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Texas education, higher education and workforce agencies award STC with program grant

As Texas high school graduates celebrate their accomplishments, Commissioner of Education Michael Williams, Higher Education Commissioner Raymund Paredes and Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Andres Alcantar today announced funding for the de

Cameron County tax office mails 2013 delinquent tax notices to residents

In light of the economic hardships faced by many, Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector Tony Yzaguirre, Jr. is trying to inform taxpayers who have not yet paid their 2013 taxes of a payment alternative available for paying property taxes.

Coast Guard rescues downed pilot south of Corpus Christi

The Coast Guard rescued a pilot after his plane crashed Tuesday south of Corpus Christi near Baffin Bay.

Today's Weather Forecast

Wednesday will be partly cloudy with a slight chance of a few more isolated showers. Highs will be 92 in the Lower Valley, 98 in the Upper. Thursday will be partly cloudy with highs of 93 in the Lower Valley, 100 in the Upper.

Migratory birds stops wind farm production in the gulf

A wind farm project that was supposed to be located in the gulf has been dropped. The proposed wind farm was to be placed in the water approximately 10 miles, north and east of South Padre Island.

SPI City Council promotes anti litter campaign

A day on South Padre Island usually means waves, friends and fun. But too much fun or sheer carelessness can result in excess trash.

True or False: Rip Currents Pull People Underwater?

We often here about the "Risk of Rip Currents" being High or Low.  We may wonder:  "Do rip currents pull people underwater?"

One dead, one injured after shooting north of Donna

One man is dead and another is recovering from gun shot wounds after an early morning shooting north of Donna.

Theft of recycling bins may hinder future of program

The curbside recycling program is coming to the end of its six month pilot program this month. It has been deemed successful, however, theft of the bins is becoming an increasing issue.

“Join the Moovement” and donate blood at a Chick-Fil-A near you

United Blood Services is partnering with Chick-Fil-As across the Valley for the annual “Don’t Chicken Out, Donate Blood!” blood drive.

Rainwater harvesting ‘soaking in’ as way to conserve Texas’ water resources

After a long dry period, many parts of the state have finally received some badly needed rain, and those with rainwater harvesting systems have been reaping the rewards of this belated gift from Mother Nature, said Texas A&M AgriLife water

Hidalgo County Sheriff deputies searching for suspect wanted on murder charge

Hidalgo County Sheriff's investigators are searching for a suspect believed to be involved in the shooting of two men on Monday afternoon.