It’s Time Texas! Challenge

Edcouch Elsa High School to host Border Patrol “Head of the Class” Awards Ceremony

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol will be holding this school year’s third “Head of the Class” ceremony to honor high school seniors who demonstrate exemplary character and determination to succeed.

Traffic Fatalities, Injuries Edge Higher in Energy-Producing Areas of Texas

Booming energy production has brought jobs and economic gains to communities throughout Texas, but also an unintended consequence with a rise in traffic fatalities and injuries.
“President George H.W. Bush and his beloved wife Barbara left behind a legacy of service that will continue to inspire generations of Texans,” said Sen. Cornyn.

Cornyn Introduces Bill to Honor Former President George H.W. Bush with Presidential Coin

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) last week introduced the George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush Coin Act to authorize the immediate issuance of coins honoring President George H.W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush.

Corpus Christi on Short List of Preferred Locations for New Steel Dynamics Sheet Mill

The Corpus Christi region has been announced on the shortlist of preferred locations for Steel Dynamics Inc.’s new $1.8 billion steel mill project.
(Pictured) Leadership Mid Valley Class XIV: (Standing) Zach Sunderland, CHRE; JJ Serrano, HEB; Edgar Lopez, Royal Garden Flower Shop and Christina Yepez, Knapp Community Care Foundation. (Sitting) Laura Rangel, Hope Insurance Agency; Arielle Caraveo, Hidalgo Co. Precinct 1, Pl. 2; Angelina Lopez, Texas National Bank; Monica Resendez, Lone Star National Bank; Laura Lopez, LaserLux and Sara Walker. (not pictured – Smiley Quiroz, Burton Auto Supply)

Weslaco Chamber to host Leadership Mid Valley Mixer sponsored by LaserLux

The Weslaco Chamber of Commerce will host a Business After Hours Mixer in honor of Leadership Mid Valley Class XIV on Thursday, February 28 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Weslaco Business Visitor and Event Center.
“Let your people free,” President Trump

President Trump Vows ‘New Day’ for Venezuela

“Let your people free,” President Trump
STC DEMSA student Brianna Miranda displays her work with the Mexican Chrysina adelaida beetle at the Mid Valley Campus. Assisting instructor Dr. David Robacker, Miranda says she could be on the verge of identifying a new species of the beetle native to Mexico. The Dual Enrollment Medical Science Academy (DEMSA) at South Texas College is one of five academy programs enabling high achieving students to earn a college degree before they even graduate high school.  

DEMSA Students and Faculty at South Texas College Research potential New Species of Mexican...

Armed with a high-powered microscope, South Texas College dual student Brianna Miranda prepares a delicate routine as she readies a number of colorful beetles for her research.

The RGV Livestock Show & Rodeo Coming Soon and Better

Spring break is just around the corner and the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show and Rodeo (RGVLSR), one of the largest and oldest livestock shows and rodeo in South Texas is coming.

AG Paxton Recovers Record $236 Million for Texas in Medicaid Fraud Settlement

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Xerox Corporation and several of its former subsidiaries – including Conduent, Inc. – agreed to a $235.9 million settlement with the State of Texas to resolve a lawsuit brought under the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act (TMFPA)