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Tough Luck

Tough Luck

Lions face tough comp at state, get results needed for fall photo and story by…

Lions 7-on-7 Team Headed to State Tournament

Lions 7-on-7 Team Headed to State Tournament

by Billy Watson/LFN MCALLEN – After throwing three interceptions with two resulting in pick-sixes in…

Cortez Swings Into Top 10 at State Golf Tournament

Cortez Swings Into Top 10 at State Golf Tournament

Photo and story by Billy Watson/LFN Senior, team captain, district champion, regional qualifier: just a…

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UTRGV Students Cherish Experiences as They Study in Florence, Italy, This Summer

UTRGV Students Cherish Experiences as They Study in Florence, Italy, This Summer

by Letty Fernande RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – The Cradle of the Italian Renaissance – Florence, Italy –…

Brownsville Restaurant Celebrates 85th Birthday

Brownsville Restaurant Celebrates 85th Birthday

by Tony Vindell/LFN The Rio Grande Valley has hundreds, if not thousands of restaurants. Some…

International Study Finds Blood Pressure Over 24 hours is Best Predictor of Heart, Vascular Disease

International Study Finds Blood Pressure Over 24 hours is Best Predictor of Heart, Vascular Disease

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – Dr. Gladys Maestre, professor of neurosciences at The UTRGV School…

Message from La Feria Fire Department La Feria Fire Dept Receives New Gear

La Feria Fire Dept Receives New Gear

New gear is in! Thanks to the City of La Feria, The Sons of the…

Congratulations Chief

Congratulations Chief

Congratulations Chief Phinney on completing his Certified Fire Executive designation from the Texas Fire Chiefs…

State Move to Treat Separation, Detention of Migrant Children as Child Abuse

Move to Treat Separation, Detention of Migrant Children as Child Abuse

by Dan Heyman EL PASO, Texas – Social workers and mental health professionals are trying…

Local UTRGV Marine Science Summer Camp Offers Closeup Look at Marine Life

UTRGV Marine Science Summer Camp Offers Closeup Look at Marine Life

by Maria Elena Hernandez RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – Alison Brovold’s children weren’t the only…

UTRGV Graduate Design Student Takes Silver in National Addy Competition

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WWII Veteran: Ignorance, Indifference Greatest Threats to America

WWII Veteran: Ignorance, Indifference Greatest Threats to America

by Mary Schuermann Kuhlman NEW YORK – Seventy-four years after he saw the flag raised on Iwo Jima, a World…

Is Your Supermarket Reducing Plastic Pollution?

Is Your Supermarket Reducing Plastic Pollution?

(StatePoint) Plastic pollution is a crisis for communities, oceans and waterways, according to environmental experts, who point out…

6 Tips from Doctors for a Healthier Heart

6 Tips from Doctors for a Healthier Heart

(StatePoint) Nearly half of all U.S. adults are living with high blood pressure, putting them at an increased…

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Tips to Stay in Shape All Summer

(StatePoint) There’s nothing more humbling than putting on a bathing suit. If you’ve been living…

5 Reasons Kids Should Play Outside More

(StatePoint) Whether it’s dance lessons, computer projects, art class or yoga, kids these days are…