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Fungus Causing White-Nose Syndrome in Bats Continues to Spread in Texas

Fungus Causing White-Nose Syndrome in Bats Continues to Spread in Texas

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AUSTIN — The fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS) in bats has continued to spread into parts of Central, South, and East Texas, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The fungus was detected for the first time in Texas in early 2017 in six Panhandle counties. This year…

Report: Texas One of 10 Most “Food Insecure” States

Report: Texas One of 10 Most “Food Insecure” States

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by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – A new Feeding America report shows that in every county and congressional district in the U.S., a subset of the population can’t afford to buy food on a consistent basis. In some states, one in four children is at risk of missing a meal, and eight…

STISD High Schools Rank Among the Best in the State and Nation

STISD High Schools Rank Among the Best in the State and Nation

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MERCEDES – U.S. News & World Report recently published its 2019 Best High Schools Rankings, in which all four South Texas Independent School District (STISD) high schools rank among the best in the state and nation. In the state rankings, The Science Academy of South Texas (Science Academy) in Mercedes…

Striving for Better: UTRGV Graduate Ready for Next Chapter

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by Amanda L. Alaniz EDINBURG, TEXAS – Family vacations, spending time with friends, taking a break from schoolwork – college students usually envision those as summer break activities. But for Raquel Perez, a UTRGV bilingual education major, summers consisted of waking up early to work long hours in la labor, helping her family sort produce on a […]

Competitive Sports Can Improve Quality of Life at Any Age

Competitive Sports Can Improve Quality of Life at Any Age

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(StatePoint) Are you an older adult looking for some inspiration to stay physically active? In June, the 2019 National Senior Games presented by Humana will gather a record number of more than 13,700 athletes aged 50 and over to compete in 20 medal sports. Many assume competitors are elite or…

LFHS Student Spreads Artistic Wings with Mural

LFHS Student Spreads Artistic Wings with Mural

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Painting had not been in the mind of Gorlianna Lugo, a student enrolled in La Feria school district. But after she worked on a mural at Sweet Blessings, a sandwich and cheesecake shop on West Oleander Avenue, the sophomore says she would like to do more of…

OLLU Blesses 2019 Graduates

OLLU Blesses 2019 Graduates

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During a brief ceremony, about a dozen students attending Our Lady of the Lake University were blessed by a school official from the main campus in San Antonio. The ceremony was held Tuesday, May 7, inside a dome built next to La Feria OLLU campus. The students were part of…

La Feria Mayor, Two Commissioners Reelected

La Feria Mayor, Two Commissioners Reelected

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by Tony Vindell/LFN The three incumbents on La Feria City Council were re-elected in the Saturday, May 4th, election. The voters kept Mayor Olga H. Maldonado and City Council member Jesse Zuniga. Devin Martinez, who ran unopposed, will also remain on the City Council. Unofficial election results gave Maldonado 489…

Campaign Launched to Ensure Census Counts All Latino Children

Campaign Launched to Ensure Census Counts All Latino Children

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by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – This week, the leading nonpartisan educational group advocating for Latino participation in politics launched a national campaign to make sure all Latino children are counted in the upcoming 2020 census. Lizette Escobedo, director of the national census program for the NALEO Education Fund, says…

FAST FORWARD: UTRGV’s Dr. Christopher Gabler is Compressing Time to Research Climate Change

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The Newsroom at UTRGV RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – As the climate warms, the amount of rainfall likely will change. Although we have a good idea of how rainfall will change along the Gulf Coast, the models for South Texas are less clear. Who can say if there will be fewer or more intense storms? […]

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