For the first time in history, two category 4 hurricanes have hit the United States in a single year. In fact, the US dealt with these two major storms in only a little over two weeks. Thanks to a...
TAOS, New Mexico - And here we go again. Ferguson and its aftermath have sparked renewed interest, debate and introspection of how we Americans act against each other in a destructive manner. The president is anguished and demonstrates his consternation...
The Texas population will expand substantially by 2050. It will also be older and, most likely, sicker. Hispanics will be the majority, with the number of Asian Americans also growing fairly rapidly, while the number of non-Hispanic whites begins...
As a veteran Rio Grande Valley broadcaster who now also works as a governmental affairs consultant and public policy advocate for The Shepherd Group, I am proud to endorse U.S. Sen. John Cornyn for re-election.  Cornyn, a Republican who has...
Last week I believe I got a glimpse of God. This happened while with some people who were visiting the Rio Grande Valley. The visitors had wanted to go across the bridge into Matamoros, Mexico. They were disturbed by what...
  Homeowners throughout South Texas could soon be significantly impacted by the outcome of an insurance company proposal that preys on Texans being under-informed who need the extra money and targets our South Texas and border communities. Texas Farm Bureau Insurance...
The story of how 13 English colonies on the East Coast became the United States of America has long been a worldwide standard for people struggling to achieve self-rule.   Whether you call it Independence Day, July 4th, or Fourth...
With COVID-19 cases continuing to fall and vaccination rates rising, things are beginning to feel a bit more normal. The economy is growing, and the outlook remains positive as the health crisis abates. Here’s a quick look at current...
“Has she really retired?” Asked of Rebecca Flores, former Director of La Unión del Pueblo Entero (The Union of All the People), Rio Grande Valley, Texas. The question was rhetorical, humorous, asked by current LUPE Director, Juanita Valdéz-Cox in a...
Last year, San Antonio celebrated its 300th Birthday anniversary. It was an occasion observed throughout the year, with abundant events showcasing the city’s initial 1718 Bexareños founding and soon after, the arrival of Canary Islanders (Isleños) in 1731. Clearly, San Antonio’s 300-year-old taproot...

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