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  1. International leaders share vision of a competitive border regionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    International leaders met Thursday to discuss the importance of the Rio Grande Valley for trade and commerce on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border and how the region can stay competitive in a global economy. "The objective was to open a dialogue between relevant actors in the region from a political, entrepreneurial, legislative and consular background to strengthen the idea of bi-lateral relations and to foment border connectivity," said McAllen's Consul of Mexico, Guillermo Ordorica, during the first of its kind event.

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  2. Convention Center area is hub for Games of TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    Hugo Perales hands the State of Texas flag inside the wrestling area for the Games of Texas Wednesday July 27, 2016 at the McAllen Convention Center. photo by Nathan [email protected] Hugo Perales hands the State of Texas flag inside the wrestling area for the Games of Texas Wednesday July 27, 2016 at the McAllen Convention Center.

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  3. McAllen ISD board criticized for naming interim the lone finalist for superintendencyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    A few weeks after the McAllen school district board of trustees named current interim-superintendent Jose Gonzalez sole finalist for the permanent position, the board is facing backlash from someone who believes the process was rigged. Members of the board of trustees recently received a letter from Mike Saenz, who states he is the husband of a candidate to the position.

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  4. Games of Texas athletes Celina Escobedo, Roxanne Navarro find comfort zone in swimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    Roxanne Navarro, left, and Celina Escobedo, right, pose with their medals for a photo after their regional swim meet earlier this month. Roxanne Navarro, left, and Celina Escobedo, right, pose with their medals for a photo after their regional swim meet earlier this month.

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  5. Photos: Games of Texas Day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    Austin O'Brien, 16, of Brownsville, hits out of a green-side bunker on the par-5 seventh hole during 2016 Games of Texas Golf Tournament Thursday July 28, 2016 at Palm View Golf Course in McAllen. photo by Nathan [email protected] Annika Hovda, 17, of Weslaco, reacts to a missed putt on the par-3 second hole during 2016 Games of Texas Golf Tournament Thursday July 28, 2016 at Palm View Golf Course in McAllen.

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  6. McAllen police officers leaving force after - unnecessary force' during May arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheMonitor.com

    Two McAllen police officers are leaving the force after a video showed an apparent assault of a man in handcuffs during a May 13 arrest, according to city documents and the video. Officer Ulysses Bautista was fired and Officer Luis Zuniga submitted his resignation, effective Sept.

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  7. Team McAllen brings large, wide-ranging group of entries to Games of TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheMonitor.com

    Alexa Mendoza, right, 12, and Isha Guerra, left, 17, run drills over the hurdles while practicing for the Games of Texas Tuesday July 26, 2016 at Rowe High School in McAllen. photo by Nathan [email protected] Dania Casas, 9, works on a running drill while practicing for the Games of Texas Tuesday July 26, 2016 at Rowe High School in McAllen.

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  8. County cuts proposed raises for Head Start administrators by halfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TheMonitor.com

    Erica Miranda, left, of Donna High School, 17, does Erica Viera's nails Friday during Hidalgo County Head Start's Parents Fair Day at the Palmer Pavilion in McAllen. Photo by Nathan [email protected] Erica Miranda, left, of Donna High School, 17, does Erica Viera's nails Friday during Hidalgo County Head Start's Parents Fair Day at the Palmer Pavilion in McAllen.

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  9. Comfort House denied nearly $50,000 in HUD funding, cites conflict of interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TheMonitor.com

    As the waiting list for terminally ill patients at Comfort House grows, the hospice center was denied nearly $50,000 in U.S. Housing and Urban Development funding because McAllen City Commissioner Veronica Whitacre is the Comfort House director. According to HUD, Whitacre's role on the city commission reflects a conflict of interest, which the agency does not allow.

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  10. Insurance payouts frozen in bus settlement caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TheMonitor.com

    A charter bus carrying about 50 passengers rolled over Saturday, May 14, 2016 on North U.S. 83 in Webb County. Seven people died at the scene, authorities said.

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  11. Operation Lone Star back in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | TheMonitor.com

    Katie Rivera, 2, has her teeth cleaned by Dr. John Hsu, left, as Arnold Philip assists Monday July 25, 2016 during Operation Lone Star at PJSA High School in San Juan. Thousands of people throughout the Rio Grande Valley have their eyes examined, teeth cleaned, immunizations and other health care during the week-long event.

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  12. Garden View: Lemon Cucumbers - " So refreshingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | TheMonitor.com

    One of the fun things about shopping at a farmer's market is that you can find varieties of fruits and vegetables that are not typically found in grocery stores. Small acreage growers may plant heirloom varieties of vegetables that bring back memories of childhood gardens.

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  13. Mongolian judges spend week in McAllen, experience court systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | TheMonitor.com

    Judges from Mongolia spent the week in McAllen, learning about the United States court system. While in the Valley, the group toured Rancho Genesis in Mission.

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  14. City of McAllen forms committee to review Tres Lagos reimbursementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | TheMonitor.com

    MCALLEN , Tx- One of the many ponds found during the construction of Tres Lagos in McAllen off of Ware Road and Monte Cristo Wednesday July 20,2016. Photo by Delcia Lopez [email protected] MCALLEN , Tx- Heavy machnery on site during the construction of Tres Lagos in McAllen off of Ware Road and Monte Cristo Wednesday July 20,2016.

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  15. EDITORIAL: We must protect our policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | TheMonitor.com

    Supporters of Blue Lives Matter arrive at Archer Park July 16, 2016 in McAllen. photo by joel [email protected] Supporters of Blue Live Matter arrive at Archer Park July 16, 2016 in McAllen.

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  16. Man charged in connection with fatal accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | TheMonitor.com

    Barely an audible sound left the lips of a 29-year-old man charged with manslaughter as he stood Monday before a municipal judge. The family of Mario Alberto TreviA o Jr., of McAllen, expressed words of encouragement inside the Pharr Municipal Courtroom as he was escorted out to a holding cell.

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  17. EDITORIAL: A turning point for McAllen ISD school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | TheMonitor.com

    During a special meeting of the McAllen Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday morning to announce their sole finalist for superintendent, the seven-member board voted 4 to 3 in favor of advancing Interim Superintendent Jose Gonzalez to the top post. But the moment represented a lost opportunity in a district marked by division for at least a year.

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  18. COMMENTARY: Attend symposium on ending recidivism in RGVRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | TheMonitor.com

    We hope to further discuss this link between education, employment and recidivism at an upcoming two-day symposium being held in McAllen at South Texas College. The "Revolving Doors" symposium will be held July 28 to 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at STC's Cooper Center.

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  19. COMMENTARY: Protect RGV homeowners from insurance proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | TheMonitor.com

    Homeowners throughout South Texas could soon be significantly impacted by the outcome of an insurance company proposal that preys on low-income Texans being under-informed and particularly targets our border communities. Texas Farm Bureau Insurance company has filed a proposal with the Texas Department of Insurance that would allow them to offer a 25 percent reduction on a homeowner's annual insurance premium in exchange for mandatory binding arbitration to resolve any future disputes.

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  20. Pokemon Go, a craze for all agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | TheMonitor.com

    Gamers play Pokemon Go game on their smart phones at the The American Spire of honor in the Veteran's War Memorial of Texas July 15, 2016 in McAllen. photo by joel [email protected] Gamers play Pokemon Go game on their smart phones at the The American Spire of honor in the Veteran's War Memorial of Texas July 15, 2016 in McAllen.

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