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  1. Dolores Huerta, Cristela Alonzo attending early voting rally Friday...Read the original story

    Oct 30, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    Civil rights icon Dolores Huerta and comedian Cristela Alonzo will attend a rally to promote early voting Friday in San Juan, according to a La Union del Pueblo Entero event on Facebook. Attendees will meet at the LUPE office on 1601 E. Business 83 at noon, and drive to Sgt.

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  2. Federal grant to fund additional firefighters in four citiesThe...Read the original story

    Sep 8, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded more than $3.5 million in grants to four Hidalgo County cities during August and September, allowing for the hiring of additional firefighters paid in part by federal funding. FEMA awarded the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response, or the SAFER grant to Edinburg, Mission, Mercedes and San Juan fire departments.

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  3. DA seeks to revoke probation for man charged with girlfriend's...Read the original story

    Aug 23, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    The Hidalgo County District Attorney's Office filed paperwork Tuesday to revoke a man's probation after he was charged Saturday with allegedly murdering his girlfriend. Mateo Fabian Garza, 41, was arraigned on a murder charge over the weekend after his girlfriend, 41-year-old Melinda Garza, was found dead in a San Juan home Aug. 16. Melinda's daughter called police to conduct a welfare check on her mother, who family and friends last heard from Aug. 15. The preliminary autopsy report determined Melinda's cause of death to be asphyxia, "with evidence of strangulation and blunt force head trauma," according to a criminal complaint the San Juan Municipal Court released Tuesday.

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  4. Education Spotlight: UTRGV medical students participate in Operation Lone StarRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    UTRGV family medicine residents and first-year medical students participated recently in Operation Lone Star at PSJA High School in San Juan. The annual emergency preparedness event ran from July 23-27, offering public health care services for South Texas communities, including physicals, sports physicals, immunizations and screenings for diabetes, blood pressure and vision.

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  5. Operation Lone Star serves community, trains respondersRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    People wait to have their teeth examined during Operation Lone Star Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at PSJA High School in San Juan. Efrain Guzman Cepeda has his eyes examined by Christina Abuata Operation Lone Star Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at PSJA High School in San Juan.

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  6. Psja Isd paraprofessional fired amid sexual assault allegationsRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    A high school paraprofessional was terminated earlier this month by the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo school district days prior to his arrest for sexual assault of a child, a charge which stems from an alleged relationship with a student. Jesus Cantu, 63, was also arrested June 19 for an improper relationship between an educator and student.

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  7. Three arrested in Hidalgo runoff voter fraud investigationRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    The wife of a Hidalgo school board trustee and two other women were arrested this week on voter fraud charges tied to the city of Hidalgo's 2016 runoff election. Sylvia Arjona, wife of Hidalgo ISD trustee Ben Arjona, was arrested and arraigned Monday on four counts of unlawful assistance of a voter, a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail if convicted and a $4,000 fine.

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  8. La Villa names police chiefRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    The board, during a regularly scheduled meeting May 9, selected Adolfo Flores, 34, to be the city's next police chief. Flores began his law enforcement career as a dispatcher for the San Juan Police Department in 2007, a few years after graduating from Pharr-San Juan-Alamo High School, where he worked until 2009.

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  9. Valley students meet award-winning authorRead the original story

    May 27, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    Rio Grande Valley children had the opportunity to meet award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes and welcomed her with open arms. With more than a year of planning, the Pittsburgh native, who now lives in California, made a pit-stop in the Rio Grande Valley on Tuesday as part of her book tour to speak about her newest release.

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  10. Edinburg Vela upends Los Fresnos in regional quarterfinalsRead the original story

    May 19, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    Los Fresnos High School short stop Carlos Perez misses a grab on a ground ball during Game 3 of a Region IV-6A quarterfinal series against Edinburg Vela on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at PSJA High School in San Juan, Texas. Los Fresnos High School short stop Carlos Perez, left, times the tag on Edinburg Vela baserunner Joel Jasso during Game 3 of a Region Iv-6A quarterfinal series Saturday, May 19, 2018, at PSJA High School in San Juan, Texas.

