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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX 358 AM CDT SAT AUG 9 2014

'Be Covered' campaign assisting individuals with purchasing health insurance

Many Valley residents are purchasing health insurance for the very first time, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, and many of them may have questions about how these new policies work.

It's Been a Hot Week, and This Bird Needs Rain!

You have to look closely, but there's a little bird resting on the telephone line.  If we could read his little mind, he might be thinking, "Darn, it's been hot!  We need rain.  I'm hungry for a bug!"

Slain Border Patrol agent Javier Vega, Jr. laid to rest

The burial service for Border Patrol agent Javier Vega, Jr. began with the procession of police, border patrol, and a horse drawn carriage entering the cemetery. The funeral procession came from the funeral services in La Feria.

Link to donate to BPA Javier Vega, Jr. Memorial Fund

The National Border Patrol Council - Local 3307 has created a site for those wishing to make a donation to the family of Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega, Jr.

Local U.S. Marine reunites with bomb searching military dog

After over three years apart, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Corporal Nick Caceres reunited today with Fieldy, the military Contract Working Dog (CWD) he served with in Afghanistan.

Man arrested for allegedly biting girlfriend twice on her back during argument

Harlingen police arrested a man for assault after he bit his girlfriend on the back of her shoulder during an argument.

Local workforce to become top priority for SpaceX site

Preparing our local workforce has become a top priority now that the Valley will be home to the new SpaceX launch site, Na'Tassia Finley has more on how local colleges are training their students to be prepared.

University of Houston and VAMOS to provide college scholarships

The University of Houston is providing scholarships to dozens of potential students thanks to a generous donation from VAMOS.

Man wanted in triple homicide case

The Starr County Sheriff's Office has obtained an arrest warrant for a man accused of killing three people.

FBI alert: “Virtual Kidnapping” extortion calls targeting Valley physicians on the rise

San Antonio FBI seeks to warn the public regarding the rise in “virtual kidnapping” extortion schemes and the recent targeting of physicians in South Texas.

Today's Weather Forecast

Thursday will be partly cloudy with a slight chance of isolated showers and even some isolated t-showers, especially in southern Cameron County. Highs will be 96 in the Lower Valley, 102 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.