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  1. Warning: Forecasters issue heat index alertRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | The Brownsville Herald

    The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a heat index alert which will be in effect for Cameron and Willacy counties through next Thursday. Weather forecasters said heat indices, which are a combination of temperature and humidity in the air, could rise to between 105 and 110 degrees for several hours each afternoon through next week.

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  2. Coffee and bicycles under one roof on East 7th StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    Cycles 7th and Park Coffee owner Graham Sevier stands on the foundation of his future coffee shop in downtown Brownsville. People who are serious about bikes and people who are serious about coffee will soon have a place in Brownsville to indulge both passions.

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  3. 10 Brownsville students receive scholarship to A&MRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Michael A. Hernandez III of the The Hernandez Foundation donates $1,070,000 to create the Brownsville Scholars Program Thursday morning during a press conference together with the Texas A&M Foundation at IBC Bank along Ruben M. Torres Boulevard. The Brownsville Scholars Program will partner with Texas A&M University in College Station.

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  4. RGV Boxing: Tapia set for title fight in PharrRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville featherweight Johnny "Blaze" Tapia fights for a Texas title belt at 126 pounds in the main event of Friday's Border Wars IV boxing show at Boggus Ford Events Center in Pharr. Doors open at 7 p.m. with the first fight scheduled for 8 p.m. Cavazos Boxing Promotions, celebrating its 15th year of promoting fights in the Valley, is presenting the event.

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  5. Stance on guns draws criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Brownsville Herald

    When there is a San Bernardino or Orlando in Austin, Houston, Dallas or some other Texas city, what will our Texas senators have to say when asked why they voted against the two common-sense gun bills on the Senate floor on June 20? Will Sen. Ted Cruz hide behind his personal interpretation of the Second Amendment to the Constitution on the right of all people to purchase and possess military-type assault weapons? Will Sen. John Cornyn be the Teflon senator and say that he tried to produce a bipartisan bill, "but we couldn't finish one in time"? Nothing like a seemingly great effort for appearance's sake, eh, senator? When, oh when, will our politicians throw off the yoke of the NRA and the gun manufacturers' lobby? Are the campaign contributions just too great to turn down? As one of our ex-Cameron County sheriffs now serving time in a federal penitentiary was quoted as saying, "They ... (more)

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  6. A keeperRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Brownsville Herald

    Residents of the Rio Grande Valley are intimately familiar with one of the most significant election-year issues - immigration - and are probably better informed than many Americans about the implications of this complex topic. But last week, another issue in the national campaign came to the fore that could have a significant and potentially catastrophic impact on our region if we don't pay attention to its implications: free trade with Mexico.

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  7. War dead honored at Flag Day eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Brownsville Herald

    On June 14, the Historic Brownsville Museum hosted a Flag Day ceremony honoring the 27 local American servicemen who lost their lives during the Vietnam War from 1959-1975. Also honored was one American serviceman who is listed as missing in action.

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  8. Brownsville Scholars Program kicks off with $1M donationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    The Brownsville Scholars Program was unveiled today when Brownsville native Mike Hernandez III and his wife Kelly donated $1,070,000 to the scholarship program. The money will be given annually to 10 Brownsville area students who will attend Texas A&M University in College Station, are Regents' Scholarship recipients and have a financial need.

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  9. BISD breaks ground on new turf at PorterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    Oziel Flores plays the bass clarinet with other members of the Porter High School band on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Brownsville, Texas. The district celebrated the ground breaking of a new artificial turf field at the local school.

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  10. NewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville city manager Charlie Cabler, center, and citizens of Brownsville celebrate as Cabler officially cuts the red ribbon during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Brownsville Sports Park new Outdoor Fitness Center Wednesday morning. Garcia, an administrative specialist of the park, said she hit a point where she wanted more variety in her workouts - something she suspected other residents out there wished for, too.

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  11. Police to clamp down on outstanding citationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    Motorists who have outstanding parking tickets in Brownsville have up until Friday to pay those tickets or risk having their vehicles "clamped" if they are found to have outstanding citations. The Brownsville Police Department will begin a parking citation enforcement campaign Monday, and traffic enforcement wardens will be placing clamps also known as "vehicle boots" on those cars and trucks that have failed to pay outstanding parking tickets.

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  12. Warning: Pay outstanding parking tickets or risk a vehicle bootRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Brownsville Herald

    A shopper walks past a parking meter on East Washington Street on Tuesday in Downtown Brownsville. A meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. today at the Old City Hall at Market Square, and officials and the public will discuss a proposed rate increase for the parking meters.

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  13. Pope addresses Valley youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Brownsville Herald

    In an unprecedented move for the Vatican, Pope Francis directly addressed the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville through video message in commemoration of World Youth Day. "Dear young people of the Diocese of Brownsville," the pope began.

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  14. Int'l Shipbreaking veep tapped for maritime councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Brownsville Herald

    Robert Berry, vice president of International Shipbreaking LLC at the Port of Brownsville, said his appointment to the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council could be good for the port and the region. The 30-year industry veteran's appointment to the council by U.S. Maritime Administration Administrator Paul N. Jaenichen was announced July 11. His nomination was supported by letters from U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, and Brownsville port Director and CEO Eddie Campirano.

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  15. Three LNG firms making plans at portRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Brownsville Herald

    Annova LNG announced this week that it has filed its application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to seek authorization to build facilities at the Port of Brownsville. That puts the number at three for proposed liquefied natural gas projects at the port.

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  16. American Airlines bringing bigger jets to BrownsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Brownsville Herald

    The interior of an American Airlines regional jet, featuring first-class seating, is shown on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, after passenger deplaned at the international airport in Brownsville, Texas. United and American Airlines are now featuring first-class seating on select flights to and from the South Texas airport.

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  17. City looks to go greenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville is among six cities nationwide to be selected for technical assistance with "sustainable design strategies" through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2016 Greening America's Communities program. In Brownsville, the program's focus will be to help the city add green infrastructure along the International Boulevard corridor between I-69E and the Gateway International Bridge, resulting in improved storm water management and a more walkable street with plants and shade, according to the city.

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  18. Cameron County hires its first female county engineerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Brownsville Herald

    Cameron County Commissioner David Garza says that as far as he's been able to determine, Paolina Vega is the state's only female county engineer. What's certain is that women historically have been woefully under represented in engineering, including civil engineering.

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  19. Shrimp fleet blessing comes amid dour outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Brownsville Herald

    With local crews preparing boats for the reopening of the Texas shrimp season in about a week, the Brownsville-Port Isabel shrimp fleet once again received a much-needed blessing Wednesday courtesy of Father Mark Watters. In the shade of a large, open-air shed at Zimco Marine on the Brownsville shrimp basin, diesel exhaust fumes from the idling trawler "Miss Opal" borne through the crowd by a stiff south wind, Watters led prayers against the industry's tough times and the negative emotions they produce, and delivered a rousing sermon in the manner of a coach's pre-game pep talk.

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  20. Bridge traffic expected to continue growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Brownsville Herald

    The Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge is shown on Friday, July 1, 2016, at the international border in Brownsville, Texas. A recent bond-rating report indicated an increase in non-commercial traffic and affirmed an A-rating for Cameron County's bridge system.

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