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Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be another warm and beautiful day with highs of 92 in the Lower Valley, 95 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-25 mph. Look for partly cloudy skies.

DEA limits usage of hydrocodone. 30 day prescriptions only, no refills

The US Drug Enforcement Administration published a rule yesterday increasing restrictions on hydrocodone. Prescriptions will only be given for one month at a time, and no refills will be allowed.

Lower heating bills expected this winter

We could see lower heating bills this winter season compared to last year. According to the Energy Department's annual prediction of winter heating costs, milder temperatures could cut heating bills.

Resort officials notice slight decline in Winter Texans

"In general, over the past three years, I would say the resorts have been struggling to stay even in gain," said Sunshine RV Resort Manager Lon Huff.

Thousands of Cameron County acres quarantined due to fever ticks

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed a fever tick quarantine on Cameron County cattle ranchers. Fever ticks have made their way outside the permanent quarantine area in Cameron County.

Sheriff's Office: man shot opponent after being hit with baseball

A man is facing a felony assault charge after he allegedly shot an opponent at a baseball game.

Santeria follower and others head to prison on federal drug charges

Francisco Javier Maya, 35, has been ordered to prison following his convictions of conspiracy to possess and possession with intent to distribute approximately 1,000 pounds of marijuana, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

UTPA Report: Migrant workers getting their GED

For more than 40 years, The University of Texas-Pan American has been helping migrant workers and their families get their GEDs. UTPA's Jennifer Berghom explains why the University has taken on this task in this report.

Expired registration sticker results in couple being charged with possession

A driver and his passenger are arrested for possession after an officer spotted an expired registration sticker on the vehicle.

Roma ISD to host first Pink Game bringing awareness to breast cancer

Roma ISD officials announced that they will be hosting their very first football Pink Game to bring awareness of Breast Cancer Month.

Mission High School wins national yearbook contest

The 2014 Mission High School (MHS) yearbook, The Eagle, has won first prize for cover design in the 2014 national yearbook contest by Entourage Yearbooks.

Brownsville Public Utilities Board launches outage reporting app

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) added an outage reporting application to its website. This addition provides more capabilities and functions for BPUB customers.

UTPA Report: The White Coat Ceremony

You may have heard of medical schools having white coat ceremonies to welcome its newest students, but The University of Texas-Pan American is one of a select few schools to start offering this rite of passage to its nursing students.

Voter registration for November elections ends

Monday was the last day for prospective voters to register in this year's general election. The November election includes the governor's race along with local Cameron County and District Judge race.