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Trump Extends Religious-Refusal Protections to Health Providers

Trump Extends Religious-Refusal Protections to Health Providers

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by Mark Richardson HOUSTON – A Trump administration plan to protect healthcare workers who refuse to provide services on religious grounds is raising the concerns of civil rights advocates. A presidential order has authorized the creation of a “Conscience and Religious Freedom Division” of the Department of Health and Human Services. Its…

UTRGV Joins Push to Scale Active Learning in Undergraduate Math Education

UTRGV Joins Push to Scale Active Learning in Undergraduate Math Education

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and 11 other universities have announced they will be part of a special initiative known as SEMINAL: Student Engagement in Mathematics through an Institutional Network for Active Learning. Participation in SEMINAL supports the work of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)…

Port Isabel Lighthouse Reopens to Public

Port Isabel Lighthouse Reopens to Public

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Described as a “tourist beacon, “ “Jewel of South Texas,” and “Texas smallest state park” the Port Isabel Lighthouse is now open to the public after it went through an improvement project that took about 14 months to complete. State, local, business leaders and members of the…

Texas Lady Spartans Bring Girls Football to La Feria

Texas Lady Spartans Bring Girls Football to La Feria

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by Martha E. Ibarra/LFN La Feria could be seeing its first all-women’s full contact tackle football team. The team, Texas Lady Spartans, formed just a little over three weeks ago and consists of players 17 and older from all over the Valley. The girls originally belonged to a team that…

La Feria School Board Holds Special Meeting

La Feria School Board Holds Special Meeting

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State of Press Box at Lion Stadium Discussed by Martha E. Ibarra/LFN A special meeting of the board of trustees of the La Feria Independent School District was held on Monday, Jan. 22, in the Central Administration Building. Following the prayer and pledge of allegiance, Quentin Anderson presented to the…

City Commission Passes Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance

City Commission Passes Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance

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by Martha E. Ibarra/LFN The La Feria City Commission held a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Following the invocation, pledge of allegiance and determination of quorum, the commission went on to approve the minutes for the city meeting held on Tuesday, Jan. 16. City manager, Jaime Sandoval was then…

Brownsville Museum of Fine Art Presents Inaugural Latino Comics Expo Brownsville

Brownsville Museum of Fine Art Presents Inaugural Latino Comics Expo Brownsville

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Brownsville, TX – From February 2-4, 2018, The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art will play host to Brownsville’s first ever Latino Comics Expo, celebrating the art and traditions of Latino culture. Deyanira Ramirez, Administrative Director of the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art said, “We’re excited to present this amazing event…

Fun Ways Your Family Can Get Fit Together

Fun Ways Your Family Can Get Fit Together

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(StatePoint) Is your fitness routine stuck in a rut? Searching for ways to spend more time with your family? Why not combine these goals? There are a variety of ways to lead an active lifestyle that are suitable for the whole family and can include children of all ages. Let…

Longest Causeway Walk/Run, Held in PI/SPI

Longest Causeway Walk/Run, Held in PI/SPI

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by Tony Vindell/LFN More than 2,000 walkers and runners braved Saturday’s cool weather to participate in the annual Longest Causeway & Fitness Walk and reached the finish line with smiles in their faces for completing the journey. The participants, made up of people from all ages, took off in front…

Safely Manage Insects on Indoor Plants

Safely Manage Insects on Indoor Plants

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by Melinda Myers Winter can be hard on gardeners and our indoor plants. Low light, shorter days and dry air stress our houseplants while helping insects thrive. Don’t despair if insects have moved in and your plants are struggling with yellow or speckled leaves. Instead, invest a bit of time…