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  1. Weslaco ISD proposes termination of superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Following the suspension of Superintendent Ruben Alejandro last month, the Weslaco school district board of trustees voted to propose a mid-term termination of his contract Monday evening. The board's decision begins the termination process of Alejandro, who as of May 31 will have two years left on his contract, board President David Fuentes said after the meeting.

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  2. EDITORIAL: Hidalgo Co taxpayers leery of tax hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Daniel Garcia holds a sign advising voters to vote against the passing of the Donna ISD bond at a polling place at Todd Middle School May 7, 2016 in Donna. photo by joel [email protected] It is of historical significance and more than a coincidence that three recent school bond elections have failed in Hidalgo County, with the latest two bond elections - Donna and Weslaco Independent School Districts - rejected by voters on Saturday.

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  3. Weslaco holds retail analysis seminarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    In March, the City of Weslaco, EDC and Chamber of Commerce hosted a Weslaco Retail Analysis Seminar, featuring demographic and psychographic information gathered by The Retail Coach, a consulting company hired to provide useful information about the retail setting in Weslaco, and how businesses can better target potential customers. The research, still early in the process, will be gathered over time in order to provide recommendations for local businesses.

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  4. NewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Pictured from left are Dr. Robert O'Connor, superintendent for Sharyland ISD; Dr. RenA Gutierrez, superintendent for Edinburg CISD; Eva Torres, assistant superintendent, Edinburg CISD; Victoria Guerra, director of development, VCCC; Susan Peterson, assistant superintendent, Weslaco ISD; and Dr. Juan Carlos Bernini, medical director, VCCC. The second annual Kids Helping Kids Campaign to benefit The Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children's Cancer and Hematology Clinic was held in all elementary schools in the Edinburg, La Feria, McAllen, Sharyland and Weslaco Independent School Districts.

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  5. Ballerina Balm will benefit McAllen dancer disabled by head injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Cindy Holland-Rodriquez, founder and CEO of Chalet Cosmetics, visits with childhood friend Laurin Huber. Chalet Cosmetics are available in McAllen exclusively at Melba's.

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  6. Weslaco bond issue to renovate schools failsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Although she couldn't vote, 15-year-old Alyssa Aguilar held a poster outside Weslaco's Business, Visitor and Event Center advocating for the passing of Weslaco's Proposition 1. Aguilar attends one of the Weslaco ISD schools intended to have seen renovations had the $109,000,000 bond issue passed. However, opposition for the bond was high as unofficial numbers Saturday night showed about 62 percent of taxpayers voted against the proposal, which would have raised the tax rate by 12 cents per $100 property valuation to renovate and build schools for Weslaco ISD.

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  7. Argument leads to fatal shooting in EdinburgRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Victor Diaz Alfaro is escorted into the Edinburg municipal courtroom to listen to charges of aggravated assault and murder in correction with the death of 21 year Reynaldo Reyes May 4, 2016 in Edinburg. photo by joel [email protected] EDINBURG - The roommate of a 21-year-old man found shot to death inside his apartment early Wednesday morning has been charged with murder, according to police.

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  8. Cinco de Mammo Week promotes breast cancer screeningsRead the original story

    May 2, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Why wait until October to think about screening for breast cancer? Today through May 7, South Texas Health System is celebrating "Cinco de Mammo," a special week for breast health awareness just for muchachas! During this week, digital screening mammograms are offered at a special discounted price, and ladies can take advantage of extended hours and a festive atmosphere. Digital screening mammograms are offered at a special price of only $55 during Cinco de Mammo week.

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  9. Top StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    A mammogram takes less time than getting your nails done, said Sixto Garza, the director or radiology at South Texas Health System. Garza stressed the importance of taking advantage of screenings just like those South Texas Health System is offering this week.

