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  1. Valley parishioners honor Our Lady of Guadalupe with fanfareRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    Adorned in boldly colored, feathered headgear symbolizing the crown of the Virgin Mary, and wielding a rattle and a wooden arch bow meant to keep the devil away, the matachines dancers stepped in syncopation to the relentless beat of a drum. This was the scene Wednesday morning at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle in San Juan, where the matachines performed as part of the feast and celebration of the Virgin Mary, drawing thousands of parishioners to 12 days worth of festivities that ended in Brownsville.

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  2. Protecting the park: Environmental allies camp out at Bentsen to protest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | TheMonitor.com

    A modest but committed group of people gathered here Saturday at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, camping in the cool weather for a cause: the opposition of a planned border wall. Most of the park's 764 acres are at risk of being cut off from its visitors center as the construction is slated for February.

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  3. With billions at stake, RGV cities ready for Census 2020 battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | TheMonitor.com

    In the center of the brightly lit green felt table are hundreds, truly trillions, of federal poker chip monies just waiting to be raked in by lucky winners if only the cards fall right. The players eyeing the pot are nervous, and each is hoping those tax dollars about to be dealt away over the next 10 years go home with them, instead of some less-worthy players from other geographical regions of the United States.

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  4. Bipartisan bill aims to identify missing migrants' remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | TheMonitor.com

    Texas lawmakers have introduced legislation that seeks to help border counties better identify the remains of missing migrants and alleviate the associated costs. U.S. Reps.

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  5. RGV holiday festivities continue with parades, concerts...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | TheMonitor.com

    The Night of Lights parade, to be held down University Drive in Edinburg at 7 p.m. Friday, will kick off a weekend-full of holiday cheer. Following the theme of "Candy Land," an array of illuminated floats and a special appearance from Santa Claus await.

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  6. McAllen renews STC's job training grant for 22nd yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | TheMonitor.com

    Growing from 40 to 160 employees in six years took a lot of resources for the manufacturer Grand Rapids Foam Technology, mainly training to help move workers up to higher-skilled positions and hiring those to replace them, said plant manager Dan Robinson. For companies like Grand Rapids settling in the Rio Grande Valley, in this case from Michigan, a big selling point was the availability of said worker training opportunities.

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  7. Festiva events: Friday, Dec. 7 a " Sunday, Dec. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | TheMonitor.com

    'SISTER ACT' McAllen Memorial High School presents the musical as part of its 30-year anniversary production. The comedy is based on the film which starred Whoopi Goldberg.

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  8. Noon Fix: Immigrant respite center in McAllen adds locations; Pelosi rejects...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | TheMonitor.com

    More than 300 asylum-seeking immigrants have been arriving daily recently to the humanitarian respite center in downtown McAllen, a surge that has led officials to rent two additional buildings to accommodate the influx. Attorneys for Mayor Armando O'Cana filed their brief to the 13th court of appeals late last month, detailing their arguments for why the trial court's decision to void the June mayoral runoff election should be overturned.

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  9. McAllen's final fall Sunset Live concert set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | TheMonitor.com

    The last Sunset Live concert of the season will be held Saturday at the McAllen Convention Center Oval Park. The free, family-friendly event is from 5 to 9 p.m. at 700 Convention Center Boulevard in McAllen.

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  10. Former Donna fire chief - shocked' to have been replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | TheMonitor.com

    The Donna City Council parted ways with longtime fire Chief David Simmons last week as the city transitions into establishing a partially paid fire department. On Nov. 28, the city council hired a new fire chief -Cesario Araguz, a retired firefighter who worked for the McAllen Fire Department for 23 years and in Mission for a decade.

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  11. Immigrant respite center in McAllen adds locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | TheMonitor.com

    More than 300 asylum-seeking immigrants have been arriving daily recently to the humanitarian respite center in downtown McAllen, a surge that has led officials to rent two additional buildings to accommodate the influx. Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, in addition to its facility near the federal courthouse downtown, has rented one building on 15th Street near the city's bus station, which has become an entry and exit point in the migrants' months-long journey to America's southwest border and beyond.

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  12. Noon Fix: McAllen election changes don't gain...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | TheMonitor.com

    Voter apathy has plagued the Rio Grande Valley for years, no matter when elections are held - whether it be most of the region's municipal elections in May or statewide and federal elections in November. A mural painted by Jose Arturo Ramos Pinedo and Imuris Aram Ramos Pinedo is displayed at the South Pharr Development and Research Center on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Pharr.

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  13. Tree-seller surprised by strong salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | TheMonitor.com

    McAllen resident Edna Sosa carried her 8-month-old grandson, Kai, through the aisles of firs under the tent of Farmers Select Christmas Trees in McAllen. As her children develop their traditions with her eight - soon to be nine this week - grandkids, Sosa and her husband of 38 years are returning to a tradition of their own.

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  14. McAllen election changes don't gain much tractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | TheMonitor.com

    Voter apathy has plagued the Rio Grande Valley for years, no matter when elections are held - whether it be most of the region's municipal elections in May or statewide and federal elections in November. Many local elected officials have said voter turnout bothers them the most during election times in South Texas, yet no sweeping changes have been made to boost turnout.

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  15. ADA receives Hidalgo Countya s first Lone Star Prosecutor awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | TheMonitor.com

    The lead prosecutor in last winter's John Feit trial was named prosecutor of the year by the Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Hidalgo County announced Monday. Assistant District Attorney Michael J. Garza received the "Lone Star Prosecutor of the year Award" in September, with TDCAA making it public Monday.

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  16. Photo Gallery: More than 600 perform at TubaChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | TheMonitor.com

    Sousaphone players leave after performing in the 30th annual Rio Grande Valley TubaChristmas Concert at the McAllen Convention Center on Sunday, Dec 2, 2018, in McAllen. The ensemble of over 600 students and professional low brass players from around the Rio Grande Valley played mostly tradition Christmas music for the enjoyment of the attendees.

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  17. Christmas in the air: McAllen marks start of season with annual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | TheMonitor.com

    Children were fascinated by the artificial snow that floated around, catching the soap bubbles in their hair and shoulders as evidence to their parents that they were playing with the machine. Nine-year-old Rebeka Perez has attended the McAllen Holiday Parade for as long as she can remember, and says that the snow is her favorite part every year.

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  18. Photo Gallery: McAllen Holiday ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | TheMonitor.com

    Participants wait for the start of the McAllen Holiday Parade at McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Dec 1, 2018, in McAllen. 683-4467.

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  19. Santa Ana, Valley's oldest refuge, marks 75 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | TheMonitor.com

    Gisela Chapa, refuge manager at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge near Alamo, is relishing the challenges of offering nature in an increasingly urbanizing area. The refuge.

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  20. Photo Gallery: The Annual Rio Grande Valley Ballet NutcrackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | TheMonitor.com

    Ballerinas are seen performing the Waltz of the Snow Flakes on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 during a performance of the Rio Grande Valley Ballet's The Nutcracker at the McAllen Performing Arts Center in McAllen. 683-4851.

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