SAN JUAN, Texas - Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa recently spoke at a luncheon and press conference hosted by Hidalgo County Tejano Democrats and LUPE Votes. The event was organized to show support for Democrats in the Texas House...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar is to host a town hall meeting to plan Laredo’s response to coronavirus. Representatives from the city’s public entities, including its health department, will meet with officials from the U.S. Border Patrol, U.S....
MCALLEN, RGV - Matt Ruszczak, executive director of Rio South Texas Economic Council, fears he is beginning to sound like a broken record because the sales tax revenue reports he has given for the past few months all sound...
HIDALGO, Texas - Hidalgo Economic Development Corporation wants to develop a seven-mile hike and bike trail that extends to an existing trail in McAllen and a river walk similar to that in San Antonio. The ambitious plans were outlined during...
MCALLEN, RGV - Yolanda Saldaña Woods, the new director of Alamo area for FIRST in Texas, has been in the Rio Grande Valley for the past few days. Woods, a native of San Benito, was in the Valley to attend...
WESLACO, Texas - Dr. Michael B. Hocker, recently appointed dean of UTRGV School of Medicine, has given an overview of the college’s work to a local council of government. Hocker spoke about securing full accreditation for UTRGV SOM within the...
PHARR, Texas - The superintendent of Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Jorge L. Arredondo, and the co-founder of IDEA Public Schools, Tom Torkelson were featured in a webinar hosted recently by the Rio Grande Valley Partnership. RGVP President and CEO Sergio Contreras...
LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar says he intends to bring at least four cabinet secretaries to the South Texas border region once President-elect Biden is sworn into office. Cuellar is critical of the way President Trump’s cabinet secretaries,...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Czech heritage is at the forefront with Elyse Anne Kakacek’s album release “Formless.” In 1894, composer Antonin Dvorak completed a song cycle in English that was translated from the 1579 Czech version of the Bible.  Elyse Anne Kakacek...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Did you know about the Russia-Paris connection?   According to Russian Pianist, Danil Trifonov, to this day, many building and street signs are bilingual Russian/French.   Trifonov explained this Russian/French connection when I recently spoke to him about...

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