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  10. Weslaco Chamber and STHS Er to host Morning Meet Up on May 4 at IhopRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    The Weslaco Chamber of Commerce will host a Morning Meet Up, sponsored by South Texas Health Systems ER at Weslaco, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at IHOP. Special guest speaker will be Lance Ames, nterim CEO, McAllen Heart Hospital and administrator for the STHS ER's at Weslaco and Mission.

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  11. Garden View: Attracting butterflies to the gardenRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    It takes the right plants to support butterflies from the leaf-dining baby to the nectar-feeding adult stage. Butterflies may get their food from several sources as an adult, but choices for immature stages are often focused on a more select group of plants.

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  12. Special Olympics Spring Games today, Saturday in WeslacoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Approximately 1,200 athletes with intellectual disabilities from the Rio Grande Valley will compete for the gold medal in track & field events at the annual Special Olympics Texas Area 1 Spring Games, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, April 29, and Saturday, April 30 at Bobby Lackey Stadium in Weslaco. The Opening Ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, prior to the day's track and field events.

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  13. RGV Diabetes Association partners with UTRGV dieticians for Tuesday cooking class in WeslacoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    The Rio Grande Valley Diabetes Association is proud to announce our partnership with University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's dietician program. This partnership will allow the students to share the knowledge they have acquired through this great program and help those who are being affected by diabetes in the community to accomplish a healthier way of life.

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  14. AgriLife Extension experts say sorghum producers can now use TransformRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Texas forage and grain sorghum growers have been granted a Section 18 by the EPA to use Transform on this year's forage and grain sorghum crops. WESLACO - Texas forage and grain sorghum growers now have state and federal permission to use a pesticide this year that has been highly effective against their most troublesome pest, the sugarcane aphid, experts say.

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  15. Man associated with Catholic Diocese charged with prostitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    A Mercedes man who runs a Weslaco Christian family retreat program associated with the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville was charged Thursday with prostitution. Astolfo Gracia, 51, was arrested along with 11 other men in a sting by the McAllen Police Department.

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  16. STC's Library and English Department to host speaker series featuring acclaimed poetsRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    The South Texas College Library and English Department are proud to present a speaker series featuring acclaimed poets Laurie Ann Guerrero and Rossy Lima on Monday, April 18, and Tuesday, April 19, at the Pecan and Mid-Valley Campuses. The speaker series is free and open to the public.

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  17. Passing on the love like WhammyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Margarito Pompa III was on the way to his family's new home the evening of Dec. 12 with a new sofa in the bed of his truck. While the couch would later make it to the house, the husband and father of soon-to-be six kids would not.

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  18. Rio Grande Valley natives serve in U.S. NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    A 2007 Edinburg North High School graduate and Edinburg native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the Navy's newest attack submarines, the USS North Carolina. Petty Officer 1st Class Jose Garza is a sonar technician aboard the Pearl Harbor-based boat, one of only 12 Virginia-class attack submarines in the Navy's fleet.

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  19. Council to decide between three Donna city manager applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    City council members are expected to interview three finalists for the city manager position here after narrowing a pool of applicants down from 20, Mayor Pro-Tem Sonia Gallegos said Monday. The council at a recent meeting unanimously selected Odessa, Missouri, city administrator Mickey M. Ary, appraiser Karen L. Cline of the Aransas County Appraisal District and Michael Sigg, a consultant for Columbus, Ohio-based SEM Services.

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  20. AgriLife Extension sets sugarcane aphid info meeting in WeslacoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Rio Grande Valley growers vigilant for outbreaks of the sugarcane aphid on their young grain sorghum crops are urged to attend the upcoming Sugarcane Aphid Informative Meeting, organizers say. Danielle Sekula-Ortiz, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service integrated pest management agent in Weslaco, said the meeting begins with registration and a breakfast at 8 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Weslaco, 2415 E. U.S. Highway 83. Sekula-Ortiz said growers have been diligent in keeping their grain sorghum fields free of weeds and volunteer sorghum plants where sugarcane aphid populations develop and spread to crops.

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