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RNA Discovery Could Help Boost Plant Drought, Salt Tolerance

RNA Discovery Could Help Boost Plant Drought, Salt Tolerance

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by Gabe Saldana/Texas A&M AgriLife DALLAS — Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists have discovered a ribonucleic acid, or RNA, that can increase the thale cress plant’s resistance to stress from drought and salt. The discovery could help illuminate a new pathway to engineering drought- and salt-tolerant plants, including food crops,…

Lions Suffer Tough Loss

Lions Suffer Tough Loss

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by Coach Jaime Acuna • Photos: La Feria ISD Facebook Community Page After coming off an impressive 42 – 0 victory over the Falfurrias Jerseys the week before, the Lions fell to a very tough Corpus Christ Veterans Memorial team. C.C. Vets Memorial outscored the Lions 55 – 14 and…

UTRGV Studio Art Major Illustrates Book for Children

UTRGV Studio Art Major Illustrates Book for Children

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by J. Edward Moreno RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – While some UTRGV students spent the summer traveling to new destinations via airplane or road trip, studio art major Karely Gallegos made her way to Washington, D.C., via illustration and a pressed penny. Gallegos, 20, illustrated a children’s book written by…

City Commission Holds Special Meeting

City Commission Holds Special Meeting

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Examine Ways to Boost Revenue for 2017-2018 Fiscal Year by Victor Moreno/LFN The La Feria City Commission held a special meeting on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to receive input on the proposed City budget for fiscal year 2017-2018. The hearing was open to the public however public…

La Feria ISD Welcomes New Superintendent

La Feria ISD Welcomes New Superintendent

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Superintendent Cathy Lee Hernandez First Hispanic Female to Lead LFISD by Victor Moreno/LFN The La Feria ISD Board of Trustees held a special meeting on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 to consider and approve the contract for the hiring of new Superintendent Cathy Lee Hernandez. After a brief closed meeting the…

Purpose Beats Perks in Workplace Satisfaction

Purpose Beats Perks in Workplace Satisfaction

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(StatePoint) New research shows that happiness abounds for those working at small businesses. Indeed, 75 percent of small-business employees are either very or extremely satisfied working for a small business, according to the study conducted by Aflac. Perhaps surprising to some, happiness is not necessarily based on salary, but on…

SCOTUS Ruling Blocks Redraw of Texas Congressional Districts

SCOTUS Ruling Blocks Redraw of Texas Congressional Districts

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by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas — A U.S. Supreme Court decision has put a temporary hold on two lower-court rulings ordering Texas to draw new Congressional districts by the 2018 elections. In a 5-4 decision, the court stayed rulings that found that the Texas Legislature had violated the federal Voting Rights…

Texas Fescue Grass First Species Protected by Trump Administration

Texas Fescue Grass First Species Protected by Trump Administration

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by Mark Richardson TERLINGUA, Texas – The federal government has added a species of bunchgrass found mostly in Texas to its list of endangered species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service gave Guadalupe fescue protected status and set aside 7,800 acres of the fescue’s last U.S. location, in Big Bend National Park,…

How Art and Poetry Can Help People Deal with Challenging Times

How Art and Poetry Can Help People Deal with Challenging Times

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(StatePoint) Whether you are dealing with personal tragedy and loss in your life, or are concerned about current events, some experts believe that creating and appreciating art can help you cope with the emotional fallout of challenging times. “Art and poetry can be a beautifully effective outlet for dealing with…

Origami Owl Jewelry

Origami Owl Jewelry

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New Business attracts thousands The Origami Owl Jewelry Company began in 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona, and has grown from a table-top, hobby business to a nation-wide organization with 70,000 designers in the United States and Canada. Quite an achievement for a five-year old company. La Feria Chamber of Commerce member,…