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Valley Prepares for Hurricane Season

Valley Prepares for Hurricane Season

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An Active Tropical Storm Season Forecast Steve Drillete, Meteorologist-In-Charge for the National Weather Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Brownsville, told a capacity crowd of first-responders to be ready for an active 2013 hurricane season. He made his sobering remarks during the RGV Hurricane Partners and Integrated Warning…

La Feria Commission Awards Contract for Fire Station Expansion and Substation

La Feria Commission Awards Contract for Fire Station Expansion and Substation

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The La Feria City Commission held its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 9th at 6:30 pm. On the agenda for the evening was a review of bids from contractors for the La Feria Fire Station Expansion and Substation, with the contract going to the lowest, most qualified bidder. The Commission…

Dominguez Family Honored for Community Service

Dominguez Family Honored for Community Service

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Proceeds from the Dominguez Run/Walks have funded 54 local scholarships For more than 17 years, the Dominguez Family has hosted the Adrian Dominguez Memorial 5K Run/Walk in La Feria to celebrate the life of Adrian who was a student at La Feria High School when he passed. Race proceeds have…

La Feria Decides on New Superintendent

La Feria Decides on New Superintendent

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Board Selects Rey Villarreal of Laredo ISD as Lone Finalist by MBWright, LFN Editor After months of applicants, meetings and negotiations, the La Feria ISD School Board selected Raymundo (Rey) P. Villarreal, Jr. as lone finalist for the position of Superintendent of Schools for the district in a special meeting…

Interstate 69 Inauguration Video

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Video courtesy of KGBT Action 4 News on YouTube

Accidental Prescription Drug Poisonings on the Rise

Accidental Prescription Drug Poisonings on the Rise

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Toddlers, Teens at Highest Risk by John Michaelson DALLAS – As prescriptions increase for adult aches, pains and chronic illnesses, there’s been a corresponding spike in accidental poisonings in children. That’s the finding of a new study in the July issue of Pediatrics magazine. It says among those at highest…

Nurse Practitioners Provide More Primary Care in States with Least Restrictive Regulations

Nurse Practitioners Provide More Primary Care in States with Least Restrictive Regulations

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Facing a nationwide shortage of primary care physicians, some states in recent years have eased up on regulations that create barriers for nurse practitioners who want to work as primary care providers. That easing of rules has had the intended effect. According to a new study by researchers at the…

Three Superfoods That Can Improve Your Health

Three Superfoods That Can Improve Your Health

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In a world where fatty, fried and frosted foods are often the cheapest, quickest and most readily available options, it can be easy to forget the true purpose of eating — to healthfully fuel our bodies. “The higher-quality fuel you put in your body, the better you will function. The…

Milk – Is It Doing Your Body Good?

Milk – Is It Doing Your Body Good?

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By Amanda Hill We’ve all seen the commercials—the coolest actresses, athletes and entertainers proudly sport their milk mustaches. We’ve been told it does a body good. Got milk? You bet! Growing up, milk was a part of my everyday diet. I’d start the day with a bowl of cereal and…

Operation Bishop Cites Patrons at Brownsville Arcade, Community Assists with Raids

Operation Bishop Cites Patrons at Brownsville Arcade, Community Assists with Raids

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Operation Bishop paid an impromptu visit to a Brownsville arcade Tuesday located in a building with a fake storefront and citing more than 20 patrons. The hot, smoky and poorly-ventilated building, located at 1050 Mackintosh Drive, Suite 5, had 55 machines. Patron citations are a class C misdemeanor with a…