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  1. Heart valve disease warrants awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Feb. 22 marks National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. There's no better time to recognize this common yet little-known disease.

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  2. Portillo won't seek re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    After four years of serving the Brownsville community, Deborah Portillo has decided not to seek re-election as District 3 Commissioner. "I feel that public service is a calling and a civic obligation," Portillo said.

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  3. Ocelot Day at the zoo is coming backRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    The popular annual event at Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 4. The festivities, as always, have kid-centric components which will include a live ocelot from the Cincinnati Zoo as well as an activity book and constructing ocelot masks and magnets. Experts on ocelots, as well as the live ocelot, will participate in presentations at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. "It's difficult to see an ocelot in the wild, because number one they're rare, and number two, they're secretive," said Marion Mason, head ranger at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge.

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  4. Sombrero Festival accents Charro Days festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    As part of Charro Days festivities, the 31st annual Sombrero Festival will take place Thursday through Saturday in Washington Park in downtown Brownsville. "Admission is $10 every day.

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  5. BISD children dance in Fiesta FolkloricaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Children perform a dance routine during the BISD Fiesta Folklorica, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Sams Memorial Stadium in Brownsville, Texas. Fiesta Folklorica 2017 About 1,200 parents and loved ones filled Sams Memorial Stadium Monday night to watch their children dance in the Brownsville Independent School District's 77th annual Fiesta Folklorica.

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  6. Local congressmen kick off week-long activities in the Rio Grande ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    U.S. Rep Vicente Gonzalez met with leaders of the Evangelical Churches of the Rio Grande Valley Coalition on Monday morning, when they discussed their fears and hopes for, immigration, education, and healthcare in the community. Despite showing up a few minutes late, Gonzalez received quite the welcome as a couple of dozen congregation members from Iglesia Centro de Alabanza y Adoracion, 620 E. Ridge Rd., clapped and hugged him as he made his way to a long plastic table where he sat alongside, Pastor Antonio Bolainez, Rabbi Claudio Kogan, Pastro David Magallan and Chaplain Josefina Rios.

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  7. Harlignen police search for Brownsville man accused of attacking ex-wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Officers were called at 5:30 p.m. Friday to the 900 block of South Palm Court Drive where a 31-year-old woman said she was assaulted by her ex-husband. Police say Isaias Valdes had a knife when he attacked his former wife.

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  8. Our bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Brownsville Herald

    Despite the bluster and talk of walls coming out of Washington, D.C. and even Austin, those of us who live on the border know that the true relationship between the people of the United States and Mexico a close friendship; our ties are strong and our differences are minor. Brownsville and Matamoros highlight and celebrate those bonds this week with their respective annual festivals.

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  9. Born-again CatholicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Brownsville Herald

    I fell away from the church during my mid-20s after receiving a Catholic education complete with daily Mass attendance and monthly singing of a requiem Mass as required by the parochial school. Fast-forward 50 years and now I am back in the Catholic Church as a born-again Christian for almost three years.

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  10. CLEAT's issues with police chief intensifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Brownsville Herald

    The Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas is continuing its campaign against Brownsville Police Chief Orlando Rodriguez, with the release of a video and new allegations. On Feb.7, CLEAT posted a video on YouTube featuring its executive director, Charley Wilkison.

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  11. Baile del Sol kicks off Charro DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    Festive dancers in traditional Mexican folk dance costumes dance el baile Jarabe Colimense del estado de Colima, Mexico Sunday as Charro Days Fiesta celebrates their 80th anniversary in Brownsville during Baile del Sol Street Dance in front of Charro Days Headquarters along Elizabeth Street in downtown Brownsville. Baile del Sol 2017 Brownsville kicked off its 80th anniversary Charro Days Fiesta on Sunday with the Baile del Sol Street Dance in front of Charro Days headquarters on Elizabeth Street.

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  12. Local accounting group merges with national firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    Long Chilton LLP, established in 1951, employs around 100 people in accounting and related fields, such as auditing, tax and estate planning and fraud investigation services. The firm has offices in Harlingen, Brownsville and McAllen.

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  13. Rivera takes home boys team title at Sams RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Brownsville Herald

    High Schools from around the Rio Grande Valley compete in the boys 400 meter relay Saturday at Sams Memorial Stadium. Strong performances by local athletes made it a good day for Brownsville at Saturday's 62nd annual Sams Relays at Sams Memorial Stadium.

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  14. Putegnat Elementary students put on a traditional, festive showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Brownsville Herald

    Vibrant, traditional Mexican costumes and festive Mexican folk dances echoed through the gym at Annie S. Putegnat Elementary School in Brownsville. The school kicked off Charro Days Fiesta on Friday afternoon with its 2nd annual Fiesta Mexicana presentation held at the school gymnasium.

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  15. Tiny DancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Brownsville Herald

    Vibrant, traditional Mexican costumes and festive Mexican folk dances echoed through the gym at Annie S. Putegnat Elementary School in Brownsville.

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  16. Historic homes finding new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Brownsville Herald

    During the past year, Eugene Fernandez, operating manager of the Historic Brownsville Museum, has noticed a sudden surge in people acquiring and restoring historic buildings downtown. "There's a tangible, tactile movement at foot to raise the level and quality of the area there," Fernandez said.

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  17. Town hall gives residents chance to have questions answeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Brownsville Herald

    Many Brownsville residents participated in the Community Night Town Hall at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Brownsville campus Friday evening including City of Brownsville Commissioner, District 4, candidate Ben Neece, third from left, Friday evening. Brownsville resident Edgar Gaucin participates in the Community Night Town Hall Friday evening as he addresses his questions and concerns on a live mic to Brownsville City Commissioners John Villarreal and Deborah Portillo at PlainsCapital Bank Gran SalA3n at UTRGV Brownsville campus.

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  18. Man pleads guilty to sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Brownsville Herald

    A 34-year-old man pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child Friday before 138th state District Court Judge Arturo Cisneros Nelson in Brownsville. Juan Carlos Ramirez's attorney, Noe D. Garza Jr., negotiated a plea deal with the Cameron County District Attorney's Office for a sentence of 15 years in prison for Ramirez without the possibility of appeal.

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  19. Makeshift ferry thwarted by border agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Brownsville Herald

    An attempt to smuggle more than 600 pounds of marijuana across the Mexico-Texas border in a makeshift ferry has been thwarted by U.S. Border Patrol agents in Brownsville. Agents from the Fort Brown Station saw a red Ford Ranger at the riverbank being loaded on a makeshift ramp, authorities said.

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  20. Court sentences man in smuggling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Brownsville Herald

    A Brownsville man who held undocumented immigrants against their will in a stash house has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in federal prison, following his conviction for human smuggling and hostage taking. On Wednesday, Reynaldo Lerma-Pichardo, 24, was ordered by U.S. District Judge Rolando Olvera to serve 235 months in federal prison, to be immediately followed by three years of supervised release.

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