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A dozen more COVID-19 deaths reported in Hidalgo County

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AEP Texas requesting RGV customers conserve electricity for 2 weeks

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COVID-19 claims the life of 28 Hidalgo County residents, 360 new cases reported

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Mission police Chief Robert Dominguez speaks during a press conference to address a police standoff in Mission that left a Sullivan City commissioner dead Friday, July 31, 2020. Progress Times photo by Jose De Leon III.

‘An unfortunate incident’

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Hidalgo County Precinct 3 Commissioner Jose “Joe” Flores and Everardo “Ever” Villarreal.

Despite judge’s ruling, Precinct 3 election lawsuit continues

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State Gov. Greg Abbott during a press conference in Weslaco to discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Hanna and announce more aid to the area Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Courtesy photo.

County, state governor react to Hurricane Hanna’s aftermath

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Congressman Henry Cuellar

Congressman discusses need for the distribution of COVID-19 emergency funding

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Sharyland announces back-to-school plan

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Erosion seen along the riverbank where a three-mile stretch of a privately constructed border wall near Mission sits. Courtesy image

Hurricane Hanna further damages riverbank along private border wall

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Mission begins discussing 2020-2021 preliminary budget

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A graph using data gathered from USAFacts.org highlights how Hidalgo County deaths (related to COVID-19) top the nation.

The Cost of Corona

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) during a virtual press conference announcing the start of clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine in south Texas Monday, July 27, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine trials to start in south Texas

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A fallen tree blocks my siblings’ vehicles from exiting the carport behind the house - just a few more feet and the cars may not have survived Hurricane Hanna at all. Progress Times photo by Jamie Treviño.

Sweating in the dark, charging in the car

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Sullivan City Commissioner dies in police standoff

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Hidalgo, Starr counties report 278 new COVID-19 cases, 40 deaths

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Former state Rep. Sergio Muñoz Sr. Courtesy photo.

Former state Rep. Sergio Muñoz Sr. dies at 68

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COVID-19 deaths in Hidalgo County reach 576, 287new cases reported

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COVID-19 fatalities reach 531 in Hidalgo County; 385 new cases in Hidalgo, Starr counties tested positive for the virus

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Alton bakery owner dies after falling from ladder

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Screenshot from video from Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez and Precinct 1 Commissioner David Fuentes touring  eastern Hidalgo County to assess damages following Hurricane Hanna on Monday, Courtesy photo.

Hurricane Hanna online damage report tool launched

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A dozen more COVID-19 deaths reported in Hidalgo County

A dozen more Hidalgo County residents have died from complications related to COVID-19 on the same day an additional 347 more people tested positive for the virus, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez said Sunday. “Unfortunately, the death toll continues to mount but I remain hopeful that August will be a better month for Hidalgo County…

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AEP Texas requesting RGV customers conserve electricity for 2 weeks

Citing damage caused by Hurricane Hanna nearly one week ago, AEP Texas requested its customers throughout the Rio Grande Valley to conserve their power for the next two weeks. This is due to the hurricane damaging a two-mile stretch of a 138-kV transmission line that is currently being rebuilt according to a news release the…

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COVID-19 claims the life of 28 Hidalgo County residents, 360 new cases reported

The Hidalgo County COVID-19 death count increased by 28 Friday on the same day the county reported 360 new cases of the disease. The total death count now stands at 644  as the total number of known positive cases to now stands at 17,006. “I extend my deepest sympathy to the friends and families who have…

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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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