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Cow Appreciation Day in Brownsville at Chick.fil.a

Dress like a cow, get free chicken. Today is Chick.fil.a's annual cow appreciation day. Guests in Brownsville who show up dressed "head to hoof" enjoy a free meal.

Hurricane Preparedness: 211

"The 211 system is a system in place, a state type system if you don't have a ride. What they do is pre-register you for a ride in the event you need to be evacuated."

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be a lot different from Thursday. Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy with just a slight chance of a few drops. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Weslaco Mid Valley Municipal Airport awarded $4.7M grant

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa announced a federal grant of $4,713,070 was awarded to the Mid Valley Municipal Airport in Weslaco by the Texas Department of Transportation (TX-Dot) on behalf of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to wi

Space-X green lighted

It's official. Space-x is coming to Boca Chica beach. The government handed down the decision today. The 30-day waiting period is over.

CBP officers arrests man wanted for sexual assault

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO), at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a 30-year-old male wanted by the McAllen Police Department on charges of sexual assault of a minor.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will present the best chance of showers and t-showers for the week. Look for mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers and t-showers. Locally heavy rain may be possible out of some isolated storms.

T-Showers and Locally Heavy Rainfall?

As a meteorologist, I search the maps every day for what I call "triggers."  Triggers are certain atmospheric features that could cause the rapid rising of air and thus produce showers and t-showers.

Border Patrol agents save man’s life; treat rollover victims

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector saved a man’s life and treated victims of a rollover in two separate incidents early Wednesday morning.

ACLU visits border to educate crossers about their rights

They call it their 'Day of Action', to highlight what they feel are abuses of power by Customs and Border Protection. In Brownsville, they were handing out information cards to passersby.

Extreme couponing leads to thousands in donations

Most have seen the show extreme couponing, but not many take it to heart. Erica Perez saw the show on TV one day, and after her motherly duties forced her to leave her job, she needed to find a way to save money.