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Cyclists Bring Awareness to Sharing Roads

National Ride of Silence is an event aimed to bring awareness and honor the lives those who died in the Valley while cycling.

Brownsville Fire Fighter Explorer Program Ceremony

Brownsville Honors a Fire Explorer

Armando Sanchez was born with a tumor. Despite his condition, he has been a dedicated member of the Brownsville Fire Explorer Program.

(img1)Harlon Block Memorial in Need of Repairs

Harlon Block Memorial in Need of Repairs

A city official said repairs are planned. The tribute to the Marine from Weslaco has been in the community for almost 38 years.

Three Gates Millennium Scholars Selected From One La Joya School

La Joya High School seniors Emilia Chavero, Magdalena Garza, and Josette Ochoa are recipients of the 2015 Gates Millennium Scholars.

Edinburg World Birding Center to Hold Family Programs in May

The Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center will offer family programs this May. The programs will be held on May 16 and May 23.

Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce Announces 2015 Women of Distinction Award Recipients

The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce has announced their 2015 Women of Distinction Award recipients. The honorees will be recognized at a luncheon on May 8 at Austin's Four Seasons Hotel.

McAllen Medical Center Foundation to Fund UTRGV Education Program

The McAllen Medical Center Foundation held a press conference on April 27 announcing their funding of the South Texas Diabetes and Obesity Institute. A $100,000 professorship will be given to the institute, a University of Texas Rio Grande Valley research and education program.

(img1)BBB Honors Local Company with Ethics Award (1)

BBB Honors Local Company with Ethics Award

The award was presented during a ceremony Thursday. Judges said the recipient was not just in business to make money.

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