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Strategic Behavioral Health broke ground on Palms Behavioral Health, a 72-bed, acute behavioral health hospital, in Harlingen on Thursday. The hospital will have psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists and nurses with compassion to serve those who are struggling with feelings of depression, anxiety, grief/loss and personal crisis situations.
Bishop of Brownsville Daniel Flores has just returned from Central America. He will celebrate a special Mass with teachers at 9 a.m. on Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows in McAllen to mark the start of the new school year. After the Mass he will be available for interviews with the media about his trip to Central America.
U.S. Rep. Rubén Hinojosa has been named as one of the 2014 Hispanic Heritage Awards honorees. He will be recognized on Sept. 18 at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C. The Mercedes Democrat will receive the STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) award, in honor of his work to make Latinos competitive in these fields.
The Lower Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held a meeting at Los Norteños in Harlingen on Thursday. Guest speakers were Juan Cerda Benitez, of the Mexican Consulate’s Office in Brownsville, and Salomon Torres of San Benito EDC. LVHCC is almost a year old and growing rapidly, said co-founder Tony Gutierrez.
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Oliveira 'embarrassed' border-deployed Guard troops are not being fed
State Rep. René Oliveira says he is “appalled and embarrassed” that National Guard troops are being forced to ask local charities for a hot meal while serving on the border.
Almaraz selected as Workforce Solutions' CEO
At their board meeting on Wednesday evening, the directors of Workforce Solutions selected Francisco “Frank” Almaraz as the group’s chief executive officer.
Reconoce Osorio Chong participacion ciudadana en combate a inseguridad
A más de 100 días de la puesta en marcha de la Estrategia de Seguridad, Tamaulipas ha recibido casi nueve mil denuncias ciudadanas, lo que contribuyo para que esta entidad pasara del lugar 21 al tercero a nivel nacional.
Only constant at UTRGV will be change, says new provost
The new provost and executive vice president of UT-Rio Grande Valley spoke about his vision for the institution in a breakfast speech at the Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.
Bailey names first part of his UTRGV leadership team
UT-Rio Grande Valley President Guy Bailey has announced some of the people who will be in his leadership team.
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