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REMINDER: Sales tax holiday ends Sunday

The Texas sales tax holiday this year ends on Sunday (Aug. 7), with the stores being swamped by those taking advantage Shoppers can save money on certain items priced less than $100 because they will be tax free. The law…

LAST UPDATE: Earl dissipates over Mexican mountains

The National Hurricane Center reported Saturday that Earl has dissipated over the mountains in Mexico. That ends its reporting on the storm. Earl, which became a hurricane and made landfall in Belize early Thursday, by Friday afternoon had been downgraded…

Alleged money launderer for Sinaloa Cartel extradited to Texas

Maricio Sanchez Garza, an alleged financial operative for the Sinaloa Cartel, who is accused of money laundering through a San Antonio real estate investment, as well as extorting his partner in a movie deal, has been extradited to Texas to…

UTRGV med school holds its first White Coat Ceremony Saturday

UPDATE: The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley had another first on Saturday, the Medical School’s first 55 students held the inaugural White Coat Ceremony. The event was held at the Performing Arts Complex on the Edinburg campus. White Coat…

Memorial event held for legendary Texas Ranger Jackson

Some 1,000 people gathered at The Sul Ross University Pete P. Gallegos Center to honor legendary Texas Ranger Joaquin on Saturday, June 25. Jackson died on June 12. Jackson was a longtime Texas Ranger and has been described as the…

REMINDER: July 4th Freedom Fest

The fourth annual Harlingen July 4 Freedom Fest this year will be held on Saturday, July 2, at Lon C. Hill Park. The event featuring lots of live music, games, food and more, will be held from 5 to 11…