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Seven MORE Reasons the Sun Is Good for Us

I know what you're thinking:  "How in the world could you be so happy, Rob, when you're wearing a $3 pair of plastic sunglasses?"  True, my nuclear furnace radiation protective eye devices are very cheap (and even fe

Three La Joya high school mariachi bands to compete in state competition

The La Joya ISD announced that three of it's high schools will be competing in the Mariachi state competition.

Coast Guard intercepts Mexican fishermen poaching in SPI waters

The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew attempting to poach red snapper in South Texas Saturday night.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

The Valley Is Ready for a Sunny Weekend

After a chilly cold front and gloomy clouds, the RGV is ready to soak in some sun for a beautiful weekend. 

Angie's List report: top remodeling trends for 2015

If you’re among the millions of homeowners planning to improve your home this year, you might want to watch this before finalizing your plans.

CBP at South Texas port of entries facilitates large amounts of passenger and trade imports in FY 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at eight South Texas ports of entry upheld CBP’s border security mission while facilitating significant volumes of passenger, commercial traffic and trade imports during Fiscal Year 2014.

Harlingen trailer thief arrested

Harlingen Police believe they have arrested a man who's behind several trailer thefts within the city. Matthew Angel De La Cruz, 29, was charged with two counts of theft of property.

Border Patrol agency speaks out about drug cartels recruiting young children

Border Patrol agents are on a mission to warn youth on the dangers of drug and human smuggling. They say the number of youths being recruited by the cartels to carry out illegal business continues to grow.

Starr County sees increase in drug smuggling

The Border Patrol Department says Starr County is a hot bed for narcotics smuggling in the past month.

Federal and state agencies investigating Border Patrol shooting incident

The FBI, Texas Rangers and Border Patrol Internal Affairs are among the agencies combing through the details of a shootout between a Border Patrol agent and an alleged drug smuggler on Wednesday morning.

Vela amendment seeks to block further construction of fence on Southern Border

On Wednesday night, U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) offered an amendment to the Border Security First Act (HR 399) considered by the House Homeland Security Committee.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be a very chilly day. The morning will be cloudy with scattered showers. The chilly north winds will range from 10-35 mph, so bundle up. Highs will climb to 54 in the Lower Valley, 53 in the Upper.

Valley cities receive Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission grants to develop local parks

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved more the $8 million in competitive grant funds for community parks across the state including several in the Rio Grande Valley.