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Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday Election Day will be partly to mostly cloudy but still warm with highs of 84 in the Lower Valley, 86 in the Upper. A few scattered showers will be possible much of the day. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

If You Don't Vote Tuesday, Don't Blame the Weather

The weather will not be perfect for election day on Tuesday; however, it will not keep anyone from voting!

Election day tomorrow. Are you voting?

Election day is now upon us as the polls open tomorrow morning. Early voting turned out just over 20,000 voters in Cameron County, which puts us a little below the pace in 2010.

Successful weekend of law violator arrests for Hidalgo CBP

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Hidalgo-Pharr Port of Entry had a productive weekend in detection of and arrests of immigration law violators.

Deer season underway in Texas

Well within the memory of many Texas Baby Boomers, some Hill Country schools used to give students a holiday on the first day of deer season.

Decision on UTRGV colors and team nickname this week

After months of anticipation, future students of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will soon finally know who they’re rooting for.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

This tradition has been in my family for many many years. It's the day we honor the dead, rather than grieve for them. We celebrate their "return" to earth for that one day.

New Study Shows Daylight Saving Time Doesn't Work

Daylight Saving Time serves one purpose, and one purpose only, and that is to mess with our sleeping habits. By the way fall back one hour on Sunday at 2:00a.m. which means one more hour of sleep.

Don't Want to Turn Your Clocks Back Sunday? Blame Ben Franklin

If you've watched Newscenter 23 this week, you've probably noticed that tiny clock on the 7 day.  Maybe you've heard me mention (about 15 times) to "turn your clocks back one hour Sunday morning."

Angie's List, are your children being lead poisoned?

When you know what to look for and take the proper precautions, lead poisoning is 100% preventable. Unfortunately, thousands of kids are still getting sick.