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  1. Hidalgo County officials say they're ready if flooding occursRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | TheMonitor.com

    A man looks out into the waves searching for his own area to surf Friday, September 14, 2018, at Isla Blanca Park on South Padre Island, Texas. Rougher surf caused by the onshore arrival of a low-pressure system attracted several surfers to the waves.

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  2. Rescuers warn of fishing line dangers to turtlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | TheMonitor.com

    Great Scott, a green sea turtle, was discovered on the beach on South Padre Island in distress. Staff at Sea Turtle Inc. believe the turtle became entangled in some type of debris offshore.

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  3. EDITORIAL: Bert Ogden Arena's opening evidence of Valley's progressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | TheMonitor.com

    The buzz is undeniable, even before Luis Miguel takes the stage tonight. The performance by one of Latin America's biggest entertainers inaugurates Bert Ogden Arena, a 9,000-seat, $88 million venue in Edinburg that could be a game changer not only with regard to entertainment in the Rio Grande Valley, but in other ways as well.

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  4. Man who believes he is Jesus threatens Trump's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | TheMonitor.com

    A man who believes he is the reincarnation of Jesus Christ is charged with threatening to kill President Donald Trump. The Secret Service arrested Steven Joseph Christopher, 51, on Aug. 8 in San Antonio on charges levied in an indictment accusing the man of knowingly and willfully threatening to take the life of Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America.

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  5. Frontier Airlines coming to Valley InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | TheMonitor.com

    Daniel Schurz, vice president of commercial operations for Frontier Airlines, says his airline's fares will be the lowest available for Rio Grande Valley travelers. Flights to and from Denver and Chicago to Valley International Airport will begin in November.

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  6. Remains are those of retired priestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | TheMonitor.com

    Texas Rangers have identified a body found in remote Willacy County as that of a retired Roman Catholic priest who went missing on South Padre Island more than three weeks ago. Yesterday, an autopsy conducted four days earlier confirmed the buried remains are those of William "Bill" Costello, 71, a retired Massachusetts parish priest.

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  7. Brownsville man, 27, facing murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | TheMonitor.com

    A Brownsville man faces a murder charge in connection with the investigation into human remains found last week in a remote Willacy County area. Meanwhile, authorities are still not confirming whether the remains found buried near Santa Monica are those of William "Bill" Costello, 71, a retired Roman Catholic priest who went missing earlier this month from South Padre Island.

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  8. Diocese in Massachusetts says remains of missing priest foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | TheMonitor.com

    Remains found last Friday in a remote area appear to be those of a retired priest who went missing from South Padre Island. However, law enforcement agencies are not confirming the death of William "Bill" Costello, 71, apparently to avoid jeopardizing their ongoing investigation.

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  9. LNG opponents to hold benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    Residents opposed to three proposed liquefied natural gas export terminals carry a banner as protesters against the plant set up Tuesday afternoon in Port Isabel across from the Port Isabel Event and Cultural Center. Residents opposed to three proposed liquefied natural gas export terminals carry a banner as protesters against the plant set up Tuesday afternoon in Port Isabel across from the Port Isabel Event and Cultural Center.

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  10. Cameron County parks suffer drop in revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    Work is done on the construction of the multipurpose building at the Sand Piper Pavilion on Friday, June 1, 2018, at Isla Blanca Park on South Padre Island, Texas. Work is done on the construction of the multipurpose building at the Sand Piper Pavilion on Friday, June 1, 2018, at Isla Blanca Park on South Padre Island, Texas.

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  11. Off-duty firefighter saves person from choking at South Padre Island restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    Harlingen firefighter Steve Millon was enjoying dinner on the Island Friday night with his family and friends at The Palms CafA on the Beach. Everything was fine until he noticed a potentially deadly situation was taking place.

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  12. South Padre Island man missing for more than a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    South Padre Island police are searching for a man who disappeared nine days ago on the north side of the Island. William "Bill" Costello was last seen at the Tiki Condominiums on Wednesay, Aug. 1. Costello is described as a 71-year-old white male who is 5-foot-6-inches tall and weighs 200 pounds.

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  13. Plenty of water activities at South Padre IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    Before all the shouts of "Look!" and "Over there!" could reach the front of the boat, the majority of the onlookers had run to the one side, making the boat tilt with the sudden additional weight. With camera phones ready to fire off photos or video, eyes peered along the water for another sneak peek.

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  14. Grant sought to strengthen dunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    Cameron County officials are working on a plan that would help stem erosion at beaches and private property on South Padre Island. The idea involves construction of a long dune.

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  15. LETTERS: Rio Grande LNG, registering to vote, proudly bilingualRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    I recently read a letter touting the economic benefits of Rio Grande LNG due to high-paying jobs that would lift our entire economy to the levels of yet another fossil-fuel-heavy, industrial-refining export terminal along the Gulf coast - but this time on our own Brownsville Ship Channel. Rio Grande LNG will be an export terminal, which means that the profit goes to the company and not to the benefit of the entire local community.

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  16. Volunteers aim to save the sea with plastic sculpturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    With about 10 volunteers, the group called Washed Up has been collecting plastic trash from local beaches and transforming it into large sculptures of sea and wildlife creatures. These volunteers notably call their sculptures "Mascots for the Sea" because they believe they are visual representations of what people are doing wrong with their trash.

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  17. SPI considers bag ban repealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    South Padre Island's plastic bag ordinance is going before the City Council today, a ripple effect of a Texas Supreme Court ruling last month on the legality of such regulations. There's concern from city officials and conservationists about the impact the future use of single-use plastic bags will have on endangered sea turtles in the area.

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  18. Alert issued for Boca Chica BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    An alert has been issued for Boca Chica Beach for high fecal coliform levels, according to the Texas General Land Office. The likelihood is the pollution has emerged from the mouth of the nearby Rio Grande to the south and is washing onto the beaches now.

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  19. Second South Padre Island causeway quest stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    Cars are shown on the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge. Plans to build a second bridge to South Padre Island have stalled during the environmental impact stage.

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  20. Family, first responders remember beloved McAllen Fire Department chaplainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    McAllen Fire department Honor guard fold the U.S. flag during Bruce Covey;s memorial service at St. Paul Lutheran Church on Monday, June 11, 2018 in McAllen. Bagpipes and fire engine sirens emanated from St. Paul Lutheran Church Monday morning as three calls made to the fire department's chaplain went unanswered, ceremoniously signifying that William Bruce Covey, a beloved figure in the agency and community, had answered his last call.

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