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White House: Obama's executive action will boost Texas economy

In a conference call with the White House this morning, the Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, laid out why President Obama's executive action will help boost the economy in Texas.

'I Love SPI' urges residents to recycle & spring clean

Valentine’s day is about two weeks away and the City of South Padre Island’s ‘I Love SPI' campaign is making sure residents show love to their city.

CBP arrests woman in alleged trunk smuggling incident


Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be another very chilly day with highs of 54 in the Lower Valley, 53 in the Upper. Expect fog and rain. The north winds will range from 10-30 mph.

What Groundhog??? This is Texas, Man!!

Excuse my, Punxsutawney Phil, but you can keep your prediction this year, with all due respect.  It's Groundhog's Day, and that well-fed little rodent predicted 6 more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow.

CBP seizes more than $1 million worth of cocaine

Customs and Border Protection agents in Hidalgo County intercepted more than a million dollars worth of cocaine.

#MyBigGame story by Bedelia Lopez

We heard from Bedelia Lopez on our Facebook page about the 'Big Game' in her life. She went to a Dallas Cowboy game in December with her family, her very first.

Call of suspicious person leads to arrest of felon in possession of a firearm

San Benito police arrested a felon after receiving a call about a suspicious person with a weapon.

339lbs of MJ seized near Rio Grande City

Border Patrol agents watched several subjects come across the border with 339 pounds of marijuana east of Rio Grande City over the weekend.

International Space Station to fly over Valley sky tonight

See the International Space Station! As the third brightest object in the sky the space station is easy to see if you know when to look up.

3 miles of illegal long line seized by South Texas Coast Guard crews

Coast Guard crews seized a total of approximately 3 miles of long line fishing gear set by multiple Mexican fishermen operating illegally in U.S. waters over the past twenty-four hours.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 50 by 9am. Breezy, with a north wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

Why Does the Rain Make Us Feel Good? Negative Ions, of course!

It's Super Bowl weekend on Newscenter 23, and I feel good!  So is it the football or all those "negative ions" floating around making me feel alert and energetic?