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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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TWC receives $9.4M in federal funds

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Hidalgo County launches the COVID-19 mortgage and rent relief program

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COVID-19 cases in Hidalgo County soar past 5,000 mark

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Dan McGee at the Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Progress Times photo by Jose De Leon III

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park to temporarily close

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Starr County Health Authority Dr. Jose Vasquez with registered nurses deployed by the Texas Department of State Health Services to assist the county in handling the COVID-19 pandemic Saturday, July 4, 2020. Courtesy photo

Starr County Memorial Hospital receives additional staff from the state

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Hidalgo County hospitals at capacity

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Mission contemplates bond election, moves forward with Lions Park renovation project

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LJISD invests in new tech and training in response to pandemic

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Former La Joya housing exec granted new attorney

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Apple Pharmacy – Caring for people one prescription at a time

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A member of the La Joya Emergency Management Strike Team disinfects a city police vehicle Thursday, June 25, 2020. Courtesy photo.

La Joya implements strike team for COVID-19 related emergencies

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Victoria Flores (right) being sworn in as alternate municipal judge for the city of La Joya Friday, June 26, 2020. Progress Times photo by Jose De Leon III

La Joya appoints alternate municipal judge

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The heat from Little Fires Everywhere

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A group of nurses arriving at Mission Regional Medical Center to provide staffing relief Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Courtesy photo

Hidalgo County seeing slight relief on strain in medical services

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7 more people die with COVID-19 complications; 268 people test positive

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

Hidalgo County reported 13 more COVID-19 related deaths Wednesday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 fatalities to 103. Among those who died are residents from Alamo, Alton, Donna, Hidalgo, McAllen, Mission, Palmhurst and Weslaco. The deaths were split between eight men and five women whose ages ranged from their 40s and 70+, according to a…

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

An “overwhelming response” in the amount of people getting tested for COVID-19 at the Bert Ogden Arena has led to officials halting testing two hours earlier than planned. On Tuesday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced they will provide free COVID-19 testing at the Bert Ogden Arena for the public for nearly a…

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

The COVID-19 death toll continues to rise in Hidalgo County as 15 more people died after testing positive for the virus Tuesday. This brings the total death count in the county to 90. The deaths came on the same day an additional 335 people  tested positive for the virus, bringing the overall number of known positive cases…

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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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