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  1. Assistance being offered following wind damage in parts of countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | TheMonitor.com

    Antonio Altamerano repairs a section of torn apart roof on top of Mario and Elizabeth Olivarez' home Wednesday June 1, 2016 in Granjeno. Heavy winds and rain damaged many homes and downed trees in the small community overnight.

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  2. Top StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Hidalgo County health officials breathed a sigh of relief after the federal government last week extended the state's 1115 Waiver program that provides hundreds of millions of dollars for health care services throughout the county. The 1115 Waiver program was approved by the federal government after several states, including Texas, refused to expand Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act - also known as Obamacare - five years ago.

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  3. Missionary found guilty of beating Donna man to death in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Everett James Morris, center, walks into his arraignment accused of killing Jorge Olivarez as his lawyer, David Flores, left, walks with him Tuesday at the Hidalgo County Jail. Morris turned himself in to the U.S. embassy in Belize after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

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  4. Jury finds former missionary guilty of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Hidalgo County Sheriff's deputies escort Everett James Morris out of Auxilary Court A Monday April 11, 2016, after a jury found him guilty of murder in the beating death of Jorge Rodriguez Olivarez in Edinburg, Texas. Everett James Morris, center, walks into his arraignment accused of killing Jorge Olivarez as his lawyer, David Flores, left, walks with him Tuesday at the Hidalgo County Jail.

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  5. Jurors fail to reach verdict in murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Everett James Morris, center, walks into his arraignment accused of killing Jorge Olivarez as his lawyer, David Flores, left, walks with him Tuesday at the Hidalgo County Jail. Morris turned himself in to the U.S. embassy in Belize after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

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  6. Closing arguments in murder trial set to begin FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Both the defense and the state rested their cases in the trial of Everett James Morris, who is accused of killing a Pharr man nearly three years ago. In what was the most detailed explanation of what happened in the days before the body of Jorge Rodriguez Olivarez was found in a field, the investigator who interrogated Morris days after he was brought back to Texas after surrendering to U.S. Marshals in Belize, testified Thursday.

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  7. Crime scene technicians: Evidence tested didn't match suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Everett James Morris, center, walks into his arraignment for the murder of Jorge Olivarez as his lawyer, David Flores, left, walks with him Tuesday at the Hidalgo County Jail. Morris turned himself in to the U.S. embassy in Belize after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

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  8. First day of testimony in murder trial focuses on forensic evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Everett James Morris, center, walks into his arraignment for the murder of Jorge Olivarez as his lawyer, David Flores, left, walks with him Tuesday at the Hidalgo County Jail. Morris turned himself in to the U.S. embassy in Belize after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

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  9. Mercedes celebrates completion of safe room, rec centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Local officials celebrate the completion of the new Mercedes Safe Room and Community Recreation Center on Tuesday immediately following a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the occasion. Matthew Rodriguez, 8, of Zachary Taylor Elementary in Mercedes is seen Tuesday observing the new foosball tables within the Mercedes Safe Room and Community Recreation Center.

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  10. Jury selection to begin in Pharr beating deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    The family of a Pharr man beaten to death nearly three years ago hopes the district attorney follows through with the promise to find justice for all families. Jury selection is scheduled to begin today in the murder trial of Everett James Morris, 47, accused of beating to death Jorge Rodriguez Olivarez in September 2013.

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  11. Weslaco EDC names former Brownsville council head as interim execRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    The former president of the Brownsville Economic Development Council was selected to lead the Weslaco EDC as interim executive director during Monday evening's Board of Directors meeting. Her first day on the job will be Monday, April 4. The decision came after a board subcommittee - composed of Board President Rick Talbert, Vice President Joe D. Olivarez and Secretary Cynthia D. Cabaza - considered several individuals for the interim gig, including City Manager Mike Perez and Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Martha Noell.

