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Space-X is a 'lift off'!

Today, Boca Chica Beach has been officially announced as the first commercial launching site in the country. Space-X founder Elon Musk says the plan is to launch its signature rocket -- The Falcon 9.

Operation Lonestar provides free health care

Operation Lonestar kicks off its valley medical help today with five different locations across the RGV. Hundreds of volunteers and patients gathered at Manzano Middle School in Brownsville to get their free health care.

ICE detainee passes away in South Texas hospital

A Salvadoran national, who had been detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) since June 27, passed away Sunday at Laredo Medical Center in Laredo.

Space-X launch site on Boca Chica beach confirmed as a 'Go'

The Space-X launch site on Boca Chica beach is being confirmed as a 'go' at this hour.

Driver charged with DWI and two counts of endangering a child

San Benito police arrested a father for endangering his children after he was arrested for DWI.

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.

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.