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5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays

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(StatePoint) Whether you’re hosting or just trying to get into the holiday spirit, preparing your home doesn’t have to be daunting or expensive. Check out these five tips for getting your home in tip-top holiday shape on any budget from the experts at Dollar General: Deck the Dining Table Get…

UTRGV Center for Mexican American Studies Celebrating 30th Anniversary of Anzaldua’s “Borderlands” with Yearlong Series

UTRGV Center for Mexican American Studies Celebrating 30th Anniversary of Anzaldua’s “Borderlands” with Yearlong Series

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by J. Edward Moreno RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – The Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has launched a yearlong series called “Nuestra Gloria,” commemorating the 30th anniversary of the publication of “Border Lands / La Frontera: The New Mestiza,” written by Valley native Gloria…

Southern Industrial Careers Center Presents Industrial Career Training Information to Commission

Southern Industrial Careers Center Presents Industrial Career Training Information to Commission

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by Victor Moreno/LFN The City Commission met at their regular meeting on Tuesday, October 24th. After going through the initial meeting protocols Mayor Maldonado reminded the audience of the Halloween Night Candy Giveaway at the Police station scheduled for Halloween night during the announcements portion of the meeting. The commission…

Oil-Rig Map Identifies Pollution Risks to Texas Children

Oil-Rig Map Identifies Pollution Risks to Texas Children

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by Mark Richardson SAN ANTONIO – As the Environmental Protection Agency backs away from limiting toxic emissions from oil and gas wells, Texas environmental groups are stepping up calls to limit the pollution. Earthworks and Moms Clean Air Force have released an updated version of their interactive Oil and Gas Threat…

Hummingbirds

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Fascinating Backyard Acrobats All it takes is a hummingbird feeder filled with sugary water hanging from a tree in your back yard to enjoy the entertaining antics of one of God’s most fascinating creatures–the tiny, iridescent, feathered aerial acrobat we know as the hummingbird. City Commissioner Eric Hoff is one…

Texas Advocates Organize to Assist with ACA Enrollments

Texas Advocates Organize to Assist with ACA Enrollments

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by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – As the Trump administration moves to weaken the Affordable Care Act, advocacy groups in Texas and across the country are taking over the federal government’s role in helping people get health coverage. A coalition known as “Cover Texas Now” is stepping in to publicize…

Lions Fall To Zapata 35 – 7

Lions Fall To Zapata 35 – 7

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by Coach Jaime Acuna The district opener versus the Zapata Hawks did not go according to planned for the La Feria Lions last Friday night at Lion Stadium. The Lions were coming off two impressive wins against Port Isabel and Santa Rosa but struggled throughout the game versus the Hawks.…

Family of Howard E. Butt, Jr. Donates $1 Million to Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group Fund

Family of Howard E. Butt, Jr. Donates $1 Million to Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group Fund

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Funds donated in honor of the late Howard E. Butt, Jr. to support Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – The family of the late Howard E. Butt, Jr., today announced a $1 million donation to support Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts in the hardest hit areas along the Gulf…

UTRGV’s Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy Part of First Observation of Neutron Stars Collision

UTRGV’s Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy Part of First Observation of Neutron Stars Collision

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by Vicky Brito BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – Scientists from the Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy (CGWA) at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, along with thousands of scientists around the world, have announced the first-ever observation of the collision of two neutron stars. A panel of CGWA faculty and student researchers participated in…

Chamber to Hold Small Business Expo

Chamber to Hold Small Business Expo

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November 4th event meant to encourage locals and visitors to SHOP LA FERIA FIRST The La Feria Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Fall Small Business Expo at 118 N. Main St. La Feria, TX 78559 on Saturday November 4th, 2017 from 4pm to 8pm. The event will showcase…