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  12. Local, state leaders prepare for emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    EDINBURG,Tx- Hidalgo County Sheriff Cainine unit demonstrates procedures during South Texas Hurricane Conference at the McAllen Convention Center Wednesday March 23,2016 in McAllen. Photo by Delcia Lopez [email protected] EDINBURG,Tx- Hidalgo County Sheriff Cainine unit demonstrates procedures during South Texas Hurricane Conference at the McAllen Convention Center Wednesday March 23,2016 in McAllen.

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  13. Synthetic marijuana use still a concern despite drop in casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Hidalgo County health officials report a drop in synthetic marijuana related cases but say the deadly substance continues to be a significant problem. The Hidalgo County Health and Human Services began tracking synthetic marijuana use last October after 25 teens and young adults had to be treated at local hospitals for symptoms linked to the use of the drug also known as K2, Spice and Black Mamba, according to department Chief Administrator Eduardo Olivarez.

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  14. Details emerge in election - miscommunication'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Democratic Congressional District 15 candidate Dolly Elizondo, left, poses for a photo taken by her daughter Carianna Saldivar while looking for votes Tuesday March 1, 2016 at the Las Milpas Community Center in Pharr. photo by Nathan [email protected] Democratic Congressional District 15 candidate Juan "Sonny" Palacios looks over voting totals with Mayra Olivarez Tuesday March 1, 2016 during a party in Edinburg.

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  15. EDITORIAL: Important binational meeting on Zika held in McAllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    With so much global focus on the Zika virus and its very likely potential to infiltrate our country's southern border - namely the Rio Grande Valley - we applaud local health officials who this week held the first binational meeting in Texas with officials from Mexico to trade data and information on how to stop this mosquito-transmitted illness. Led by Eddie Olivarez, health chief administrative officer for Hidalgo County Health and Human Services, health officials from Austin and throughout South Texas met with their Mexican counterparts from Tamaulipas and Reynosa at the McAllen Convention Center on Monday afternoon to unify and help combat the spread of Zika.

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  16. US, Mexico officials discuss ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Spring break could be a critical time for public health officials, as the migration of people from one country to the other could potentially spread the Zika virus. Public health experts from the United States and Mexico convened Monday at the McAllen Convention Center to exchange information regarding mosquito-borne illnesses and other public health issues of mutual interest along the border.

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  17. President Clinton, local politicians encourage south Texans to vote earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Local leaders, left to right, Texas State Representative, Oscar Longoria, Texas State Representative, Guerra, Bobby, Hidalgo County Judge, Ramon Garcia, Texas State Senator, Juan "Chuy" Hinajosa, pledge their support for Democratic candidate for president Hillary Clinton in front of the Hidalgo County Courthouse February 24, 2016 in Edinburg. photo by joel [email protected] Local leaders pledge their support for Democratic candidate for president Hillary Clinton in front of the Hidalgo County Courthouse February 24, 2016 in Edinburg.

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  18. Weslaco EDC decides not to renew director's contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Members of the Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors have decided not to renew Joey TreviA o's contract as executive director, thus ending his stint here after two years, officials said. The board unanimously agreed not to extend TreviA o's contract, which expired Wednesday, during a regular meeting held the same evening.

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  19. NewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    As the Zika virus dominates the news, bringing fear to pregnant mothers that their offspring may be born with the brain disorder microcephaly - which is associated with the tropical mosquito-spread illness - we have learned about the difficulties that border health officials have trying to get and give medical information with their colleagues in Mexico. So we praise the efforts of Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Chief Administrative Officer Eddie Olivarez who has been working to convene an international health conference in McAllen to get health representatives from Hidalgo, Cameron and Starr counties together with health officials from the Mexican cities of Reynosa, Matamoros and Ciudad Camargo, near Rio Grande City.

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  20. First case of Zika virus diagnosed in ReynosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed through a microscope at the Fiocruz institute in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. The mosquito is a vector for the proliferation of the Zika virus currently spreading throughout Latin America.

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