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  11. Villafranca's home run lifts Los Fresnos over Edinburg Vela in Game 1Read the original story

    May 17, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    Los Fresnos High School baserunner Joseph Munoz slides into third during Game 1 of a Region IV-6A quarterfinal series against Edinburg Vela Thursday, May 17, 2018, in San Juan, Texas. Los Fresnos High School's Joseph Munoz celebrates his tally on the scoreboard during Game 1 of a Region IV-6A quarterfinal series against Edinburg Vela on Thursday, May 17, 2018, in San Juan, Texas.

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  12. Conflict prevents attorney from representing ex-bailiffRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    Oscar De La Cruz was back inside a federal courtroom Tuesday for a status hearing in connection with two new charges added to a superseding indictment. De La Cruz, who faces two drug conspiracy charges and one federal forgery charge, stood before U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez on Tuesday afternoon.

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  13. Psja Isd teachers: Charter-like proposal good, but needs more timeRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    PSJA Independent School District Superintendent Daniel King talks with teachers and staff from Yzaguirre Middle School about a new charter school style initiative that individual schools can take part in following a live broadcast Thursday, May 10, 2018, in San Juan. The designation would allow for more funding per student, but each campus must opt in individually by a vote from the staff.

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  14. Series tackles history of Japanese migration in the ValleyRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    Inspired by a visit to the Hidalgo City Cemetery, Joseph Fox set out to uncover the history of Japanese farmers in the Rio Grande Valley. As part of McAllen Public Library's Valley Roots Series, the officer of education at the Museum of South Texas History, or MOST, spoke recently in a conference room near max capacity on the subject of Japanese migration.

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  15. Santa Ana reopening to public with restrictionsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    White smoke slowly billowed from the ground Saturday afternoon in multiple areas, days after a fire burned through Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge. That is what visitors to the refuge were likely to see beginning Sunday as Santa Ana officials announced it would reopen the tract to the public - with some restrictions.

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  16. Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge fire now '100 percent contained'Read the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    Rey Navarro, assistant fire management officer at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, talks about a wildfire burning on the refuge Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Alamo. ALAMO - A fire affecting nearly 300 acres at the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge is "100 percent contained," according to the site incident commander.

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  17. RGV Citizen of the Year NominationsRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    Vicente Gracia Jr. of San Juan is a commercial truck driver who likes to give back to his community and families in times of need and to any organizations that involve kids and churches. At Thanksgiving, he cooked and donated 22 turkeys for needy families in San Juan, Alamo and Pharr.

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  18. Bishop Daniel Flores speaks to the media and guests Feb. 10, 2016 in San Juan.Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Bishop Daniel E. Flores of the Diocese of Brownsville issued a statement Wednesday expressing the sorrow of the Catholic Church regarding the 1960 murder of Irene Garza by a member of the clergy. "As a Catholic, as bishop of this local church, and as a human being I am horrified by this," the bishop wrote in a message posted on the diocese website.

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  19. RGV Citizen of the Year NominationsRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    Joe Uvalles, also known as Beatrix Lestrange, is an intersectional queer LatinX community organizer and dragtivist from Brownsville. Joe currently works for VAC South Texas as a risk reduction specialist in downtown Brownsville, doing outreach, education and providing HIV and sexually transmitted infections testing for high-risk communities.

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  20. Pope Francis names Father Avil s diocese' first auxiliary bishopRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    Father Mario Alberto AvilA s of Sacred heart Church in Hidalgo gives communion to the faithful at Immacualte Conception Cathedral in Brownsville Monday during mass as Pope Francis has named father AvilA s as auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Brownsville to assist Bishop Daniel E. Flores. Bishop Daniel E. Flores celebrates mass during the liturgy of the eucharist Monday at Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Brownsville as Pope Francis named Oratorian Father Mario Alberto AvilA s, second from left, of Sacred Heart Church in Hidalgo, as auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Brownsville.

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