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Education and Exercise
Kids who exercise regularly do better in school, attend more classes, score higher in tests and feel better about themselves.
Mon May 20, 2013
Senators grill regent appointees, seek to end conflict
The appointees have to wait till they are confirmed by the senate before they can begin serving.
Ban on shark "finning" stifled in Senate
A proposal to crack down on the slaughter of sharks for their fins has stalled in the last stages of the state legislature.
Senate holds confirmation hearing on UT regents
Months after state lawmakers elevated a quiet feud with University of Texas System regents into a public spat, the Texas Senate is set to hold a confirmation hearing for new board members with just a week left in the session.
Fri May 17, 2013
Texas unemployment rate remains at 6.4%
The Texas Workforce Commission said Friday the state unemployment rate for April remains a full point below the national rate of 7.5%. Conversely, the Metropolitan Statistical Area of McAllen-Edinburg-Mission continues to lead the state with an April high of 10.5%. It was followed by Brownsville-Harlingen at 9.9%. The commission says Texas' ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
Alpheus Communications Enters into New NNI Agreement with Marcatel
Thanks to this alliance, companies of all sizes will now be able to increase their Ethernet reach across the U.S. and Mexico border using trusted transport solutions from two well-established network providers.
Hit and Run Driver Injures Texas TV Crew
Denisse Salinas , reporter for McAllen, TX, Telemundo affiliate KTLM , and photographer JJ Ramos were hospitalized after their news vehicle was struck by a hit and run driver Monday morning.
Sun May 12, 2013
Times Record News
Art on Green goes global
Contributed photo St. Louis, Mo.'s Abraham Mohler is busy at work on one of his sculptures.
The Family Badge
Rewards Offered for Two Most Wanted Sex Offenders
The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Juan Carlos Pena, 48, and Willie L. Sullivan, 57, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now offered for information leading to each man's capture.
Sat May 11, 2013
Additional artifacts discovered
Nicole D. Perez Publisher-Editor The discovery of artifacts on the property that will house the City of Alice multi-use complex has led to the finding of as many as five additional sites containing artifacts along Highway 281, archeologists said Thursday.
House panel rejects Hinojosa language for Valley medical school
A House panel on Friday scuttled a controversial plan being pushed by Sen. Juan Hinojosa , D-McAllen, to locate the first two years of medical education in Hidalgo County as part of a proposal to create a new mega university in the Rio Grande Valley.
Fri May 10, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Resident Gamer: 'Cave Story' [The Monitor, McAllen, Texas]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) May 10--My recent participation in a couple of campaigns on Kickstarter has put me in a retro-styled gaming mood.
Border agent charged with sexual assault
A South Texas U.S. Border Patrol agent has been arrested on a sexual assault charge after an incident with a woman he was guarding at a Corpus Christi hospital.
Wed May 08, 2013
Underserved Market Prompts 168-Unit Groundbreaking
Time is running out: RealShare Student Housing comes to Four Seasons Resort and Spa in Dallas on May 13 and 14, 2013.
Change to Valley university plan OK'd
The Texas Senate Higher Education committee Wednesday tinkered with the bill that would create a new University of Texas institution in the Rio Grande Valley, despite some members expressing hesitancy over changes in how the location of the university's future medical school would be determined.
Tue May 07, 2013
WLFI-TV West Lafayette
Traffic stop leads to 65-pound pot bust
Indiana State Police troopers arrested two people after they found 65 pounds of pot during a traffic stop on Monday.
El Paso Times
Calif. firm buys 5 El Paso industrial properties
Hager Pacific Properties, a California real estate firm, has acquired five El Paso industrial properties and six in McAllen as part of a $17 million sale, the firm reported Monday.
Mon May 06, 2013
Commissioners to consider EMS bids Tuesday
Anthony Ruiz News The Jim Wells County Commissioners' Court opened two sealed proposals for emergency medical and ambulance service for the county during Friday morning's special meeting, but tabled action on accepting or rejecting the proposals until a committee can review them.
School District Considers $1 Million Scoreboard
The Associated Press May 6, 2013 Weslaco, Texas- A South Texas town of 36,000 is considering spending $1 million for what it hopes would be the largest high school stadium scoreboard screen in Texas and possibly the country.
Sun May 05, 2013
School district considers $1 million scoreboard
A South Texas town of 36,000 is considering spending $1 million for what it hopes would be the largest high school stadium scoreboard screen in Texas and possibly the country.