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Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots growing

Two gigantic jackpots are lurking in the Texas Lottery, both multi-state games that offer grand prizes worth hundreds of millions of dollars and secondary...

Brownsville donates patrol units to Progreso

The city of Progreso took delivery Monday afternoon on four fully equipped police patrol cars from the Brownsville Police Department, a gift that will...

BISD teachers to receive $400 bonus

The Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees has approved a one-time payment of $400 to all full-time employees as bonus compensation for working...

Superintendents seek distance learning waiver

BISD Superintendent Rene Gutierrez and other superintendents in the Region One Educational Service Center have sent a letter to Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath...

Cortez requests priority vaccine access for school employees

Saying public school employees are clearly frontline workers and deserve protection as such, State Board of Education Member Ruben Cortez submitted a letter Thursday...

Brownsville native named to Biden education transition team

Brownsville native Norma V. Cantú, a University of Texas law school and school of education professor, has been named to President-elect Joe Biden’s 20-member...

UTRGV hosts distance-learning innovator

Nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the university professor, author and lecturer credited with inventing the term e-learning says distance learning’s worldwide embrace is...

VIDA targets training, high-wage jobs for region

Based on economic output, every $1 invested in the Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement returns $14.74 in benefits to the communities served, according...

Lifelong romance continues at appropriate social distance

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the logistics but not the dynamics of the lifelong love affair between Jacobo Garcia, 78, and his wife Aurora,...

Cameron County order delays in-person instruction until after Sept. 28

Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr. and Cameron County Health Authority Dr. James Castillo late Monday issued an order delaying in-person instruction by private...