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Good Thing Valentine's is Saturday, Not Sunday

How many times on Valentine's Day have you purchased one of those big "I Love You" balloons only to walk outside and have the gusty winds carry your balloon away?  Nothing ruins Valentine's Day like gusty winds that suck

150 cold stunned turtles this year. Final release on Sunday

It takes water temperatures under 50 degrees to 'cold stun' a sea turtle, giving them hypothermia. Sea Turtle Inc. is getting set for one last release of those affected in a January cold snap.

DPS traffic stop leads to seizure of $700,000 in U.S. currency

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized more than $699,000 in cash on Thursday after a Texas Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a Ford Excursion in Hidalgo County.

Sexting: Teens Face Emotional Repercussions

The problem is not a new one, but it's a growing one. The Cameron County Child Advocacy Centers are seeing more teens dealing with the emotional repercussions of sexting and child pornography.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will start out with fog and mostly cloudy skies but will end up partly cloudy. We will be warmer with highs of 77 in the Lower Valley, 78 in the Upper.

"I Want to Know": Traffic counters, what are they used for?

We've all seen those traffic counting tubes on the road, but just what exactly is that information used for?

UT System Board of Regents approves images for the UTRGV Vaqueros

The University of Texas System Board of Regents unanimously approved the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Department of Intercollegiate Athletics logos, word marks and specific colors at their meeting on Thursday, Feb. 12.

$564.1 million Powerball jackpot winning ticket sold in Texas

A winning ticket for Wednesday night’s $564.1 million Powerball® jackpot was sold in Texas at the Appletree Food Mart located at 893 E. Princeton in Princeton.

Senator Cornyn, Representative Cuellar introduce the Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) introduced the Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2015 in the Senate and House of Representatives.

Illegal alien arrested on child pornography charge

Fidel Perales-Castillo, 43, has been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography, announced U.S.

Representatives urge TX Legislature to support electrocardiogram screening for student athletes

State Representative Sylvester Turner (D-Houston), State Representative Wayne Smith (R-Baytown), State Representative Dan Huberty (R-Houston), and Scott Stephens, President of the Cody Stephens Go Big or Go Home Memorial Foundation, urged the T

Federal jury convicts two in drug trafficking conspiracy

Two men have been found guilty for their roles in a large-scale drug-trafficking conspiracy, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Congressman Vela sends letter to Mexico’s Secretary of Interior

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Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be mostly cloudy with a few scattered sprinkles. The cooler north winds will range from 10-30 mph. Highs will be 70 in the Lower Valley, 68 in the Upper.

A Little Reminder: It's Still Winter

Mother Nature is sending us a tiny little reminder that it is still WINTER until March 20.   The RGV and really most of Texas have been enjoying temperatures way above normal much of February.  Well, a mild cold front will push t