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Today's Weather Forecast

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 7 to 11 mph. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 5 to 11 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Is hairspray still bad for the environment?

Is it weird that I have gone my whole life without using hairspray until I got into this business? Well it's true. It's not until 7 months ago, that I was introduced to hairspray.

The rise of the red planet

This month is just full of amazing star gazing opportunities! We are pretty much done with the first week of April and now we are heading toward the moments of staying up all night just gazing up at the sky.

Angie's list home warranty

Home warranties can provide you with peace of mind, but they can also be a headache if you don't do your homework. In today's Angie's list report, what home buyers need to know about the cost-benefit divide.

Rep. Cuellar introduces bill to eliminate agency of selling government reports

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) joined U.S. Senators Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and U.S.

Los Fresnos teens arrested for burglarizing homes

Los Fresnos police have arrested several teens accused of skipping class to burglarize homes, Na'Tassia Finley has more on how police caught them.

Today's Weather Forecast

Friday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers as a cold front comes in. The winds will flow in from the North at 10-30 mph. Highs will be a bit cooler... 84 in the Lower Valley, 83 in the Upper.

Gardening Alert: Oh, no, Sooty Canker!

Oh, no, it's Sooty Canker! If you notice that the bark is falling off your tree with a dark patch that looks as though it was burned, your tree is suffering from Sooty Canker, a fungus that, if left untreated, will kill the tree.

McAllen Art Walk returns Friday

The McAllen Art Walk is returning this Friday and local artists will once again have a chance to show off their work.  

By the numbers: Border Patrol's RGV Sector is busy

The Rio Grande Valley portion of the United States-Mexico border is the most active in the country for illegal immigration.   Now the Rio Grande sector of the Border Patrol is getting reinforcement.  

Border Patrol agents seize more than $1.2 million worth of meth

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than 37 pounds of crystal methamphetamine Wednesday at the Falfurrias Checkpoint on U.S. Highway 281 North.

Weslaco man convicted of marijuana trafficking

Santiago Martinez, 37, of Weslaco, has entered a guilty plea to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute in excess of 1,000 kilograms of marijuana, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Hidalgo and Reynosa, MX city officials come together for Altruista ceremony

The cities of Hidalgo and Reynosa, Mexico continued a long running ceremony on Wednesday to recognize community leaders.

Today's Weather Forecast

Thursday will be partly to mostly cloudy and very warm with highs of 90 in the Lower Valley, 95 in the Upper and Central Valleys. The South winds will range from 10-35 mph. Friday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers.