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168 new COVID-19 cases reported in Hidalgo, Starr counties

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Hidalgo County COVID-19 death count climbs to 150, 313 people test positive over the weekend

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Local officials urge Gov. Abbott to issue stay-at-home orders

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MCISD requesting social distant learning for the next school year

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Hidalgo County reports 19 new COVID-19 fatalities, 393 new cases

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Gov. Abbott extends statewide COVID-19 Disaster Declaration

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New LUPE campaign hopes to connect rural residents online

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Report: 26 Mission city employees have tested positive for COVID-19

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Congressman announces federal funding will go toward new federal courthouse in McAllen

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Daniel Zamora, founder of the La Joya Area Federal Credit Union. Courtesy photo.

Founder of La Joya Area Federal Credit Union passes away

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The unfinished storage unit construction project for the Mission Housing Authority Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Progress Times photo by Jose De Leon III

Mission Housing Authority to tackle stalled storage unit project

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W. Chad Nunnery stands with a press at Composite Access Products. Progress Times photo by Jamie Treviño.

CAP aims to offer USA-made composite covers and frames, manufactured here in the RGV

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Riverbank erosion spotted at private border wall

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Hidalgo County reports 1,274 new COVID-19 cases

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Hidalgo County COVID-19 death count climbs to 103, 278 new cases

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Mass COVID-19 testing shuts down early, new hours provided

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Hidalgo County COVID-19 death count climbs to 90, 335 new cases reported

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Largest free COVID-19 testing site in Texas opens tomorrow

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Hidalgo County reports 16 more COVID-19 related deaths, 102 new cases

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168 new COVID-19 cases reported in Hidalgo, Starr counties

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in he Valley as two elderly women in Hidalgo County succumbed to complications from the virus. The women, whose ages were 70+ and from the cities of Weslaco and Pharr, according to the county, bring the total number of fatalities to 152, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez said Monday.…

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Hidalgo County COVID-19 death count climbs to 150, 313 people test positive over the weekend

Eight more souls in Hidalgo County lost their lives from COVID-19 complications over the weekend as the county passed the 8,000 mark of known cases in the county. According to a Sunday news release from the county,  eight more people died from the virus, bringing the total number of fatalities to 150 Health officials also reported…

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Local officials urge Gov. Abbott to issue stay-at-home orders

Representatives in Starr County and a local task force made up of over 170 RGV physicians have signed letters urging state Gov. Greg Abbott to either return emergency management authority to local jurisdictions, or issue a statewide stay-at-home order. On Friday, Starr County Judge Eloy Vera published a letter he and the mayors of Rio…

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Area Sports

Lasting impressions

You may have never heard of John Neeley, but you have heard him. You have, that is, if you’ve attended a Sharyland High or Sharyland Pioneer football game at Richard Thompson Stadium in the past 20 years or listened to Q94.5 for much of that same time period. If you are having trouble remembering then…

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SHS athlete signs on to wrestle at Dixie State University

A Sharyland High School athlete has signed on to wrestle at Dixie State University, breaking off from family tradition. Jerilyn “Abby” Peralez signed a letter of intent to attend the Utah-based NCAA Division II school Tuesday. The Lady Trailblazers have just recently added women’s wrestling to their athletic program and Dixie State is in the…

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Opening plans revealed

UIL announces guidelines for return to athletics The road to getting prep sports back into gear was given a map to follow last Friday by the UIL in the area of what schools will be allowed to do over the summer. The current coronavirus pandemic that has shut down Texas prep sports since mid-March had…

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