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UTB receives Texas Parks and Wildlife grant to help local children reconnect with nature

Twenty-two organizations across the state will be receiving Texas Parks and Wildlife Department community outdoor outreach grants to help them in their efforts to get Texas children back in touch with nature.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.

Tropical Storm Bertha Could become a Hurricane by next week.

Tropical Storm Bertha is the second tropical storm of the Atlantic this year.

Angie's list window awnings

Blasting the A/C may keep your house cool in the summer, but it won't help your bottom line. If your budget could use a break, you may want to focus on your windows, or atleast what's hanging around them.

Brownsville Bombers off to the Senior League World Series

Another Brownsville baseball team is off to the World Series. This time, the East Brownsville Bombers are on their way to Delaware.

South Texas detention center to house undocumented women and children

Federal immigration officials say a South Texas detention center will start housing women and their children who enter the United States illegally.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly cloudy with a slight chance of a few isolated sprinkles. Highs will be 96 in the Lower Valley, 103 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.

Meet Tropical Storm Bertha, Second Named Storm

Tropical Storm Bertha is the second named storm for the Atlantic for the 2014 Hurricane Season.  The graphic indicates the predicted path of Bertha through the Dominican Republic and up near and parallel to the Florida coastline.

Pet of the Week

On today's Pet of the Week segment, we have three dogs who are looking to be adopted from an Animal Shelter on South Padre Island.

SC2 - Federal agencies in Brownsville to discuss economic growth

The City of Brownsville is one of seven cities in the country selected for the 'Strong City, Strong Community' (SC2) program.

"Play Day" kicks off 75th annual TIFT event

Tomorrow marks the actual competition portion of Texas's largest saltwater fishing tournament, which takes place in the valley and has reached another milestone.