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UTPA Report: Ballet Folklórico at Alegría 2015

U-T-P-A's Ballet Folklórico is celebrating its 45th anniversary by showcasing different dances from all over Mexico at its Alegría 2015 performance across the Rio Grande Valley.

Steel mesh being placed on border fence in Brownsville

The border wall in Brownsville is getting some improvements to deter people from climbing over it.

Brownsville City Commissioner Estela Vasquez resigns

Brownsville City Commissioner Estela Chavez Vasquez resigned her post effective immediately.

UTPA to host Critical Issues in Health Care discussion on infectious diseases

The University of Texas-Pan American's College of Health Sciences and Human Services plans to separate fact from fiction regarding infectious diseases at its second Critical Issues in Health Care Event Thursday, Jan.22 from 3-5 p.m.

Winter Texan Beach Cleanup scheduled for February 6th

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is calling on volunteers for the 19th Annual Winter Texan Beach Cleanup Friday, Feb. 6 at Edwin Atwood Park, Access Road 5, Highway 100.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be mostly cloudy to overcast with scattered showers. The north winds will range from 10-30 mph. Highs will be cooler at 56 in the Lower Valley, 54 in the Upper.

Smile! Cold Air May Help Burn Fat!

There are a few people who LOVE cold fronts!  I do not happen to be one of those people, but there may be a reason to smile after all.  Cold air may jumpstart the body to burn fat in order to generate body heat!  YES!!!

San Juan police aim to press child endangering charges against driver who caused accident

San Juan Police are inching closer to filing charges against a driver they say is at fault for an accident that sent eight kids to the hospital.

TWC to host business conference on South Padre Island

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) will host South Padre Island-area employers, human resource professionals, business owners and managers at the Texas Business Conference employment law update from Jan.

TWC to host business conference on South Padre Island

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) will host South Padre Island-area employers, human resource professionals, business owners and managers at the Texas Business Conference employment law update from Jan.

Pet of the Week - Candy & Mandy

On this Monday's Pet of the Week, we're going to introduce you to Candy and Mandy from the Brownsville Animal Shelter. They're two puppies looking for forever homes.

Border Patrol Agents seize more than $1 million worth of drugs before noon

Border Patrol Agents in Rio Grande City had a busy Monday.  In three seizures they were able to get more than a million dollars worth of marijuana off the streets.

1 arrest for 3 thefts in Harlingen

Harlingen Police arrested a man they believe is responsible for three separate thefts in the city. Mark Anthony Trevino, 25, was arrested with the help of Willacy County Deputy in Sebastian over the weekend.

Driver arrested for intoxciation assault after crashing into Border Patrol unit

A Brownsville man is arrested for intoxication assault after he struck a Border Patrol unit and then left the scene.