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EDITORIAL: A safety issue: Driver’s licenses should be made available to state visitors as...

The Texas State Auditor’s Office recently released an audit report of the Department of Public Safety and found that agency might have issued thousands...

EDITORIAL: Learning tools: Strengthening GEAR UP program can help more students succeed

The goal of helping more students succeed in life transcends partisan politics. Their success helps guarantee our society’s overall success. Fortunately, several congressional lawmakers...

EDITORIAL: Welcome aid: Changes in tax law could make volunteer help a better option

Recent news reports are filled with complaints by taxpayers who found their tax burden this year is worse than they expected. In some cases...

Weslaco High, Vela win at Sams

MARK MOLINA | STAFF WRITER The 64th running of the Sams Relays in Brownsville acted as the first meet for most of the teams in...

EDITORIAL: Trump stump: Campaign rally offers little new besides some entertaining lines

“Is there any place that’s more fun to be than a Trump rally?” The president himself made that observation during Tuesday night’s rally in El...

COMMENTARY: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: Teachers deserve a raise

Before I was elected lieutenant governor in 2014, I served on the Senate Education Committee for eight years, including as chair during the 2013...

Donna celebrates Chisholm Trail Festival despite chilly weather

A. COLLEEN DEGUZMAN | STAFF WRITER DONNA — Although Saturday’s cold and relentless drizzle put a damper on the annual Chisholm Trail Festival here, local...

Collective clout: Valley leaders pull together for regional needs at Capitol

BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — Representatives of the Rio Grande Valley descended upon the state capitol on Tuesday, bringing with them the region’s...

Student aid, transparency among RGV lawmakers’ priorities

BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER There are no shortage of bills filed by State legislators representing the Rio Grande Valley for the 86th legislative session...

Mercedes edges Brownsville Pace in thriller

STEFAN MODRICH | STAFF WRITER The Mercedes boys basketball team walked into the Brownsville Pace gym with a discernible swagger, intent on silencing the large...