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UTRGV School of Medicine welcomes its first class

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on Monday officially welcomed its first class of 55 students to the School of Medicine, with a first roll call and full day of orientations. Students got instruction on using their new iPads,…

Gov. Abbott says high court made right decision

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made a statement Friday on the U.S. Supreme Court’s executive amnesty ruling. “The action taken by the President was an unauthorized abuse of presidential power that trampled the Constitution and he Supreme Court rightly denied the…

Update: Tropical Storm Danielle dssipates over east-central Mexico

UPDATE: Tropical Storm Danielle early Tuesday dissipated over east-central Mexico. Some heavy rains remained, however. EARLIER REPORT Tropical Storm Danielle is approaching the central Mexican coast packing 45 mph winds and traveling at 7 mph, with landfall expected late Monday…

It is summer

Summer begins at 5:34 p.m. on Monday Summer soltice is when the sun is directly above the Tropic of Cancer. It is the day with most daylight. There is also a full moon, called a strawberry moon Monday night. Beginning…

REMINDER: Blues On The Hill to be held at Lon C. Hill Park

Just a reminder that the Blues on the Hill musical event will be held at Lon C. Hill Park instead of McKelvey Park Saturday evening. It is a one time change of location, since some back flooding created problems for…

Weslaco man among dead iin Orlando massacre

Frank Hernandez of Weslaco was among the 49 victims of the Orlando night club shootings, according to officials of the city of Orlando. Hernandez, 27, was killed in the attack carried out in what the FBI called a “homegrown extremist.”…