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

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Mission cancels postponed elections

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Ruben Eluterio "Coach" Farias

Home is Where the Coyotes Are

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: Governor Greg Abbott speaks during a press conference at the McAllen Convention Center, currently being used as a hospital for patients with COVID-19 in the RGV. Screenshot courtesy of Facebook.

Governor Abbott visits McAllen to tour convention center hospital

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Corona Job Website

Family launches website in response to unemployment crisis brought on by COVID-19

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File photo of Mission’s Tinseltown USA Theater. Courtesy photo

Summer movie-free preview

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NBC Executive Director Marianna Treviño-Wright (left) speaks to land surveyor Hector Guajardo (right) during a tour of the privately built border wall outside the city of Mission Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Progress Times photo by Jose De Leon III

Privately-built border wall holds public inspection

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Starr County to hold plasma collection drive

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The ribbon cutting ceremony for Palmhurst's Tropical Smoothie Cafe Thursday, July 30, 2020. Courtesy photo

Local cafe goes virtual with red ribbon cutting ceremony

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MCISD to provide all essential school supplies to students

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Hidalgo County amends criteria small business grant program

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Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez addresses the media as he issues a Disaster Declaration for Hidalgo County Monday, March 16, 2020. Progress Times photo by Jose De Leon III

County shelter at home order extended

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COVID-19 fatalities rise to 743, 450 new cases reported

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45 more COVID-19 cases reported in Hidalgo County, 498 new cases

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COVID-19 claims the life of 26 Hidalgo County residents

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Charity organization donates $250K to Hidalgo County for COVID-19 relief

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

A combined 504 new cases of COVID-19 were reported Friday in the counties of Hidalgo and Starr. 431 of those cases came from Hidalgo County, which also reported 25 new COVID-19 related deaths. The amount of known positive cases in Hidalgo County now stands at 19,534 with 4,499 of those cases marked as active. The…

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Mission cancels postponed elections

Following the passing of candidate John A. Lopez, Ruben Plata and Alberto “Beto” Vela will remain in their seats on the Mission city council. Last Thurs. August 6, the city of Mission held a special called meeting to discuss the 2020 elections. Originally set for May of this year, the elections were postponed due to…

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Governor Abbott visits McAllen to tour convention center hospital

Following last week’s visit to assess the damage sustained in the Valley by Hurricane Hanna, Governor Greg Abbott returned to see the set up for a hospital in the McAllen Convention Center. The McAllen Convention Center has been outfitted with hospital beds, equipment and medical supplies to alleviate some of the strain on local hospitals,…

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Area Sports

Home is Where the Coyotes Are

La Joya loses former coach, teacher, administrator and school board member Ruben Eluterio Farias, or Coach Farias as many knew him, was not only born and raised in La Joya, but he spent most of his long career as a coach, teacher and administrator there. While he did leave La Joya briefly, it was only…

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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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